Crazy Man In Hakahau (Daniel’s) Bay Nuku Hiva Vaipo Waterfall Hike

We arrived yesterday after a sweet sail from Ua Pou, but we did not make it in time to finish the 2-hour Vaipo waterfall hike before nightfall. Along the way, we met Kua (Koo-awe) and she asked if we were interested in exchanging goods like olive oil and chocolate cake […]

Hakahau to Hakahetau to Hakaotu Ua Pou

Hakahau bay is very busy with the Arc, a sailing group from San Diego, arriving in Marquesas. Each day two boats arrive and sometimes a boat will leave, which makes for a tight anchorage. We had heard of a waterfall hike in Hakahetau, the village to the west, so we […]

Hokule’a Visits Ua Pou

A couple of day ago we motor sailed from Haahopu Bay Nuku Hiva to the main town Hakahau Bay Ua Pou. We went to town and immediately started to provision for our finally weeks in the Marquesas and the trip back to Hawaii. We were pleasantly surprised to here from […]

Haahopu Bay Nuku Hiva Marquesas

On our way from the Uncharted Bay north Nuku Hiva we trolled a line and as we rounded the point near the airport we caught another 40 lbs yellow-fin tuna. During the last tuna canning session outside of Anaho Bay we defrosted the freezers and realized we had a lot […]