Photo courtesy: NASA
Hawaiian moon calendar
The moon’s appearance changes over time. As a convenient timepiece that affects tidal variations and plants and animals, it also is a guide in the night sky. Fisherman, astronomers and those who need to know or are just curious look up to see what phase the moon is in. Each phase of the moon was named by the Hawaiians.
Did You Know?
Did you know in Hawaii, stones played an important role in everyday life. They were used for tools, cooking, and building walls and religious structures.