01-28-19

Aia nō nā luna kau kānāwai ke kamaʻilio akula no ke kahua pāʻani hou.

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

He manaʻo ko Howard Schultz, ka luna hoʻokō nui o Starbucks ma mua, e alualu i ke kūlana pelekikena ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa ma lalo o ka ʻaoʻao Kūʻokoʻa. ʻO ka mea ʻāpiki, he nui kona kākoʻo ʻana i nā moho Kemokalaka ma mua, ʻo ka Pelekikena Barack Obama ma mua, ʻo Hillary Clinton, ʻo Kenekoa Chuck Schumer a me kekahi mau mea ʻē aku. A e hopohopo ana ka ʻaoʻao Kemokalaka, o lilo hou ʻo Donald Trump, ʻo ia ka pelekikena. No ka mea, ke alualu ʻo Schultz ma lalo o ka ʻaoʻao Kūʻokoʻa, e lilo ana nā pāloka a kekahi mau manakoho Kemokalaka iā ia. A he mea paha ia e ʻoi aku ai nā pāloka o Trump i ko ka moho Kemokalaka e alualu like ana.

Ma ka Hale o nā Lunamakaʻāinana a me ka ʻAha Kenekoa o Hawaiʻi nei, he mau pila no ke kūkulu ʻana i kahua pāʻani hou, ma muli o ka ʻino o ke kūlana o ke Kahua Pāʻani ʻo Aloha. ʻO kekahi pila, e hoʻokaʻawale ana he $350 miliona no ka makahiki waihona kālā 2019-2020. He $100 miliona mai loko mai o ka waihona kālā, he $150 miliona ma nā pona loaʻa, a he $100 miliona ma nā pona ʻauhau. A ma Hālawa wale nō e hoʻolilo ʻia ai ia puʻu kālā. ʻO ka mea ʻāpiki, ʻakahi nō a hāpai ʻia ka manaʻo, ma kekahi wahi paha, ma waho o Hālawa, e kūkulu ʻia ai ke kahua pāʻani hou. Ua manaʻo ʻia, he 35,000 noho o ke kahua pāʻani hou, ʻaʻole naʻe i hōʻike ʻia ma nā pila.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ua laʻi ka nohona i ke alo pali.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ua maluhia.

 

01-25-19

Alualu ana ka Lunamakaʻāinana Tulsi Gabbard i ke kūlana pelekikena.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 25 o ka mahina ʻo Ianuali, he Pōʻalima. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

ʻĀkoakoa iho nei kekahi mau Hawaiʻi Alakaʻi a me nā kānaka like ʻole a hōʻike aʻela i ko lākou hoʻāhewa ʻana i ka hana a nā kānaka he 13 i komo wale i loko o nā keʻena o ke Keʻena Kuleana Hawaiʻi i kēlā pule aku nei no ka hoʻāʻo ʻana e kāʻili wale i ia keʻena a me kona mau waiwai. He mau lālā lākou no ka hui i kapa ʻia ke Aupuni Mōʻī Polenekia o Atooi. A i ka lā 17 o ka mahina ʻo Ianuali, hopu ʻia ihola he ʻelima mau kānaka o ia aupuni mōʻī ma ke kikowaena o ke Keʻena Kuleana Hawaiʻi. Ua komo wale akula lākou i loko o ke keʻena a limanui akula i kekahi mau limahana me ka hoʻouluhua a me ka ʻōlelo hoʻoweliweli ʻana i kekahi mau limahana. ʻO kekahi limahana, ua haki ihola kona iwi ʻaoʻao. Ua nui nā kānaka i hoʻāhewa i ka hana weliweli a ia mau kānaka, ʻo ka ʻAhahui o nā Hui Kīwila Hawaiʻi, ʻo nā Kula Kamehameha, ka ʻAha Kūkā no ka Holomua o ke Kanaka Maoli, kekahi mau luna kau kānāwai, a me nā mea like ʻole, he 50 a ʻoi.

I nehinei, hoʻomaka iho nei ke alualu ʻana o ka Lunamakaʻāinana Tulsi Gabbard i kona alualu ʻana i ke kūlana pelekikena. He lunamakaʻāinana ʻo Gabbard ma ka Hale o nā Lunamakaʻāinana o ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa mai ka makahiki 2013. E hoʻohalahala ana kekahi mau kānaka no ke kūʻē ʻana o Gabbard i ka male ʻana o ke kāne me ke kāne a pēlā hoʻi ka wahine me ka wahine. Wahi a Gabbard, pēlā kona manaʻo ma mua, akā, ma kekahi wikiō ma YouTube i kēlā pule aku nei, e wehewehe ana ʻo ia, ma muli ia o ke ʻano makeʻe kūlana ma kona hale i kona wā e ulu ana a nui. Akā, ma hope mai, ua loli ihola kona manaʻo ma muli o kāna mau mea i ʻike maka ai. A ua mihi aʻela ʻo ia no kāna mau ʻōlelo ma mua. Ke māhuahua aʻela nā Kemokalaka e alualu ana me ka manaʻo, e lilo ʻo ia, ʻo ia ka moho pelekikena o ia ʻaoʻao. ʻO Julian Castro, ʻo Kenekoa Elizabeth Warren o Makakukeka, ʻo Kirsten Gillibrand o Nū Ioka a me Kamala Harris o Kaleponi kekahi o nā kānaka e alualu ana.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Huli kua nā ʻale o ka moana.

He ʻōlelo kēia no kekahi mau hoa i huhū kekahi i kekahi, a ma muli o ia huhū, ʻaʻole e kamaʻilio kekahi i kekahi.

01-23-19

Lilo aku nei kahi puʻu kālā noiʻi i kekahi mau polopeka ʻelima o ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi, a he mau pua Hawaiʻi kekahi o lākou.

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

Lilo aku nei he puʻu kālā noiʻi i kekahi mau polopeka ʻelima o ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi ma Mānoa. ʻO ka nui o ke kālā, he $10.4 miliona. ʻO kekahi o ia mau polopeka, he mau Kānaka Maoli no. ʻO ia ʻo Kiana Frank lāua ʻo Matthew Medeiros. He mau polopeka lāua ma lalo o ke Kikowaena Noiʻi Akeakamai Mea Ola o ka Pākīpika. E noiʻi ana ʻo Frank i ka loli ʻana o ke ʻano, ka nui, ka ʻino a me ka mau ʻana o nā mea e hōʻino ana i nā ʻāina kumu wai o Hawaiʻi nei a ʻo kekahi mea āna e noiʻi ana, ʻo ia ke ʻano e loli ai ia mau mea ma muli o ka hoʻohana ʻia ʻana o ka ʻāina a pēlā pū me ke ʻano o ka nohona a me nā mea e hoʻopuni ana. ʻO Medeiros, e noiʻi ana ʻo ia i ka makika a me ke ʻano e komo ai ka mū ʻike ʻole ʻia e ka maka a laha i loko o ka makika a me ke ʻano e hoʻololi ai ia laha ʻana i ka ili ʻana o ka maʻi i ke kanaka.

E lilo paha ke kula kamaliʻi i kula aupuni. Pēlā ka manaʻo o ke Kiaʻāina David Ige. E neʻe paha ka papa ʻeono o kekahi mau kula haʻahaʻa i ke kula waena i wahi e lawa ai ka lumi no nā papa kamaliʻi. Hōʻike aʻela ʻo Ige, he mea nui ke kūkulu ʻana i kula kamaliʻi maikaʻi wale ma nā kula aupuni a ke aupuni mokuʻāina e lawelawe ai. Wahi a ka Lunamakaʻāinana Della Au Belatti, ʻo ka nui o ke kālā e hoʻolilo ʻia, ke hoʻokō ʻia ka manaʻo o Ige no ke kula kamaliʻi, he $51 miliona o ka makahiki no ka lawelawe ʻana i ka hana, a he $500 miliona no ke kūkulu ʻana i mau lumi papa hou. A pehea, he mau kula kamaliʻi ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi nō hoʻi paha ke manaʻo ʻia nei?

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ua loaʻa i ka heu o ka pānini.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ua loaʻa kahi mea e nāukiuki ai ke kanaka.

11-30-18

Hōʻole ʻia ke noi a ka Mauna Kea Hui.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 30 o Nowemapa, he Pōʻalima. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua hōʻole iho nei ka ʻAha Kiʻekiʻe o Hawaiʻi nei i ke noi i ka noʻonoʻo hou i kāna ʻōlelo hoʻoholo i kau ai no ka ʻae ʻana i ka hāʻawi ʻia ʻana o ka palapala ʻae kūkulu no ka ʻOhe Nānā Kanakolu Mika. ʻŌlelo aʻela ʻo Kealoha Pisciotta, ke alakaʻi o ka Mauna Kea Hui, ka mea nāna i waiho i ke noi noʻonoʻo hou, he keu ia ʻōlelo hoʻoholo a ka hilahila, a e hopohopo ko Hawaiʻi, ʻoiai, ʻaʻole ia i kū i ka pono ma ka hoʻomalu ʻana i ka ʻāina a me nā mea e hoʻopuni ana a ma ka mālama ʻana nō hoʻi i nā ʻōiwi o kēia ʻāina.

Ke kuhi ʻia nei, he manaʻo ko ka Luna Makaʻāinana Tulsi Gabbard, e alualu i ke kūlana pelekikena o ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa i ka makahiki 2020. ʻO kekahi kumu i kuhi ʻia ai pēlā, ʻo ia kāna haʻi ʻōlelo ʻana i ka Lāpule ma Nū Hamekia. ʻO ia kekahi o nā kūkākūkā ʻana e mālama ʻia nei me nā moho pelekikena o ka ʻaoʻao Kemokalaka.

Aloha nō. Hāʻule iho nei nā Wāhine Ānuenue ma ka puni mua o ka hoʻokūkū inoa moho pō paʻipaʻi. Ua eo ihola lākou iā Baylor ma loko o nā pāʻani he ʻelima. Lilo aku nei nā pāʻani mua ʻelua iā Hawaiʻi, akā, ua hiu aʻela ʻo Baylor a kāʻili ai i ka lanakila. ʻO McKenna Granato, he ʻumi kūmākahi hoʻopio, a he ʻumi ʻali. A ʻo Faith Maʻafala, he 26 hānai, a he 14 ʻali. A ʻo Norene Iosia, he ʻumi kūmākahi hoʻopio, he 11 hānai a he 15 ʻali.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

E uhaʻi i ka maka o ka ihe.

ʻO ia hoʻi, e pau ke kaua ʻana a e maluhia ka ʻāina.

11-28-18

Pau iho nei ka ʻolohani ʻana o ka poʻe limahana hōkele.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 28 o Nowemapa, he Pōʻakolu. A ʻo ka Lā Kūʻokoʻa nō hoʻi kēia o Hawaiʻi nei. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Paʻa iho nei kahi ʻaelike hou a nā limahana a me ka hui ʻo Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts. He 2,700 mau limahana a ʻoi aku a emi mai paha e ʻolohani ana mai ka lā ʻewalu o ʻOkakopa. A he 51 o lākou lā i ʻolohani ai. I ka Pōʻakahi nei, hoʻi akula nā ʻaoʻao ʻelua i ke kūkākūkā ʻana a hoʻomau ʻia i ka Pōʻalua nei. A i ka hola ʻelua o ka ʻauinalā, koho pāloka ihola nā limahana no ka pono a me ka pono ʻole o ka ʻaelike. He 1,000 limahana a ʻoi i koho pāloka, a he 99.6 pākeneka o lākou i ʻāpono i ka ʻaelike hou. Ma ia ʻaelike hou, e piʻi ana ka uku hola he $6.13 a emi mai ma loko o nā makahiki ʻehā. ʻO ia puʻu kālā i piʻi aʻela, he uku hana kekahi, a he uku pōmaikaʻi nō hoʻi kekahi. He mau mea ʻē aʻe ko loko o ka ʻaelike no ka pono a me ka palekana o ka limahana.

Hōʻike aʻela ʻo He Jiankui i ka lehulehu, ua hoʻololi ʻo ia i ke ōewe o kahi mau māhoe i ʻole ai lāua e loaʻa i ka maʻi pale ʻea pau, i ka maʻi AIDS hoʻi. Ua hānau maila ia mau māhoe, he mau kaikamāhine, i kēia mahina nei. A wahi a He, he keiki hou i hoʻololi ʻia ke ōewe ke hāpai ʻia ihola e kekahi makuahine. ʻO ka hoʻololi DNA ma mua a ma ka wā hoʻohāpai, he mea hoʻopaʻapaʻa nui ʻia no ka mea, ke loli ka DNA, he hiki ke ili aku i kekahi hanauna ma ia hope aku, a e pilikia auaneʻi paha kekahi ōewe. Ma kekahi mau ʻāina, e like me ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa, ua pāpā ʻia, koe naʻe ka hana noiʻi ma ke keʻena ʻini naʻauao. Aia nō ke kolokolo ʻia nei ka pono a me ka pono ʻole paha o ka hana a He.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Kū ihola i Mamalakā, i ka hale o Kāneheoheo.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ua hoka ihola.

11-26-18

Piha hauʻoli ka poʻe puni heʻe nalu nunui.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 26 o Nowemapa, he Pōʻakahi. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

He polokalamu maikaʻi wale e kōkua ʻia ana nā paʻahao i hoʻokuʻu ʻia mai nā hale paʻahao mai o Oʻahu nei. ʻO Puʻuhonua ka inoa o ia polokalamu a na Waikīkī Health e lawelawe nei i ka hana. ʻO ka pahuhopu, e komo nā paʻahao he 970 i loko o ia polokalamu. Eia kā, he 970 mau paʻahao i komo. A he ʻumi pākeneka o lākou a emi mai i hoʻi aku i ka hale paʻahao ma muli o ka ʻaʻe ʻana i nā lula o ka palola a me ka wā hoʻomalu paha. ʻO Puʻuhonua, he pololakamu ia kahi e kōkua ʻia ai nā paʻahao ma ke kiʻi ʻana a loaʻa nā palapala aupuni kūpono, ka ʻinikua ola kino ʻo MedQuest, ka lapaʻau ʻana i ka hei lāʻau ʻona, ka hana, a me kahi noho paʻa. A he manaʻo ko ka luna o ia polokalamu, ʻo Francine Dudoit-Tagupa, e hoʻomau aku i ka polokalamu a e hoʻolaha aku i nā hale paʻahao o nā mokupuni ʻē aʻe.

E mālama hou ʻia ana ka Hoʻokūkū Heʻe Nalu ʻo Eddie Aikau i kēia makahiki a ma kēia hope aku paha ke hiki aku nā nalu a nā kapuaʻi he 20. A ma ka wā like nō o ka makahiki, mai ka mahina ʻo Kēkēmapa a ka mahina ʻo Pepeluali. Ua kāpae ʻia ihola ua hoʻokūkū nei i kēlā makahiki aku nei ma muli o ka ʻaelike ʻole o nā mea kākoʻo. A ʻo nā mea kākoʻo hou, no Hawaiʻi nō lākou a pau, ʻo ia nō nā kula ʻo Kamehameha, ke Keʻena Kuleana Hawaiʻi, ke Awāwa ʻo Waimea, ka hui ʻo DTL, ka hui ʻo Salt + Air Studios, ʻo L&L Hawaiʻi a me Duke’s Waikīkī. I ka makahiki 1984 i hoʻokumu ʻia ai ua hoʻokūkū nei, a he ʻeiwa wale nō manawa i mālama ʻia ai. I ka mahina ʻo Pepeluali o ka makahiki 2016 ka manawa hope loa i mālama ʻia ai ia hoʻokūkū, a lilo aku nei ka makana iā John John Florence.

ʻO nā Wāhine Ānuenue kekahi ma ka hoʻokūkū inoa moho pōpō paʻipaʻi o ka ʻAhahui ʻĀlapa o nā Kulanui o ʻAmelika Hui Pū. E kūʻē ana ʻo Hawaiʻi iā Baylor i kēia Pōʻahā ma ʻOlekona. A e kūʻē ana ʻo ʻOlekona iā Nū Mekiko Mokuʻāina. A ʻo nā lanakila ʻelua, e hālāwai ana ma ka puni ʻelua i ka Pōʻalima.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Puʻuwai hao kila.

ʻO ia hoʻi, he wiwo ʻole.

11-21-18

ʻAʻole e ʻai i ka lekuke romaina.

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

Ua hōʻike maila nā luna ola kino o ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa me Kanakā, ʻaʻole e ʻai i ka lekuke romaina. He E. coli ko ka lekuke, a ua hele a maʻi nā kānaka he 32 ma kekahi mau mokuʻāina he ʻumi kumamākahi o ʻAmelika Hui Pū, a he 18 mau kānaka ma nā mokuʻāina ʻo ʻOnekalio a me Kuipeka o Kanakā. ʻAʻole naʻe i maopopo leʻa ke kumu o ia E. coli, a no laila, ke aʻo ʻia nei ka lehulehu e kiloi wale aku i ka lekuke romaina. ʻO ka ʻōuli ke ʻai i ka E. coli, ʻo ka haikala o ka ʻōpū, ka hī a me ka luaʻi. A he make nō hoʻi paha.

Hōʻole aku nei ka Meia Kirk Caldwell i ka pila e pākuʻi ana he ʻelua makahiki hou no ka hoʻokō ʻana i nā koina o ke kānāwai pōʻino ʻole i ke ahi i kau aku nei ma hope o ke ahi o ka Marco Polo o ka makahiki 2017. ʻO ka Pila 72 ia, a i kēlā pule aku nei, ua ʻāpono ʻia e ka ʻAha Kūkā o Honolulu nei, he ʻewalu i ka ʻole. Ma ka mahina ʻo ʻApelila, kau aʻe nei ke kānāwai hou, he ʻekolu makahiki o nā hale papaʻi kiʻekiʻe e ana ʻia ka palekana, a laila, e hoʻokō ʻia ke hala nā makahiki he ʻeono. Wahi a Caldwell, he lōʻihi loa ia ke pākuʻi ʻia he ʻelua makahiki hou ma ia mau lā kau palena. He hiki nō ke mauʻaʻe ʻia ka hōʻole a ka meia, inā e koho like he ʻeono mau luna ʻaha kūkā i ka mauʻaʻe. Hōʻike mai ka Luna ʻAha Kūkā Ernie Martin, ʻaʻole nānā ka meia i nā kānaka nona nā keʻena noho ma ia mau hale papaʻi kiʻekiʻe. ʻO ka hapanui o ia mau kānaka, he mau ʻelemākule, a he loaʻa makahiki paʻa loa ko lākou, a ʻo ka uku ʻana no ka hana e pono ai, he keu ia a ka paʻakikī.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Aia i Kona i Honalo.

He ʻōlelo kēia no kahi mea i nalowale.