Ancient Hawai'i

Ancient Hawai'i

by Herb Kawainui Kane, Herb Kawainui Kane, Herbert Kawainui Kane, Herb K. Kane
     
 

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How ancient Polynesian explorers found the Hawaiian Islands, the most remote in Earth's largest sea; how they navigated, how they viewed themselves and their universe, and the arts, crafts, and values by which they survived and prospered without metals or the fuels and inventions believed necessary for life today.

Overview

How ancient Polynesian explorers found the Hawaiian Islands, the most remote in Earth's largest sea; how they navigated, how they viewed themselves and their universe, and the arts, crafts, and values by which they survived and prospered without metals or the fuels and inventions believed necessary for life today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780943357027
Publisher:
Kawainui Press
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Edition description:
Illustrated
Pages:
111
Sales rank:
814,911
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Herb Kawainui Kane (pronounced KAH-ney) is an artist-historian of Hawaii. Clients include many private collectors, The Hawaii State Foundation on Culture & the Arts, The National Park Service, National Geographic Magazine and other major publishers. He has designed stamps for the U.S. Postal Service and foreign philatelic agencies. He served as designer and first captain of the voyaging canoe replica Hokulea, which has logged more than 60,000 miles, navigated without instruments. Named a Living Treasure of Hawaii, he was a founding director of the Native Hawaiian Culture & Arts Program, and awarded the Charles Reed Bishop Medal from the Bishop Museum.

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