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 created the meaning behind the Hawaiian fish hook necklace. Ancient Hawaiian legends have moments where a magical fish hook was used to provide a great catch of aku to give food for families and local villagers native to Hawaii. The hook has saved lives, and in the legend of Maui, even fished up the Hawaiian islands.
The fish hook pendant is worn by many and it’s stories haves spread throughout Polynesia and now the world. Today a fish hook pendant represents strength, prosperity, abundance, and a great respect for the sea. It’s said that when you wear it there is a bond that happens and the Makau (hawaiian fish hook) becomes a part of your spirit.
To be continued….