The previous 6 days had the crew living and sleeping on Nāmāhoe while docked at METC. This experience gave some of the newer crew members a sampling of life at sea during a long voyage. However, the task for the crew was to make modifications to the yokes of the booms, replace and relash 3 Read More
By Dennis Chun It is 3:00am on the morning of June 11th. , 2017. A gathering of people begins to assemble along the jetty fronting the dock at which Nāmāhoe is moored. Though it is still quite dark and the moderate trade winds have a slight chill to it, a crowd of approximately 60 people Read More
Nāmāhoe’s Current Position Please scroll below to see the tracking of other Nāmāhoe sails.
“Nāmāhoe” is the Hawaiian word meaning “the twins,” signifying the twin hulls of the waʻa. Nāmāhoe in the night sky is comparable to the Greek twin constellation, Gemini. The hulls for the then un-named canoe had just gotten completed when Dr. Pat Aiu recalled to his fellow nā kālai waʻa that the name for their Read More