E Komo Mai Voyagers

Sun, June 26, 2011

E Komo Mai Voyagers

They came from across Polynesia: some from Tahiti or Fiji, some from Samoa or the Cook Islands. And for two months, they traveled more than 15,000 miles across open ocean, stopping in places like Auckland, Fakarava, Nuku Hiva, or surrounded by only deep blue water. They relied on wind to fill their sails, sun to power their engines, and little other than stars and birds to guide their canoes.And although many of the Pacific Voyager sailors had never been to Molokai before, last week, they said they came home.

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