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Hokulea, Hikianalia Reach Land in Rangiroa

H?k?le?a Image ® Polynesian Voyaging Society. Credit Oiwi TV
H?k?le?a Image ® Polynesian Voyaging Society. Credit Oiwi TV
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H?k?le?a Image ® Polynesian Voyaging Society. Credit Oiwi TV
Credit H?k?le?a Image ® Polynesian Voyaging Society. Credit Oiwi TV
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Kal? Baybayan and Saki Uchida react after seeing land for the first time at sea.

Those are the sounds of crew members Kal? Baybayan and Saki Uchida. They're on board the voyaging canoe Hikianalia, as she and her sister canoe Hokule’a made landfall on the island of Rangiroa. HPR’s Molly Solomon spoke with Hokulea navigator Ka`iulani Murphy and has this Malama Honua update.

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Malama Honua update with Ka`iulani Murphy

Hokule’a and Hikianalia will spend the night at Rangiroa before setting off for Papa’ete, Tahiti on Wednesday. 

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Molly Solomon
Molly Solomon joined HPR in May 2012 as an intern for the morning talk show The Conversation. She has since worn a variety of hats around the station, doing everything from board operator to producer.
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