Hokani Maria launches Nahiku, his Dreamstarter canoe

On Saturday, September 23rd, 14-year-old Hokani Maria, together with mentor Amoo Ching Kainoa, community members, elders, master navigators and cultural practitioners gathered at Pelekane Bay near Pu’ukohola Heiau to bless a new canoe in honor of its first voyage. It was built by children in the Kohala community over the summer. The project was inspired […]