Ka Moana Pakipika, 1844 Map, by Brook Kapūkuniahi Parker
Ka Moana Pakipika
1844 Pacific Ocean Map
Brook Kapūkuniahi Parker, Kānaka maoli/ʻōiwi
Map Origin: SDUK, ”Maps of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge", London
Note: The Pacific Ocean map featuring the Polynesian triangle (Hawaii, Aotearoa (NZ), and Rapa Nui (Easter Island) and honoring a seafaring people. Iwa Bird is included as they were used by navigators when they appeared, which indicated landfall is near. Navigation occurred by memorizing patterns, ocean swells, cloud formations.
Map is placed in archival quality black mat.
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