An early navigator from Yap who was directed to Pohnpei by following the flight of the kutar, or king-fisher bird. According to one account, with his irar, a magic staff, he dug up the kava plant, and gave it to the men of Pohnpei, amongst whom he settled.



  • Christian, F. W. (1899). Caroline Islands: Travel in the Sea of the Little Lands. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, p. 382.