Na mokupuni o Hawaii nei by Simona P. Kalama, Lahainaluna Seminary. Published by Kulanui Lahainaluna, Maui 1837. Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.
Around 1,000 years ago, navigators from the Marquesas Islands launched an unprecedented voyage of discovery across the Pacific Ocean. Steering hand-hewn canoes across 2,000 miles of uncharted seas, guided by stars, ocean swells, birds, and cloud formations, they found one of the most remote archipelagos on Earth – the Hawaiian Islands.