Wheku, meaning 'carved face, depicts the face of the ancestor. Wheku, meaning 'carved face, depicts the face of the ancestor.
The Wheku is generally found at the apex of the roof on a Wharenui, the Maori meeting house, symbolizing an important ancestor after whom the house was named.
This symbol can serve as a reminder to always remember the strength of your ancestors, and like them, you, too, can be a vital link in future generations.
Designed in Hawaii by Samuel Mangakahia