04-12-19

He kumu kula no Honolulu nei ke lilo i mea hana keaka ma Broadway.

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

ʻAʻole paha e hoʻokohu hou ʻia ʻo Nolan Espinda, ʻo ia ka luna o ke Keʻena Maluhia o ka Lehulehu. Holo ihola ka manaʻo o ke Kōmike o ka ʻAha Kenekoa o Hawaiʻi nei i ka Pōʻahā nei, ʻaʻole ʻo ia e hoʻomau ʻia ma ia kūlana hana. ʻO kekahi mau kumu i hōʻole ʻia ai ʻo Espinda, ʻo ka haunaele i ala aʻela ma ka hale paʻahao o Maui, ke kī pū ʻia ʻana o kekahi paʻahao o Oʻahu nei a me kekahi kanaka kuewa, a me ka mau ʻana o ka noho paʻahao o kekahi mau paʻahao ma hope o ko lākou wā hoʻokuʻu. I kēia pule aʻe, e koho pāloka ana ka ʻAha Kenekoa piha i ka hoʻomau a me ka hoʻomau ʻole paha o Espinda ma ia kūlana.

E lilo ana kekahi kaikamahine Hawaiʻi, ʻo ia ʻo Jasmine ma ka hana keaka ʻo Aladdin ma Broadway. ʻO Kaena Kekoa kona inoa, a he kumu kula ʻo ia ma ke Kula ʻo Waolani Judd Nazarene i Nuʻuanu. Aia ana kona lā hana keaka mua ma ia hana keaka ma Salt Lake City i kēia mahina nei.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Laʻi lua ke kai.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ua maluhia.

 

04-08-19

Hoʻohanohano ʻia kekahi mau puʻukani o Hawaiʻi nei.

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

ʻAʻole i hiki ke loaʻa i ke kinai ahi kekahi kino kupapaʻu e lana ana ma ke kai o Hanalua ma Kohala ʻĀkau. I ka hiki ʻana aku o ka mokulele pinao me nā kinai ahi, ʻike ʻia akula he manō e holo ana a puni ke kino. Hoʻāʻo ihola nā kinai ahi e kiʻi a loaʻa ke kino me kekahi ʻupena, ʻaʻohe wahi mea a loaʻa o ke kino ma muli o kona wahi e waiho wale ana. A ma hope, nalowale ihola ke kino. Na ua iʻa nui lā i lawe iho i lalo o ka ʻili o ke kai. Noke aʻela ka mokulele pinao e ʻimi aku, ʻaʻole naʻe i ʻike hou ʻia. Ma luna o ka pali, loaʻa akula i ka mākaʻi kahi ʻeke hāʻawe a me kekahi mau mea pilikino i manaʻo ʻia na ka mea make.

Kau aku nei i ka hano hāweo kekahi mau puʻukani o Hawaiʻi nei. E hoʻohanohano ana ka Holo Kaulana o ke Mele Hawaiʻi iā Alice Namakelua, Chick Daniels, Hilo Hattie, Alfred Apaka, Gabby Pahinui, Don Ho a me Israel Kamakawiwoʻole. Aia nō ma ka hale ʻaina ʻo Cheeseburger in Paradise ma ke alanui ʻo Kalākaua. E kau ana ma ka paia nā kiʻi o lākou, nā moʻolelo a me nā pā hoʻohanohano.

I ka pō Pōʻaono nei, lanakila aku nei nā Kāne Ānuenue ma luna o Kana Palapala. Ua hāʻule naʻe ma kekahi o nā pāʻani. He 74 pāʻani o Hawaiʻi i lanakila ai ma hope kekahi o kekahi. A ʻo ia ka nui loa ma ka moʻolelo o ka ʻAhahui ʻĀlapa Kulanui o ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa. Ma muli o ka maikaʻi wale o ka hana a nā Ānuenue, ua paʻa nō ke komo ʻana o Hawaiʻi, ʻo ia ka helu ʻekahi a helu ʻelua paha, i loko o ka hoʻokūkū inoa moho o ka ʻAhahui Komohana Nui. ʻO Kekaha Loa kekahi. A e hui pū ana ia mau hui ʻelua he alo a he alo i ka lā 12 o kēia mahina nei.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

He ʻūlei kolo.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka ikaika.

04-05-19

He ulia kaʻa mānaʻonaʻo ma Makiki.

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

He ulia kaʻa kai ʻike ʻia aku nei i ke aumoe nei ma ka huina o nā alanui Pensacola me Mōʻī. Hoʻokahi kanaka i make, a he ʻelua mau kānaka i ʻeha kūkonukonu. E holo nui ana ke kaʻa o kekahi kanaka, a holo wale i ia huina me ke kū ʻole ʻana i ke kukui ʻulaʻula, a hoʻokuʻi akula ʻo ia i kekahi kaʻa. He ʻelemakule ka mea kalaiwa o ke kaʻa i hoʻokuʻi ʻia. A ʻo ia ʻelemakule kekahi o nā mea i ʻeha kūkonukonu. A ʻo ka mea kalaiwa o ke kaʻa holo nui, ʻaʻole i hiki ke hoʻomaopopo ʻia ma muli o kona pāpaʻa loa i ke ahi. A ʻo ia ka mea i make. ʻO kekahi kanaka, ua loaʻa nō ma ka huina o nā alanui o Pelekania me Victoria, a i manaʻo ʻia, he ʻōhua ʻo ia no loko mai o ke kaʻa e kalaiwa ʻia ana e ka ʻelemakule. ʻO ia ʻōhua, ua wela kona kino i ke ahi a pohole nō hoʻi kona ʻili. A lawe ʻia ka ʻelemakule me ia ʻōhua i ka haukapila ma ke kūlana kūkonukonu.

Hoʻomoe ʻia iho nei kahi pila e pāpā ana i nā kikaliki uila o nā ʻono like ʻole a pēlā pū me nā wai ʻono o ke kikaliki uila. ʻO ke kumu i hoʻomoe ʻia ai ua pila nei, manaʻo ihola nā lunamakaʻāinana o ke Komike ʻOihana Kālā, he hiki nō i nā ʻōpiopio ke kūʻai i ia mau mea ma ka pūnaewele. Wahi a nā lunamakaʻāinana kākoʻo i ia pila, he pono ia pila ma muli o ka māhuahua loa ʻana o nā ʻōpiopio puhi kikaliki uila. Inā i hele loa a ʻāpono ʻia ua pila nei a lilo i kānāwai, inā ua lilo ʻo Hawaiʻi, ʻo ia ka mokuʻāina mua nāna e hana pēlā ma ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa a puni. Ua ʻāpono naʻe ke Komike ʻOihana Kālā i kekahi pila e hoʻopiʻi ana i ka hoʻopaʻi inā he kikaliki uila ma ka malu o kahi ʻōpiopio. A hoʻopiʻi ʻia nō hoʻi ka ʻauhau o nā kikaliki uila a me nā wai o ke kikaliki uila.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

He kēhau hoʻomaʻemaʻe ke aloha.

ʻO ke aloha ka mea e pau ai ka ʻeha o ka naʻau.

 

04-03-19

He mau nananana kalanakula kai hoʻopae malū ʻia.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 3 o ʻApelila, he Pōʻakolu. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ma ka ʻĀina Pilipino, ua hoʻopae malū ʻia he 757 mau kalanakula. Aia nō ia mau nananana ma loko o nā pahu mea ʻono kuki a me nā pahu pālaki i wahī ʻia a paʻa i ka pepa makana. Ma ka ʻaoʻao pōmaikaʻi, ua loaʻa nō i nā mākaʻi kuke ma ke Kahua Hoʻolulu Mokulele o Manila. A hopu ʻia ihola ke kanaka nāna i hoʻāʻo e kiʻi aku i ia mau nananana. ʻO ka waiwai ʻiʻo o ia mau nananana, he 310,000 peso, a ma ke kālā ʻAmelika, he $5,900. Ma ka ʻĀina Pilipino, pāpā ʻia ke kūʻai ʻana, ka hōʻiliʻili ʻana a me ka loaʻa ʻana o ia ʻano nananana me ka loaʻa ʻole o ka palapala ʻae.

Ua ʻeha kūpilikiʻi ihola kekahi ʻelemakule e holo paikikala ana ma Kalihi i ka ʻauinalā o ka Pōʻalua nei. He 60 ona makahiki, a kohu mea lā, hoʻokuʻi akula ʻo ia i kekahi mea a i ia manawa, holo wale aku ka paikikala, hina ihola ua ʻelemakule lā a pā ihola kona poʻo i ke kīpapa. Lawe ʻia akula ʻo ia i ka haukapila a ma laila ʻo ia kahi i make ai. A i make nō i kona mau ʻeha i ka hāʻule ʻana ma kona paikikala.

E komo hou ana ʻo Max Holloway i loko o ka pahu mokomoko i ka lā 13 o ʻApelila ma ʻAkalana. ʻO kona hoa paio o ia lā, ʻo ia ʻo Dustin Poirier. E kū ana lāua he alo a he alo no ka inoa moho kūikawā ma ka māhele 146 paona. ʻElua manawa a Poirier i mokomoko ai me kahi kanaka o Hawaiʻi nei, a he ʻelua ona manawa i lanakila ai. ʻO Holloway kekahi i hāʻule iā Poirier a ʻo Yancy Medeiros o Mākaha kekahi. A e lana ana ka manaʻo o Holloway, ʻaʻole e lilo hou ke eo iā Poirier. ʻO Holloway ka inoa moho o ka māhele 136 i kēia manawa. A inā kāʻili ʻo ia i ka lanakila ma ka lā 13 o ʻApelila, ʻo ka lua ana ia o ka inoa moho. He ʻehiku wale nō mea mokomoko i hana pēlā ma ka moʻolelo o ka UFC. A he ʻehā wale nō mea mokomoko i hana pēlā i ka wā like.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Nā keiki uneune māmane o Kula.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ka ʻeleu o nā kānaka o Kula ma ka hoʻokō ʻana i kā lākou hana e hoʻomaka ai.

03-27-19

Ola loko i ke aloha.

ʻO ia aʻela ke poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 27 o Malaki, he Pōʻakolu. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Mālama aku nei kekahi mau hālau hula a me kekahi mau mea hoʻokani pila o Hawaiʻi nei i ʻaha mele ma Aotearoa. A ʻo nā pōmaikaʻi, ua lilo akula no nā kānaka i make ma Christchurch a me ko lākou mau ʻohana. I hele ia mau hālau hula a me nā mea hoʻokani pila i ʻAukalana, Aotearoa no ka Hoʻolauleʻa ʻo Pasifika. Akā, ua kāpae ʻia aku ia hoʻolauleʻa ma muli o ke kī ʻia ʻana o nā kānaka ma kekahi mau mokeko ʻelua ma Christchurch. I kāpae ʻia ma muli o ka lawa ʻole o nā mākaʻi e pono ai ka hoʻolauleʻa. ʻO nā kānaka o Hawaiʻi i hele aku i laila no ka Hoʻolauleʻa ʻo Pasifika, ʻo ia ke Kumu Hula Maelia Loebenstein Carter a me ka hālau ʻo Ka Pā Hula o Kauanoe o Waʻahila, ka Miki Aloha Hula ma mua ʻo Kauʻi Dalire, ʻo Mailani Maikainai, ʻo Bryan Tolentino, ʻo Danny Naipo, ʻo Kamuela Kimokeo, ka Papa ʻUkulele a me ka Hālau o Nūhōlani. A alu like ihola lākou ma ka mālama ʻana i ka ʻahamehele, a i kapa ʻia ʻo “Hawaiʻi no Christchurch”. I ka Pōʻaono nei nō ia, a i ka Lāpule nei, ua mālama ʻia he kaʻi huakaʻi, i kapa ʻia ʻo ke Kaʻi Huakaʻi Aloha, i ka mokeko kahiko loa o Aotearoa, a i laila i waiho ai i nā lei i hoʻokupu.

ʻO Hawaiʻi nō ka ʻoi. ʻO nā Kāne Ānuenue ka helu ʻekahi ma ka pāʻani pōpō paʻipaʻi. Hiki aku nei lākou i ka wēkiu ma hope o ko lākou lanakila ʻana aku nei ma luna o Berigama Iana ma loko o nā pāʻani ʻekolu wale nō. A i ka pō Pōʻalua nei, pēlā ʻo Hawaiʻi i lanakila ai ma luna o Concordia, he ʻekolu wale nō pāʻani, a he ʻekolu lanakila o nā Ānuenue. A i kēia manawa, he 63 a lākou pāʻani i lanakila ai ma hope kekahi o kekahi, a ʻo ia ka nui loa ma ka moʻolelo o ka ʻAhahui ʻĀlapa o nā Kulanui o ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ola loko i ke aloha.

He mea nui ke aloha. A ʻike ʻia aku nei ma ka hana a ia mau keiki o Hawaiʻi i hele aku nei i Aotearoa.

03-25-19

Ke hoʻomākaukau ihola ka Hui ʻOhe Kanakolu Mika i loaʻa ka palapala kūkulu ma kekahi wahi.

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

Aia nō ka hui nāna e kūkulu i ka ʻOhe Kanakolu Mika ke hana akula i mea e hoʻokō ai i nā koina o ka palapala kūkulu ma Mauna Kea. A i ia manawa hoʻokahi nō, ke hoʻāʻo akula e paʻa mai ka ʻaelike no ke kūkulu ʻana ma nā ʻAilana Manu Mele. Hōʻike mai nei nā luna o ka ʻOhe Kanakolu Mika, e loaʻa koke ka palapala kūkulu ma ka mokupuni ʻo La Palma. Wahi a Scott Ishikawa, ka waha ʻōlelo o ka Hui Kuleana Kaupalena ʻIa ʻo ka Hale Kilo Hōkū O Nā ʻĀina ʻĒ o ka ʻOhe Kanakolu Mika, ʻo Hawaiʻi kahi i makemake ʻia no ia ʻohe.

He ʻelua makahiki a Mueller i noiʻi ai i ka paipai kālai ʻāina a ka Pelekikena Donald Trump a ua pau ihola. A ma ka palapala hōʻike a Mueller, ʻaʻohe mea e hoʻopili ana iā Trump i ka ʻōhumu ʻino me ke aupuni o Lūkia. ʻAole naʻe ʻo ia i huikala ʻia. Akā, aia nō ka pelekikena ke hana akula me he mea lā ua huikala ʻia, ʻaʻohe wahi mea e hopohopo ai. He manaʻo ko kekahi poʻe, ʻo ka ʻōlelo hoʻoholo ma ia hōʻike a Mueller, he mea ia e māhuahua hou ai ka poʻe e koho hou iā Trump i pelekikena no ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa.

E piʻi aʻe paha nā Kāne Ānuenue a i ke kūlana helu ʻekahi o ke ao nei ma ka pōpō paʻipaʻi ma muli o ko lākou lanakila ʻana aku nei ma luna o Berigama Iana ma loko o nā pāʻani ʻekolu wale nō. ʻO ka hā ia o ka manawa i lanakila ai ʻo Hawaiʻi ma luna o Berigama Iana ma Provo. A ʻo ka manawa mua ia mai ka makahiki 2003.

I kēia lā, e hoʻomaka ke kūʻai ʻia ʻana o nā kikiki no ka Hoʻokūkū Pōpō Paʻipaʻi o ka ʻAhahui Komohana Nui e mālama ʻia ana ma ke Kikowaena Pāʻani ʻo Stan Sheriff. E mālama ʻia ana mai ka lā 18 o ʻApelila a i ka lā 20. ʻO nā kikiki, mai ka $15 a ke $39.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ma Koʻolau e ʻōlelo ai, he lohe ma Kona.

Hoʻopuka ʻia ke laha koke kekahi ʻōlelo a lono paha.

03-22-19

Ua hala ka Honolulu Skylark i ke ao polohiwa a Kāne.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 22 o Malaki, he Pōʻalima. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua moe ihola ʻo Jacqueline Leilani “Honolulu Skylark” Rossetti i ka moe kapu o Niolopua. He wahine i hele a kaulana ma ka lekiō. He nui kāna mau hana e laha ai ke mele Hawaiʻi ma ka lekiō a ma Hawaiʻi a puni. ʻO Rossetti, ʻo Krash Kealoha a me Kimo Kahoano nā mea i hoʻokumu iā Nā Makana Hōkū Hanohano. A ua lilo iā ia ka Makana “Aloha Is” o Moe Keale i ka makahiki 2014. I ka Pōʻakolu nei kona hala ʻana i kēlā ʻaoʻao. Ua piha nā makahiki he 65 iā ia. A ʻo ka maʻi hakuʻala kona mea i make ai. Ua haʻalele mai ʻo ia i hope nei i kona kōkoʻolua, iā Kimo Laau, i kāna mau keiki, iā Imaka Lindsey, Kilohana Lindsey, Makana Rossetti-Ota a me kāna mau moʻopuna he ʻeono. Aia nō ke hoʻolālā ʻia akula ke anaina hoʻolewa.

He manaʻo ko kekahi poʻe, e hana ʻia he kahua heihei kaʻa ma Kalaeloa, ma ke kahua ʻoihana moku ma mua ʻo Barber. E mālama ʻia ana he hālāwai hoʻolohe e ke Kōmike ʻOihana Malihini Mākaʻikaʻi, Hoʻomōhala Kūlana Waiwai me Hana Uila o ka ʻAha Kenekoa o Hawaiʻi i kēia lā ma ka hola 2:45 o ka ʻauinalā. A e mālama ʻia kekahi e ka Hale o nā Lunamakaʻāinana i kēia pule aʻe. ʻO ka makemake, e kūkulu ʻia ke kahua heihei ma nā ʻeka ʻāina he 220 ma ia kahua ʻoihana moku. A ke lilo i kahua heihei, ʻo ke ʻano heihei ke mālama mua ʻia, ʻo ia ke ʻano heihei kone alanui, a ma hope aku paha, e mālama ʻia ka heihei hapahā mile, ka heihei pōʻai lōʻihi, a me ka heihei mokokaikala holo lepo. He nui paha ka pilikia i ke kanikani, ke ehu lepo, a ma kahi kokoke ia i nā hale noho, ke kahua pāʻani kolepa ʻoihana moku, a me ke Kahua ʻo ʻEwa, he wahi i kaulana i ka hoʻouka kaua ʻia e Iāpana ma ka lā 7 o Kēkēmapa o ka makahiki 1941. A ʻo kekahi, ma laila, he mau wahi i kanu ʻia ai ka iwi o nā kūpuna, nā wahi pana, a pēlā aku.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Pēpē i ka ua hoʻopoponi ʻili.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka i ʻehaʻeha kona naʻau.