10-23-20

ʻĀpono ʻia he lāʻau e lapaʻau ʻia ai ka poʻe i loaʻa i ke COVID-19

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

Ua kāpae ʻia iho nei ka heihei malakona o Honoulu nei ma muli o ke COVID-19. ʻO ka lā 13 o ka mahina ʻo Kēkēmapa ka lā o ua heihei lā, akā, holo ihola ka manaʻo o Jim Barahal, ka pelekikena o ia heihei malakona. Ma ka hoʻomaka o ke kauwela, manaʻo ana ʻo Barahal, ua hiki paha ke mālama ʻia ka heihei, akā, ma muli o ka māhuahua koke ʻana o nā kānaka i loaʻa i ia maʻi, ʻaʻole i hiki.

A ma Lānaʻi, ua hōlapu aʻela ua maʻi ahulau lā. I ka Pōʻalua nei, ua kūkala ʻia he ʻehā mau kānaka i loaʻa i ka mea hoʻomaʻi kolona, a i kēia manawa, he 38 mau kānaka a ʻoi aku paha. A nolaila, ke paipai ʻia aku nei ko Lānaʻi, e noho ma ka hale, ʻaʻole e puka i waho, aia wale nō a he pono.

ʻAkahi nō a ʻāpono ʻia kekahi lāʻau e lapaʻau ʻia ai ka poʻe i loaʻa i ke COVID-19, i kapa ʻia ʻo remdesivir. Ma ke aʻa koko e hoʻokomo ʻia ai a e emi mai ka wā e polapola ai ke kanaka. He 15 lā ka mea maʻa mau, akā, ke lapaʻau ʻia me ua lāʻau lā, he 10 wale nō lā. Ua ʻāpono ʻia no ka poʻe i piha nā makahiki he 12 a he 88 mau paona a ʻoi aku. A ʻo ke koina nui, ʻo ka maʻi loa e noho ai ma ka haukapila ma muli o ia mea hoʻomaʻi.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

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

He wahi noi kēia, ʻaʻole e hana i ka hana e pōʻino ai ʻoe.

10-21-20

Ua hiki aku ka mea hoʻomaʻi kolona i Lānaʻi.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 21 o ʻOkakopa, he Pōʻakolu. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

He ʻehā mau kānaka o Lānaʻi i loaʻa aku nei i ke COVID-19. ʻAkahi nō a loaʻa ua maʻi lā ma laila. ʻEkolu o lākou, he hana nō ma kahi like a he mau ʻōuli nō ko lākou. Ua hoʻokaʻawale ʻia aku nei lākou a ke hoʻomalu ʻia nei i ʻole e laha ua maʻi lā. I kēia Pōʻaono, hiki ke nānā ʻia ka loaʻa a me ka loaʻa ʻole paha i ua maʻi lā, e hele aku i ka Hale Kahiko ʻo Dole ma ke Kūlanakauhale ʻo Lānaʻi mai ka hola 9:00 o ke kakahiaka a i ka hola 1:00 o ka ʻauinalā. Ma luna o ke kaʻa nō e hana ʻia ai nā mea a pau. Akā, he pono ka hoʻopaʻa ʻana i manawa e hele ai. A ʻo ka poʻe wale nō he 15 makahiki a ʻoi.

ʻO Tua Tagovailoa ana ka ʻalihikūlele kūlana ʻekahi o Miami. Ua koho nā Naiʻa iā Tagovailoa ma ka puni o ka wae mea pāʻani o ke Kuʻikahi Pōpōpeku Aupuni. A ma ka Lāpule nei kāna hoʻokūkū mua i pāʻani ai ma ke ʻano he loea. He mau minuke wale nō kāna i pāʻani ai. ʻAʻohe hoʻokūkū o nā Naiʻa i kēia Lāpule. E kūʻē ana ʻo Miami iā Los Angeles ma ka lā mua o Nowemapa a ʻo ia ko Tagovailoa hoʻokūkū mua e hoʻomaka ai ʻo ia ka ʻalihikūlele.

A no Marcus Mariota, e hoʻi ana ʻo ia i ka papa inoa pāʻani o Las Vegas. I ka lā 7 o Kepakemapa, ua kau ʻo ia ma ka papa inoa o nā kānaka i ʻeha ma muli o ka umauma ʻanuʻu. Ma nā lula o ke Kuʻikahi Pōpōpeku Aupuni, he ʻekolu pule e paʻa ai ka mea pāʻani ma ka papa inoa o nā kānaka i ʻeha. A laila, he 21 mau lā hou e hoʻi ai ia mea pāʻani i ka papa inoa pāʻani.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Pili ke kua me ke alo.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka hiwi loa.

10-19-20

He mea hou e hoʻopiʻi ana i ka ʻoihana ʻaila.

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

ʻO ke Kalana ʻo Maui kekahi e hoʻopiʻi ana i ka ʻoihana ʻaila no ka loli ʻana o ke ʻano o ka manawa ma muli o ka puhi ʻana i ka wahie mōʻali pōhaku. I kēlā pule aku nei ka waiho ʻana i ka hoʻopiʻi i mua o ka ʻAha Kaʻapuni o Maui, e ʻōlelo ana, ua ʻike nā hui ʻaila he 20 i ko lākou hoʻopōʻino ʻana i ka honua no nā makahiki he nui akā, ua hoʻonalonalo ʻia. Ua waiho ʻē ʻo Honolulu me kekahi mau mokuʻāina he 21 a ʻoi i hoʻopiʻi i ʻane like.

E pāpā ana kekahi mau hale ʻaina ʻelua o Kauaʻi, ʻaʻole e pāʻina ka poe malihini mākaʻikaʻi ma loko o ia mau hale ʻaina. E ʻae ʻia ko lākou kauoha a kiʻi ʻana aku i ka mea ʻai a ʻo nā kānaka wale nō nona ka laikini hōʻoia mokuʻāina Hawaiʻi, ʻo lākou ke ʻae ʻia e noho ma loko o ka hale ʻaina a pāʻina. ʻO kahi pilikia paha, wahi a Mufi Hannemann, ka pelekikena o ka ʻAhahui Hoʻokipa Malihini Mākaʻikaʻi a Hoʻohale o Hawaiʻi, he hiki ke hōʻole ʻia ke kanaka inā ʻaʻole e kau ana ke pale ihu a ʻaʻole paha e hoʻokō ana i ka lula hoʻāloaloa. Wahi āna, he pono ke kaulike nā lula no ka malihini mākaʻikaʻi a me nā kānaka o neʻi nei.

A no ka manawa ma nā hoʻokūkū pōpō pekupeku o ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi e mālama ʻia ana ma ke Kahua Pāʻani ʻo Aloha, ʻaʻole e ʻae ʻia ka poʻe mākaʻikaʻi. I kēia Pōʻaono, e mālama ʻia ana ka hoʻokūkū mua o nā Koa Ānuenue ma Fresno Mokuʻāina. A ʻaʻohe ana poʻe mākaʻikaʻi ma laila. ʻO Waiomina wale nō ka hoa paio e ʻae ana i ka poʻe mākaʻikaʻi ma ka hoʻokūkū. ʻO ka nui o nā kānaka e ʻae ʻia ana he 7,000. Ma ka lā 30 o ʻOkakopa ia hoʻokūkū.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Malu ke kula, ʻaʻohe keʻu pueo.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ua maluhia.

10-16-20

Ua ʻeleu aʻela ka poʻe mana koho o Hawaiʻi nei.

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

Ua māhuahua aʻela ka poʻe koho pāloka o kēia pae ʻāina nei. No ke koho wae moho ma ka mahina ʻo ʻAukake, he 795,248 mau mana koho i kākau inoa no ke koho pāloka ʻana. A ʻo ka nui o nā mana koho i koho pāloka ma ia koho wae moho, he 380,152. A ʻo ia mau helu, ʻo ia ka nui loa ma ka moʻolelo o Hawaiʻi nei. No ka lā koho pāloka, ʻo ia hoʻi, ka lā 3 o Nowemapa, he 832,000 mau mana koho a ʻoi aku i kākau inoa. A ke manaʻo ʻia nei, e piʻi aʻe ia helu ma muli o ka hiki ke kākau inoa a koho pāloka ma ka lā koho pāloka. Inā e hoʻouna ʻia ana ka pāloka ma ka leka, mai poina i ka pūlima ʻana ma ka hope o ka wahī leka a me ka waiho ʻana ma ka pahu leka ma ka lā 27 o ʻOkakopa a ma mua mai paha. A i ʻole ia, e waiho aku ma ka pahu pāloka a ma ke kikowaena koho pāloka paha ma mua o ka hola 7:00 o ke ahiahi o ka lā koho pāloka.

E hiki ana i ka lehulehu ke hele aku i nā kai kohola ʻehā o ka Hōkele Ko Olina. A ua hāmama nō hoʻi nā wahi kūkulu kaʻa. Ma mua, he manaʻo ko ia hōkele, e pāpā aku, ʻaʻole e hele aku ka lehulehu i nā kai kohola mua ʻekolu, ʻo ka poʻe wale nō e noho ana ma ka hōkele a me ka poʻe mea keʻena noho. A ʻo ke kai kohola ʻehā wale nō ke hāmama aku no ka lehulehu. A ʻo ka lā mua kēia e hāmama ai ia mau kai kohola a me nā wahi kūkulu kaʻa i kēia lā.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ke koa ia e laumeki ai kahawai o Hilo.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke koa keu a ka ikaika.

10-12-20

Pōmaikaʻi ko Hawaiʻi moku.

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

Ma muli o ke kōkua ʻana o kahi ʻona biliona, ua hāʻawi manawaleʻa ʻia he hoʻokahi miliona uhi maka no ka poʻe o Hawaiʻi moku i mea e emi ai ka laha ʻana o ka mea hoʻomaʻi COVID-19. ʻO Marc Benioff ka inoa o ua ʻona biliona lā, a na ke Kulanui o Kaleponi ma Kapalakiko i hāʻawi manawaleʻa, ʻoiai ʻo ia kahi o ke Kikowaena Lāʻau Meaola Māiki ʻo Benioff. He hale ko Benioff ma ka mokupuni ʻo Hawaiʻi a ʻo ia kekahi lālā o ka hui a ka Meia Harry Kim i hoʻokumu ai no ka hana ʻana i mea e laha ʻole ai ke COVID-19.

ʻĀhaʻi aku nei nā Lakers i ka lanakila a lilo aku nei ka inoa moho pōpō hīnaʻi iā lākou ma ka helu ʻai he 106 i ke 93 a Miami. ʻO ke ono ia o ka pāʻani. Ua maikaʻi wale ka hana a Lebron James, he 28 āna ʻai, he 14 lālau, a he 10 hānai. A ʻo Anthony Davis, he 19 āna ʻai, a he 15 lālau. He mea ia inoa moho i piha hauʻoli ai ka naʻau o ko ke Kūlanakauhale o nā ʻĀnela, ʻoiai, ʻo ka manawa hope loa i lilo ai ka inoa moho iā lākou, he 10 makahiki aku nei. A no James, ʻo ka hā ia o ka inoa moho i lilo iā ia,  a ma ke kūʻē ʻana aku i kona hui ma mua.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Hele ke poʻo a pōnaʻanaʻa.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ma muli o ka nui loa o nā mea e hana ai, ʻaʻole maopopo ka mea e hoʻomaka ai.

10-09-20

E pāpā ʻia ana ka lehulehu, ʻaʻole e hele i kekahi mau kai kohola o Ko Olina.

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

I ka Pōʻahā nei, hōʻike aʻela ka Hui ʻo Hamada Suisan i ke kū o ka hewa iā ia no ke ʻoki ʻana o kekahi mau limahana i ke kualā manō. ʻO ka poʻe nāna ia hana, he mau limahana lākou no kekahi moku lawaiʻa Kepanī o ia hui. I ka makahiki 2018, ʻo ia ka wā i ʻokiʻoki ʻia ai a hemo nā kualā manō, a loaʻa he 1,000 kualā a emi mai ma loko o nā ukana a ia poʻe limahana. Ua hopu ʻia ihola he 10 lawaiʻa no ka hoʻopae malū ʻana i ʻInidonesia. Ua ʻae akula ka Hui ʻo Hamada Suisan i ka uku ʻana he $235,000 no ke kōkua a me ka weʻaweʻa ʻana i ka hoʻāʻo ʻana e hoʻopae i ke kualā manō.

He manaʻo ko ka Hōkele ʻo Ko Olina e pāpā aku, ʻaʻole e hele aku ka lehulehu i kekahi o kona mau kai kohola. He ʻehā kai kohola o ia hōkele, a ʻo nā kai kohola mua ʻekolu ke hoʻokaʻawale ʻia no nā kānaka e noho ana ma ia hōkele a me nā keʻena noho. A ʻo ka hā, e hoʻokaʻawale ʻia no ka lehulehu. Mai ka lā mua o Nowemapa a i ka lā mua o Pepeluali e hoʻokaʻawale ʻia ai nā kai kohola mua ʻekolu. He manaʻo ko Ko Olina, he hana kēia e hoʻopakele ai i nā kamaʻāina i ka wā e māhuahua hou ai nā malihini mākaʻikaʻi, ʻo ia hoʻi, i ʻole e laha loa ka mea hoʻomaʻi COVID. ʻO ka mea ʻāpiki, he kūʻē kānāwai ka pāpā ʻana o Ko Olina i ka hele o ka lehulehu i kona mau kahakai.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Paʻa ka waʻa i Kaʻena.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka i huhū.

10-05-20

ʻAkahi a laha aku ka maʻi make ʻōhiʻa lauhulu i kekahi mau wahi o Kauaʻi.

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

He mau kumu ʻōhiʻa hou i loaʻa aku nei i ka maʻi make ʻōhiʻa lauhulu ma Kauaʻi. Ma ka nānā ʻana aku nei ma Kauaʻi, ʻike ʻia aku nei ia mau kumu ʻōhiʻa ma uka aʻe nei o ke awāwa o Hanalei a ma ka ʻaoʻao ʻākau o ke Ala ʻo Powerline. ʻAkahi nō a laha ua maʻi make lā ma ia mau wahi. A ua loaʻa nō kekahi mau kumu ʻōhiʻa hou i ia maʻi ma kahi i laha ʻē ai. Ma ka ʻaoʻao pōmaikaʻi, ʻaʻole i hiki aku ia maʻi make ma Kōkeʻe a me Alakaʻi. He mea nui ka ʻōhiʻa ma ia mau wahi i mea e hoʻomalu ai i ka ʻāina kumu wai a me nā mea ulu a me nā holoholona i ʻane nalowale loa.

I ka Pōʻaono nei, ua hoʻi aku nei nā Kāne Ānuenue i ka hoʻomaʻamaʻa kinipōpō pekupeku. I ka Pōʻakolu nei, i ko lākou wā e hoʻomaʻamaʻa ana, ua hoʻomaopopo ʻia, ua loaʻa he ʻehā mea pāʻani i ka mea hoʻomaʻi COVID19, a no laila, ua kāpae ʻia ihola ka hoʻomaʻamaʻa ʻana. A ʻaʻole lākou i hoʻomaʻamaʻa i ka Pōʻahā a me ka Pōʻalima. I ka lā 24 o ka mahina ʻo ʻOkakopa ka hoʻokūkū mua o Hawaʻi o ke kikina, kahi e kūʻē aku ana iā Fresno Mokuʻāina.

E kūkulu ʻia ana he hale papaʻi ma Mōʻiliʻili, ma kahi i kū ai ka Hale ʻUlu Maika Kahua Pāʻani ma mua. Na ke Keʻena ʻĀina Hoʻopulapula Hawaiʻi ka papahana, a he 277 mau wahi noho i emi kūpono ka uku hoʻolimalima. ʻO ka uku hoʻolimalima o ke keʻena noho ʻuʻuku, he $633 a ʻoi, a no ka hale kaona ʻekolu lumi, he $3,133. Ua kohokoho ʻia ke kālā e hoʻolilo ʻia no ia papahana, he $137 miliona. He 270 mau keʻena noho, he ʻehiku hale kaona, a he 4,680 kapuaʻi kuea no ke kūʻai liʻiliʻi ʻana. Manaʻo ihola ke Keʻena ʻĀina Hoʻopulapula, ke holo pono nā mea a pau, e pau ka hale papaʻi i ke kūkulu ʻia ma waena o ka makahiki 2024.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ua lele ka manu i Kahiki.

He ʻōlelo kēia no kahi kanaka i hele aku nei, a ʻaʻole hiki ke loaʻa ʻo ia ke ʻimi aku iā ia.

09-28-20

E hoʻomaka ana ke kau kinipōpō o ka ʻAhahui Mauna Komohana i kēia mahina aʻe.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 28 o Kepakemapa, he Pōʻakahi. Welina e nā makamaka heluhelu. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

E mālama ʻia ana he ʻehā mau paio kālaimanaʻo o ka moho Lepupalika a me ka moho Kemokalaka e alualu ana i ke kūlana pelekikena, ʻo ia hoʻi ka Pelekikena Donald Trump a me Joe Biden. ʻO nā paio kālaimanaʻo a pau, e hoʻomaka i ka hola 3:00 o ka ʻauinalā ma Hawaiʻi nei a he hoʻokahi hola me ka hapalua, ʻo ia ka lōʻihi. I ka lā 29 ka paio kālaimanaʻo mua, a e hoʻolele ola ʻia ma ke kahua pūnaewele o ka New York Times a me nā kānela CNN, Fox News, CBS, ABC, C-SPAN, NBC a me MSNBC. ʻO ka lua, ma ka lā 15 o ʻOkakopa. E hoʻolele ola ʻia nō ma ke kahua pūnaewele New York Times a me nā nae kānela nūhou. A ʻo ke kolu, ma ka lā 22 o ʻOkakopa. A e hoʻolele ʻia nō hoʻi ma ke kahua pūnaewele New York Times a me nā nae kānela nūhou.

Ua holo ka manaʻo o ka Papa o nā Alakaʻi o ka ʻAhahui Mauna Komohana, i ka hoʻomaka ʻana o ke kau kinipōpo pekupeku o ka makahiki 2020 i ka lā 24 o ʻOkakopa. Akā, aia nō i ke kō a me ke kō ʻole paha o nā koina COVID-19 o ka mokuʻāina a me ke aupuni pekelala. ʻO ka hana e hoʻolālā ʻia nei i kēia manawa, ʻo ia ke ʻano kūpono o ka hele ʻana mai a me ka haʻalele ʻana aku o nā hui pōpō pekupeku. A ma hope ka nānā ʻana i ka loaʻa a me ka loaʻa ʻole paha o ke anaina mākaʻikaʻi. ʻAʻole paha e piha loa ke kahua pāʻani i ka poʻe mākaʻikaʻi, akā, he hapa mai paha e pono ai ke kanaka. Ua paʻa ihola ka lā o ka hoʻokūkū inoa moho o ka ʻAhahui Mauna Komohana, ʻo ka lā 19 ia o Kēkēmapa.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ola ia kini ke ʻā maila ke ahi.

He ʻōlelo kēia i ka wā e ʻā ʻia ai ke ahi a ʻaneʻane e mākaukau ka mea ʻai e pāʻina ai.

09-21-20

Aloha nō ka hala ʻana o kahi wahine i kaulana i ka hana kū i ka pono.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 21 o Kepakemapa, he Pōʻakahi. Welina e nā makamaka heluhelu. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua moe aku nei kahi wahine kū i ka pono i ka moe kapu o Niolopua. ʻO ia nō ka Mea Hanohano Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Hala aku nei ʻo ia i ke ala hoʻi ʻole mai i ka Pōʻalima nei i hala ma hope o kona ʻāʻumeʻume ʻana me ka maʻi ʻaʻai mālama. E waiho ana kona kino kupapaʻu ma ka Hale ʻAha Hoʻokolokolo Kiʻekiʻe ma Wakinekona i kēia Pōʻakolu a me ka Pōʻahā no ke kipa ʻana o ka lehulehu. E hoʻomaka ka ʻike ʻana i ka hola 11:00 o ke awakea o ka Pōʻakolu, ʻo ke kāʻei manawa hikina ia, a e mālama ʻia ana a ka hola 10:00 o ka pō Pōʻahā. A ma mua o kēlā, e kipa ʻia ana ʻo ia e nā luna kānāwai a me nā ʻohana o Ginsburg a me kona mau hoa aloha. Ua piha nā makahiki he 87 iā ia a he 27 ona mau makahiki i hana ai ma ke ʻano he luna kānāwai ʻaha kiʻekiʻe.

A hōʻike aʻela ka Pelekikena Donald Trump i kona manaʻo e kūkala aku i kāna koho nāna e hoʻopiha i ka mākālua e waiho hakahaka ana ma ka ʻAha Hoʻokolokolo Kiʻekiʻe. A wahi a Trump, ma ka hopena o kēia pule nei e hōʻike ʻia ai ka luna kānāwai āna e koho ai. A ke kūʻē akula nā Demokalaka, aia a ma hope o ka lā koho pāloka, ka lā 3 o Nowemapa, a laila, e hoʻopihapiha ʻia ka mākālua.

Ua hana ʻino ʻia aku nei ka Pā Ilina Kepanī o Waiʻanae. I ke kipa ʻana aku o Ruby Quijano i ka pā ilina o kona makuahine ma laila i ka lā 13 o Kepakemapa, ʻo ia kona wā i ʻike aku ai i ka waiho wale ʻana o ke kia hoʻomanaʻo o kona makuahine, ua pau i ka hoʻohina ʻia. A ʻike akula nō hoʻi ʻo ia i kekahi mau kia hoʻomanaʻo, ua pau i ka hoʻohina ʻia. Aia nō ka mākaʻi ke noiʻi akula i ia hana māʻewaʻewa.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

I kahi ʻē ka mālia, hana i ka makau.

ʻO ia hoʻi, e hana ʻē ʻoe i ka hana i mākaukau ʻoe i ka wā kūpono.

09-16-20

E mālama ʻia ana nā hoʻokūkū kinipōpō pekupeku o ka ʻAhahui ʻUmi Nui.

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

Ua loli ihola ka manaʻo o ka ʻAhahui ʻUmi Nui, e mālama ʻia ana ke kau kinipōpō pekupeku. I kēlā mahina aku nei, ua koho pāloka ka ʻAha o nā Pelekikena a me nā Poʻo Nui o ka ʻAhahui ʻUmi Nui, a he 11 pāloka no ka hoʻopaneʻe ʻana aku i ke kikina, a he ʻekolu i kūʻē, ʻo ia ʻo ʻŌhaio Mokuʻāina, ʻo ʻIowa, a ʻo Nebaraka. Akā, ma ke koho pāloka ʻana aku nei ma ka Pōʻalua nei, ua pau loa nā pāloka no ka hoʻomaka hou ʻana i nā hana ʻālapa. A no laila, e wehe ʻia ana ke kikina kinipōpō peku i ka hopena pule ʻehā o ka mahina ʻo ʻOkakopa. E pāʻani ana nā hui a pau o ia ʻahahui, he 14, i nā hoʻokūkū he ʻewalu ma loko o nā pule ʻewalu, a he manawa paha e pāʻani ai i ka iwa o ka hoʻokūkū ma ka lā 19 o Kēkēmapa.

Ua loaʻa aku nei ka Hope Kiaʻāina Josh Green i ka mea hoʻomaʻi COVID-19, a hoʻomaka ihola ka ʻike ʻia o nā ʻōuli. He piwa kona, a he kahe ka hou anuanu, he kunukunu a me ka māluhiluhi. Akā, aia nō ʻo ia ke lawelawe akula i ka hana hope kiaʻāina ma kona hale. Wahi a Green, he ʻelima a ʻeono paha āna hālāwai o ka lā, a ke hana akula ma kekahi mau māhele o ka hoʻolālā ʻana i ka wehe hou ʻana i ka mokuʻāina. Ua loaʻa nō hoʻi nā kiaʻi ʻelua a Green i ka mea hoʻomaʻi. ʻO ka mea pōmaikaʻi, ʻaʻole i loaʻa kāna wahine a me kā lāua mau keiki ʻelua i ke COVID.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Kū pākū ka pali o Nihoa i ka makani.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka e kū wiwo ʻole ana i mua o ka pōʻino e hiki mai ana.