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Hawai'ian Culture of Aloha

Hawai'ian Culture

Hawaiian Culture & History
Hawaiian Culture and History
The culture of Hawai'ian people, along with that of the rest of the Polynesians is unique primarily due to isolation of…
Nearly lost language discovered in Hawai'i
Nearly lost language discovered in Hawai'i
A dying language has been uncovered here in Hawai'i. Researchers are calling it's existence ground-breaking –…
Transportation in Historical Hawaii
Transportation in Historical Hawaii
Transportation in historical Hawaii was mostly by water and on foot due to the absence of roadways. Canoes were ideal…
Language of Hawaii
Hawaiian Language and Alphabet
The Hawaiian language is poetic and expressive with a vocabulary of some 25,000 words. Before the arrival of the…
Kapu
Kapu
Kapu was the system of laws regulating the people. Some kapu were the long-standing laws of the land much like the…
Kahuna Drumming
The Hawaii Kahuna, Priest, and Healer
While religion figures prominently in all of the activities of the kahuna, they were also experts in their professions…
Health In Historical Hawaii
The Hawaiian people, before the Europeans came, were healthy, hardy and free from disease. They maintained their health…
Hawaiian Housing and Lifestyle
The people lived in villages usually located along the shore and near the mouths of streams. The Hawaiian house’s…
Hawaiian Tarao Plants
Hawaiian Food and Agriculture in History
Many areas in Hawai’i have good soil and abundant water, and the sunny, subtropical climate encourages growth year…
Hawaiian Ceremonies
Religion
Hawaiian religion had many deities, and was also based on a belief that spirits are found in animals, the waves, the…
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Temples in Historical Hawaii
A variety of places were provided for religious observances. Typical heiaus were enclosed by sturdy walls of lava…
Heiau Wall
Location of Heiaus
While many of the heiaus have been destroyed through the ages, some have been restored, and can be visited. Many can be…
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