10-19-18

Kau ka hoʻopaʻi o kekahi no ke kī ʻana i mau nēnē a make.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 19 o ʻOkakopa, he Pōʻalima. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

I ke kakahiaka o ka Pōʻakolu nei, pau ihola kekahi hale i ke ahi ma Kaimukī. A pau pū i ka make he makuahine, ʻo Connie Moribe Wharton, a me kāna pēpē, ʻo Sophia. Aia ka hale ma ke Alanui ʻo Luakaha. ʻO Lukānela Nathan Wharton o ke Keʻena Mākaʻi o Honolulu, ʻo ia ke kāne a Moribe Wharton a me ka makuakāne o Sophia. A ua loaʻa he ʻekolu mau pahu pōpene ma ka hale kaʻa, akā, ʻaʻole i hōʻoia ʻia, ʻo ia ke kumu i ʻā ʻia ai ke ahi. Akā, wahi a kekahi hoa noho e noho ana ma kekahi ʻaoʻao o ke alanui, ua lohe ʻo ia i ka pahū nui ʻana. Aia nō ka mākaʻi ke noiʻi akula.

Kau aʻe nei ka hoʻopaʻi o kahi kanaka o Kauaʻi no ke kī ʻana i ʻehā mau nēnē i ka pū pōkā peleka a make ma kahi o kona hale ma Kōloa. ʻO Steven Cookson ka inoa o ua kanaka lā. A ʻo kona hoʻopaʻi, ʻo ka uku he $40,775. I ka lā 8 o Pepeluali o ka makahiki 2017 kona hoʻomake ʻana i ia mau manu. A ua hoʻāʻo ʻo Cookson e hoʻomake aku i kekahi nēnē i kekahi lā aku.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Pihaʻā moe wai uka.

ʻO ia hoʻi, he loea ma ka hana ʻālapa kahi e ʻike ʻia ai ka ikaika o ke kanaka.

10-17-18

He hoʻomākaukau ka hana o ke Keʻena Ola o Hawaiʻi no kahi kānāwai hou e kū ana i ka lā mua o Ianuali.

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

He mau kikiki hou ke kūʻai ʻia ana no ka ʻaha mele o Bruno Mars. He ʻekolu ʻaha mele e mālama ʻia ana ma ke Kahua Pāʻani ʻo Aloha i kēia mahina aʻe, a ua pau koke nā kikiki a pau, he 100,000 a ʻoi, i ke kūʻai ʻia i loko o nā hola ʻelua a ʻoi iki paha. I kēia Pōʻalima ana e hoʻomaka ai ke kūʻai ʻia ʻana o nā kikiki hou no ia mau ʻaha mele ʻekolu o ka lā 8, ka lā 10 a me ka lā 11 o Nowemapa. I ka hola ʻumi ana e hoʻomaka ai ke kūʻai ʻana a ma ka pūnaewele wale nō, ma ka Ticketmaster. A no nā hola mua he 48, ʻo ka poʻe wale nō e noho paʻa ana ma Hawaiʻi nei ke kūʻai. ʻAʻole i hōʻike ʻia ke kumu kūʻai o nā kikiki, akā, ʻo nā kikiki ma mua, ʻo ka mea emi loa, he $49.50.

I ka lā mua o Ianuali o ka makahiki 2019 e kū ai ke kānāwai kahi e ʻae ʻia ana ke kanaka makua i loaʻa i ka maʻi make, e hoʻomake iā ia iho ma ka loaʻa ʻana o kahi kuhikuhi lāʻau e pau ai ke ola. ʻO ka hana a ke Keʻena Ola o Hawaiʻi i kēia manawa, ʻo ia ka hana ʻana i ala e hōʻoia ʻia ai ka ʻike leʻa ʻana o ka maʻi a me kona ʻohana i nā koho ʻē aʻe no ka mālama ʻana i ke kanaka i loaʻa i ka maʻi make. I ka lā mua o ka makahiki, e hiki ana i ke kanaka i maikaʻi kona noʻonoʻo kanaka ke noi i ka lāʻau hoʻomake ma hope o ka hōʻoia ʻana o nā kauka ʻelua, ua loaʻa ʻo ia i ka maʻi make, a he ʻeono wale nō ona mahina e ola ai, akā he pono i ke kanaka maʻi ke ʻai i ka lāʻau me ke kōkua ʻole ʻia. He pono i ia kanaka ke noi he ʻelua manawa, a he 20 lā ma waena o ke noi mua a me ke noi ʻelua. A koi ʻia nō hoʻi ke noi kākau i ʻike maka ʻia e ʻelua mau kānaka, a ʻo kekahi o lāua, ʻaʻole he mea e hoʻopōmaikaʻi ʻia e ka waiwai o ke kanaka maʻi.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Aia nō i ka mea e mele ana.

ʻO ia hoʻi, e noʻonoʻo ke kanaka no kona pono iho.

10-15-18

Pepehi a pōā ʻia kekahi kanaka ma Kalihi.

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

I ka pō Pōʻaono nei, pepehi aʻela kekahi mau kānaka, he ʻehiku a ʻewalu paha, i kekahi kanaka ma Kalihi. A ma hope o ko lākou pepehi ʻana aʻe i ua kanaka nei, pōā maila lākou iā ia a nāholo akula. ʻO ka hola 10:30 paha ia o ia pō. Ua ʻōlelo ʻia, he mau mea hōʻeha ko ua mau kānaka lā. Ua ʻeha kūkonukonu nō ke kanaka i pepehi ʻia a lawe ʻia akula ʻo ia i ka haukapila. Aia nō ka mākaʻi ke ʻimi akula i ia mau kānaka pōā.

Ua eo ihola ʻo Hawaiʻi iā Berigama Iana ma ka helu ʻai he 49 i ka 23 i ka Pōʻaono nei. ʻO ka ʻumi ia o ka manawa o ia mau hui ʻelua i hoʻokūkū ai ma Mauna Pōhaku, a ʻo ka ʻumi nō hoʻi ia o ka manawa i eo ai nā Koa Ānuenue i nā Koukā. Inā i lanakila ʻo Hawaiʻi, inā ua paʻa mai ka hoʻokūkū ʻana ma ka Ipu Hawaiʻi e mālama ʻia ana ma ka lā 22 o ka mahina ʻo Kēkēmapa. ʻO nā lanakila he ʻehiku, ʻo ia ka mea e paʻa ai ke komo ʻana o nā Koa Ānuenue i loko o ka Ipu Hawaiʻi. A no laila, he paʻa mai paha koe.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Mehameha wale nō ʻo Puʻuloa, i ka hele a Kaʻahupāhau.

Hoʻopuka ʻia kēia ʻōlelo i ka wā e haʻalele ai kahi mea aloha i ka hale.

 

 

 

 

 

 

10-12-18

Make iho nei kahi koʻele wāwae i ka Pōʻakolu nei.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 12 o ʻOkakopa, he Pōʻalima. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua alu like kekahi mau hui no ka paipai ʻana i nā mana koho, e hōʻole i ka mālama ʻana i ka ʻaha ʻelele hana kumukānāwai o Hawaiʻi. Ua kapa ʻia aku ia hui, ʻo Mālama I Ko Kākou Hawaiʻi (Preserve Our Hawaiʻi). A ua kākau inoa nō me ke Komikina Hoʻolilo Kālā Paipai Kālaiʻāina Hawaiʻi ma ke ʻano he kōmike kumumanaʻo a no laila, he hiki nō ke hoʻoulu a hoʻolilo aku i ke kālā i mea e mālama ʻole ʻia ai ka ʻaha ʻelele hana kumukānāwai. ʻO ka ʻAhahui Limahana Aupuni o Hawaiʻi kekahi i alu like, pēlā pū me ke Keʻena ʻOihana Kālepa o Hawaiʻi, ka Hui Sierra o Hawaiʻi, ka māhele Hawaiʻi o ka Uniona Kūʻokoʻa Kīwila ʻAmelika, a me ka ʻAoʻao Kemokalaka Hawaiʻi. ʻO kekahi mea nui i hāpai ʻia e lākou, ʻo ke kumukānāwai o Hawaiʻi kekahi o nā kumukānāwai ʻoi o ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa i kēia manawa, a e pilikia paha ia ke mālama ʻia ka ʻaha ʻelele hana kumukānāwai.

E akahele e ka poʻe koʻele wāwae. Make aku nei ʻo Raymond Endow o Nuʻuanu i ka hoʻokuʻi ʻia e ke kalaka i ka Pōʻakolu nei. Ua piha nā makahiki he 83 iā Endow, a wahi a ka lohe, he keu ʻo ia a ke kanaka akahele i kona wā e holo ana ma luna o nā waʻa kaulua he ʻumi ihu. ʻO Endow ka 25 o ke koʻele wāwae i make ma nā alanui o Oʻahu nei i kēia makahiki nei. I ka lā like o kēlā makahiki aku nei, he ʻehā wale nō koʻele wāwae i make. ʻO ka pilikia, wahi a kekahi poʻe, ʻaʻohe kukui hoʻokū ma ia wahi i hoʻokuʻi ʻia ai ʻo Endow.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ke kū i Kahiki.

ʻO ia hoʻi, inā hiki.

10-10-18

He ʻolohani ka hana ma nā hōkele Marriott.

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

Ke ʻolohani aʻela nā limahana o nā hōkele Marriott ma Hawaiʻi nei. He 2,700 ka nui o lākou, a ʻakahi nō a hoʻomaka ia hana ma ka Pōʻakahi nei. ʻO ko lākou makemake, e hoʻonui ʻia ka uku a e hoʻomaikaʻi i ka pōmaikaʻi. A he kākoʻo nō kekahi mau uniona iā lākou. ʻO ka poʻe limahana mokulele o ka hui ʻo United Airlines, ua hoʻopau i ko lākou noho ʻana ma ka hōkele ʻo ka Sheraton Princess Kaʻiulani. A ʻo ka United Public Workers, ua huki aku i ko lākou mau lālā mai kekahi ʻaha palekana e mālama ʻia ana ma ka Sheraton Waikīkī. A ʻo ka Uniona Limahana Mekala o Hawaiʻi, ua kāpae i ko lākou noho ʻana ma nā lumi he 100 o ka Sheraton Maui, i hoʻopaʻa ʻia no ka pule hoʻokahi. Hōʻike ka ʻAhahui Kuene Mokulele, he kākoʻo piha nō i ka ʻolohani a nā limahana o nā hōkele Marriott. ʻAʻole e ʻaʻe nā lālā o ka ʻAhahui Kuene Mokulele i ka laina ʻolohani. Ua hoʻomaka ke kūkākūkā ʻana o ka uniona me Marriott i ka mahina ʻo Iune a ʻaʻole i paʻa kahi ʻaelike.

I ke noi ʻana o Laycie Tobosa i laikini kalaiwa hou ma ke Keʻena ʻOkomopila ma Hilo, ua noi ʻia ʻo Tobosa e wehe i kona pale poʻo i mea e paʻi ʻia ai kona kiʻi. Akā, ʻo ia pale poʻo, he mea hoʻomana ia. A wahi a Tobosa, ʻo ke noi ʻana i ka wahine e wehe i kona pale poʻo, he like ia me ke noi ʻana aku iā ia e wehe i kona lole a me kona paleʻaʻahu. No laila, ʻaʻole i ʻae ʻo Tobosa e wehe i kona pale poʻo, a ʻo ka hopena, he laikini kalaiwa kūikawā wale nō kai hāʻawi ʻia iā ia. ʻAʻohe kiʻi o ia ʻano laikini. I ka lā mua o Pepeluali i noi ai ʻo Tobosa i laikini kalaiwa hou a ʻakahi nō a loaʻa mai ka laikini maoli i ka lā mua o Mei. Hōʻike aʻe nei ka Uniona Kūʻokoʻa Kīwila ʻAmelika o Hawaiʻi i ke Keʻena ʻOkomopila o ke kalana ʻo Hawaiʻi, e hoʻololi i ka hana, ʻoiai, he hana kūʻē kumukānāwai ia. A hoʻouna nō hoʻi ia uniona i ka leka i nā Keʻena ʻOkomopila o nā kalana ʻo Honolulu, ʻo Maui a me Kauaʻi me ke noi ʻana i ka hōʻoia, ʻaʻole lākou e hana like nei ma ke kūʻē kumukānāwai.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

He hele pīlali ʻāina maoli nō.

ʻO ia hoʻi, poina ihola ka hoʻi ʻana i ka hale ma muli o ka lilo loa ʻana o ka noʻonoʻo i kekahi hana.

10-08-18

Make ihola kekahi i ke kī pū ʻia e ka mākaʻi.

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

Ua kī ʻia aku nei kekahi kanaka i ka pū e ka mākaʻi a make i ke kakahiaka Lāpule nei. Aia nō ua kanaka nei ma hope o ka Hale o ke Keʻena Ola ma uka o ke Kapikala, ua paʻa ʻo ia i ka pahi kā, a hili akula ʻo ia i kekahi mākaʻi, ʻo ka pōmaikaʻi, e komo ana ka mākaʻi i ka pūliki pale pōkā. A ma hope mai, kī akula kekahi mākaʻi i ka pū uila, a ʻo kekahi mākaʻi, kī akula i ka pū he ʻekolu a ʻehā paha manawa, a kū ke kino a me ka lima o ke kanaka i ka pōkā. ʻO ke ono ia o ka manawa i kī ai ka mākaʻi o ke Keʻena Mākaʻi o Honolulu a make ke kanaka i kēia makahiki nei. A ʻo lākou a pau, mai ka mahina mai ʻo Iune.

Ma ka hoʻokūkū pōpō peku o Hawaiʻi, ʻaʻole i pāʻani ʻo Cole McDonald, ka ʻalihikūlele maʻa mau, ma muli o ka ʻeha. Akā, ua lanakila nō nā Koa Ānuenue ma ka helu ʻai he 17 i ka 13. Na Chevan Cordeiro i pani i ka hakahaka ma ke kūlana ʻalihikūlele, a he maikaʻi wale kāna hana. He 148 āna ʻīā i nou ai, a he ʻelua āna ʻai holo i nou ai. A he ʻeleu nō ka ʻaoʻao kūpale o Hawaiʻi.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ka ulua kāpapa o ke kai loa.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke koa ikaika.

10-05-18

ʻĀkoakoa aku nei kānaka no ke kūʻē i ka hana māinoino wahine a ʻohana.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 5 o ʻOkakopa, he Pōʻalima. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua kaʻi like akula nā kānaka he 1,000 a ʻoi mai ke Kapikala a i ka Hale Aliʻi no ka hana māinoino wahine a ʻohana paha. No ka hālāwai hōʻeuʻeu ia o ke Kaʻi Like Kūʻē Hana Māinoino o ke Kāne o ka makahiki 2018. ʻO ka 24 ia o ka makahiki i mālama ʻia ai nei kaʻi like. ʻO ka hana māinoino ia ma ka ʻohana a ma ka pilina aloha paha. A ʻo ka hopena o ia ʻano hana māinoino, he make nō i kekahi manawa. I kēia pule nei, ʻike ʻia iho nei nō. I ka Lāpule nei, ua hou aku nei kekahi wahine i kekahi kāne o Nānākuli a make ihola ke kāne. Wahi a ka wahine, e hana māinoino ana ua kāne lā iā ia. A ma Ālia Paʻakai, hou aku nei kekahi kāne i ka wahine i ka pahi a laila, lele ihola ke kāne mai ka papahele 15 o kekahi hale papaʻi a make ihola. Ua ʻōlelo ka poʻe nāna i hoʻolālā i ke kaʻi like, ma Hawaiʻi nei, he 50,000 mau wāhine a ʻoi aku a emi mai paha, he 18 makahiki a ka makahiki 64, hana māinoino ʻia i kēlā me kēia makahiki. Inā pilikia ʻoe i ka hana māinoino, eia mai kekahi mau helu e kāhea ai i kōkua, Catholic Charities Hawaiʻi, 524-HOPE; Domestic Violence Action Center, 531-3771; Mental Health America of Hawaiʻi, mentalhealthhawaii.org; and Parents and Children Together, 847-3285.

E hoʻi hou mai ana ka Hana Keaka ʻo “Ka Lapu o ke Keaka Mele” i Honolulu i kēia makahiki aʻe. E mālama ʻia ana mai ka lā 7 o ʻAukake a i ka lā mua o Kepakemapa o ka makahiki 2019. Aia ana ma ka Hale ʻAha Mele ʻo Blaisdell. A mai ka lā 23 o ʻOkakopa a i ka lā 27, e mālama ʻia ana ʻo “The Illusionists: Live from Broadway.” A mai ka lā 24 o Kēkēmapa a i ka lā 29, e mālama ʻia ana ʻo “Rent: 20th Anniversary Tour.” E hoʻomaka ke kūʻai ʻia ʻana o ke kikiki kikina i kēia lā no nā hana keaka ʻekolu, mai ka $130 a i ka $310. A inā e kūʻai ana i nā kikiki he 10 a ʻoi o ka hana keaka “Ka Lapu o ke Keaka Mele,” he hiki nō hoʻi ke kūʻai ʻia i kēia manawa.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

ʻAi nō i kalo moʻa.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ua pau ka hana. He hiki ke noho a hoʻonanea.