Sorry for the late notice, but I just got a call from Kala Baybayan, apprentice navigator of Hui O Waa Kaulua saying the fleet of seven Pacific Voyagers vaca (sailing canoes) that are sailing thousands of miles across the Pacific to bring awareness to concept and practice of ecological sustainability (as well as showing the world some truly kick-ass navigators) will be stopping here, on Maui, tomorrow. According to Baybayan, the 120 crew members that make up the seven vaca will land at Canoe Beach in Lahaina around 6 a.m., where they will spend just one day before proceeding on to Molokai, Oahu and then, amazingly, California. She added that Keeaumoku Kapu will be on hand as well to perform a welcoming ceremony.
“It’s going to be amazing,” Baybayan said.
According to the Pacific Voyagers website, the vaca landed in Hilo yesterday much earlier than expected.
So to recap: the Pacific Voyagers land tomorrow, June 22, at Canoe Beach in Lahaina at roughly 6 a.m. It should be something to see.
Photo courtesy of Oceanic Nature Film Productions