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[ Wao Kanaka - Realm of Man ]

Wao Kanaka

This is the inland region where people live and work, where the tasks of the nation are carried out. Considered below wao lani, it is where the daily life of man takes place. Where Hawaiians engage in farming, food preparation, weaving, and constructing shelters.