He Makeʻe Waʻa
The Hawaiian canoe holds significant importance to the Hawaiian people as it is deeply rooted in their culture and history. It symbolizes their connection to the land, the sea, and their ancestors. The canoe represents resilience, unity, and the spirit of exploration in Hawaiian culture and its preservation and continued use are vital in maintaining Hawaiian traditions, values and cultural/political identity.
He Makeʻe Waʻa explores the History, Cultural Practices, and Traditions of the Hawaiian Canoe.