16 Jun 2017

Big celebrations planned in Honolulu for return of Hokule'a

From , 3:02 pm on 16 June 2017

The most famous ocean sailing vaka in the Pacific, the Hokule'a arrives back in Honolulu this weekend.

The boat, which made its first voyage in 1976,  has spent the past three years navigating by the stars around the globe.

The journey has provided a platform for crew to learn traditional skills and to raise important environmental messages.

Sara Vui-Talitu has more.