Once the Hōkūleʻa concludes its formal global launch from Juneau, it will then stop in various Southeast villages and connect with neighboring communities:
  • Aangóon
  • Ḵéex̱ʼ Kwáan
  • Séet Ká, Shtax’héen
  • Kichx̱áan/T’éesh Kwáan Xagu
  • Maxłakxaała
  • Higdáa G̱ándlaay/Gasa’áan/Sháan Séet/Lawáak*
Due to the safety and scheduling needs of the voyage, the Hōkūle’a is not able to make a stop in every community. We extend our sincere gratitude to all Southeast communities for their understanding, participation and support.

Click the button below to see in real-time where Hōkūleʻa is now!

Alaska Sail Plan

  • Yaakwdáat (Yakutat)
  • Xunaa (Hoonah)
  • Deishú/Tlákw.aan (Haines/Klukwan)
  • Dzánti K'ihéeni (Juneau)
  • Aangóon (Angoon)
  • Ḵéex̱ʼ (Kake)
  • Séet Ká (Petersburg)
  • Shtax’héen (Wrangell)
  • Kichx̱áan (Ketchikan)
  • T’éesh Kwáan Xagu (Saxman)
  • Maxłakxaała (Metlakatla)
  • Higdáa G̱ándlaay(Hydaburg)
  • Gasa’áan(Kasaan)
  • Sháan Séet(Craig)
  • Lawáak(Klawock)

Regional Sail Plan

  • June to September 2023 - Alaska, British Columbia, Seattle
  • September to November 2023 - West Coast of the United States
  • January to February 2024- Mexico, Central America, South America
  • March to December 2024 - Exploring the largest country in the world, Polynesia
  • December 2024 to May 2025 - New Zealand
  • May 2025 to March 2026 - West Pacific, ending in Japan
  • September to December 2026 - Shipping from Japan to Los Angeles then sailing home to Hawai’i
  • Spring 2027 - Tahiti

For additional information on Polynesian Voyage Society and the Moananuiākea Voyage, visit www.hokulea.com or follow @hokuleacrew on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.

To learn more about Sealaska’s historical relationship with Polynesian Voyage Society, explore the links below:

A Voyage for Earth: This chapter follows the preparation and launch of the Moananuiākea Voyage, an ambitious journey of three canoes with a mission to unite Pacific communities and inspire a global education campaign centered on indigenous knowledge and ocean stewardship.

Uniting a Pacific Legacy: This chapter introduces the PVS and Sealaska’s historical relationship, highlighting the shared values and traditions that connect them across the vast Pacific Ocean.

Birth of Hawai’iloa: This chapter follows the story of the creation of Hawai’iloa, the symbolic voyaging canoe that embodies the spirit of Polynesian exploration and the mission to care for the Earth.

Power of Cultural Exchange: This chapter highlights the enduring relationship between Hawai’i and Alaska Native communities, the ceremonies and traditions that connect them, and the lessons we continue to learn from one another.

Key Leaders Inspiring Generations: In the final chapter, the focus is on our ancestors that, to this day, continue to guide us with wisdom and deep belief in the traditional values of our people.