08-28-17

Kū kilakila ana nā Kāne Ānuenue ma Makakukeka.

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

Loaʻa aku nei kekahi ʻōpiopio i hou ʻia he mau manawa ma Pūowaina i ka pō Pōʻaono nei. ʻAʻole i maopopo kona mea i hou ʻia ai. Ua lapaʻau ʻia ʻo ia e nā kahu lapaʻau ulia a lawe koke ʻia akula i ka haukapila ma ke kūlana kūpilikiʻi. Wahi a ka mākaʻi, na kekahi mau kānaka ʻelua paha i hou aku i ka ʻōpiopio. Aia nō ka mākaʻi ke noiʻi akula i ia hoʻāʻo pepehi kanaka.

Ua ʻāhaʻi aku nei nā Koa Ānuenue o Hawaiʻi i ka lanakila i ka Pōʻaono nei ma ke kūʻē ʻana aku i ke Kulanui o Makakukeka ma ka helu ʻai he 38 i ke 35. A ua hahana nō ka pāʻani ʻana. I nā kekona hope loa o ka hapahā ʻelua, paʻa ihola ka ʻai holo iā Makakukeka a paʻi aʻela a paʻi ma ka helu ʻai he 14. A i ka hoʻi ʻana i ka hapahā ʻekolu, i loko o nā minuke he 11, paʻa he ʻelua ʻai holo hou iā Makakukeka. Akā, ma hope mai o kēlā, ua hiu aʻela ʻo Hawaiʻi a loaʻa ka lei o ka lanakila. ʻO kahi pilikia o Hawaiʻi ma ka hapalua mua, ua hoʻopaʻi ʻia he ʻewalu manawa no nā ʻīā he 83.

Aloha nō nā Wāhine Ānuenue. Hāʻule iho nei lākou iā UCLA i ka pō Lāpule nei ma loko o nā pāʻani ʻelima. Akā, wahi a Robyn Ah Mow Santos, ke kumu aʻoʻao o Hawaiʻi, kohu mea lā, ua lanakila au, ua lanakila hoʻi ka hui. ʻO kāna kumu paha i ʻōlelo ai pēlā, i ka pō Pōʻaono nei, ua suipa lilo ʻia ʻo Hawaiʻi, ka hui helu 20 o ke ao nei e Kāna Kieko, ka hui helu 22. A i ka pō Pōʻalima nei, ua hāʻule iā Marquette i loko o nā pāʻani he ʻelima, a ʻo Marquette, ʻaʻole ia ʻo kekahi o nā hui ʻoi he 25 o ke ao nei. A ua ʻoi aku ka maikaʻi o ka pāʻani ʻana o Hawaiʻi ma ke kūʻē ʻana aku iā UCLA.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Mai ʻalaʻala paha i ka ua o ka Waʻahila.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ʻakahi nō a pakele aku i ka pilikia.

08-24-17

Hoʻopiʻi ʻia aku ke aupuni mokuʻāina o Hawaiʻi no ka make nui ʻana o nā manu o Hawaiʻi nei.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 24 o ʻAukake, he Pōʻahā. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Hoʻopiʻi aku nei kekahi mau hui mālama ʻāina i ke aupuni mokuʻāina o Hawaiʻi no ka hoʻopōʻino ʻana i kekahi mau manu i ʻane nalowale loa. ʻO ka pilikia, ʻo ka māʻamaʻama loa o kona mau hale ma ke kahua mokulele a me nā awa kū moku ma Kauaʻi, Maui a me Lānaʻi. Hei akula nā manu i nā kukui a hele ihola a huikau, a lele aʻela a puni nā kukui. A laila, piula ihola a hāʻule ihola i ka honua a i ʻole ia, hoʻokuʻi akula i nā hale ma kahi e kokoke ana. ʻEkolu ʻano manu i pilikia i ia mau kukui, ʻo ka ʻuaʻu, ʻo ka ʻuaʻu kani, a me ka ʻakēʻakē. A ʻo ka ʻuaʻu a me ka ʻuaʻu kani, ʻo Hawaiʻi wale nō ko lākou wahi e noho ai. A mai nā makahiki 1990, ua emi ihola ka ʻuaʻu kani he 94% ma muli o ia mau kukui mālamalama. A ma ia wā like, emi ihola ka ʻuaʻu ma Kauaʻi, he 70% a ʻoi.

E hōʻike ana ka papa o nā kahu kula o ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi ma kahi ʻōlelo hoʻoholo i ka paʻa o kona manaʻo e mālama pono iā luna o Mauna Kea a e hoʻihoʻi ʻia iho ana he 10,000 ʻeka ʻāina i ke aupuni mokuʻāina. No ke kūkulu ʻana paha ia i ka ʻOhe Nānā Kanakolu Mika. Ua nui ka hoʻohalahala ʻia ʻana o ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi no ka hoʻokō ʻole ʻana i kona kuleana ma Mauna Kea. Ma ia ʻōlelo hoʻoholo a ka papa kahu kulanui, hōʻike ke kulanui, ʻo kekahi pahu hopu, e lilo ia i kulanui helu ʻekahi ma ka lawelawe ʻana i ka hana no ka poʻe ʻōiwi o Hawaiʻi nei. A kuhikuhi ʻia ke kulanui e hoʻomāhuahua i nā haumāna Hawaiʻi a me nā kānaka ʻē aʻe ma ke kilo hōkū a me nā mea e pili ana i ka lewa luna lilo ma kekahi polokalamu e kālele ana i ka ʻike kupuna a me ka hoʻohana ʻana o nā haumāna i nā ʻohe nānā o Mauna Kea. Akā, wahi a Kealoha Pisciotta, kekahi o nā Kū Kiaʻi ʻĀina, he hoʻokamani wale nō ka hana ma ia ʻōlelo hoʻoholo, ʻaʻole i loli iki ka hana o ke kulanui ma ke ʻano he konohiki no Mauna Kea ma nā makahiki he 20 a ʻoi. Hōʻike ka waha ʻōlelo o ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi, ʻo Dan Meisenzahl, he mau hana hewa kā ke Kulanui ma Mauna Kea ma mua, akā, ma nā makahiki i hala iho nei, ua holo mua loa ke ʻano o ka mālama ʻana.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ola i ke ahe lau makani.

He ʻōlelo kēia ke pā mai ka makani ʻolu i ka lā wela.

08-23-17

Hoʻomoe ʻia kahi pila nui a loaʻa kahi ʻike hou.

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

Ua hoʻomoe ʻia iho nei ka Pila 69 e ka ʻAha Kūkā o Honolulu nei i ka Pōʻakolu nei. ʻO ia ka pila e koi ana i ka hoʻokomo ʻana i ka paipu kīkī wai kinai ahi ma nā hale papaʻi, he 75 kapuaʻi a ʻoi ke kiʻekiʻe, ma loko o nā makahiki he ʻelima e hiki mai ana. ʻO ka nui o nā hale papaʻi, he 358. ʻO ke kumu i hāpai ʻia ai ua pila nei, ʻo ia ke ahi i lapalapa aku nei ma ka hale papaʻi ʻo Marco Polo a i make ai hoʻi he ʻekolu mau kānaka. Wahi a ka Luna ʻAha Kūkā Ron Menor, he pono kekahi ʻike hou aku ma mua o ka holo ʻana o ia pila. Hōʻike aʻe nei ʻo Manuel Neves, ka luna kinai ahi o Honolulu, ʻo ka manaʻo o ke komikina aʻoaʻo, ʻo nā hale papaʻi e hōlapu koke ai ke ahi, he 20 ka nui a emi mai paha, ʻo ia nā hale papaʻi mua o ka hoʻokomo ʻia ʻana o ka paipu kīkī wai kinai ahi. A ʻo kekahi mau hale papaʻi, ʻaʻole paha pono.

A ua holo mua kekahi pila o ka ʻAha Kūkā, ʻo ia ka Pila 70, e pāpā ana, ʻaʻole e puhi paka a ʻaʻole hoʻi e puhi kikaliki uila ma luna o ke kaʻa inā he keiki ko luna o ke kaʻa. Ma ia hālāwai ʻana o ke kōmike, ʻaʻohe mea i kūʻē i ka pila, akā, ma ka leka hōʻike a kekahi ʻelele o ka Hui Puhi Paka o Hawaiʻi, ʻaʻole e mahaʻoi ke kūlanakauhale.

Ua haʻalele mai nei nā Koa Ānuenue o Mānoa iā Oʻahu nei no ke Kulanui o Makakukeka. ʻO ia ko lākou hoa paio i kēia Pōʻaono e hiki koke mai ana. A ʻo ia kahi mamao loa ma ka ʻaoʻao hikina o ʻAmelika a ka hui pōpō peku o ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi i lele ai no ka pāʻani pōpō peku ʻana.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ua laʻi ka makani Hoʻolua.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ua pau ihola ka inaina o kekahi. A ʻo kekahi manaʻo, ua hala akula ka pilikia.

08-22-17

He iʻa hou paha ka mea i ike ʻia.

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

He iʻa hou paha kai ʻike ʻia aku nei ma kahi o Kauaʻi. Na kahi hui noiʻi o Hawaiʻi nei i ʻike aku. A he iʻa paha ia i hānau na ke koholā poʻo ipu a me ka naiʻa niho ʻōkala. ʻO ke kumu i manaʻo ai ia hui pēlā, he like kona poʻo me ke koholā poʻo ipu, a ʻo kona ʻili, he ʻōpulepule, e like me ka ʻili o ka naiʻa niho ʻōkala, He kuhi wale nō ia, a no laila, ua kiʻi ʻia aku nei kekahi ʻāpana ʻaʻaʻa o ua iʻa lā i mea e ʻike pono ʻia ai kona ʻano.

Aloha nō nā ʻohana o nā pailaka a me nā ʻōhua o ka mokulele pinao ʻEle Hiwa i kuʻu ʻino ma kai aku o ka Lae o Kaʻena. Ua holo ka manaʻo o ka Pūʻalikoa ma hope o ka ʻimi loa ʻana aku ma ʻō aku o Kauaʻi a me Niʻihau, e hoʻopau i ka mikiona hoʻopakele iā lākou, ʻoiai, ke kuhi ʻia nei, ʻaʻole paha e loaʻa me ke kāmau ʻana o ke ola i loko o lākou. Eia mai nā inoa o ia mau pailaka me nā ʻōhua, ʻo Aliʻikoa Uku Brian M. Woeber, no Alabama; ʻo Kakiana Abigail R. Milam, no Kenetuke; ʻo Lukānela Kathryn M. Bailey, no Kalolaina Hema; ʻo Aliʻikoa Uku Stephen T. Cantrell, no Tekeka; a ʻo Kakiana Michael L. Nelson o Tenesī.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Pēpē i ka ua hoʻopoponi ʻili.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka i ʻeha ka naʻau.

08-21-17

E pouli holoʻokoʻa aku ana ka lā.

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

I ka ʻimi ʻana aku ma ka Pōʻaono nei, ʻaʻohe wahi mea a loaʻa o nā pailaka a me nā ʻōhua o ka mokulele pinao ʻEle Hiwa i kuʻu ʻino ma kai aku o ka Lae o Kaʻena. ʻO ka lā ʻehā ia o ka ʻimi ʻana. A ua pau he 61,000 mau mile kuea a ʻoi aku i ka ʻimi ʻia e nā hui hoʻopakele.

ʻO ka lā nō kēia e pouli ai ka lā. Ma Hawaiʻi nei, ʻaʻole e pouli holoʻokoʻa ana ka lā, ma kahi wale nō o ka hapakolu o ka lā e pouli ana. A ua pau iho nei ka pouli ʻana ma Hawaiʻi nei. A ma ʻAmelika e ʻike ʻia ai ka pouli holoʻokoʻa ʻana aku o ka lā. I ka hola 7:16 o ke kakahiaka ma Hawaiʻi nei e hoʻomaka ai ka pouli holoʻokoʻa ʻana aku o ka lā i ke Kūlanakauhale ʻo Linekona ma ʻOlekona. A i ka hola 8:48 o ke kakahiaka ma Hawaiʻi nei e pau ai ka pouli holoʻokoʻa ʻana ma Kalekona i Kalolaina Hema. ʻO kahi hoʻokahi e lōʻihi loa ai ka pouli holoʻokoʻa ʻana, aia ma kahi kokoke i Carbondale, ʻIlinoe, he ʻelua minuke me 40 kekona. A he ʻehā hola a emi mai e pouli hapa ai ka lā a puni ʻo ʻAmelika Hui Pū.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Pūʻali kalo i ka wai ʻole.

Inā ʻaʻole e mālama pono ʻia ke kino, e ʻōmaʻimaʻi auaneʻi paha.

08-17-17

A hiki i kēia lā, ʻaʻole i loaʻa mai nā kānaka o ka mokulele pinao i kuʻu ʻino iho nei.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 17 o ʻAukake, he Pōʻahā. Aloha mai kākou e nā hoa. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia, a penei ka nūhou.

Aia nō ke Kiaʻi Kai ke noke akula i ka ʻimi i nā pailaka a me nā ʻōhua o ka mokulele pinao ʻIo ʻEle Hiwa i nalowale i ka pō Pōʻalua nei ma kai aku o ka Lae o Kaʻena. Ua kuhi ʻia, ua kuʻu ʻino nō, no ka mea, ua ʻike ʻia nō kahi mau ʻāpana o ia mokulele pinao e lana wale aʻe ana nō. Ua loaʻa mai nō kahi māhele o ke kino o ka mokulele a me kekahi pale poʻo i nā kānaka kinai ahi e ʻimi ana, a hāʻawi ʻia akula ia mau mea i ka Pūʻalikoa.

Ma kēia hope aku, e hoʻolimalima ana ka hui ʻo Servco Pacific Hui ʻia a me Toyota i ke kaʻa ma Honolulu. A ma ke kelepona akamai e hoʻolimalima ʻia ai i ke kaʻa, a pēlā nō hoʻi e wehe ai i ka puka a e hoʻoholo ai i ke kaʻa. Hōʻike aʻe nei ia mau hui, aia ana he 20 mau kaʻa Prius ma ʻō a ma ʻaneʻi o Kakaʻako, ma kahi o nā hale papaʻi o laila. ʻO ke kanaka hoʻolimalima kaʻa, he 18 ona makahiki a ʻoi aku, a ma kahi e hoʻolimalima ʻia ai ke kaʻa, ma laila nō hoʻi e hoʻihoʻi ʻia aku ai ke kaʻa. A ʻo ka nui o ke kālā e hoʻolimalima ʻia ai ke kaʻa, e like ana ia me ke kālā e hoʻolimalima nei nā hui hoʻolimalima kaʻa i kēia manawa.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

ʻO Māuli kēia ʻo ka lā pau.

Hoʻopuka ʻia kēia ʻōlelo i ka wā e ʻaneʻane ai e pau kekahi hana.

08-16-17

Kuʻu ʻino ihola kahi mokulele pinao.

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

Aia nō ke Kiaʻi Kai a me ka Pūʻali Kinai Ahi o Honolulu ke ʻimi akula i kekahi mau kānaka koa o ka mokulele pinao i kuʻu ʻino iho nei ma kai aku o Ka Lae o Kaʻena i ka pō Pōʻalua nei. I ka hola 10:08 o ia pō i hoʻomaopopo ʻia ai ke Kiaʻi Kai, a hoʻouna koke ʻia akula kahi hui hoʻopakele. A i ka hola 11:28 i ʻike ʻia ai kahi wahi o ke kai i piha i nā ʻāpana like ole o ka mokulele. A ma hope iki mai, kāhea ʻia aku ka Pūʻali Kinai Ahi o Honolulu i kōkua. E hoʻomaʻamaʻa aku ana ʻelua mokulele pinao ʻIo ʻEle Hiwa a me nā ʻōhua ma waena o ka Lae o Kaʻena a me ke Kahua Mokulele o Dilinahama i ka wā i pilikia ai.

Ma Kailua, Kona, he 32 mau kānaka kuewa e noho akula ma kahi i hoʻokaʻawale ʻia no lākou. ʻAkahi nō a hemo ia wahi he hoʻokahi pule aku nei a ʻoi iki aku. Ua nui ka poʻe hoʻomaloka no ia wahi, a pēlā pū me ka mea nāna e lawelawe aku nei i ka hana ma laila i mea e holo pono ai. ʻO Linda Vandervoort kona inoa. Wahi a Vandervoort, ua kāhea ʻia ka mākaʻi i kēlā me kēia lā, akā, ke hele nei a maʻa nā kānaka i ke ʻano o ka nohona hou. I kinohi, ua manaʻo ʻia he 20 wale nō kānaka e noho i laila, akā, ua piʻi aʻe ia helu a ke 32. He mau lula nō, ma hope o ka hola 5:00 o ke ahiahi, he pono ke kākau inoa ka poʻe kipa; pāpā ʻia, ʻaʻole e loaʻa ka lāʻau ʻona a me ka lama ma ia wahi; a hoʻokaʻawale ʻia kekahi mau wahi i wahi puhi paka. Akā, ʻaʻohe kanaka i haʻalele, a ʻaʻole i kipaku ʻia aku kekahi. A ʻo kekahi pōmaikaʻi, he wai mānalo ko ia wahi, a hānai ʻia ʻelua ʻaina i kēlā lā kēia lā.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Hoʻohewahewa ke aloha, aia i Puna i Nānāwale.

Hoʻopuka ʻia kēia ʻōlelo i ka wā a kahi kanaka e nānā wale aku ai i kona hoa me ke eʻe ʻole ʻana i ke aloha.