More than meets the eye: Delving deeper into the Hawaiian culture

  • A few of the shark tooth weapons that Kwiatowski has made by hand. (COURTESY PHOTO/THE ROYAL ORDER)

  • This Anaeho’omalu petroglyph is a composite of many hands, probably from the same family over time. It is one of many petroglyphs Kwiatkowski has studied for decades. (COURTESY PHOTO/THE ROYAL ORDER)

  • Ski Kwiatkowski stands with his hand-carved pueo walking stick at Pu’ukohola Heiau National Historic Site March 1. (GEORGE FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY)

KOHALA — To Ski Kwiatkowski, petroglyphs, tattoos and carvings all have one thing in common.