He Makeʻe Waʻa

Explores the design, function and  cultural  practices of the  traditional Hawaiian Sailing Canoe

The Hawaiian canoe was designed specifically to handle sea conditions of the North Pacific

Encrypted in to the design, shape and function of the traditional Hawaiian canoe are core values of the HawaiianWorld View

Being the most geographically isolated islands on the planet, plants and animals finding their way to these islands developed a very cooperative life style that limited competition. 

What is He Make'e Wa'a?

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Links to Video and Publications about the Hawaiian Canoe





Ke hoʻomau nei i nā ʻoihana o nā waʻa Hawaiʻi

The Perpetuation of the traditions and practices of Hawaiian Canoes