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Marianas

Rota Mayor Efraim Atalig said they will be sending relief goods to Saipan and Tinian as soon as air cargo service resumes operation. “It is our turn! One people,…

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Our Vaka Motu Okeanos Marianas withstood Typhoon Yutu’s Category 5 with 200 mph winds – the strongest storm to hit US soil in nearly a century. Special thanks to…

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On 6 September the crew of Okeanos Marianas prepared for a cargo run to Luta (Rota), one of their neighboring islands to the south. The cargo contained almost 100…

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This July, crew members of Okeanos Marianas had the opportunity to participate in a ceremony that most traditional voyagers spend their entire sailing careers hoping to witness: the induction…

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For many traditional voyagers across the Pacific, the remote Caroline island of Satawal is often revered as a mecca for Wayfinding, a sacred cultural practice that allows mariners to…

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After four days of journeying across the deepest part of the world’s oceans, the crew of Okeanos Marianas safely sailed from Saipan across the Mariana Trench to reach their…

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On July 5th, Okeanos Marianas arrived at the sacred island of Satawal, the island where Captain Cecilio Raiukiulipiy was born and raised. Quote from watch captain Andrea Carr’s most…

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The crew of the Okeanos Marianas set sail on a four-day voyage to Sarigan and Anatahan last Friday, stopping in Managaha to teach SDA kindergarteners about the canoe and…

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The Okeanos Marianas double-hulled Polynesian canoe has returned from a four-day voyage to the CNMI’s Northern Islands that could serve as a preview of the vaka’s future purpose. It…

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It was a historical voyage for Okeanos Marianas with her crew. I would say, it was an epic one. Twenty-one challenging days roundtrip that taught us a lot patience with…

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