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Portrait by Herb Kawainui Kane.
To learn more about Hokule'a's expedition to Rapa Nui, visit the following online resources.
A Map of the Journey
Prepared by the Polyesian Voyaging Society, this map shows the exact nautical route Hokule'a is taking on its journey to Rapa Nui.
Closing the Triangle: A Quest for Rapa Nui
Provided by the Polynesian Voyaging Society, this document covers the reasons for undertaking the trip to Rapa Nui. It also provides additional information about the itinerary for the trip.
An Odyssey in Voyaging
As the Hokule'a "closes the triangle" with the 1999-2000 voyage to Rapa Nui and sails approximately 4,400 miles from Hawai'i, high school students participate in an odyssey of their own.
Secrets of Easter Island
This is the story of archaeologists and a 75-person crew who sought to unravel a central mystery of Easter Island (Rapa Nui): how hundreds of giant stone statues that dominate the island's coast were moved and erected.