Since we are focused on Merrie Monarch, it is the perfect time to talk about other big parts of Hawaiian culture.
The Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association designated five Makana or "gifts" to the world.
Today it is Wayfinding and Voyaging.
Keoni Kuoha is a Hokulea Crew Member and NOAA Native Hawaiian Program Specialist.
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