Hawaiian moon calendar. The approximately 30 days of the moon cycle were divided into three 10 day periods known as anahulu. It sometimes set before daylight and was called hoku palemo or sinking star. In the traditional hawaiian calendar the lunar month was determined by the 295 day cycles of mahina the moon and the passage of days were marked by the phases of the moon. We have 6 great pictures of hawaiian moon calendar fishing.
Every three to six years a thirteenth lunar month was added. A blue moon is pretty rare and happens once every two or three years. This 16th lunar phase was the last night of the four hawaiian full moon and was good for all types of work planting and fishing. If this moon could be seen above the horizon when daylight came it was called hoku ili or stranded star.
25 27 27 jul 30 jun 30 3 3 6 23 24 25 26 26 28 29 29 31 2 2 4 2 4 5 22 23 24 25 25 27 28 28 30 1 1 3 1 3 4 21 22 23 24 24 26 27 27 29 may 30 apr 31 2 feb 31 2 3 20 21. The year had twelve months of 295 phases. These times are for hilo if you are watching from other locations the times may be off a few minutes. I discover that my waxing moon is called olekukahi.
Find calendar image 2019 on category calendar template. The first 10 day period was called hoonui. Hawaiian moon calendar fishing uploaded by manek on saturday september 9th 2017. The hawaiian malama month includes thirty phases grouped into three ten day periods.
Hawaiians believed this nights moon was the fullest moon of the month. The moon phase calculator shows exact times of the various moon phases for honolulu hawaii usa in year 2019 or in other locations and years. As you can see the hawaiians took full advantage of the four full moons. Hawaiian moon phases the hawaiians in traditional times used a calendar based upon the phases of the moon.
Hawaiian moon calendar planting uploaded by manek on thursday august 3rd 2017. We have 6 great pictures of hawaiian moon calendar fishing.