Story: Whakapapa – genealogy

Kanaloa – Hawaii (3rd of 3)

Kanaloa – Hawaii

This carving shows Kanaloa, the Hawaiian name for Tangaroa. Kanaloa is associated with the sea and the underworld in Hawaiian tradition.

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How to cite this page:

Rāwiri Taonui, 'Whakapapa – genealogy - Whakapapa with links to Polynesia', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/30906/kanaloa-hawaii (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jul 2015