Hōkūleʻa preparation and departure from Magic Island March 16, 1978

Hōkūleʻa departure from Magic Island on March 16, 1978. Footage includes crew members such as Nainoa Thompson and Eddie Aikau preparing the waʻa to leave the next day; crowd gathering to watch; Governor George Ariyoshi in attendance; a ceremony led by Sam Kaʻai including ʻawa and singing; and departure.

Languages: English, Hawaiian


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