Digital Copies of Books and Research Articles on the Hawaiian Canoe
David Malo Hawaiian Antiquities (Hawaiian canoe page 168)
David Malo or Davida Malo (1793–1853) was a leading Native historian of the Kingdom of Hawaii. In 1835 he began wirting notes on the Hawaiian Culture and History which was translated into English in 1898 by Nathanial Emerson.
Tahitian sail in the British Museam
The canoe sail from Tahiti in the collections at the British Museum (Oc1999,Q.139: Figure 1) appears to be the only such sail to have survived from Tahiti’s sailing canoe era. Tahitians stopped making sailing canoes in the 1840s, when the French colonial government instituted a ban on interisland travel.