Lā Pāʻani

Kau Makaliʻi

Kau Makaliʻi is the season of the Makahiki ritual. Learn more about what Kau Makaliʻi is by watching the video below. Check out the Kau Makaliʻi page for more information.


Makahiki Traditions

Learn about the origins of Makahiki traditions, how native Hawaiians connect to these traditions in modern times, and how these traditions have evolved over time. Beyond the videos: Learn more about Hale o Keawe, Kiʻi (carved images), and Kau Makaliʻi.


Lā Pāʻani Games

Today Makahiki is often celebrated with a large traditional Hawaiian games tournament, Lā Pāʻani. Learn how to play a few of these games by watching the videos below. Written version of Kōnane Rules.


Last updated: October 20, 2021

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