Na Meakanu o Wa`a
o Hawai`i Kahiko

The "Canoe Plants"
of Ancient Hawai`i©

Canoe Plants of Ancient Hawaii
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Cover artwork: © Copyright Neville Marc Berle, 2003
PO Box 1117. Waitsfield, Vermont, 05673
808-583-1117

Today's guide to yesterday's life-sustaining plants.

identification  •  descriptions
propagation methods
cultural uses  •  medicinal uses

Fresh up to date information useful in today's island life.

Drawings or images of most plants are included.

Introduction  •  Table of Contents

Bibliography  •  Related Links  •  Credits

Written by Lynton Dove White
Website by Scott Crawford


Awards received for website:
Magellan 4-Star Best of Hawaii.com
#1 Hot Site, October 1996
Education Index Award

Dedicated to the Kanaka Maoli of Hawaii Nei
and all those who work so diligently and carefully
for recognition of this lawful nation.
Malama Pono.

Voyaging Canoe
Click Hawaiian® Art, © 1996 Varez/Coconut Info, http://www.coconutinfo.com

Eia Ka Halawai

Eia Ka Halawai Ana Kuahiwi Hawai'i.....
Here is the gathering of the mountains of Hawai'i
  "HA"
He Puna Wai Ola O Na Pua.....
It's the wellsprings for the blossoms (progeny)
  "OLA" / clap
Eia Na Wai Puna Hawai'i.....
Here are the waters of Hawai'i
  "HA"
E Ola Na Pua I Ka Malu 'Ai.....
Life in peace and comfort
  "OLA" / clap
Eia Na Pua Hawai'i.....
Here are the progeny of Hawai'i
  "HA"
E Ola Kahua Kukulu Kanawai A Loina.....
Life to the foundation of law and protocol
  "OLA" / clap
Eia Kekaulike.....
Here is balance and equality
  "HA"
O Ka Hale O Ku, O Ke Hale O Noho.....
Where the house stands, there man dwells
  "OLA KA OHANA" / clap
Eia No Ka Ho'i.....
Here it is / It is correct.
  "HE PONO"

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