Olohe Solomon Kaihewalu - Kaihewalu 'Ohana Lua

The Weapons of Lua
Hoe (Canoe Paddle - Oar)

 

Hoe (Oar - Canoe Paddle) - The Weapons of Lua - 'Õlohe Solomon Kaihewalu

 

The oar was used as a traveling tool. The flat part of the paddle was used to protect and shield the Koas' (warriors') face and body, from objects thrown at the Koas.The flat edge side of the Hoe was used to chop down and cut their opponents. The handle was used to fight with as a staff or as a long Bo. The Hawaiian Oars were built, prepared and used 4 different ways during times of war.

 

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Hoe (Oar - Canoe Paddle) - The Weapons of Lua - 'Õlohe Solomon Kaihewalu