10-23-17

He wahi makana maiā Kuana Torres mai.

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

ʻO ka pule hope loa kēia o ka hana keaka ʻo Massie/Kahahawai. He hana keaka ia i haku ʻia e Dennis Carroll i ka makahiki 1973. He polopeka ʻo Carroll ma ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi ma Mānoa i ia manawa. ʻO ka mea ʻāpiki, e ola ana ʻo Thomas Massie a aʻo ʻia ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi, e waiho ʻo Massie i hoʻopiʻi i mua o ka ʻaha hoʻokolokolo ke hana keaka ʻia ka moʻolelo o Massie/Kahahawai. A no laila, ʻaʻole i hana keaka ʻia. I ka makahiki 2004 i hana keaka ʻia ai ma Kumu Kahua, he 16 makahiki ma hope mai o ka make ʻana o Massie. A ʻo ka hana keaka e mālama ʻia iho nei, ʻo Taurie Kinoshita ka luna kuhikuhi, a hōʻike mai nei ʻo ia, he mau mea hou kai hoʻokomo ʻia i loko o ka hana keaka a Carroll i haku ai. A ʻo ka hapanui o lākou, no loko mai o ka puke a David Stannard o ka makahiki 2005, ʻo ia hoʻi, ʻo “Honor Killing: How the Infamous ‘Massie Affair’ Transformed Hawaiʻi.” Ma ka Hale Hana Keaka ʻo Palikū o ke Kulanui Kaiāulu o nā Koʻolau e mālama ʻia nei. I kēia Pōʻakolu, e hoʻomaka i ka hola 4:00 o ka ʻauinalā. A i ka Pōʻahā, ka Pōʻalima a me ka Pōʻaono, e hoʻomaka i ka hola 7:30. ʻO nā likiki, mai ka ʻelima kālā a ka ʻumi.

A he ʻelua ʻaha mele ke hiki mai ana ma ka mahina ʻo Kēkēmapa. ʻO ka mua, mai ka lā 8 a ka lā 10. ʻO ka ʻaha mele ia o Kuana Torres Kahele a e mālama ʻia ana ma ka Hale Hana Keaka ʻo Hawaiʻi. Ma ka lā 8 a me ka lā 9, e hoʻomaka i ka hola 7:30 o ke ahiahi. A i ka lā 10, i ka hola 2:00 o ka ʻauinalā e hoʻomaka ai. A he mau puʻukani a me kekahi mau hālau hula ke komo ana i nei ʻaha mele. A pēlā pū nō me kekahi mau Miki Aloha Hula ʻehiku a me ka Miki Keiki Hula a me ka Mika Keiki Hula o kēia makahiki nei. ʻO kekahi mea e pōmaikaʻi ai nā kānaka a pau o ke anaina, e makana ʻia ana ka CD a Kahele i ka wā e komo ai i ka hale hana keaka. A i kēlā me kēia lā o ka ʻaha mele, e koho ʻia ana he ʻehā kikiki, a ʻo nā mea nāna ia mau kikiki, e lilo ana iā lākou pākahi he lei pūpū Niʻihau. ʻO nā kikiki, he $35 a ke $75. A ʻo ka poʻe i liʻiliʻi loa ka loaʻa makahiki i hōʻoia ʻia, he ʻelua wale nō kālā o ka likiki.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ka hāʻawi a ka mea hale, koe koena ʻole ma kūʻono.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka kahiau.

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