Bishop Museum Media

Hawaiian fishhooks : Tracing Polynesian immigration to Hawaii 1965

In dramatized scenes of the precontact period, a young Hawaiian man makes and uses fishhooks. Dr. Sinoto along with Aki and Kazuko Sinto, his wife and son, and others search for archaeological relics on coastlines. Fishhooks of different types are shown, as evidence for migration of Polynesian people in the Pacific. Produced by Cine-Pic and George Tahara. This footage is from Bishop Museum accession number 1988.0088.0017.

Languages: English


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