1. According to a new study, lead by a University of Hawaii researcher, that was published in the journal Nature Climate Change, what percentage of the earth’s population will be exposed to deadly heatwaves by the year 2100 if carbon dioxide emissions continue to rise at their current rate? A. 44 percent B. 54 percent C. 64 percent D. 74 percent E. 84 percent 2. The … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about the Hokulea crew’s encounters with climate change?
1. On Aug. 29, Hawaii Dental Service announced that it donated $97,000 to the Lanai Community Health Center’s new dental unit. According to the company’s news release, what percentage of Lanai’s population–live at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level? A. Nearly 20 percent B. Nearly 30 percent C. Nearly 40 percent D. Nearly 50 percent E. Nearly 60 percent 2. … [Read more...] about QuizUnderstood: How well do you know the voyaging canoe Mookiha O Piilani’s recent trip?
Maui's voyaging canoe Mo`okiha O Pi`ilani has finally found a permanent mooring in Ma`alaea. "Hui o Wa`a Kaulua (The Assembly of the Double-Hull Canoes) is pleased to announce that Mo`okiha o Pi`ilani, on this historical day, has secured a new home with a permanent mooring permit at Ma`alaea Harbor," states a news release sent out by Honu Media's Katherine Smith on Apr. 8. … [Read more...] about Maui’s voyaging canoe Mookiha O Piilani finally finds permanent home in Maalaea Harbor
Home. A place to clean up, rejuvenate, rest. Above all, rest. We all need one, and the new voyaging canoe Mo‘okiha O Pi‘ilani is no different. The canoe needs a home, their crew says. And it needs it now. “Mostly, I’m looking for a safe berthing place for this canoe where kids can get out of the bus and walk over and step onto it,” Tim Gilliom, the canoe’s captain, told me … [Read more...] about The Mookiha O Piilani, Maui’s first voyaging canoe in 600 years, needs a home
The Hokule‘a voyaging canoe arrived on Maui on Sunday, May 18 as the crew is preparing for its Worldwide Voyage, which is scheduled to depart Hilo on May 24. The crew will sail the canoe, guided by the stars and elements, without modern navigational instruments. Hokule‘a–and the Hikianalia Polynesian voyaging canoe–will sail around the world to help grow the global movement … [Read more...] about Voyaging Canoe ‘Hokule’a’ Prepares for Worldwide Journey