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Primary Source Documents, Set 2 — 1978 - 1984

1978 -VOYAGE TO TAHITI
Tahiti plans Honolulu Advertiser, February 28, 1978
departure Honolulu Star-Bulletin, March 17, 1978
capsizing
Honolulu Advertiser, March 18, 1978
the search
Honolulu Advertiser, March 19, 1978
tribute to Eddie Aikau
Honolulu Advertiser, March 19, 1978

Eddie Aikau interview - Honolulu Advertiser, APRIL 19, 1972
the search continues - Honolulu Star-Bulletin, March 20, 1978
the
family calls off the search Honolulu Advertiser, March 23, 1978
PVS statements
recollection [ unknown authorship]

1978 - VOYAGE TO TAHITI - ANALYSIS
disaster debated Honolulu Advertiser, March 20, 1978
Coast Guard fact finding - (PDF, 16 pages)
Herb Kawainui Kane memo March 19, 1978

1979 -The Hawaiian Renaissance (a historical perspective) by George Kanahele

1979 - 1980 - PLANNING THE NEXT VOYAGE TO TAHITI
timetable
goals and objectives
crew training
(PDF, 7 pages)
crew course curriculum
(PDF, 3 pages)

four divisions, Holuke'a Training Program (PDF, 17 pages)
training schedule (PDF, 6 pages)
pa'ina and blessing, February 23 and 24, 1980 (PDF, 8 pages)
1980 Hilo departure preparations (PDF, 16 pages)

Photo credit: Michael A. Tongg, Aquatic Photography, March 15, 1980

 

1980 - THE VOYAGE - HAWAI'I TO TAHITI AND BACK
maps
escort vessel, ISHKA
navigation report excerpts
Hokulea va appareiller pour Hilo et Tahiti LES NOUVELLES, 10 Mars 1980
doing well Star-Bulletin and Advertiser, March 23, 1980
progress Honolulu Advertiser, April 1980

approaching Tahiti Honolulu Advertiser, April 15, 1980
Tahiti arrival
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, April 16, 1980
summary and Tahitian welcome Honolulu Advertiser, April 17, 1980
Tahiti arrival Oakland Tribune, April 19, 1980
Rev. Akaka speaks Native Hawaiian, April 1980
crew interviews Honolulu Advertiser, June 1, 1980

Hokule'a returns Honolulu Star-Bulletin, June 7, 1980
Hokule'a returns Honolulu Advertiser, June 7,1980
editorial about the navigator Honolulu Star-Bulletin, July 1, 1980

1981 - CONSOLIDATION, EDUCATION AND MANY SMALL VOYAGES
the Hawaiian navigator Punahou Bulletin, February 1981
learning wayfinding, Will Kyselka Honolulu Star-Bulletin, October 12, 1981
interisland cultural tour Honolulu Advertiser, March 18, 1983
brainstorming the future A.A. Smyser Honolulu Advertiser [1983]
focus/ voyaging Honolulu Advertiser, September 22, 1983
focus/ voyaging Honolulu Advertiser, October 28, 1983

1984 - SELECTED BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES AND REPORTS
• the Board of Directors, 1984 - 85
January 12 minutes - merger, fundraising, film, '85 sail plan
January 31 sail committee and responsibilities
February 5 - sail objectives
February 19 minutes - Board and Sail Committee
April 26 minutes - sail plan updates, affiliations
June 7 minutes
July 5 minutes - sail proposal and budget (PDF, 14 pages)
July 25 planning committee agenda
October 19 minutes - committee reports
November 14 - sail plan and budget(PDF, 24 pages)
December 26, 1984 memorandum to the Board of Directors


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