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The call (I See Warriors) by Hawaii Loa
The call (I See Warriors) by Hawaii Loa
Published: 2014/10/07
Channel: Hawaiil0a
Hawaii Loa Ridge HD: Hiking in Oahu, Hawaii
Hawaii Loa Ridge HD: Hiking in Oahu, Hawaii
Published: 2013/08/22
Channel: NOT So Good Hikers
Down pressa Mon by Hawaiiloa
Down pressa Mon by Hawaiiloa
Published: 2013/06/05
Channel: Hawaiil0a
Hawaiiloa Mowat
Hawaiiloa Mowat
Published: 2012/08/18
Channel: Micheal Alayon
Hawai`i Loa
Hawai`i Loa
Published: 2007/11/09
Channel: Adam Keawe Manalo-Camp
Hawaii Loa Ridge Luxury Home For Sale | 261 Puuikena Drive, Honolulu, Hawaii 96821
Hawaii Loa Ridge Luxury Home For Sale | 261 Puuikena Drive, Honolulu, Hawaii 96821
Published: 2016/02/09
Channel: 360propertyvideos
Worldwide Voyage | Hawaiʻiloa: The Legend Returns
Worldwide Voyage | Hawaiʻiloa: The Legend Returns
Published: 2014/06/03
Channel: OiwiTV
Voyaging canoe Hawaiiloa returns to water after 11 years
Voyaging canoe Hawaiiloa returns to water after 11 years
Published: 2014/03/25
Channel: KHON2 News
Hawaiiloa Visits Maui Nui
Hawaiiloa Visits Maui Nui
Published: 2016/05/18
Channel: PureDIGITALMaui
Voyaging canoe Hawaiiloa goes back into the ocean
Voyaging canoe Hawaiiloa goes back into the ocean
Published: 2015/07/25
Channel: Star-Advertiser
Hawaii Loa Aloha Festival at Biwako 1
Hawaii Loa Aloha Festival at Biwako 1
Published: 2017/04/16
Channel: Miyagawa Tadasi
ル・ロケラニ・フラ  Hawaii Loa Aloha Festival in KOBE2015
ル・ロケラニ・フラ  Hawaii Loa Aloha Festival in KOBE2015
Published: 2015/01/20
Channel: akippefire
School, Hawaii Loa, Maya Angelou | Vlog #3
School, Hawaii Loa, Maya Angelou | Vlog #3
Published: 2015/09/08
Channel: Simone Allen
Hawaii Loa Ridge Luxury Home For Sale | 115 Hoimi Place, Honolulu, Hawaii 96821
Hawaii Loa Ridge Luxury Home For Sale | 115 Hoimi Place, Honolulu, Hawaii 96821
Published: 2016/09/13
Channel: 360propertyvideos
Hawaii Loa Ridge Residence
Hawaii Loa Ridge Residence
Published: 2016/08/18
Channel: Joem Costes
631 Puuikena Drive, Hawaii Loa Ridge - JUST SOLD!
631 Puuikena Drive, Hawaii Loa Ridge - JUST SOLD!
Published: 2017/03/03
Channel: Taniguchi & Associates of Keller Williams Honolulu
Hawaii Loa Ridge Adventure-Geologic Site Investigation-GG 103 KCC July 2017
Hawaii Loa Ridge Adventure-Geologic Site Investigation-GG 103 KCC July 2017
Published: 2017/07/19
Channel: Alyssa Hironaka
Hawaii Loa Ridge Hike via Niu Valley / Hiking in Oahu Hawaii
Hawaii Loa Ridge Hike via Niu Valley / Hiking in Oahu Hawaii
Published: 2017/04/14
Channel: NOT So Good Hikers
howzitboy hikes:Hawaii Loa Ridge
howzitboy hikes:Hawaii Loa Ridge
Published: 2015/02/22
Channel: howzitboy
Hawaii Loa Ridge Luxury Home | 644 Kahiau Loop, Honolulu, Hawaii 96821
Hawaii Loa Ridge Luxury Home | 644 Kahiau Loop, Honolulu, Hawaii 96821
Published: 2017/06/05
Channel: 360propertyvideos
Four Seasons Hualalai - Hawaii Loa Presidential Villa
Four Seasons Hualalai - Hawaii Loa Presidential Villa
Published: 2015/10/09
Channel: Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
HPU explores possibility of selling Hawaii Loa campus
HPU explores possibility of selling Hawaii Loa campus
Published: 2016/04/02
Channel: KHON2 News
Adventure Hawaii - Hawaii Loa Ridge
Adventure Hawaii - Hawaii Loa Ridge
Published: 2017/07/31
Channel: XCL Hawaii
Ohana Family Housing | Hawaii Loa Model Home - Welcome Tour
Ohana Family Housing | Hawaii Loa Model Home - Welcome Tour
Published: 2017/05/18
Channel: Hunt Companies
Hawaii Loa Aloha Festival in Kobe 2015.1.18 Kamakani Kupulau Hula Club
Hawaii Loa Aloha Festival in Kobe 2015.1.18 Kamakani Kupulau Hula Club
Published: 2015/01/18
Channel: kai marino
Building a Rain Garden | Hawaii Loa Campus
Building a Rain Garden | Hawaii Loa Campus
Published: 2013/03/16
Channel: Hawai'i Pacific University
Hawaii Loa Ridge Luxury Home For Sale | 591 Kahiau Loop, Honolulu, Hawaii 96821
Hawaii Loa Ridge Luxury Home For Sale | 591 Kahiau Loop, Honolulu, Hawaii 96821
Published: 2016/03/06
Channel: 360propertyvideos
Ohana. Hawaii Loa | Model Home
Ohana. Hawaii Loa | Model Home
Published: 2016/06/15
Channel: Hunt Companies
Hawaii Loa Ridge Luxury Home | 525 Moaniala Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96821
Hawaii Loa Ridge Luxury Home | 525 Moaniala Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96821
Published: 2016/03/22
Channel: 360propertyvideos
Hawaii Loa Ridge Trail on Oahu
Hawaii Loa Ridge Trail on Oahu
Published: 2016/02/12
Channel: Ashli McPherson
Hawaii Loa
Hawaii Loa 'The Pointe" Luxury Estate
Published: 2012/04/24
Channel: HonVidTours
Hawaii Loa Campus
Hawaii Loa Campus
Published: 2014/09/24
Channel: Raed A.A.
Hawaii Loa Aloha Festival 3
Hawaii Loa Aloha Festival 3
Published: 2017/04/16
Channel: Miyagawa Tadasi
Hawaii Loa Ridge
Hawaii Loa Ridge
Published: 2014/03/04
Channel: HawaiiRealEstateBiz
541 Moaniala St. - Hawaii Loa Ridge - For Sale
541 Moaniala St. - Hawaii Loa Ridge - For Sale
Published: 2015/12/27
Channel: Honolulu HI 5
[SACHIHAWAII] Hawaii Loa Ridge
[SACHIHAWAII] Hawaii Loa Ridge
Published: 2008/08/23
Channel: SachiHI1
253 Puuikena Drive, Hawaii Loa Ridge, Honolulu, HI
253 Puuikena Drive, Hawaii Loa Ridge, Honolulu, HI
Published: 2014/01/27
Channel: OahuHawaiiRealEstate
HAWAII LOA RIDGE HD "Waydes World Hawaii"
HAWAII LOA RIDGE HD "Waydes World Hawaii"
Published: 2010/01/19
Channel: WAYDESWORLDHAWAII
Hawaii Loa Ridge Homes - Luxury Honolulu Homes
Hawaii Loa Ridge Homes - Luxury Honolulu Homes
Published: 2016/08/19
Channel: Honolulu HI 5
Hawaii LOA ridge 613 moaniala
Hawaii LOA ridge 613 moaniala
Published: 2017/06/14
Channel: Naoko Miura
HAWAI
HAWAI'ILOA IN ALASKA
Published: 2008/04/07
Channel: MULTINESIA
Hawaii Loa Ridge trail, hiking Oahu
Hawaii Loa Ridge trail, hiking Oahu
Published: 2016/01/20
Channel: Out of Earth
Hawaii Loa at the Ho
Hawaii Loa at the Ho'olaule'a
Published: 2010/10/07
Channel: Gigaisland808
Hawaii LOA ridge
Hawaii LOA ridge
Published: 2017/02/23
Channel: Naoko Miura
Hawaii Loa Aloha Festival in Kobe 2015.1.18 Kamakani Kupulau Hula Club
Hawaii Loa Aloha Festival in Kobe 2015.1.18 Kamakani Kupulau Hula Club
Published: 2015/01/18
Channel: kai marino
Hawaii loa ridge
Hawaii loa ridge
Published: 2016/11/19
Channel: kiro sto
Modern Luxury on Hawaii Loa Ridge with Sweeping Views
Modern Luxury on Hawaii Loa Ridge with Sweeping Views
Published: 2017/07/21
Channel: Honolulu Luxury Homes
howzitboy hikes:Kulipeamoa to Hawaii loa ridge loop
howzitboy hikes:Kulipeamoa to Hawaii loa ridge loop
Published: 2015/01/31
Channel: howzitboy
Hawaii Loa Ridge Hike
Hawaii Loa Ridge Hike
Published: 2017/01/27
Channel: Ikaika Nakoa
HARDWOOD FLOORING AT HAWAII LOA RIDGE
HARDWOOD FLOORING AT HAWAII LOA RIDGE
Published: 2009/10/22
Channel: MrHICarpenter
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Hawaiʻiloa is the hero of an ancient Hawaiian legend about the settling of the Hawaiian Islands.[1] After having accidentally stumbled upon the islands, he returned to his homeland which he called Ka ʻāina kai melemele a Kane, "the land of the yellow sea of Kane". He then organized a colonizing expedition that included his family and eight other skilled navigators. They settled on what is now the Island of Hawaiʻi, named in his honor.[2]

The legend contains reference to his children: Kauaʻi (son), Oʻahu (daughter), and Maui (oldest son), who settled on the islands that bear their names.

Hawaiʻiloa, Honolulu Harbor

The story of Hawaiʻiloa has received a great deal of attention from modern Hawaiians, as a realistic depiction of the settling of the islands, consistent with current anthropological and historical beliefs. Many people believe it is a validation of the veracity of ancient Hawaiian oral traditions.

It is perhaps from such a motive that the voyaging canoe Hawaiʻiloa was named after the legendary navigator. This canoe was built and sailed to prove that Polynesians were bold, intentional navigators, not the hapless voyagers blown off course that some theories of Polynesian migration claimed. The canoe Hawaiʻiloa is now docked at Honolulu Harbor. It is often sailed on long voyages throughout the Pacific Ocean in hopes of studying voyaging techniques used in antiquity.

However, the story of Hawaiʻiloa is attested only by late sources, such as the antiquarians Abraham Fornander and Thomas George Thrum. As they did not give their original Hawaiian sources, but only digests and compilations, we cannot be sure that the tale has not been slanted towards proof of Fornander's now discredited migration theories, or that it has not been elaborated by 19th century Hawaiians eager to stress the validity of their own beliefs.

Hawaiʻiloa is not mentioned in early Hawaiian sources like David Malo or Samuel Kamakau. Malo says that there are many stories of the origin of the Hawaiians, and cites some migration tales, some legends of indigenous origin. He does not mention Hawaiʻiloa. Kamakau says that the first man and woman were Hulihonua and Keakahuilani, and that they were created on Oʻahu.

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