As the voyaging canoe Hokulea makes her long-awaited return to Hawaii on June 17, the community is already getting ready for a traditional Hawaiian welcome home.
When Hokulea came home from the original voyage in 1976, thousands turned out to cheer, but there was no welcome ‘oli, or traditional Hawaiian chant.
The revitalization of the Hawaiian language had just begun and only a small number...
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Here's the Hawaiian 'oli people are learning to welcome Hokulea home