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Modern day lakatoi at the Hiri Moale Festival, a modern celebration of the previous Hiri trade cycle.

Lakatoi (also Lagatoi) are double-hulled sailing watercraft of Papua New Guinea.[1] They are named in the Motu language and traditionally used in the Hiri trade cycle.[2]


See also


  1. ^ "Journal of the Polynesian Society: Front Matter P 1-6". Retrieved 2016-01-19.
  2. ^ "Motuan traders go west in their Lakatoi". II(8) Pacific Islands Monthly. 11 March 1932. Retrieved 26 September 2021.