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Polynesian star compass. Used by the wayfinders aboard the Polynesian canoe Malolo over 1000 years ago. Their knowledge was unmatched, their technology was sound and their mission was clear. See www.authorrobertbonville.com
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Celebration where worlds collide redux. Considered a sacred place in Hawaiian legend, Black Rock at Kaanapali, Maui, is believed to be a place where ghosts or souls of the dead leap from this life to the next. Each day at sunset locals reenact the feat of Hawaiian King Kahekili, who ruled Hawaii for 45 years until 1794, when he made the leap from Black Rock and lived to tell about it. It was thought that only people of great spiritual strength could survive the fall.
Makahiki In the Hawaiian language, the word Makahiki means "year" as well as the change from harvest time to the beginning of the agricultural season. This probably came from Makaliʻi hiki the rising of the Pleiades which occurred about this time. It might also come from ma Kahiki, meaning roughly "as in Tahiti", since the legend of Lono is associated with voyages to and from Tahiti. Its origins are linked to the "return" of Lono, during one of the early migrations, in the form of a mortal…
Honi-Hongi "The honi is a Polynesian greeting in which two people greet each other by pressing noses and inhaling at the same time. This is a very honorific as this represents the exchange of ha--the breath of life, and mana--spiritual power between two people. This act and the concepts behind it are very unusual to western audiences and care should be taken to explain the spirituality and sacredness of this simple act of greeting." "In ancient times Hawaiians greeted each other by touching…
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Wakea, The Sky Father. Mauna Kea, The Big Island. Mauna Kea, the tallest mountain on the planet, is home to Wakea, the Sky Father. This sacred mountain is a critical part of native Hawaiian culture and legend. Hawaiians journey to the summit of Mauna Kea in search of mana - their divine power- in a quest to understand ancient spiritual connections. Positioned 14,000 feet above sea level, Peter captures Wakea in a single shot.
Early on the morning of the launching of Malolo, conch trumpets were sounded, signaling assembly of all island people to become part of the solemn/sacred launching ceremony. Www.authorrobertbonville.com
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Pu’uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park (on the Big Island) is one of Hawaii’s most spiritual and beautiful attractions. The historical park preserves the site where, up until the early 19th century, Hawaiians who broke a kapu (ancient law) could avoid certain death by fleeing to this place of refuge or pu’uhonua. The offender would be absolved by a priest and freed to leave.
Absolute tranquility. Home island of the men of the great deep sailing canoe named Malolo and their spiritual quest 1000 years ago. Www.authorrobertbonville.com