05-25-22

Aloha nō ka hala ʻana o kahi Hawaiʻi Alakaʻi.

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

Ua hala aku nei kahi Hawaiʻi Alakaʻi i ke ala hoʻi ʻole mai i ka ʻauinalā Pōʻakahi nei. Ua moe ʻo Colette Yvette Piʻipiʻi Machado i ka moe kapu o Niolopua ma ka Halemaʻi Mōʻīwahine ma hope o kona ʻāʻumeʻume ʻana me ka maʻi no kahi wā lōʻihi. Nui kāna mau hana no ka pono o ka lehulehu a pēlā pū nō hoʻi me ka pono o ka Lāhui Hawaiʻi. He kahu waiwai ʻo Machado no ke Keʻena Kuleana Hawaiʻi no nā makahiki he 24. A ʻo ia ka luna hoʻomalu o ia papa mai ka makahiki 2010 a i ka makahiki 2014, a mai ka makahiki 2017 a i ka makahiki 2020. A he nui hou aku kāna mau hana. ʻO kekahi, ʻo ia kona koi ʻana iā Kenekoa Daniel Inouye a me ke Kiaʻāina John Waiheʻe i ke kōkua ma ka hoʻololi ʻana i nā kānāwai mālama wahi pana e ʻākeʻakeʻa ana i ka hoʻihoʻi hou ʻana i nā loko iʻa a ke kūlana mua. Ua piha nā makahiki he 71 iā Machado. A haʻalele mai nei ʻo ia i kāna kāne, iā Myron Akutagawa ma hope nei.

Ua make aku nei he 19 mau keiki a he ʻelua mau kumu kula aupuni i ke kī pū ʻia ma ke Kula Haʻahaʻa ʻo Robb ma Tekeka. Ua komo wale aku kekahi kanaka i loko o ka lumi papa a kī aku nei i ka puka a paʻa. A ʻo ia kona wā i hoʻomaka ai i ke kī ʻana i nā keiki a me nā kumu. ʻO ka inoa o ua kanaka lā, ʻo Salvador Ramos. Ma hope mai, komo akula na mākaʻi i loko o ka lumi papa a kī akula iā Ramos a make. ʻAʻole i maopopo ke kumu o ia hana mānaʻonaʻo a Ramos.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Anu koʻū ka hale, ua hala ka makamaka.

Mehameha ihola ka hale i ka hala ʻana o ka makamaka nona ka leo heahea.

05-23-22

E kau aku ana paha kekahi kaikamahine o Hawaiʻi nei i ka hano hāweo.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 23 o Mei, he Pōʻakahi. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

E lilo paha ka Makana Pulitzer ma ka māhele mele iā Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti no kāna mele i haku ai, ʻo “with eyes the color of time.” He mele ia e pili ana i nā hana noʻeau e hōʻikeʻike ʻia ana ma ka Hale Hōʻikeʻike ʻo Contemporary ma mua, i kapa ʻia ʻo Spalding Hale. He mea hoʻokani viola ʻo Lanzilotti a he haku mele nō hoʻi. A ma ke kau ʻana o ka lā i ka lolo i kēia Pōʻahā ma ke Kikowaena Kīwila o Honolulu, e hoʻokani ana ʻo Lanzilotti me kekahi mau mea hoʻokani o Hawaiʻi nei i kekahi o kāna mau mele hou i haku ai, ʻo ia hoʻi, ʻo “Sky Gate.” A i hoʻoulu ʻia ʻo ia e ka hana noʻeau a Isamu Noguchi i hana ai i kapa ʻia nō hoʻi ʻo Sky Gate. He moʻopuna kuakahi ʻo Lanzilotti na Samuel Wilder King. A he moʻopuna nō hoʻi na ka Mea Hanohano Sam King.

Ua noi aku nei ke Keʻena Hoʻokipa Malihini Mākaʻikaʻi o Hawaiʻi i nā luna kau kānāwai he $64 miliona no ka hoʻoponopono ʻana i ke Kikowaena ʻAha Hōʻike o Hawaiʻi. ʻO ka ʻoneki kaupaku, ke ua mai, he kulu nō ka ua e pōʻino ai ʻo loko o ia kikowaena. ʻO ka nui o ke kālā i noi ʻia, he $54 miliona no ka hoʻoponopono ʻana i ka ʻoneki kaupaku, a he $10 miliona no ke kūkulu ʻana i mau pālulu e hoʻomalumalu ai i ke 50 pākeneka o ka lānai kaupaku ʻole o ka ʻoneki kaupaku. Akā, ʻo ka puʻu kālā i hoʻokaʻawale ʻia e ka ʻahaʻōlelo, he $15 miliona.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

ʻAi nō i kalo moʻa.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ua pau ka hana, a hiki mai ka wā hoʻonanea.

05-20-22

ʻO Keith Hayashi ke kahu kula nui hou.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 20 o Mei, he Pōʻalima. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

ʻO Keith Hayashi ke kahu kula nui kūikawā o nā kula aupuni o Hawaiʻi. A i ka pō Pōʻahā nei, hoʻokohu ʻia aʻe nei ʻo Hayashi, ʻo ia ke kahu kula nui paʻa. ʻEkolu moho hope loa, ʻo Hayashi, ʻo Caprice Young a me Darrel Galera. A lōʻihi ke kūkākūkā ʻana, a mai lilo aku ia kūlana iā Young. ʻO ka uku makahiki o ke kahu kula nui ma mua, ʻo Christina Kishimoto, he $240,000. ʻAʻole i paʻa ka uku o Hayashi, akā, ʻo ka uku kiʻekiʻe loa, he $250,000. E hoʻomaka ʻo Hayashi i ka lawelawe ʻana i ka hana ma ka lā mua o ka mahina ʻo Iulai.

Ua ʻāpono aku nei nā luna kau kānāwai o ʻOkalahoma i ka pila e pāpā ana, ʻaʻole e hoʻohemo keiki. A ʻōlelo aʻela nā wahi hoʻohemo keiki, i ke kiaʻāina nō a pūlima i ia pila, e pau ko lākou lawelawe ʻana i ka hoʻohemo keiki. Ma ia pila, ʻo nā mea wale nō e ʻae ʻia ai ka hoʻohemo keiki, ke pilikia loa ka wahine hāpai, a ʻo ka hoʻohemo keiki wale nō kona mea e ola ai. ʻO kekahi, ke hāpai ka wahine ma muli o ka puʻe wale ʻia a ma muli paha o ka moe ʻohana pili ponoʻī.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Aʻeaʻe mōhala i luna o ke kukui.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka i hele a poʻohina.

05-18-22

He puʻu kālā i hoʻokaʻawale ʻia no ka manu mūkīkī o Hawaiʻi.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 18 o Mei, he Pōʻakolu. Welina e nā makamaka heluhelu. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua hoʻokaʻawale ʻia aku nei he puʻu kālā pekelala no ka pono o ka manu mūkīkī o Hawaiʻi nei. ʻO ka nui o ke kālā, he $14 miliona a e lilo ana i kekahi mau keʻena aupuni. He mau lāhui manu ʻōiwi o Hawaiʻi kai ʻane nalowale loa, no laila, he mea ka puʻu kālā e pono ai ia mau manu ʻōiwi. Ua koho ʻia, he kanahā kūmālima wale nō ʻakikiki ma Kauaʻi. A he 135 kiwikiu koe ma Maui. ʻO ka pilika, aia nō ke māhuahua aʻela ka make ʻana o nā manu ʻōiwi i ka malalia manu. Na ka makika ka hoʻolaha ʻana i ka malalia manu. A no laila, e hoʻohana ʻia ana ke kālā i mea e hoʻomōhala ai i ka polokalamu e hoʻopau ai i ka makika ma nā wahi noho o ka ʻakikiki a me ka ʻakekeʻe ma Kauaʻi a me nā wahi noho o ke kiwikiu a me ka ʻākohekohe ma Maui.

Ua loaʻa aku nei kekahi mea pahū i hana wale ʻia ma kahi o ke alaloa H-2. A ke noi aʻela ka Pulo Pekelala Kolokolo i kōkua ma ka hōʻoia ʻike maka ʻana i nā mea e pili ana i ua mea pahū lā a i nā kānaka paha nāna i hana. ʻO kahi o ia mea pahū o ka loaʻa ʻana, aia ma kahi o ke Alanui ʻo Ala Aolani. I ka lā 26 o ʻApelila i loaʻa ai. ʻO kona lōʻihi, he ʻeono ʻīniha, a ʻo kona anawaena, he hoʻokahi ʻīniha. Inā he ʻike paha kāu, e kāhea i ka Pulo Pekelala Kolokolo ma ka helu 808-566-4300.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

ʻAlamihi kakani pōʻeleʻele.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka hana kuli i ka pō.

05-16-22

E kau ana kekahi mau haumāna ʻelua o Hawaiʻi nei ma ka hano hāweo.

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

ʻElua haumāna papa kiʻekiʻe loa o kekahi mau kula kiʻekiʻe o Hawaiʻi nei e kau ana i ka hano hāweo. Hoʻokoho ʻia lāua i ka papa kanalima kūmāwalu o nā Mea ʻImi Naʻauao Pelekikena ʻAmelika Hui Pū. ʻO kekahi haumāna, no ke Kula Kiʻekiʻe o Kealakehe. ʻO Kea Kahoilua Clebsch kona inoa. Na Clebsch ka ʻawelike kaha ʻoi ma ka papa kiʻekiʻe loa o Kealakehe a aia nō hoʻi ʻo ia ma nā papa holomua nui loa ma laila. Ua lilo he mau makana iā ia ma ka ʻepekema a me ka hana noʻeau. A he mau hana poʻokela hou aku. ʻO ka lua o ka haumāna, no ke Kula ʻo Punahou. ʻO Sascha Pakravan kona inoa. ʻO ke kāpena ia o ka hui haʻi ʻōlelo; he Mea ʻImi Naʻauao Coca-Cola; a he mau hana poʻokela hou aku. He 161 mau haumāna papa kiʻekiʻe loa i hoʻokoho ʻia i kēia makahiki nei.

I ka Pōʻaono nei, e kīkī ana kekahi ʻōpiopio ʻilikea i nā kānaka ma loko o kekahi hale mākeke ma Pāpulō. He 10 mau kānaka i make i ke kī pū ʻia. ʻO Payton Gendron ka inoa o ua kanaka lā nāna ia hana mānaʻonaʻo. I kī aku ʻo Gendron i ia mau kānaka ma muli o ka hoʻokae ʻili. A kohu mea lā, ua paʻa kona manaʻo, e nui loa nā kānaka Pāʻele e make iā ia. Ma hope mai o kāna hana, paʻa ihola ʻo ia i ka hopu ʻia e ka mākaʻi. I ka mahina ʻo Iune o kēlā makahiki aku nei, hoʻoweliweli aʻela ʻo Gendron, e kī ana ʻo ia i nā kānaka like ʻole ma ke Kula Kiʻekiʻe o Susquehanna Valley ma Conklin i Nū Ioka ma kahi o ka wā o ka ʻaha hemo kula. I ia manawa, lawe ʻia akula ʻo Gendron i ka haukapila i mea e ʻike ai i ka maikaʻi a me ka maikaʻi ʻole paha o kona noʻonoʻo kanaka. ʻAʻole naʻe ʻo ia i hopu ʻia i ia wā.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Pōʻino nā lāʻau aʻa liʻiliʻi i ka ulu pū me ka puakala aʻa loloa.

ʻO ia hoʻi, hoʻokūāʻino ʻia ke kanaka nona ka noʻonoʻo nāwaliwali.

05-13-22

Lapa ana ka maʻi ahulau ma Kōlea ʻĀkau.

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

E mālama ana ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi ma Mānoa he ʻekolu mau ʻaha hemo kula i kēia hopena pule. A ma mua, he paipai wale nō i nā kānaka e komo i ke pale ihu. Akā, ma muli o ka māhuahua ʻana aʻe nei o nā kānaka i loaʻa i ka maʻi ahulau, he koina ke komo pale ihu ma ia mau ʻaha hemo kula. Hoʻokahi ʻaha hemo kula o kēia lā. Aia i ka hola 5:00 o ka ʻauinalā. A he ʻelua ʻaha hemo kula o ka Pōʻaono. ʻO kekahi, aia ma ka hola 9:00 o ke kakahiaka. A ʻo ka lua, aia ma ka hapalua hola ʻekolu.

Kūkala aʻe nei ʻo Kōlea ʻĀkau, laha koke aku nei ka maʻi ahulau ma laila. Mai ka hopena o ʻApelila, make iho nei he ʻeono mau kānaka, a loaʻa aku nei he 350,00 mau kānaka i ka piwa a puni ʻo Kōlea ʻĀkau. Lapaʻau ʻia aku ia mau kānaka. A he 162,000 o lākou, ua polapola aʻela. A hoʻokaʻawale ʻia he 187,800 no ka lapaʻau ʻia ʻana. He mau hola ma hope mai o ke kūkala ʻia ʻana o ka laha koke ʻana o ka maʻi ahulau, kī aʻela ʻo Kōlea ʻĀkau he ʻekolu mau kao lele kī lewa i ke kai. ʻO ka ʻumi kūmāono ia o ka manawa i kī ai ʻo Kōlea ʻĀkau i ke kao lele i kēia makahiki nei.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

ʻAʻohe kolopā nāna e une.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka poʻo paʻakikī.

05-11-22

ʻAe iho nei ka ʻOihana Moku i ke kauoha o ke Keʻena Ola.

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

Kauoha ʻia aku nei ka ʻOihana Moku o ʻAmelika, e pau i ka hoʻolālā ʻia ka hoʻomaloʻo ʻana i nā pahu ʻaila i kanu ʻia ma Kapūkakī a maloʻo ke hiki aku i ka lā 30 o Iune. A ke hiki aku i ka lā mua o Nowemapa, e pau nō hoʻi i ka hoʻolālā ʻia ka pani ʻia ʻana o ia kahua pono lako. A ʻaʻole i kūʻē ka ʻoihana moku i ia mau kauoha.

Ua waiho ʻia ka inoa o Kalani Peʻa ma nā māhele he 11 o nā Makana Hōkū Hanohano o ka makahiki 2022. ʻO kekahi, no ka pāleo o ka makahiki ma ke ʻano he puʻukani a ma ke ʻano he mea hoʻopuka nō hoʻi. ʻO Josh Tatofi, ua waiho ʻia kona inoa ma nā māhele he ʻewalu. A ʻo kekahi hui hou, ʻo ka Tuahine Troupe, waiho ʻia ihola kona inoa no ka pāleo o ka makahiki a me ka puʻukani e ulu pono ana. ʻAʻole i paʻa ka lā e mālama ʻia ai ka ʻAha Makana Hōkū Hanohano o kēia makahiki nei.

Kau hou ka manaʻo o Max Holloway, e lilo hou ka inoa moho 145 paona iā ia. E mokomoko hou ana ʻo Holloway me Alexander Volkanovski ma ka lā 2 o Iulai ma ke Kūlanakauhale o nā ʻĀnela. ʻO ke kolu ana ia o ko lāua hui ʻana ma ka huinawalu. ʻO ka manawa mua, aia ma ka UFC 245 ma ka mahina ʻo Kēkēmapa o ka makahiki 2019, ka wā hoʻi i lilo ai ka inoa moho iā Volkanovski ma ka manaʻo lōkahi o nā luna loiloi. A he ʻehiku mahina ma hope mai, hakakā hou ihola lāua ma ka UFC 251 akā, ua mahae naʻe nā manaʻo o nā luna loiloi.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ka ʻai kīʻoʻe lāʻau.

ʻO ka ʻulu nō ia.

05-09-22

ʻO Hawaiʻi nō ka ʻoi!

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā

I kēlā Pōʻakolu aku nei, haʻalele ihola ʻo Kirk Caldwell i ke alualu ʻana i ke kūlana kiaʻāina, a ʻelua wale nō koe moho, ʻo ka Hope Kiaʻāina Josh Green a me Vicky Cayetano. Akā, holo iho nei ka manaʻo o ka Lunamakaʻāinana Kai Kahele a kūkala aʻela, e haʻalele ʻo ia i kona kūlana, a e alualu i ke kūlana kiaʻāina. ʻŌlelo aʻela ʻo Kahele, kākoʻo ʻia ʻo ia e ka uniona Kūloko 625 o nā Limahana Hao a me ka uniona Kūloko 630 o nā Makona Kimeki a me nā Hamo Puna. 

ʻĀhaʻi aku nei nā Kāne Ānuenue i ka lanakila ma loko o nā pāʻani ʻekolu wale nō i ka Pōʻaono nei, a lilo ai ka inoa moho pōpō paʻipaʻi o ka ʻAhahui ʻĀlapa  o nā Kulanui o ʻAmelika Hui Pū iā lākou. ʻO Spyros Chakas o Hawaiʻi, ʻo ia ka Mea Pāʻani Poʻokela o ka Hoʻokūkū. I ka Pōʻaono nei, he 14 āna hoʻopio, hoʻokahi ʻeki a ʻekolu kaupoku. Ua kāʻili nō hoʻi ʻo Hawaiʻi i ka inoa moho i kēlā makahiki aku nei. Ma ka moʻolelo o ka ʻAhahui ʻĀlapa o nā Kulanui o ʻAmelika Hui Pū, he ʻelima wale nō hui i hana pēlā. ʻO nā hui ʻē aʻe, ʻo ia ʻo UC Irvine, ʻo Loyola o Kikako, ʻo ʻOhaio State a me Kekaha Loa.

Eia mai kā kākou ‘ōlelo noʻeau,

Ua lilo me ka iʻa ʻo ka lauwiliwili.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka i huikau.

05-06-22

He malihini nahu mākaʻi ma Maui.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 6 o Mei, he Pōʻalima. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

I ka Pōʻalua nei ma Maui, hopu ʻia aku nei kekahi wahine no ka hana ʻano ʻino. ʻO Corey Campbell kona inoa. He malihini ʻo ia no Makakukeka mai. Aia ʻo ia ma kekahi hale ʻaina, a hōʻole aʻela ʻo ia i ka uku ʻana i kāna pila a me ka haʻalele ʻana i ka hale ʻaina. I ka hiki ʻana aku o ka mākaʻi, ʻakahi nō a ʻae ʻo Campbell i ka uku i ka pila, ʻaʻohe naʻe ona wahi manaʻo a haʻalele. A ʻo ia kona wā i hopu ʻia ai a hoʻopiʻi ʻia ai no ka hōʻole i ka haʻalele i ia wahi a me ka hana ʻano ʻino. A ʻo kona lawe ʻia akula nō ia i ke Keʻena Mākaʻi o Kīhei. A ma hope mai, i kona wā e lawe ʻia ana i Wailuku, nahu ihola ʻo Campbell i ka lima o kekahi mākaʻi. A no laila, hoʻopiʻi hou ʻia ʻo ia no ka hōʻeha i ka mākaʻi.

Ke māhuahua aʻela nā sila Hawaiʻi. I ka makahiki 2019, he 1,435 mau sila Hawaiʻi. Akā, i ka helu ʻia ʻana i kēlā makahiki aku nei, he 1,570. ʻO ka makamua kēia o ka ʻoi ʻana aku o nā sila Hawaiʻi i ka 1,500 ma nā makahiki he 20 a ʻoi i hala. Ma mua, e emi ana ka nui o nā sila Hawaiʻi he 4% a ʻoi i kēlā me kēia makahiki.

Lanakila aku nei ʻo Hawaiʻi ma luna o Ball State i ka Pōʻahā nei ma loko o nā pāʻani ʻelima. A holo mua ai i ka puni inoa moho o ka Hoʻokūkū Inoa Moho Pōpō Paʻipaʻi o ka ʻAhahui ʻĀlapa o nā Kulanui o ʻAmelika Hui Pū. A ʻo ko Hawaiʻi hoa paio ma laila, ʻo ia ʻo Kekaha Loa. I ka Pōʻaono ka puni inoa moho. E hoʻomaka ana i ka hola 2:00 o ka ʻauinalā.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

ʻO Honuʻapo aku nō ia, ʻo kahi o ka ʻahuʻawa.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ka hoka o ke kanaka. ʻO ka ʻahuʻawa, he lāʻau ia no ka hoka ʻana i ke ahu ʻawa.

05-04-22

E pāpā ʻia ana paha, ʻaʻole e hoʻohemo keiki ma nā mokuʻāina he nui o ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 4 o Mei, he Pōʻakolu. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Hoʻolaha hewa ʻia aku nei nā mea o ke kākau mua o kahi ʻōlelo hoʻoholo a ka ʻAha Hoʻokolokolo Kiʻekiʻe o ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa e hoʻohuli ana i ka hopena o ka hihia kahi e kūʻē ana ʻo Roe iā Wade ma ka makahiki 1973. ʻAʻole paha ia he pilikia ma Hawaiʻi nei, ʻoiai, i ka makahiki 1970, ma mua o ia hihia o Roe me Wade, ua lilo ʻo Hawaiʻi, ʻo ia ka mokuʻāina mua kahi i kū ai ka hoʻohemo keiki ʻana i ke kānāwai. Akā, wahi a Planned Parenthood, inā hoʻohuli ʻiʻo ʻia nō ua hihia lā, ua mākaukau kekahi mau mokuʻāina he 26 o ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa, e pāpā koke aku i ka hoʻohemo keiki ʻana.

Holo mua aku nei nā Kāne Ānuenue ma ka Hoʻokūkū Inoa Moho Pōpō Paʻipaʻi. Lanakila aku nei ʻo Hawaiʻi ma luna o North Greenville i ka Pōʻalua nei ma loko o nā pāʻani he ʻekolu wale nō. E kūʻē aku ana ʻo Hawaiʻi iā Ball State i ka Pōʻahā. Aia i ka hapalua hola ʻehā o ka ʻauinalā. Ma Ianuali, ua eo ʻo Hawaiʻi i nā Manu ʻUlaʻula o Ball State ʻelua manawa. Akā, i ia wā, ʻaʻole i pāʻani ʻo Jakob Thelle a me Guilherme Voss ma muli o ko lāua loaʻa i ka maʻi kolona. A ʻo kekahi hoʻokūkū o ka Pōʻahā, e kūʻē aku ana ʻo Kekaha Loa iā UCLA ma ka hola 2:00 o ka ʻauinalā. A ʻo nā lanakila, e kūʻē ana ma ka puni inoa moho ma ka lā ʻehiku o Mei.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

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