HONOLULU -- H.M. Bark Endeavour, a replica of Capt. James Cook's
ship, will visit the Big Island, Oahu and Kauai between Oct. 30 and
The three-masted sailing vessel will arrive at Kailua Bay on the
Big Island Oct. 30 and remain there until Nov. 5, except for Oct.
31, when it will sail into Kealakekua Bay.
Ceremonies will be held at Kealakekua Oct. 31 commemorating the
confrontation with Hawaiians and the death of Cook there in
The Endeavour will be in Honolulu at Aloha Tower Marketplace
(Pier 9) Nov. 8 to 14, and Port Allen, Kauai, Nov. 15 to 21. While
in port, the ship will be open for tours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission is $10 for adults; $6, children.
The calls are part of a four-year tour and follow stops at 16
ports in British Columbia, the Pacific Northwest and
Built in Fremantle, Australia, and flying under the Australian
flag, the 550-ton vessel has a crew of both amateurs and
professionals. It is operated by a nonprofit foundation with the
mission of educating people about Cook's voyages. After visiting
Hawaii, it will return to Australia via New Zealand.
The ship's Web address is www.barkendeavour.com.au.