Explore Linda Estillette's board "Herb Kane Hawaiian Drawings" on Pinterest. | See more ideas about Hawaiian art, Herbs and Medicinal plants. Herbert "Herb" Kawainui Kāne (June 21, – March 8, ), considered one of the principal figures in the renaissance of Hawaiian culture in the s, was. Herb Kawainui Kāne (pronounced KAH-ney) is an artist-historian and author with special interest in Hawai'i and the South Pacific. Born in , he was raised. Herb Kane Tribute Mar 9, Herb Kawainui Kane, a Hawaiian artist, historian and a founder of the Polynesia Voyaging Society who designed and helped build the. Jun 3, Just months ago, we had the opportunity to talk with Herb Kane, as powerful an artist as Hawaii has ever produced. Herb Kāne was a world renowned artist, historian, sculptor and writer. He painted close to canvasses of the Pacific and beyond. Read more about Herb.