Holokai Video


The following videos are provided with the intention of offering another mode of waʻa learning with

our communities.  Nā Kālai Waʻa would like to encourage their use in an effort to increase the richness

of waʻa traditions old and new.


Collecting, Processing, & Making Kākaʻa at Hoea Moku - 

Here is one way to collect, process, and bundle lauhala (pandanus leaves).  If you would like to help Nā Kālai Waʻa prepare hala for Mauloaʻs new sail, we have kits available.  Please submit your request for a kit to nakalaiwaa@gmail.com at least 1 week ahead of the time that you would need it.

Picture Game

"Think Waʻa" Picture Game- 

Nā Kālai Waʻa Crew, this ones for you! 

Can you solve these picture puzzles?  All of these are waʻa related  Think waʻa!  


"Knots" The 6 Essential Knots - 

Learn how to use the 6 essential knots used on the

waʻa (canoe) and also how they may be used in

daily life on land.


Splicing: Part 1 

Short Splice- 

Splicing: Part 2 

End Splice & Eye Splice- 

More Videos

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