* Hokulea in NYC on Worldwide Trip
* Outrigger Canoe Races on the Hudson River
* Free Polynesian Festival
Saturday, June 11th 2016
Meet at 10am
Hudson River Park’s Pier 26, NYC
This event is being held in coordination with RPCVs in NYC.
The Polynesian Voyaging Society’s sailing canoe, Hokulea, will be making a stop in the NJ/NY harbor in early June, on its three year worldwide journey.
The crew uses traditional navigation methods on this trip, which is an amazing accomplishment. RPCVs who have served in Micronesia etc. have an appreciation for this means of transportation and the skills involved in this endeavor.
The Hokulea will be docked at Pier 26.
Also taking place at the Pier:
The Liberty Challenge outrigger canoe races on the Hudson River &
The Free Public Liberty Festival including educational and environmental presentations by the Hokulea crew members, Polynesian cultural presentations, family tent with varied activities, ethnic foods etc.
PCVs are invited to meet at
Pier 26 in NYC at 10am.
A couple of transportation options are: 1. Take the PATH train to the World Trade Center PATH station and walk/take a taxi the .7 miles
(~13 blocks) north to the Pier or
2. Drive into NYC and park in lower Manhattan near Pier 26 (Icon Parking is an option for finding parking).
To get together at the Pier, look for RPCV Christie Musa in a red shirt and/or a Peace Corps sign.
For questions contact:
Christie Musa email@example.com~ 908.283.9990
or RJ Harper firstname.lastname@example.org~ 917.885.9171