Reps. Ward and Pouha Honors the Society of the Ho`kule’a

Updated: Oct 16, 2019

Floor Presentations –  H.R. No. 179 – Honoring the Polynesian voyaging society on the 40th anniversary of the launch of HŌKŪLE‘A.

On March 8, 1975, the Polynesian Voyaging Society launched its first wa’a kaulua — Ho`kule’a from the sacred shores of Hakipu’u in Kane’ohe Bay on the island of O’ahu; its design was a replica based on oral traditions, sketches, and petroglyphs of ancient canoes of the Pacific Islands.

Representatives  Romy Cachola, Lynn Decoite, Lauren Matsumoto, Feki Pouha, Andria Tupola Gene Ward and Ryan Yamane  are standing with members of the Society of the Ho`kule’a in the chamber of House of Representatives.

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