12-18-17

E puka kekahi haumāna kula kiʻekiʻe mai ke kula kiʻekiʻe a me ke kulanui kaiāulu i ka wā like.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 18 o Kēkēmapa, he Pōʻakahi. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

He keu a ka ʻeleu! ʻO kekahi haumāna o ke Kula Kiʻekiʻe o Waipahu, e paʻa ana ka palapala puka kula kiʻekiʻe a e puka ʻo ia mai ke Kulanui Kaiāulu o ʻEwa i ka wā like, i ka mahina ʻo Mei. ʻO Rovy Anne Dipaysa kona inoa, a he 18 ona makahiki. Ua kō nō nā hana e puka ai mai ke kula kiʻekiʻe a me ke Kulanui Kaiāulu o ʻEwa, akā, e hoʻomau ana ʻo ia i ka hana ma ke kula kiʻekiʻei i kēia kau aʻe no ke komo ʻana i ka papa kālaimeaolahune a no ka hele ʻana i ka ʻaha hulahula kula kiʻekiʻe. Nui kāna mau hana e lawelawe ana a he mau A wale nō kāna mau kaha. A ʻo kekahi, ua hānau ʻo ia he keiki kāne i kēlā makahiki aku nei. Akā, ma muli o kona komo ʻē ʻana i loko o ka polokalamu ʻo Early College a me ke kākoʻo ʻana o kona ʻohana a me kāna mau kumu, noke akula ʻo ia i ka hana a loaʻa ihola ka lei o ka lanakila. Ma ia polokalamu ʻo Early College, hele ka polopeka i ke kula kiʻekiʻe e aʻo ai i papa kulanui, a he manuahi ka papa, a e helu ʻia nā ʻai no ke kula kiʻekiʻe a me ke kulanui. ʻO ia polokalamu, he kōkua mua i nā ʻohana nona ka loaʻa makahiki ʻuʻuku, ka poʻe haumāna e aʻo mai ana i ka ʻōlelo Pelekane, a me nā lāhui kākoʻo pono ʻole ʻia. I kēia makahiki kula nei, e mālama ʻia he 269 mau papa o ka polokalamu ʻo Early College.

Hoʻomoe ʻia aku nei kekahi pela one ma ka Pāka Kahakai ʻo Kūhiō i mea e pau ai ka ʻaʻai ʻia ʻana o ke one o ia kahakai. Kapa ʻia he pela one no kona kohu like me ka pela moe. Ma muli o ka ʻaʻai ʻia ʻana o ke one, ahuwale akula ke kahua kimeki o ka Hale Inu Lama ʻo Waikīkī a ʻo ia ke kumu i ʻimi ʻia ai i wahi e paʻa ai ke one ma uka nei. He $3,000 i hoʻolilo ʻia no ka hoʻomoe ʻana i ia mau pela one. He pono ka ʻimi hou ʻana i wahi e pau loa ai ka ʻaʻai ʻia ʻana o ke one, akā, ma muli o ia mau pela one, e kāohi ʻia ka ʻaʻai ʻia ʻana he 10 makahiki a ʻoi.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Wili i ke au wili o Kāwili.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ka huikau loa.

12-15-17

E hoʻokolokolo hou ʻia ana paha ʻo Christopher Deedy.

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

I ka Pōʻahā nei, hōʻole iho nei ka ʻAha Hoʻokolokolo Kiʻekiʻe o Hawaiʻi i ka hoʻopiʻi a Christopher Deedy, a no laila, e hoʻokolokolo hou ʻia ana ʻo ia, ʻo ka manawa ʻekolu ana ia. Akā, paʻa loa ka manaʻo o Thomas Otake, ka loio o Deedy, ʻaʻole ʻo ia e hoʻokolokolo hou ʻia. Inā hoʻopiʻi ʻia ka ʻōlelo hoʻoholo a ka ʻAha Hoʻokolokolo Kiʻekiʻe o Hawaiʻi, he mau makahiki paha ka lōʻihi. ʻO Deedy ka mea nāna i kī aku iā Kollin Elderts a make i ka lā 5 o Nowemapa o ka makahiki 2011 ma ka hale ʻaina ʻo McDonalds o ke Alanui ʻo Kūhiō. Aia ka hihia mua o Deedy i ka makahiki 2013, a ʻaʻole i hiki ke holo ka manaʻo o ke kiule. A hoʻokahi makahiki ma hope mai, hoʻokolokolo hou ʻia ʻo ia a hoʻokuʻu ʻia ʻo ia no ka pepehi kanaka, akā, ʻaʻole i hiki ke holo ka manaʻo o ke kiule ma ka lawe ola me ka noʻonoʻo ʻole a me ka limanui ma ke kekelē ʻekahi. A no laila, he manaʻo ko Keith Kaneshiro, e hoʻokolokolo ʻia ʻo Deedy no ka lawe ola.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Aia akula paha i Waikīkī i ka ʻimi ʻahuʻawa.

ʻO ia hoʻi, hele aku nei i kahi i hālāwai ai me ka hoka.

12-14-17

Emi ihola nā ola i pōʻino i ka ulia kaʻa.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 14 o Kēkēmapa, he Pōʻahā. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua kanahaʻi ihola ka make ʻana i ka ulia kaʻa ma Hawaiʻi nei. I ka Pōʻakahi nei, ka lā 11 o Kēkēmapa, ʻo ka nui o nā kānaka i make i ka ulia kaʻa i kēia makahiki nei, he 101. A ma ia wā like o kēlā makahiki aku nei, he 112 ka nui o nā kānaka i make i ka ulia kaʻa. ʻO ka mea ʻāpiki naʻe o kēia makahiki nei, mai ka lā 15 o Nowemapa a i ka Pōʻakahi nei, he 11 mau kānaka i make i ka ulia kaʻa. A ke noi ʻia nei ka lehulehu, e akahele ma ke kalaiwa ʻana, ka holo ʻana ma ka mokokaikala a me ke koʻele wāwae ʻana paha i ʻole e ʻike ʻia kahi make hou i ka hopena o kēia makahiki nei. A ʻo kekahi pilikia nui i loko o kēia wā nui o nā pāʻina, ʻo ke kalaiwa ʻole ma lalo o ka malu o ka wai ʻona. I kēlā makahiki aku nei, ʻike ʻia kekahi kumu nui o ka make, ʻo ke kumu o ka make ʻana o nā kānaka he 21, ʻo ia ke kalaiwa ʻana ʻoiai e lalau ana ka noʻonoʻo o ka mea kalaiwa ma ke kelepona hele a me kekahi ʻano mea uila paʻa lima. ʻO ka nui o nā kānaka i make i ia makahiki he 21. I ka makahiki 2016, ʻo ia ke kumu o ka 13.7 pākeneka o nā make ulia kaʻa. I kēia manawa, ʻo ka hoʻopaʻi no ka hoʻohana ʻana i ka mea uila paʻa lima i ka wā e kalaiwa ana, he $257, a e piʻi aʻe nō, ke hana ʻia ma kahi o ke kula a ma kahi e kūkulu ʻia ana.

E hoʻohui ana ʻo DowDuPont Hui ʻia a hoʻopaʻa i ka hana ma kēia pae ʻāina. ʻO DowDuPont kekahi o nā hui noiʻi ʻanoʻano a kūʻai ʻanoʻano nui loa o Hawaiʻi nei. E pani ʻia ana kekahi mau wahi hana o ia hui a ʻoki ʻia ana kekahi mau kūlana hana. Akā, e hoʻomāhuahua ana nō hoʻi i kekahi mau wahi hana ma nā makahiki ʻekolu e hiki mai ana. ʻO kekahi wahi e pani kū ʻia ana, aia i Molokaʻi. A aia kekahi i Oʻahu. ʻO ka māhele mua o ka hana, e hoʻoneʻe ʻia ana ka hana noiʻi a hoʻomohala mai Molokaʻi a i Waimea a me Kekaha ma Kauaʻi. A ʻo kahi mahi ʻanoʻano ʻana mai Kaumakani, Kauaʻi a i Waialua ma Oʻahu. A ʻo ka hana noiʻi a hoʻomohala ma Kaumakani, e lele ana i Waimea a me Kekaha. A ʻo ka māhele ʻelua o ka hana e hoʻomaka ana i ka mahina ʻo Mei o ka makahiki 2019, e hoʻopau ʻia ana ka hana noiʻi a hoʻomohala ma Kunia i Oʻahu a e hoʻohui a hoʻopaʻa ana i ia mau hana ma nā wahi hana ʻelua o Kauaʻi.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau.

Pēpē i ka ua hoʻopoponi ʻili.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka i ʻeha ka naʻau.

12-12-17

Pahū aʻela kekahi pōkā pahū ma Nū Ioka.

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

Ua pahū aʻela kekahi pōkā pahū paipu ma Nū Ioka i ke kakahiaka o nehinei. Na Akayed Ullah i hoʻopahū me ka manaʻo, e pau ana ʻo ia i ka make, ʻoiai, ua hoʻopaʻa ʻia ihola ua pōkā pahū lā i kona kino. ʻAʻole naʻe pēlā, he mau ʻeha kūkonukonu wale nō kona. A ʻo ka mea pōmaikaʻi, ʻaʻohe ola i pōʻino. E hele aku ana ʻo Ullah ma kahi ala hele kaʻa kōnelo o lalo o ke Alanui 42 ma waena o nā Alanui 7 a me 8, a ʻo ia kona wā i hoʻopahū ai i ka pōkā pahū. Ma muli o ke kūkulu pono ʻole ʻia, ʻo Ullah wale nō ka mea i ʻeha kūkonukonu. Inā i pahū pono ua pōkā lā, inā ua pau nā kānaka he nui i ka pōʻino. ʻO Ullah, no Banagaladesa ʻo ia, a i hele mai i ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa ma o ka wisa no ka mea, he ʻohana kona ma laila i lilo i mau kupa no ʻAmelika. Wahi āna, ʻo kāna hana, i pānaʻi ia no ka lele kaua o ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa. He kākoʻo paha ʻo Ullah i ke Aupuni Isalama o ʻIlaka a me Suria.

Lilo aku nei he $23 miliona i ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi no ka hoʻomaikaʻi ʻana i ke ola kino o nā kānaka o Hawaiʻi nei. ʻO kekahi mau lāhui, e laʻa ka Hawaiʻi, ka Pilipino a me nā kānaka o nā ʻāina o ka Moananuiākea, ʻoi aku ka pilikia o ko lākou ola kino ma muli o nā ʻano mea like ʻole. A ʻo ka Hawaiʻi, ʻoi aku kona make ʻana i ka maʻi puʻuwai, he 68 pākeneka ma luna o ka ʻawelika o ka mokuʻāina. A ʻo ka make i ka maʻi ʻaʻai, he 34 pākeneka ma luna o ka ʻawelika, a ʻo ka make i ka mimikō, ka maʻi kōpaʻa hoʻi, he 130 pākeneka ma luna o ka ʻawelika.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ke kū i Kahiki.

ʻO ia hoʻi, inā hiki ke hana ʻia a hoʻokō ʻia paha.

12-11-17

He pepehi kanaka mānaʻonaʻo ma Pūpūkea.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 11 o Kēkēmapa, he Pōʻakahi. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

I ka pō Pōʻahā nei, hopu ʻia ihola ke kanaka i manaʻo ʻia nāna i pepehi aku iā Dustin Molina a make. ʻO Kamaua Van Gieson ka inoa o ua kanaka lā a hoʻopiʻi ʻia iho nei ʻo ia no ka pepehi kanaka ma ke kekelē ʻelua. ʻO kona pela, he hoʻokahi miliona kālā. E ʻimi ʻia ana ʻo Gieson e ka mākaʻi no kekahi hihia, ua ʻōlelo ʻia, ʻaihue kanaka aku nei ʻo ia i kāna ipo ma mua.

A hopu ʻia aku nei kekahi mau kānaka ʻelua, he kāne a he wahine, no ka pepehi ʻana i kekahi wahine a make ma Pūpūkea. ʻO Stephen Brown a me kāna ipo, ʻo Hailey Dandurand nā inoa o nā mea i hopu ʻia, a hoʻopiʻi ʻia nō hoʻi lāua no ka pepehi kanaka ma ke kekelē ʻelua ma ka make ʻana o Telma Boinville. Hoʻopiʻi ʻia nō hoʻi ʻo Brown lāua ʻo Dandurand no ka wāwahi hale a me ka ʻaihue kanaka. ʻO kahi keiki nona nā makahiki he ʻewalu, ua loaʻa aku ʻo ia i ka mākaʻi ma ka hale, ua hoʻopaʻa ʻia ʻo ia a leki ʻia kona waha e Brown mā. ʻAʻole naʻe i pōʻino ke kaikamahine.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ola loko i ke aloha.

He mea nui ke aloha i loko o kēia wā e hana ʻia ana nā ʻano hana kūpono ʻole a me ka hana mānaʻonaʻo nō hoʻi e kaumaha ai ka naʻau.

12-07-17

Loaʻa aku nei kahi kino kupapaʻu ma Māʻili.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 7 o Kēkēmapa, he Pōʻahā. Welina e nā hoa makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua hūhewa ka hana a ka ʻOihana Mākaʻi o Honolulu nei i ke koi ʻana aku i nā maʻi i ʻae ʻia e hoʻohana i ka pakalōlō i lāʻau lapaʻau, e hāʻawi wale aku i kā lākou mau pū i ka ʻOihana Mākaʻi. A ma muli o ia kuhihewa, e hoʻihoʻi ʻia ana nā pū o kekahi mau kānaka ʻelua i hāʻawi aku i kā lāua mau pū. A ʻo kekahi, wahi a ka Luna Mākaʻi Susan Balard, inā he pū kāu ma mua o ka loaʻa ʻana mai o ke kāleka ʻae pakalōlō lapaʻau, ʻaʻole ia he kūʻē kānāwai. Akā, he hōʻole kā ke Keʻena Mākaʻi o Honolulu nei i nā noi palapala ʻae pū hou a ka poʻe maʻi nāna ke kāleka ʻae pakalōlō lapaʻau.

Aia nō nā mākaʻi ke noiʻi akula i ka make ʻana o kahi kanaka o Māʻili. Ua loaʻa aku nei kona kino kupapaʻu ma kapakai ma kahi e kokoke ana i kahi noho o ka Pāka Kahakai o Māʻili i ke kakahiaka nui o ka Pōʻalua nei. He mau ʻeha ko ke kino e hoʻohuoi ʻia nei, na kekahi paha i pepehi aku. ʻAʻole i hoʻokuʻu ʻia ka inoa o ua kanaka lā nona ia kino e ke Keʻena Kolonelo o Honolulu, akā, ua hōʻoia mai ka ʻohana, ʻo Dustin Molina ka inoa o ua kanaka lā. A e noi ana ka ʻohana i ka lehulehu inā, he ʻike paha no ia make ʻana o Molina, e hoʻomaopopo aku i ka ʻOihana Mākaʻi.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

ʻO ʻoe a ʻo au, nalo ia mea.

ʻO ia hoʻi, mai hōʻike aku i kēia mea huna aʻu i haʻi aku nei iā ʻoe.

12-06-17

E hiki ana ke hoʻomākaiʻkaʻi iā loko o ʻIolani Hale.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 6 o Kēkēmapa, he Pōʻakolu. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

ʻO ka lā hānau o Kapiʻolani ka lā 31 o Kēkēmapa. A no laila, e hiki ana ke hele mākaʻikaʻi iā loko o ka Hale Aliʻi ʻo ʻIolani. Mai ka lā 28 o Kēkēmapa a i ka lā 30, e mālama ʻia ana ka hoʻomākaʻikaʻi ʻana. I ka lā 28, e mālama ʻia ana ka hoʻomākaʻikaʻi ʻana no nā kiʻi maka nunui, he 300 ka nui. A ʻo ke kikiki, he $95 o ke kanaka makua, he $25 o ke keiki i piha nā makahiki he ʻelima a i ka 12, a ʻo ka poʻe keiki nona nā makahiki he ʻehā a ma lalo iho, he manuahi ke komo ʻana. A e hīmeni ana kekahi mau puʻukani a he mau mea hoʻokani kekahi i ia ahiahi, ʻo Kamakakehau Fernandez, ʻo Kaulalua, ʻo Kūpaoa, ʻo Puamana, ʻo ʻIwalani Apo, ka mea hoʻokani piano ʻo Eric Shank a me kekahi mau puʻukani o ke Keʻena Keaka Mele ʻo Mae Z. Orvis o ka Hale Keaka Mele Hawaiʻi a me ka Hui Hoʻokani Pila Nui o Hawaiʻi. A ma ka holoē o luna, e hīmeni ana ʻo Puamana, ʻo Hoʻopono Wong a me Kaiao i nā mele i haku ʻia e ka Mōʻīwahine Kapiʻolani a me nā Lani ʻEhā. I ka lā 29 a me ka lā 30, e hoʻomaka ka hoʻomākaʻikaʻi ʻana i ka hola 5:30 o ka ʻauinalā a e pau i ka hola 9:30. He mau kikiki hoʻopaʻa, he $30 o ke kanaka. Akā, ʻo ke kikiki maʻa mau, he $20 o ke kanaka makua, he $10 o ke keiki, a ʻo ke keiki he ʻehā makahiki a ma lalo iho, he manuahi ke komo ʻana.

ʻAʻole i ʻōlelo ke ahi, ua ana ia. Aia nō ke ahi ke lalapa akula ma Kaleponi Hema. A ma muli o ka ikaika o ka makani o ka Pōʻalua nei, he 50 mile o ka hola, ʻaʻole i hiki ke kōkua ka mokulele a me ka mokulele pinao ma ka hoʻokuʻu ʻana i ka wai kinai. Lana ka manaʻo, e hiki ana ke lele nā mokulele i kēia lā, akā, kohu mea lā, e ikaika hou ana ka makani. Ua hoʻohaʻalele ʻia he 200,000 mau kānaka a emi iho mai ko lākou mau hale aku, a pau ihola i ke ahi he 200 hale a emi mai. A ʻo ka mea pōmaikaʻi, ʻaʻohe ola i pōʻino.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Eia aʻe ka makani Kona.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ke hele maila ke kanaka huhū.