Pull your canoe up to the beach at Hā‘ena. When was Hā‘ena first settled? What attracted early arrivals to this area?
Learn about the Menehune people, the earliest inhabitants of Hā‘ena, whose history predates
that of the Hawaiian people.
Hā‘ena plays an important role in the famous Hawaiian story of Pele the volcano goddess, her lover Lōhiau (a chief from Hā‘ena), and her sister Hiiakaikapoliopele. Their adventures here provide a legendary setting for which Hā‘ena is reknown.
Carlos describes the arrangement of an ahupua‘a land division and how it applies to Hā‘ena. The boundary line of Hā‘ena is also discussed.
Describes the relative location of Hā‘ena and its nearby ahupuaa within the mokuaina of Halelea, and touches briefly on the nature of these places.
Basic terminology relating to Land, Sea, Cosmos; Directions; Navigation;
and welcoming phrases.