09-17-21

E hoʻomau ʻia aku ana ka huli ʻana aku i ke kaikamahine o Waimānalo i nalowale.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 17 o Kepakemapa, he Pōʻalima. Welina e nā makamaka heluhelu. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

ʻAʻole i loaʻa mai ʻo Isabella Kalua, a no laila, e hoʻomau ʻia ana ka huli ʻana aku iā ia. Ua loaʻa mai nei kekahi mau mea i manaʻo ʻia na Kalua nō. He ʻeke hāʻawe paha kekahi mea i loaʻa a me kekahi mau mea hou aku. Hōʻike aʻe nei ke Keʻena Hoʻonaʻauao, he haumāna ʻo Kalua ma ka papa māla aʻo o ke Kula Haʻahaʻa o Waimānalo i kēlā makahiki kula aku nei. A ma Iune o kēia makahiki nei, waiho aku nei nā mākua hānai o Kalua i nā palapala no ka haʻalele loa ʻana o ke kaikamahine i ke Kula Haʻahaʻa o Waimānalo a e kula home ʻia. He nui nō nā kānaka a me nā hui e kōkua ana ma ka huli ʻana iā Kalua.

ʻĀpono aku nei ka Papa Hoʻonaʻauao i ka hoʻololi ʻana aku i ka inoa o ke Kula Waena ʻo Central a e kapa ʻia aku ma ka inoa o ke Aliʻiwahine Ruth Keʻelikōlani. ʻO Keōua Hale ka inoa o ka hale o ke Aliʻiwahine, a aia nō ma kahi e kū nei ke kahua o ia kula waena i kēia manawa. He mau inoa ko ia kula mai ka makahiki 1895. ʻO ke Kula Kiʻekiʻe o Honolulu kona inoa mua, a ma hope o kona haʻalele ʻana i ia ʻāina, ʻo Central Grammar ka inoa. A ma hope mai, ua hoʻololi ʻia ka inoa a ma ka inoa o ia Aliʻiwahine aloha nui ʻia, ʻo ia hoʻi, ʻo ke Kula ʻo Keʻelikōlani, no kahi wā pōkole. A ma hope mai, kapa hou ʻia ma ka inoa ʻo Central ma kekahi mau ʻano.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

I Kahiki ka ua, ako ʻē ka hale.

ʻO ia hoʻi, e hoʻomākaukau a mākaukau ma mua o ka hiki ʻana mai o ka ʻino.

09-15-21

Ua nalowale iho nei kekahi kaikamahine o Waimānalo.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 15 o Kepakemapa, he Pōʻakolu. Welina e nā makamaka heluhelu. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Huliāmahi aʻela kānaka ma ka ʻimi ʻana aku nei iā Isabella Kalua i nā lā ʻelua i hala iho nei ma Waimānalo, Kailua a me Kaʻelepulu. ʻAʻole naʻe i loaʻa mai ua kaikamahine nei. He ʻeono makahiki o Kalua, a ʻo kona manawa i ʻike hope loa ʻia ai, ʻo ka hola 9:00 o ke ahiahi Lāpule nei ma kona hale ma Waimānalo. ʻO Melanie Joseph ka lūauʻi makuahine o Kalua akā, e hānai ʻia ana ʻo Isabella, kona kaikuaʻana a me kona mau kaikaina ʻelua e Sonny lāua ʻo Lehua Kalua. Akā, ma hope o ka nalowale ʻana o Isabella, lawe ʻia akula ia ma kaikamāhine ʻehā e ke Keʻena Pono Kamaliʻi i ka Pōʻakahi nei.

Lilo mai nei he $28 miliona mai ke aupuni pekelala i kekahi mau polokalamu hoʻonaʻauao ʻŌiwi Hawaiʻi he 35. He puʻu kālā ia no loko mai o ka Papahana Hoʻopakele ʻAmelika a me ka Polokalamu Hoʻonaʻauao ʻŌiwi Hawaiʻi. ʻO Papa Ola Lōkahi kekahi hui i pōmaikaʻi. Lilo mai nei he $740,577 iā Papa Ola Lōkahi no ke kākoʻo ʻana i nā haumāna he 60 a me ko lākou mau ʻohana ma Waiʻanae, Waimānalo, Hōnaunau a me Ocean View. A lilo mai nei he $776,400 iā Maui Family Support Services no ke kōkua ʻana i nā ʻohana ʻōpiopio ma ke Kalana ʻo Maui. A lilo mai nei he $260,948 i ka Hula Preservation Society no kekahi polokalamu hoʻonaʻauao hou e kaʻana like ana i nā moʻolelo o nā kumu hula a me nā kūpuna me nā keiki ma nā kula aupuni, nā kula hoʻāmana a me nā kula kaiapuni. A e hoʻomōhala ʻia ana nā haʻawina ma ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi kekahi. A he mau polokalamu hou aku nō e pōmaikaʻi ai ka Hawaiʻi.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ka lei hāʻule ʻole, he keiki.

E mālama pono ʻia ke keiki.

09-13-21

 ʻO ia mau nō ka hiki ʻole i ke kanaka ke mākaʻikaʻi aku i ka hoʻokūkū pōpō pekupeku ma ke kahua pāʻani hou.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 13 o Kepakemapa, he Pōʻakahi. Welina e nā makamaka heluhelu. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

He ulia kaʻa kai ʻike ʻia ma ke Alaloa ʻo Farinatona ma Mākaha i ka wanaʻao o ka Lāpule nei. He hoʻokahi wale nō kaʻa, a he ʻeono mau kānaka o luna o ia kaʻa, he kanaka makua a me nā ʻōpiopio he ʻelima. ʻO ke kanaka makua, ua ʻeha kūpilikiʻi ʻo ia. A ʻo nā ʻōpiopio a pau, ua ʻeha kūkonukonu. ʻO kekahi o lākou, ua haʻalele i kahi o ka ulia ma mua o ka hiki ʻana aku o nā kaʻa lawe maʻi.

Ua eo ʻo Hawaiʻi iā ʻOlekona Mokuʻāina ma ka pōpō pekupeku i ka hopena pule nei ma ka helu ʻai he 45 i ka 27. Ma ka hopena o ka hapahā mua, e ʻoi ana nā Piwa ma ka helu ʻai he 21 i ka hua kakā a nā Ānuenue. Akā, ma ka hapahā ʻelua, ua hiu aʻela ka ʻaoʻao kūpale o Hawaiʻi a he ʻai peku wale nō kā nā Piwa. Akā, ma ia hope mai, he mau ʻai holo kā Hawaiʻi, a pēlā hoʻi ʻo ʻOlekona Mokuʻāina. ʻO Chevan Cordeiro, he 331 āna ʻīā i nou ai, a he ʻelua ʻai holo, a ʻapo lilo ʻia ʻelua manawa.

A i kēia Pōʻaono, e kūʻē ana ʻo Hawaiʻi iā San Jose State. A aia ana nō ma ke kahua pāʻani hou o ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi ma Mānoa. A he manaʻo ko ka luna ʻālapa, ko David Matlin, e ʻae ʻia kekahi mau kānaka mākaʻikaʻi ma ka hoʻokūkū ʻana me San Jose State. Wahi a Matlin, he mea nui ke ola kino o ka lehulehu. A he manaʻo kona, he hiki ke mākaʻikaʻi kekahi mau kānaka me ka palekana ma muli o nā lula no ke ʻō ʻia ʻana i ka lāʻau koʻokoʻo a me ke kau ʻia ʻana o ke pale ihu a me ka polokalamu hōʻoia ʻo Lumisight. Noi aku nei ʻo Matlin i ka Meia Rick Blangiardi i ka ʻae ʻana i nā kānaka he 500, nā ʻohana a me nā hoa aloha o nā mea pāʻani, e mākaʻikaʻi i ka hoʻokūkū o kēia Pōʻaono. Hōʻike akula ka meia i ke noi i ke Kiaʻāina David Ige, a hōʻole ʻia maila.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

He nani wale nō ʻo Puna mai ʻō a ʻō.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ʻaʻohe mea e namunamu ai.

09-10-21

He keu kekahi wahine o Hawaiʻi nei a ka pōmaikaʻi.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 10 o Kepakemapa, he Pōʻalima. Welina e nā makamaka heluhelu. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Lilo hou aku nei he $5,000 i kekahi wahine ma ka polokalamu hoʻopaipai #higotvaccinated o Hawaiʻi. ʻO Angela Yao ka inoa o ua wahine lā. No Waiʻanae ʻo ia a ʻo ia ka lua o ke kanaka i lilo ai he $5,000. E kūkala koke ʻia ana ke kolu o ke kanaka. ʻO Yao, he haumāna lapaʻau ʻo ia ma ke Kulanui Kaiāulu ʻo Kapiʻolani. ʻO ia polokalamu hoʻopaipai, hoʻomaka aku nei ma ka mahina ʻo Iune, a e lilo aku ana kekahi mau makana i kekahi mau kānaka i ʻō ʻia i ka lāʻau koʻokoʻo COVID-19. A ʻakahi no a hoʻomaka kekahi polokalamu hoʻopaipai i kapa ʻia ʻo “Vax Da Max Milestone” i kēlā mahina aku nei. ʻO ka poʻe hiki ke kākau inoa no ia polokalamu hou, ʻo ia ka poʻe i ʻō ʻia ma ka lā ʻeiwa o ʻAukake a ma hope mai paha.

Hahana nō ka hoʻokūkū pōpō pekupeku o ka pō Pōʻahā nei kahi e kūʻē aku ana nā Kaopoe o Dallas i nā Pōā Moku o Tampa Bay. Mai eo nā Pōā Moku. He hoʻokahi minuke koe me nā kekona he 24, e ʻoi aku ana nā Kaopoe ma ka helu ʻai he 29 i ka 28. A hiu aʻela ʻo Tom Brady me nā Pōā Moku a ka laina ʻīā 36. I ia manawa, he ʻelua wale nō kekona i koe. A peku akula ʻo Ryan Succop i ka ʻai peku a loaʻa ai nā ʻai i lanakila ai ʻo Tampa Bay, he 31 i ka 29. ʻO Brady, he 379 āna ʻīā i nou ai, a he ʻehā āna ʻai holo.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Hele a kahu ka ʻena.

He ʻōlelo no ke kanaka i hele a huhū loa.

09-08-21

He makana paha ke lilo aku i ka poʻe ʻō ʻia.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 8 o Kepakemapa, he Pōʻakolu. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

He polokalamu hoʻopaipai ko ke aupuni o Hawaiʻi i mea e māhuahua aʻe ai ka poʻe e ʻō ʻia i ka lāʻau koʻokoʻo COVIDA-19. Inā ua ʻō ʻia ʻoe i ka lāʻau koʻokoʻo he hoʻokahi manawa, hiki nō iā ʻoe ke kākau inoa ma https://higotvaccinated.com/. A e lilo paha kahi makana iā ʻoe. ʻAkahi nō a lilo aku he $5,000 iā Steven Kam, he kumu kula aupuni ma ke Kula Kiʻekiʻe o Pearl City. A he ʻelua hou aku mau kānaka ʻō ʻia e lilo ai he ʻelima kaukani kālā. A he mau makana ʻē aʻe ke lilo aku. I kēia manawa, he 64.4 pākeneka o nā kānaka o Hawaiʻi nei i ʻō ʻia a pau pono. A he 72.6 i ʻō ʻia i ka māhele lāʻau koʻokoʻo hoʻokahi.

ʻAkahi nō a hiki aku ke kumu kūʻai kūwaena o ka hale no ka ʻohana hoʻokahi i ka hoʻokahi miliona kālā ma ʻAukake. I ka mahina ʻo Ianuali o kēia makahiki nei, he $883,000 ke kumu kūʻai kūwaena, a piʻi liʻiliʻi aʻela a ka $992,500 ma Iulai. Ma Kauaʻi a me Maui, ua hiki ʻē aku ke kumu kūʻai kūwaena i ka miliona kālā. Ma Kauaʻi, ma Ianuali nō. A ma Maui, ma Mei.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Hāiki Kaʻula i ka hoʻokē a nā manu.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ua hele kekahi wahi a piha pūʻikaʻika loa.

09-03-21

Pōmaikaʻi kekahi mau ʻālapa o ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 3 o Kepakemapa, he Pōʻalima. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

I ka lā mua o ka mahina ʻo Iulai o kēia makahiki nei, ʻakahi nō a hiki ke lilo ke kālā a me ka pōmaikaʻi ʻē aʻe paha i ka ʻālapa haumāna o nā kulanui o ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa. Ma mua o kēlā, ʻaʻole i ʻae iki ʻia ka lilo o kahi pōmaikaʻi i ka ʻālapa haumāna. Ua pūlima iho nei kekahi mau ʻālapa haumāna ʻewalu o ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi i kahi palapala ʻaelike me ka Panakō o Hawaiʻi. ʻAʻole ʻo ke kālā wale nō ke lilo aku i ia mau ʻālapa, akā, ʻo ke aʻo ʻana i ka mālama kālā, ʻo ke aʻo ʻoihana a me ka hoʻomōhala ʻoihana a pēlā aku. ʻO ia mau ʻālapa, ʻo ia ʻo Amber Igiede lāua ʻo Brooke Van Sickle, he mau mea pāʻani pōpō paʻipaʻi wahine, ʻo Chaz Galloway lāua ʻo Max Rosenfeld, he mau mea pāʻani pōpō paʻipaʻi kāne, ʻo Kelsie Imai lāua ʻo Daejah Phillips, he mau mea pāʻani pōpō hīnaʻi wahine, a me Samuta Avea lāua ʻo Kamaka Hepa, he mau mea pāʻani pōpō hīnaʻi kāne. Ma ka mahina ʻo Iulai, pūlima aku nei ʻo Chevan Cordeiro, ke ʻalihikūlele o nā Koa Ānuenue, i ka palapala ʻaelike me ka Panakō ʻo Central Pacific.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Eia aʻe ka makani Kona.

ʻO ia hoʻi, aia kahi kanaka huhū ke hele maila.

09-01-21

Piha hauʻoli ka naʻau o ka ʻohana o kekahi mau kānaka ʻehiku i hoʻomake hewa ʻia ma Wilikinia.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā mua o Kepakemapa, he Pōʻakolu. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

I ka lā 2 o ka mahina ʻo Pepeluali o ka makahiki 1951 ma Matinawila, Wilikinia, ua hoʻomake ʻia ma ka noho uila he ʻehā mau kānaka Pāʻele ma ke kānāwai no ko lākou hoʻāhewa ʻia ʻana no ka puʻe ʻana i kekahi wahine haole. A he ʻekolu lā ma hope mai, hoʻomake ʻia he ʻekolu mau kānaka Pāʻele hou ma ka noho uila no ia kalaima like. Ua kapa ʻia aku lākou ʻehiku, ʻo ka Hiku o Matinawila. A i ka mahina ʻo Kēkēmapa o ka makahiki 2020, noi akula ka ʻohana o ia mau kānaka i ke Kiaʻāina o Wilikinia, iā Ralph Northam, e hoʻokuʻu ʻia lākou ʻehiku ʻoiai, he hoʻokae ʻili ʻiʻo nō ke kumu o lākou i hoʻomake ʻia ai. ʻAʻole i kaulike nā hana a pau mai ko lākou wā i hopu ʻia ai a i ko lākou wā i hoʻomake ʻia ai. A i ka lā i nehinei, ua hoʻokuʻu ʻia nō e ke kiaʻāina ʻo Francis DeSales Grayson, ʻo Booker T. Millner, ʻo Frank Hairston ʻŌpio, ʻo Howard Lee Hairston, ʻo James Luther Hairston, ʻo Joe Henry Hampton a me John Clabon Taylor.

Pihaʻū ke Kikowaena Lapaʻau o Hilo, ka haukapila nui loa o Hawaiʻi moku, ma muli o ka māhuahua ʻana aku nei o nā kānaka i loaʻa i ke COVIDA. He kanakolu kūmāwalu mau maʻi COVIDA e noho ana ma ia haukapila. A he ʻumi o lākou, aia ma ka māhele mālama maʻi kūpilikiʻi. A ʻo ka huina pau o nā maʻi ma ia māhele o ka haukapila, he ʻumi kūmāhiku. ʻO ka mea ʻāpiki, he lawa wale nō nā moe o ia māhele no nā maʻi he ʻumi kūmākahi.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ka laʻi o Hauola.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ʻo ka maluhia a me ka ʻoluʻolu.

08-30-21

E hopohopo ana nā luna aupuni o Hawaiʻi nei.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 30 o ʻAukake, he Pōʻakahi. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ma muli o ka māhuahua loa ʻana aʻe o nā kānaka e loaʻa ana i ka maʻi COVID-19, he manaʻo ko nā luna aupuni e kauoha ʻia ko Hawaiʻi, e noho ma ka hale ma ka hopena pule nei e hiki mai ana, ʻoiai, he hopena pule ia nona ka lā nui, ʻo ia hoʻi, ka Lā Nui o nā Limahana. A inā hele wale ka lehulehu e like me ko lākou makemake, he hiki nō ke piʻi loa aʻe ka nui o nā kānaka e loaʻa i ua maʻi lā, e like me ka hopena pule o ka lā ʻehā o Iulai. Hōʻike mai nei ka Hope Kiaʻāina Josh Green he 414 mau maʻi COVIDA e noho ana ma nā haukapila i ka Lāpule nei, a inā piʻi hou, e kūpilikiʻi paha nā haukapila o Hawaiʻi nei.

Ua hahana nō ka hoʻokūkū pōpō paʻipaʻi o nā Wāhine Ānuenue me Tekeka A&M i ka Lāpule nei, akā, ua lilo nō ke eo iā Hawaiʻi ma nā pāʻani he ʻekolu wale nō. He 17 hoʻopio a Brooke Van Sickle, a he 14 hoʻopio a Mia Johnson. Lilo mai nei ke kūlana ʻelua o ka Hoʻokūkū Wahine Ānuenue Hui Mokulele Hawaiian iā Hawaiʻi. ʻO Marquette kai kāʻili i ke kūlana ʻekahi. E lele ana nā Wāhine o Hawaiʻi i Uta no ke kūʻē ʻana aku iā Uta Awāwa i ka Pōʻahā.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

ʻAʻohe kolopā nāna e une.

He ʻōlelo ia no ke kanaka poʻo paʻakikī.

08-27-21

He paipai i nā ʻŌiwi Hawaiʻi i ʻole e make hou kekahi i ka maʻi ahulau.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 27 o ʻAukake, he Pōʻalima. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

ʻĀkoakoa aku nei kekahi mau Hawaiʻi Alakaʻi he 20 a ʻoi no ka paipai ʻana i nā kānaka Hawaiʻi e kōkua i mea e pau ai ka laha loa ʻana o ka maʻi COVID-19 ma ke komo ʻana i ke pale ihu, ka hoʻokaʻawale ʻana he ʻeono kapuaʻi a me ke ʻō ʻia ʻana i ka lāʻau koʻokoʻo. Wahi a ke Keʻena Ola, he 8,600 a ʻoi mau kānaka Hawaiʻi i loaʻa i ua maʻi lā. Mai ka wā i hoʻomaka ai ka pāhola ʻana o ia maʻi, he 500 a ʻoi mau kānaka Hawaiʻi i noho ma ka haukapila ma muli o ia maʻi, a he 75 o lākou a ʻoi aku a emi mai paha i make. 

He keu aku a ke kupanaha. I ka makahiki 2018, ma hope iki o ka wā i ʻeha loa ai ka wāwae ʻākau o McKenzie Milton, ma ka pāʻani pōpō peku ʻana, ua kānalua ka hiki ʻana iā ia ke hele wāwae hou me ka ʻeha ʻole o ka wāwae. A eia kā ʻo Milton ke pāʻani hou aku nei a e hoʻomaka ana paha ʻo ia ma ke kūlana ʻalihi kūlele no ke Kulanui o Pololika Mokuʻāina. Ua ʻeha ihola ka wāwae o Milton i kona wā i hoʻokuʻi ʻia ai, nahae ihola kekahi aʻa koko a me kekahi mau oloolonā a pōʻino nō hoʻi kekahi aʻa lolo.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

ʻAʻohe loaʻa i ka noho wale.

ʻAʻohe wahi mea e loaʻa mai, inā ʻaʻole e ʻeleu ma ka hana.

08-25-21

E hū mai paha ka pele a kahe ma Kīlauea.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 25 o ʻAukake, he Pōʻakolu. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Nui nā ōlaʻi ma Kīlauea, Hawaiʻi i nehinei. A hiki i ka hapalua hola ʻehā o ke kakahiaka nui, he 140 mau ōlaʻi i helu ʻia. A ʻo ke ōlaʻi ikaika loa, he 3.3. Akā, ʻo ka hapanui, ma lalo ka ikaika o ka ʻekahi. A e mau ana nō nā ōlaʻi a hiki aku i ka hola 6:00 o ke kakahiaka, he 10 a ʻoi o ka hola. A ma muli o ka nui o nā ōlaʻi e manaʻo ʻia nei, e kahe ana ka pele ma lalo o ka ʻaoʻao hema o ia lua pele. ʻAʻole naʻe i puka mai ka pele. Akā, aia nō nā kānaka akeakamai o ka Hale Kilo Lua Pele Hawaiʻi ke makaʻala aʻela.

ʻAʻole kēia he wā maikaʻi e kipa mai ai iā Hawaiʻi nei. Pēlā ka ʻōlelo a ke Kiaʻāina David Ige i ka Pōʻakahi nei ma muli o ka māhuahua loa ʻana o nā kānaka i loaʻa iho nei i ke COVIDA. A ʻo ka ʻōlelo a Ige i nā kānaka o Hawaiʻi nei, ʻaʻole e huakaʻi wale aku i ka ʻāina ʻē, aia wale nō a he mea pono. A ke hiki aku i ka hopena o ʻOkakopa, e loli paha ka manaʻo, aia nō i ke emi a me ke emi ʻole paha o ia maʻi ma Hawaiʻi nei. ʻO kekahi poʻe, he kākoʻo i ia ʻōlelo a ke kiaʻāina, a ʻo kekahi, ʻaʻole.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

ʻAʻohe ʻai pani ʻia o ka ʻamo.

He pane kīkoʻolā kēia i ke kanaka waha nina.