11-16-18

He koʻele wāwae hou i make ma Oʻahu nei.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 16 o Nowemapa, he Pōʻalima. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

He koʻele wāwae kai make iho nei i ka hoʻokuʻi ʻia e ke kaʻa ʻōhua hoʻomākaʻikaʻi i ka Pōʻahā nei. E holo ana ia kaʻa ʻōhua no ka hikina ma ke Alanui ʻo Auahi, a i kona manawa e huli ʻākau ana i ke Alanui ʻo Cooke, hoʻokuʻi akula i kahi ʻelemakule nona nā makahiki he 76. ʻO ke kia kaʻa, ua hopu ʻia ihola no ka hoʻomake palaleha ma ke kekelē ʻekahi. A ua manaʻo ʻia, e kalaiwa ana ʻo ia ma lalo o ka malu o ka wai ʻona. ʻO ka mea minamina, ʻo ka 27 ia o ke koʻele wāwae i make ma ka ulia kaʻa ma Oʻahu nei i kēia makahiki nei. I kēlā makahiki aku nei, ka makahiki 2017 hoʻi, he 13 wale nō koʻele wāwae i make ma ka ulia kaʻa.

E uku ana ke kūlanakauhale he $44,000 i ka Hui Hoʻomalu Hawaiʻi no ke kiaʻi ʻana ma nā pāka kūlanakauhale he ʻeiwa no ka mahina hoʻokahi. I mea nā kiaʻi e pau ai ka luku wale ʻia ʻana o nā pāka a e emi ai hoʻi nā kumu hoʻopiʻi no nā kānaka kuewa ma nā pāka. Eia mai nā pāka, ka Pāka Kahua Pāʻani Kahiko, ka Pāka Kaiāulu ʻo Mōʻiliʻili, ka Pāka Kaiāulu ʻo Crane, ka Pāka ʻo In-Ha ma Pāwaʻa, ka Pāka ʻo ʻAʻala, ka Pāka Kaiāulu ʻo Kamāmalu, ka Pāka Kaiāulu ʻo Mother Waldron, a me nā Pāka Kaiāulu ʻelua o ke Ala Wai. E ukali ʻia ana nā kiaʻi e nā limahana kūlanakauhale nāna e kōkua i ka poʻe kuewa ma ka ʻimi ʻana i wahi noho a me ka paipai ʻana e komo i nā polokalamau e lapaʻau ʻia ai nā pilikia o ke kino, ka noʻonoʻo a me ka hei lāʻau ʻona paha.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Nahā nā ʻōmaka wai a ka lihilihi.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ua kulu ka waimaka.

11-14-18

Kāpae ʻia ihola ka hihia o kahi kanaka i manaʻo ʻia nāna i kūʻai wahine no ka hoʻokamakama.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 14 o Nowemapa, he Pōʻalima. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ma muli paha o ka hoʻopunipuni ʻana o kekahi mākaʻikiu o ke Keʻena Maluhia ʻĀina Hānau, kāpae ʻia ihola ka hihia kūʻai wahine o Isaiah McCoy. A no laila, hoʻokuʻu koke ʻia aʻela ʻo McCoy mai ka hale paʻahao aku. Ua hopu ʻia ihola ʻo McCoy i ka mahina ʻo Ianuali a lawe ʻia akula i ke Kikowaena Hoʻomalu Paʻahao Pekelala. A ma laila ʻo ia i noho paʻahao ai me ka hiki ʻole ke hoʻokuʻu ʻia ma ka pela. Ua hoʻopale ʻo McCoy iā ia iho ma ka hihia. Wahi a McCoy, e hoʻopiʻi ana ʻo ia i ke aupuni no ka hoʻopiʻi ma ke ʻano kolohe, no ka hopu hewa, a me ka holoholo ʻōlelo.

E kau ana paha ʻo John Ursua i ka hano hāweo. ʻO Ursua, he ʻāʻapo ʻo ia no ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi, a ʻo ia kekahi o nā moho i koe no ka Makana ʻo Biletnikoff. ʻO ka Makana ʻo Biletnikoff, he makana ia no ka ʻāʻapo ʻoi o ʻAmelika. I kēia kikina, he 15 ʻai holo a Ursua, ʻo ia ka nui loa a puni ʻo ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa. He 1,161 ʻīā a Ursua ma ka ʻapo ʻana, a he 105.5 āna ʻīā o ka hoʻokūkū. He ʻumi kūmākahi moho i koe no ia makana.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Kū i ke Kīpuʻupuʻu.

He ʻōlelo kēia ke ʻeha ka naʻau.

11-09-18

Mahalo ʻia nā kānaka i kūpaʻa ma hope o Ka Iwi.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 9 o Nowemapa, he Pōʻalima. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua mālama ʻia aku nei ka ʻaha mele mua o Bruno Mars i ka pō nei ma ke Kahua Pāʻani ʻo Aloha. A wahi a ka lohe, he keu ia a ka maikaʻi. He ʻelua ʻaha mele koe, ʻo kekahi, aia i ka Pōʻaono, a ʻo kekahi, i ka Lāpule. He 110,000 mau kikiki i kūʻai ʻia, a he mau kikiki helu wale nō i koe.

A ma muli paha o ka nui o nā kikiki i kūʻai ʻia no Mars, ua holo ihola ka manaʻo o Snoop Dogg lāua ʻo Cardi B, e mālama i ʻaha mele ma ke Kahua Pāʻani ʻo Aloha. I ka lā 27 o Kēkēmapa ana ko lāua ʻaha mele. E hoʻomaka ke kūʻai ʻia ʻana o ke kikiki i ka hola 10:00 o ke awakea o ka lā 16 o Nowemapa. ʻAʻole i maopopo ke kumu kūʻai o nā kikiki.

He wahi kia hoʻomanaʻo ke waiho akula ma Makapuʻu no nā kānaka i alu like ma ke kū ʻana no ka pono o ke kapakai ʻo Ka Iwi. Ma muli o ke kūpaʻa o ia mau kānaka ma hope o ka ʻāina, ʻaʻole i kūkulu ʻia aʻe ia ʻāina. Ua hana ʻia he papa hōʻailona e mahalo ana i nā kānaka aloha ʻāina a pau i komo i loko o ka hana e pono ai ʻo Ka Iwi. A hoʻopaʻa ʻia ihola ia papa hōʻailona ma kahi pōhaku e kū ana ma kahi nānā mua o ke Ala Hale Ipu Kukui o Makapuʻu. He lōʻihi loa ke ala hele o ia kūpaʻa ʻana, he 40 makahiki a ʻoi. A ʻo ka Pōʻahā nei, he lā ʻano nui nō hoʻi ia, ʻoiai, ʻo ka piha kanakolu makahiki ia o ka lā i koho pāloka ai ko Hawaiʻi no ka pono o ia ʻāina aloha ma uka o Wāwāmalu, ʻo ia hoʻi, e lilo ia i ʻāina hoʻomalu ʻia. A ʻo ia ihola nō ka hopena, ʻaʻole hiki ke kūkulu ʻia ua ʻāina lā.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ka mū ʻai paka o Puʻunui.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka hoʻouluhua a hoʻopilikia paha.

11-07-18

Ua pau iho nei ka helu ʻia ʻana o nā pāloka.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 7 o Nowemapa, he Pōʻakolu. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

I ulu nō ka lālā i ke kumu. A he mea ia e ʻike maka ʻia ana a puni kēia pae ʻāina no nā makahiki he nui. A no laila, hoʻomaka iho nei ke aupuni e hōʻike aku i ka lehulehu, he mea nui nā kumu kula aupuni o Hawaiʻi nei ma ka palapala ʻaelike o ka makahiki 2017. Ma ia palapala ʻaelike, ua piʻi aʻela ka uku hana o ke kumu kula aupuni i ka lā mua o ka makahiki kula 2017. A ʻakahi nō a piʻi hou i ka lā ʻewalu o ʻOkakopa. ʻAʻole naʻe i komo ia puʻu kālā ma nā lima o nā kumu a i ka lā ʻelima iho nei o Nowemapa ma muli o ka hoʻopaneʻe ʻia o ka uku hana. Ma ka pae komo wale ʻekahi, he $36,708 a ʻoi o ka makahiki. Akā, inā ua puka ke kumu mai ka Polokalamu Hoʻonaʻauao Kumu Kula i ʻāpono ʻia e ke aupuni mokuʻāina, ʻo ka uku hana, he $48,428 a ʻoi o ka makahiki.

A ʻo kekahi mau kumu kula o Hawaiʻi nei i alualu i ke kūlana lunamakaʻāinana, e lei ana nō i ka lei o ka lanakila. ʻO Amy Perruso, he Kemokalaka, lilo ihola ʻo ia i lunamakaʻāinana no ka ʻĀpana 46. A ʻo Val Okimoto, he Lepupalika, lilo ihola i lunamakaʻāinana no ka ʻĀpana 36.

Koho hou ʻia ʻo David Ige, ʻo ia ke kiaʻāina o Hawaiʻi nei. ʻO Mazie Hirono ke kū kilakila nei, ʻo ia ke Kenekoa ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa. Ma ka ʻĀpana 1 o ka Hale o nā Lunamakaʻāinana ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa, ʻo Ed Case ka lanakila, a ma ka ʻĀpana 2, ʻo Tulsi Gabbard ka lanakila.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ka ulua kāpapa o ke kai loa.

ʻO ia hoʻi, he koa ikaika.

11-05-18

Pūʻiwa ihola ko Hawaiʻi i ka make ʻana o kahi keiki o ka ʻāina.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 5 o Nowemapa, he Pōʻakahi. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aola kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ke emi iho nei nō nā mele a nā manu mūkīkī o Hawaiʻi nei. A pēlā pū me ka nui o ia mau manu o ka nāhelehele. Ma kekahi hana noiʻi i ke mele a ka ʻakekeʻe, ka ʻanianiau a me ka ʻamakihi o Kauaʻi, ua ʻike ʻia ke emi loa ʻana o nā kani like ʻole o ka ʻamakihi o Kauaʻi a me ka ʻanianiau mai ka makahiki 1975 a i kēia lā. Wahi a Kristina Paxton, ka mea nāna i alakaʻi i ka noiʻi ʻana, ʻo ke kumu i loli ai ke mele ʻana, ʻo ia ke emi loa ʻana o nā manu. Aʻo ka manu i kāna mau mele ma ka lohe ʻana i nā mākua a me nā manu ʻē aʻe o ka nāhelehele. Inā liʻiliʻi mai nā manu, liʻiliʻi mai nā mele a nā manu ʻōpio e aʻo mai ai a e haku ai hoʻi i kā lākou mau mele ponoʻī.

Aloha nō. Ua make ihola ʻo Vince Manuwai i ka Lāpule nei. He 38 wale nō ona makahiki. ʻO Manuwai kekahi o nā mea pāʻani laina kūlele ʻoi ma ka moʻolelo o ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi. E neʻe ana ʻo ia i ke keʻena noho hou ma Kakaʻako, a i ke kakahiaka o ka Lāpule nei, i kona manawa e hoʻohikihiki ana i kāna mau mea i loko o ke keʻena noho, maʻule ihola ʻo ia. Lawe ʻia akula ʻo ia i ka Haukapila ʻo Straub, a ma laila ʻo ia kahi i hala ai i ke ao polohiwa a Kāne. I kēlā makahiki aku nei, ua nānā ʻia ʻo ia e ke kauka a loaʻa ke ʻano o ka maʻi puʻuwai, akā, ʻaʻole maopopo inā ʻo ia kona kumu i maʻule ai. Ua puka ʻo Manuwai mai ke Kula Kiʻekiʻe ʻo Farinatona i ka makahiki 1999, a lilo ihola i kūkahi no nā Koa Ānuenue o Hawaiʻi. A ma hope mai o kēlā, pāʻani ihola ʻo ia no nā Iākua o Iākonawila no nā makahiki he ʻewalu.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

E hoʻi ka waʻa; mai hoʻopaʻa aku i ka ʻino.

He noi kēia i kekahi, ʻaʻole e hana i ka hana e pilikia ai ʻo ia.

11-02-18

He kino kupapaʻu kai loaʻa iho nei ma loko o kekahi pahu hoʻouna ma ka moku.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 2 o Nowemapa, he Pōʻalima. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ma kahi noho o Kahaluʻu, Oʻahu, ua loaʻa iho nei kekahi kino kupapaʻu ma loko o kekahi pahu hoʻouna ma ka moku i nehinei. Ma kahi o ka hola 12:00 o ke awakea i loaʻa ai ia kino, a he mau ʻeha nō ko ia kino, a no laila, hoʻomaka aʻela ka mākaʻi e noiʻi. ʻAʻohe naʻe wahi mea a hōʻike mai o ka mākaʻi i kahi ʻike no ke kanaka i make.

A ma ka mokupuni ʻo Hawaiʻi, aia nō ka mākaʻi ke noiʻi akula i ka make ʻana o kekahi keiki o Kailua, Kona i ka Pōʻakolu nei. ʻO ke keiki, he ʻeono wale nō ona makahiki. He ulia paha kai ʻike ʻia ma kekahi hale papaʻi ma ke Alanui ʻo Manawaleʻa. A lawe ʻia akula ua keiki nei i ka Hale Kinai Ahi o Kailua, ua pau kona ʻike, a pau hoʻi kona lohe. A mai ia hale kinai ahi aku ʻo ia i lawe ʻia ai i ka Haukapila Kaiāulu o Kona. A ma laila i kūkala ʻia ai kona make ʻana ma kahi o ka hola 5:30 o ka ʻauinalā. Aia nō ka mākaʻi ke ʻimi akula i mau hōʻike i ʻike aku paha i kahi hoʻopaʻapaʻa a haunaele paha ma kahi o ka hale papaʻi.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Puka ma ka ʻāpua.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ua pakele māhunehune i ka pilikia.

10-31-18

Hoʻoholo ihola ka ʻAha Kiʻekiʻe o Hawaiʻi no ka TMT.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 31 o ʻOkakopa, he Pōʻakolu. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua kau aʻela ka ʻōlelo hoʻoholo a ka ʻAha Hoʻokolokolo Kiʻekiʻe o Hawaiʻi no ka pono o ka ʻOhe Nānā Kanakolu Mika i ka Pōʻalua nei, ʻo ia hoʻi, ua ʻāpono ihola i ka holo ʻana o ka manaʻo o ka Papa ʻĀina a Waiwai Pili ʻĀina i ka hoʻopuka ʻana i palapala kūkulu no ia papahana. He hoʻokahi wale nō lunakānāwai o ka ʻAha Kiʻekiʻe i kūʻē i ia ʻōlelo hoʻoholo, ʻo ia ka Mea Hanohano Michael Wilson. A hoʻohiki ihola nā Kū Kiaʻi Mauna, e alu like hou ma Mauna Kea. ʻŌlelo ihola ʻo Kahoʻokahi Kanuha, kekahi o nā Hawaiʻi Alakaʻi, hoʻokahi wale nō ala i koe, ʻo ia ke kū ʻana no ka pono, a ʻo ke Kapu Aloha ke kū i ka moku. Hōʻike mai ka hui ʻo TMT, inā he pilikia paha ke kupu aʻe, he wahi ʻē aʻe nō e kūkulu ʻia ai ua ʻohe nānā lā, ʻo nā Mokupuni Kenele.

Ma ka paio kālaimanaʻo ʻana o nā moho kiaʻāina, ua kono ʻia nā moho hope kiaʻāina kekahi. Hoʻokahi wale nō naʻe moho hope kiaʻāina i hiki aku, ʻo ia ka hoa alualu o David Ige, ʻo Josh Green. ʻAʻole i hiki aku ʻo Marissa Kerns, ka hoa alualu o Andria Tupola. Ua hili hewa paha kahi manaʻo lā. Hōʻike aʻela ke Poʻo Nūhou o KITV, ʻo Mike Darrah, ua haʻi aku ʻo KITV i nā moho kiaʻāina, e lawe i nā hoa alualu a ʻae maila lāua. Wahi a Kerns, ʻaʻole i hoʻomaopopo iki ʻo Tupola iā ia no kona kono ʻia ʻana. ʻŌlelo ihola ʻo Tupola i ka Pōʻalua nei ma ke alualu ʻana i ke kūlana mokuʻāina, e hili hewa ana ke kūkākūkā ʻana.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ua Ikapoka, ua hala ka nani o ka ʻIkelaʻela.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ua hala ka Puʻulena.