The Polynesians were a voyaging people with a vast knowledge of nature. Every element of nature was looked at to discover its truth. The skies were studied and memorized by kilo hoku and used by navigators to voyage to Kahikinui. If a bird could venture out over the vast sea, then so could man.
I was fortunate enough to be a student of Kumu Kalei Tsuha Nuuhiwa when she taught a Hawaiian Astronomy class at Maui Community College. Classes were 90 minutes, twice a week, delivered in 12… Continue
Posted on December 11, 2009 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment