Fishing Implements

The variety of different methods of fishing led to the development of a variety of tools, eg. nets, baskets, hooks, traps, lures, and spears. All of these tools (along with modern equipment) are still used today.


thumb Hina`i - (baskets) were used as fish traps by allowing the fish to enter the basket but not to exit

Material: Half-round reed and rock
Size: Varies


thumb Kakala luhe`e - (octopus lure)

Material: Stone, shell or ivory, cocout fibers, and natural cordage
Size: Approximately 8 inches