The motif behind NĀ MAKA IHE represents a spear used by a warrior or/and fishermen. Its striking and bold image embodies that warrior-like spirit that stands firmly in protecting and providing for one's family. Very common in the Pacific, many cultures capture the same concept and idea of the IHE on the kākau / tatau / tattoo/ peʻa.
Ihe - Spear Head: Spear Point
Maka - point, eye, presence, beloved