Hawaii Loa & Discovery of Hawaii

Moikeha & kila

Lonopele & Paao

Ru & Hina

Tangiia

Hiro

Tafai

Rata

Ru

Te Erui Ariki

Ruatapu

Aka & Pepeiu

Kupe

Hotu Matua

Koee-iti

Makaiaanui

 

Ancient Voyaging Stories


Voyaging was an important part of the culture in ancient Polynesia. Voyagers sailed thousands of miles over the vast ocean, using the stars in the sky to navigate their canoes. These voyaging stories tell of ancient voyagers and other characters of the past discovery and settlement of Hawai'i.