High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Hiawatha is a secure webserver available for multiple platforms. It was developed by Hugo Leisink in 2002.Hiawatha started in January 2002 as a very small webserver, suitable for servers with old hardware. It was written for internet servers in student houses in Delft. Because the author was a computer science student with special interest in IT security, all sorts of experimental security features were included. This resulted in a webserver with many interesting security features which have proved useful.