08-31-17

Ua holo mua ka Pila Kenekoa 4 a i ka Hale o nā Lunamakaʻāinana.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 31 o ʻAukake, he Pōʻahā. Welina e nā hoa makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua ʻāpono ʻia aku nei ka Pila Kenekoa 4 ma ka ʻAha Kenekoa. I kēia manawa, e hele ana i mua o ka Hale o nā Lunamakaʻāinana. ʻO ia pila, e hoʻokaʻawale ana ia i haʻawina kālā no ka hoʻokō pono ʻana i ke ala e hiki aku ai ke kaʻa uila kau i ka lewa i ke Kikowaena Kūʻai ʻo Ala Moana. Ma ke koho pāloka ʻana, he 16 kenekoa i kākoʻo, a he 9 kenekoa i kūʻē. Ke lana nei ka manaʻo o ka meia, e pau i ka ʻāpono ʻia i ka hopena o ke kau kūikawā i kēia Pōʻalima.

A lū ʻia aku nei ka maunu nona ka lāʻau make ma ka mokupuni ʻo Lehua i mea e pau ai nā ʻiole ma laila. ʻO ka lua kēia o ka manawa i lū ʻia ai ka maunu. A hoʻokahi manawa i koe. Ke pau nā ʻiole o Lehua, e lilo ia i wahi hoʻomalu no ka manu ʻane nalowale. ʻO kekahi pilikia i hāpai ʻia e kekahi mau kupa o Kauaʻi, e hopohopo ana o pilikia ka iʻa a me nā wahi e pili ana i ia lāʻau make. Hōʻike aʻela ke aupuni mokuʻāina, ʻaʻole e nui loa ka pōʻino. A ʻo kekahi, e makaʻala ana nā luna nānā o ke aupuni mokuʻāina a me ke aupuni pekelala no ka pono o nā iʻa o ke kai a me nā manu.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Mōhala maikaʻi ke oho o ke kupukupu.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka uʻi.

08-30-17

Kohu mea lā, nui ke kākoʻo o nā kenekoa o Hawaiʻi nei i ka Pila Kenekoa 4.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 30 o ʻAukake, he Pōʻakolu. Aloha mai e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua ʻāpono aku nei ke Keʻena Mālama Kai o ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa i ka hoʻomaʻamaʻa kī pōkā pahū o ka Māhele Kaua Lewa ma ke kai o Kauaʻi no nā makahiki ʻehā e hiki mai ana. ʻO kahi noi hou ia, ua emi iho nā mea pahū e hoʻopahū ʻia ana a hoʻonui ʻia aʻela ka makaʻala ʻana i ka hopena o nā koholā a me nā naiʻa. Ua hoʻohalahala ʻo David Henkin, he loio no ka hui ʻo Earthjustice, i nā mea i hoʻolālā ʻia ma mua, me ka ʻī ʻana aku, ʻaʻole i lawa ka hana e mālama ʻia ai nā koholā a me nā naiʻa. Akā wahi a Henkin no ka mea hou i hoʻolālā ʻia, ua hoʻoikaika ka Māhele Kaua Lewa i ka makaʻala ʻana no ka pono o ia mau iʻa o ke kai, a he holo mua ia no ka maikaʻi. Hōʻike mai nei ka Māhele Kaua Lewa, he pono ke hoʻomaʻamaʻa kī pōkā pahū ma Kahi Kī Pōkā Pahū Pākīpika o Kauaʻi a hiki i ka lā 20 o ʻAukake o ka makahiki 2022 ma muli paha o ka hana hoʻoweliweli i kupu aʻe nei no Kina.

He nui ke kākoʻo o ka ʻAha Kenekoa o Hawaiʻi nei i ka Pila Kenekoa 4 e hoʻokaʻawale ana i haʻawina kālā no ke kaʻa uila kau i ka lewa. A i kēia lā ke koho hope loa ʻana o ka ʻAha Kenekoa ma mua o ka lele ʻana aku o ka Pila Kenekoa 4 a i ka Hale o nā Lunamakaʻāinana. Ma kekahi koho pāloka hea inoa o nehinei, kākoʻo he 17 mau kenekoa a ua kūʻē he ʻehiku. ʻO kekahi hana ke ʻāpono ʻia ka pila, e piʻi auaneʻi ka ʻauhau lumi hōkele ma Hawaiʻi a puni he hoʻokahi pākeneka no nā makahiki he 13 e hiki mai ana. A e hoʻomau ʻia ka hapa pākeneka ʻauhau helu waiwai o Oʻahu nei he ʻekolu hou makahiki.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Eia aʻe ka makani Kona.

ʻO ia hoʻi, he kanaka huhū ke hele maila.

08-29-17

Ke kāmau iki akula ke ola o ke kaʻa uila kau i ka lewa.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 29 o Kepakemapa, he Pōʻalua. Welina e nā hoa makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua pakele māhunehune iho nei ke kaʻa uila kau i ka lewa. Ma ke Kōmike ʻImi Kālā o ka ʻAha Kenekoa, ua holo mua ka Bila Kenekoa 4, e hoʻokaʻawale ana i puʻu kālā no ka hoʻopau pono ʻana i ke ala o ke kaʻa uila kau i ka lewa a i ke Kikowaena ʻo Ala Moana. ʻO ka lōʻihi, he 20 mile. ʻO ka nui o ke kālā e hoʻokaʻawale ʻia ana ma nei pila, he $2.4 biliona. He 6 mau lālā i kākoʻo, a he 5 i kūʻē. I kēia lā, e koho pāloka ana ka ʻAha Kenekoa. Ua kohokoho ʻia, ʻo ka nui o ke kālā e pono ai ka hoʻopau pono ʻana i ka hana, he $10 biliona kālā a emi iki mai. ʻAneʻane e pālua ke kālā i kuhi ʻia i ka hopena o ka makahiki 2014, ʻo ia hoʻi, he $5.26 biliona. Ke hiki aku i ka lā 15 o Kepakemapa, he pono i ke kūlanakauhale ke hōʻike aku i ka Papa Halihali Pekelala i ka hana e hoʻoulu ʻia ai ke kālā e kō pono ai ke ala a i ke Kikowaena ʻo Ala Moana.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ka lama kū o ka noʻeau.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka keu a ke akamai.

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.