Countless individuals were on hand Saturday on the island of Oahu to welcome the vessel, which browsed the world’s seas relying mainly on the sun and stars, ocean waves and cloud motion.
The Hokulea was welcomed in the harbor by other reproduction Polynesian voyaging canoes in addition to contemporary ships, sailboats, wave runners and paddle boarders.
In the unsafe event, spears are tossed towards one guy– who either captures the spears or deflects them. It’s suggested to challenge warriors getting in a colony.
Hokulea team member Sam Kapoi carried out the job, warding off 8 conventional spears.
” It was provided for canoes that left the world … generally in the hands of God. The spears reveal that the individual capturing is still a guy, not a god,” Kapoi informed the affiliate.
Kapoi knocked the last spear into the ground, representing the Hokulea’s return.