Hōkūleʻa San Francisco Public Events

The public is invited to the following public events while Hōkūleʻa is in San Francisco:

Water Welcome and Ceremony

Sunday, September 24
Noon to 4:30pm
Aquatic Park Cove

Witness a spectacular water welcome and cultural ceremony for Hōkūleʻa, and enjoy entertainment, food trucks and shopping at the Hōkūleʻa and Olukai pop-up stores.

Schedule of Events
(Please note: Arrival ceremony times are fluid based on weather and water conditions)
12- 1:45 pm – Water Welcome
1:45 pm – Welcome Ceremony
2:30 to 4:30 pm – Cultural tributes and performances

 Click here to replay the Welcome Ceremony Livestream

Hōkūleʻa Dockside Canoe Tours

September 25, 26 and 27
Hyde Street Harbor

Come aboard the legendary Hōkūleʻa and meet the crew circumnavigating the Pacific on the Moananuiākea Voyage.

An Evening With Pwo Navigator Nainoa Thompson

Tuesday, September 26
5:00-8:00 pm
Herbst Theater

Tickets: https://pvs.social/herbst23
$10 for adults; Free for 18 & Under 

Learn about the storied history of Hōkūleʻa from Nainoa Thompson, the first Native Hawaiian in 600 years to practice the ancient Polynesian art of navigation.

Hōkūleʻa Crew Talk Story at Patagonia San Francisco

Wednesday, September 27
770 North Point St, San Francisco

Meet and talk story with Moananuiākea Voyage crew members at this evening presentation. RSVP for the event: https://hokuleavisitspatagoniasf.splashthat.com/