Naming of Nāmāhoe

“Nāmāhoe” is the Hawaiian word meaning “the twins,” signifying the twin hulls of the waʻa. Nāmāhoe in the night sky is comparable to the Greek twin constellation, Gemini. The hulls for the then un-named canoe had just gotten completed when Dr. Pat Aiu recalled to his fellow nā kālai waʻa that the name for their Read More