As visitors bask on Kaanapali, the wayfarers of 2014 began their epic, 36 voyage around the world to educate the planet on sustainability and Hawaiian vales. The courageous voyagers will face searing heat, balmy days, and ferocious storms. Maui saluted the crew (shown here) on Maui last year and this at Maalaea, Honolua. Bay and Lahaina.Eighth Grade Sacred Hearts Teacher Mary Anna Enriquez, pictured here, gave up her coveted spot on the canoe so another could travel. Many Maui voyagers are on the canoe for its first leg. . The Joys of Kaanapali blogger salutes you and will follow you and your Polynesian Voyaging Society ohana as you head toward Tahiti and beyond.
The epic around the world journey of the Voyaging Canoe Hokelea actually begins today, first stop Tahiti.