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Hōkūleʻa return to Kualoa 1987: hoʻokipa ceremonies and interviews

Hōkūleʻa returns to Kualoa from the "Voyage of Rediscovery" to Aotearoa (New Zealand) in 1987. Includes hoʻokipa ceremonies with chanting by Manu Boyd, Pualani Kanahele Kanakaʻole, and Nalani Kanakaʻole. Speeches by Senator Daniel Akaka, Pinky Thompson, Sam Ka'ai, and Nainoa Thompson. Interviews with the crew including Chad Babayan [Kalepa Babayan], Snake Ah Hee, Elisa Yadao, Shorty Bertelmann, and Cliff Watson interviewed by Jade Moon. Voyage Rangiroa - Hawai'i (April 24, 1987 to May 21, 1987 Hilo; May 23,1987, Kualoa): Navigator: Nainoa Thompson; Captain: Shorty Bertelmann; Crew: Snake Ah Hee, Dr. Patrick Aiu, Chad Babayan [Kalepa Babayan], Bruce Blankenfeld, Stanley Conrad (New Zealand), Eni Hunkin (Samoa), Tua Pittman (Cook Islands), Dixon Stroup, Puaniho Tauotaha (Tahiti), Sione Taupeamuhu (Tonga), Tava Taupu, Michael Tongg, Cliff Watson, Elisa Yadao.

Languages: English

Genres

  • Travelogue

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