Aloha! When you see a symbol of my hand in gold next to the description that means the Makau is custom made to order.
Custom made orders may take 1-2 weeks to carve and ship out after your purchase date. Mahalo nui!

Category Archives: Hawaiian Culture

Discover the meaning behind the Hawaiian Fishhook Makau

ancient hawaiian fishhooks

The ancient Hawaiians have a deep connection and reverence for the ocean not only because of its vast and majestic nature but because it was a source of food and means of travel. Imagine a time where there were no cars, motors, or electricity. When all you had was a canoe and the stars to navigate your way across the ocean. Hawaiians were expert celestial navigators who used the stars and sound of the oceans waves to guide them on sailing expeditions traveled by canoe.

What is the meaning of the Hawaiian fish hook?

People often ask, What is the meaning behind the Hawaiian fish hook?  Today we will talk about what a Hawaiian fish hook really means. In the ancient days of old Hawaiiana, there are legends where certain people or gods possessed a magical fish hook. The deep connection and reverence the Hawaiians had and still have for the ocean […]

Harvesting koa wood and its uses in the 1800’s

FIRST VALUE: AS FIREWOOD  The koa is a valuable wood should a person desire to seek riches by producing firewood, and this is the way to do it; hew down plenty of wood; cut it in short pieces, each one a fathom in length, and put them in a pile, one fathom high and one fathom […]

Hawaiian Fish Hook Necklace