Kānehūnāmoku, a 29ft, double hulled, sailing canoe, is a hands-on, dynamic, and living classroom for students of all ages. Based at Kaʻalaea in Kāneʻohe Bay, students become crew members and learn all aspects of sailing the canoe, including maritime skills, non-instrumental navigation, elemental observations, teamwork and communication.
takes students on a journey to learn about maritime careers, rediscovering ʻike kupuna, and building their connection to the realm of Kanaloa. See our Hālau Holomoana page for more information.
As we journey through the doldrums of this world wide pandemic, we the Kānehūnāmoku team have adjusted our sails to continue servicing our students.
This team works with K-12 students giving them hands on activities about waʻa in the classrooms and here at waʻa. See our page Papahana Hoʻolauna for more information.