10-26-17

He kānāwai hou ke hoʻokō ʻia nei ma Honolulu.

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

Holo ihola ka manaʻo o ke Komikina Mākaʻi o Honolulu ma ka luna mākaʻi hou o ke Keʻena Mākaʻi o Honolulu. ʻO Mēkia Susan Ballard ka luna mākaʻi hou. A ʻo ia nō hoʻi ka wahine mua i lilo i luna mākaʻi no Honolulu. He 32 ona makahiki e hana ana ma ke ʻano he mākaʻi no kēia ʻāina. A lilo ihola ʻo ia i mēkia i ka makahiki 2001. A ʻo Ballard nō hoʻi kekahi o nā moho luna mākaʻi hope loa ʻehā i ka makahiki 2004, ka wā hoʻi i lilo ai ʻo Boisse Correa, ʻo ia ka luna mākaʻi o Honolulu.

ʻAkahi nō a hoʻohanohano ʻia nā koa kahiko Pilipino o ke Kaua Honua II e ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa. Lilo aku nei ka Makana Kula ʻAha ʻŌlelo Lāhui i nā koa kahiko Pilipino he 260,000 a ʻoi i komo i ke kaua ma ka ʻĀina Pilipino a ma kekahi ʻāina paha. Hele aku nei he 13 mau ʻelele mai Hawaiʻi aku i Wainekona no ka ʻAha Makana Kula ʻAha ʻŌlelo Lāhui. He ʻekolu o lākou, he mau koa kahiko nō mai ia wā, a ʻo nā ʻelele ʻē aʻe, he ʻohana no nā koa kahiko i hala.

Ma Honolulu nei, pāpā ʻia, ʻaʻole e kelekiko ke koʻele wāwae i kona wā e hele ana ma ke kāʻei koʻele wāwae. ʻAʻole e nānā ke kanaka i kāna kelepona a me ka mea uila ʻē aʻe paha, e laʻa ke kamepiula hele a me ke kālana uila, ʻoiai ʻo ia e hele ana mai kekahi ʻaoʻao o ke alanui a i kekahi. ʻO ka hoʻopaʻi mua ke ʻaʻe ʻia ke kānāwai, mai ka $15 a ke $35. A no ka hoʻopaʻi hou i loko o ka makahiki hoʻokahi, he $35 a ke $75. A no ke kolu o ka hoʻopaʻi i loko o ia makahiki, he $75 a ke $99.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Hili hewa ka manaʻo ke ʻole ke kūkākūkā.

He mea nui ke kūkākūkā pū ʻana i mea e holo maikaʻi ai ka hana.

10-25-17

Kau aku nei kahi Wāhine Ānuenue i ka hano hāweo.

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

Aloha nō! Ua make aku nei ʻo Ocean Wright i ka lā 25 o Kepakemapa, he kama iki wale nō, he ʻelua wale nō ona makahiki. A manaʻo ʻia, ua ninini ʻia ka wai wela e paila ana ma luna o ua kama iki nei i ka mahina ʻo ʻAukake ʻoiai ʻo ia e noho ana me kona makuakāne ma ke Kahua Hale Koa ʻo Schofield. ʻO ka lā 18 o ʻAukake ka lā i ʻeha ai ʻo Ocean i ka wai wela. Ua wela kona maka, kona lae, kona ʻāʻī, kona lima a me kona wāwae. Aia nō ka mākaʻi ke noiʻi akula i ke kumu o ka make ʻana o ua keiki nei.

He Wahine Ānuenue hou ke kau nei i ka hano hāweo i kēia pule nei. Ma nā pule ʻelua i kaʻa hope iho nei, ʻO Emily Maglio ka mea pāʻani pōpō paʻipaʻi kūpale ʻoi o ka ʻAhahui Komohana Nui. A i kēia pule nei, lilo akula ia makana iā Savanah Kahakai ma muli o kāna pāʻani helu ʻekahi o kēlā pule aku nei. He 29 āna ʻali, he 10 ma ke kūʻē ʻana aku iā UC Riverside, a he 19 ma ke kūʻē ʻana aku iā Cal State Fullerton. He 1,312 ʻali a Kahakai ma kona wā e pāʻani ana no nā Ānuenue.

Lana ka manaʻo, e hiu aku nō nā Wāhine pōpō paʻipaʻi o Hawaiʻi ma ke koena o nā hoʻokūkū a lanakila, i komo ai lākou ma ka Hoʻokūkū Inoa Moho o ka ʻAhahui ʻĀlapa Kula Nui o ʻAmelika. He pono ke kāʻili ʻia ke eo ma nā hoʻokūkū i koe. I kēia Pōʻalima, e kūʻē hou aku ana ʻo Hawaiʻi iā Cal Poly. I ka wā o Cal Poly i hele mai ai i Oʻahu nei no ka hoʻokūkū ʻana, lilo aku nei ke eo iā lākou lā ma loko o nā pāʻani he ʻelima.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Hoʻohewahewa ke aloha, aia i Puna i Nānāwale.

Hoʻopuka ʻia aku kēia ʻōlelo ke nānā wale mai kahi hoa me ka hāʻawi ʻole mai i ke aloha.

10-24-17

E haʻalele paha kekahi mau lālā o ke Komikina Mākaʻi  i ko lākou kūlana?

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 24 o ʻOkakopa, he Pōʻalua. Aloha e nā makamaka heluhelu. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

He manaʻo ko Alexander Silvert, he loio kūpale pekelala, e waiho kekahi mau lālā ʻekolu o ke Komikina Mākaʻi i ko lākou kūlana komikina. ʻO ia mau lālā, ʻo ia ka Luna Hoʻomalu Komikina Max Sword, ka Hope Luna Hoʻomalu Cha Thompson a me ke Komikina Eddie Flores. ʻO lākou ʻekolu nā komikina lōʻihi loa o ka noho ʻana ma ke ʻano he komikina. A ʻo ke kumu o Silvert e koi nei i ka haʻalele loa o lākou i ke kūlana komikina, ʻo ia ko lākou kākoʻo ʻana i ka Luna Mākaʻi Louis Kealoha i hoʻomaha loa i kona wā i hoʻopiʻi ʻia ai no ka hana ʻapakeʻe a me ka ʻōhumu. A ua holo ko lākou manaʻo e hāʻawi aku i palapala ʻaelike hou na Kealoha ma mua o ka hopena o kona kau mua, a ma ka loiloi ʻana aku iā Kealoha, he mau kaha kiʻekiʻe wale nō kā lākou e hāʻawi aku ai a koho ihola lākou e uku aku iā ia no ka hoʻomaha loa ʻana, ma kahi o ka ʻimi ʻana i wahi e kaiehu aku ai iā ia no ke kumu kūpono. A no laila, ke ʻōlelo nei ʻo Silvert, ʻaʻole maikaʻi ke komo ia mau komikina ʻekolu ma ka wae ʻana i luna mākaʻi hou.

Kūkala ʻia aʻe nei ka makaʻala wai hālana no Oʻahu, ke Kalana ʻo Maui a me ka mokupuni ʻo Hawaiʻi a hiki i kēia ʻauinalā. I ka Pōʻakahi nei ma Oʻahu, ʻeha ihola kekahi kaikamahine ʻōpiopio i kahi kumu lāʻau i hina i kona wā e kali ana ma kahi kau kaʻa ʻōhua ma kahi o ka huina o nā alanui Ala Moana a me Atkinson. A ma muli o ka nui o ka ua o ka Pōʻakahi nei, pio ihola ka uila o Haleʻiwa, ke kahakai o Waialua, ʻo Camp Erdman, ke kahua mokulele ʻo Dilinahama, a ma ke alaloa ʻo Falinatona a me kekahi mau wahi ʻē aku. I ka hola 3:41 o ka ʻauinalā ka pio ʻana o ka uila, a holo hou ana ka uila i loko nō o nā hola ʻelua.

Pōmaikaʻi kākou i kahi makana a Robert Uluwehi Cazimero. He ʻaha mele ana kona. A ma Blue Note Hawaiʻi e mālama ʻia ai ma ka lā 13 o Kēkēmapa. He ʻaha mele Kalikimaka ke ʻano. ʻElua ʻaha mele, aia ka mua i ka hola 6:30 o ke ahiahi, a ʻo ka lua, aia i ka hola 9:00.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Lī ka ʻili i ke anu o Hauaʻiliki.

ʻO ia hoʻi, he anuanu hoʻi kau a koe aku.

10-23-17

He wahi makana maiā Kuana Torres mai.

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

ʻO ka pule hope loa kēia o ka hana keaka ʻo Massie/Kahahawai. He hana keaka ia i haku ʻia e Dennis Carroll i ka makahiki 1973. He polopeka ʻo Carroll ma ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi ma Mānoa i ia manawa. ʻO ka mea ʻāpiki, e ola ana ʻo Thomas Massie a aʻo ʻia ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi, e waiho ʻo Massie i hoʻopiʻi i mua o ka ʻaha hoʻokolokolo ke hana keaka ʻia ka moʻolelo o Massie/Kahahawai. A no laila, ʻaʻole i hana keaka ʻia. I ka makahiki 2004 i hana keaka ʻia ai ma Kumu Kahua, he 16 makahiki ma hope mai o ka make ʻana o Massie. A ʻo ka hana keaka e mālama ʻia iho nei, ʻo Taurie Kinoshita ka luna kuhikuhi, a hōʻike mai nei ʻo ia, he mau mea hou kai hoʻokomo ʻia i loko o ka hana keaka a Carroll i haku ai. A ʻo ka hapanui o lākou, no loko mai o ka puke a David Stannard o ka makahiki 2005, ʻo ia hoʻi, ʻo “Honor Killing: How the Infamous ‘Massie Affair’ Transformed Hawaiʻi.” Ma ka Hale Hana Keaka ʻo Palikū o ke Kulanui Kaiāulu o nā Koʻolau e mālama ʻia nei. I kēia Pōʻakolu, e hoʻomaka i ka hola 4:00 o ka ʻauinalā. A i ka Pōʻahā, ka Pōʻalima a me ka Pōʻaono, e hoʻomaka i ka hola 7:30. ʻO nā likiki, mai ka ʻelima kālā a ka ʻumi.

A he ʻelua ʻaha mele ke hiki mai ana ma ka mahina ʻo Kēkēmapa. ʻO ka mua, mai ka lā 8 a ka lā 10. ʻO ka ʻaha mele ia o Kuana Torres Kahele a e mālama ʻia ana ma ka Hale Hana Keaka ʻo Hawaiʻi. Ma ka lā 8 a me ka lā 9, e hoʻomaka i ka hola 7:30 o ke ahiahi. A i ka lā 10, i ka hola 2:00 o ka ʻauinalā e hoʻomaka ai. A he mau puʻukani a me kekahi mau hālau hula ke komo ana i nei ʻaha mele. A pēlā pū nō me kekahi mau Miki Aloha Hula ʻehiku a me ka Miki Keiki Hula a me ka Mika Keiki Hula o kēia makahiki nei. ʻO kekahi mea e pōmaikaʻi ai nā kānaka a pau o ke anaina, e makana ʻia ana ka CD a Kahele i ka wā e komo ai i ka hale hana keaka. A i kēlā me kēia lā o ka ʻaha mele, e koho ʻia ana he ʻehā kikiki, a ʻo nā mea nāna ia mau kikiki, e lilo ana iā lākou pākahi he lei pūpū Niʻihau. ʻO nā kikiki, he $35 a ke $75. A ʻo ka poʻe i liʻiliʻi loa ka loaʻa makahiki i hōʻoia ʻia, he ʻelua wale nō kālā o ka likiki.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ka hāʻawi a ka mea hale, koe koena ʻole ma kūʻono.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka kahiau.

10-20-17

He mau haumāna kulanui kai loaʻa i ka ʻauwaepahāha.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 20 o ʻOkakopa, he Pōʻalima. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

I ka Pōʻahā nei, hoʻomaopopo aʻela ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi i nā haumāna, nā kumu a me nā limahana no nā haumāna ʻekolu o ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi ma Mānoa i loaʻa aku nei i ka ʻauwaepahāha. ʻO ia nā mea mua o ia kahua i loaʻa aku i ka ʻauwaepahāha. I kēia manawa a puni ka mokuʻāina ʻo Hawaiʻi, ua māhuahua nā kānaka i loaʻa i ua maʻi lā, he 500 ka nui i kēia makahiki nei. Ke paipai nei ke Keʻena Ola i nā kānaka e hana nei ma kahi nui o nā kānaka, e ʻō ʻia aku i ka lāʻau koʻokoʻo. A pēlā pū me nā kānaka i ʻō ʻia i ka lāʻau koʻokoʻo he ʻelua manawa, ua hala naʻe nā makahiki he 10 a ʻoi, a i ʻole ia, he hoʻokahi wale nō manawa i ʻō ʻia ai he ʻelima makahiki i hala, a ʻoi aku paha. A e ʻō ʻia nō hoʻi, inā ʻaʻole i maopopo ke ʻō ʻia ʻana a me ka ʻole paha, a inā ʻaʻole maopopo ka loaʻa aku i ka ʻauwaepahāha a me ka ʻole paha. He maʻi lele nō ka ʻauwaepahāha, a he lele aku nō ma ke kunu ʻana, ke kihe ʻana a me ka hoʻopā ʻana i nā mea i lele ʻia e ka mea hoʻomaʻi. ʻO ka ʻōuli o ka ʻauwaepahāha, ua like loa me ka ʻōuli palū.

Aia nō ke kūkulu ʻia nei kekahi mau pā e pale aku ana i ke komo wale mai o nā kānaka o nā ʻāina ʻē i loko o ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa. Aia nō ua mau pā lā ma Kāna Kieko, ma kahi kokoke loa hoʻi i kekahi mau hale o Tijuana i Mekiko. ʻO ia mau pā, ʻo ia nā pā a ka Pelekikena Donald Trump i hoʻohiki ai e kūkulu. Ua pau kekahi mau pā i ke kūkulu ʻia. A ʻo ka lā 26 ka lā palena pau no ke kūkulu ʻana i ia mau pā a paʻa. He ʻewalu pā e kūkulu ʻia ana, a ʻo ka mea ʻoi loa, ʻo ia ke koho ʻia. ʻO ke kālā i hoʻolilo ʻia no ia mau pā, he $500,000 a emi iho o ka pā hoʻokahi.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

He pōhaku hekau waʻa.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka moloā.

10-19-17

ʻAʻole i loaʻa nā kāne ʻelua i nalowale aku nei ma ka ʻaoʻao komohana ʻākau o Molokaʻi.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 19 o ʻOkakopa, he Pōʻahā. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua nalowale ihola kekahi mau kāne ʻelua i ka pō Pōʻakahi nei i ka wā i kuʻu ʻino ai ka mokulele pinao a lāua e hoʻokele ana ma ka ʻaoʻao komohana ʻākau o Molokaʻi. ʻO Jeremy Dossetter lāua ʻo Oliver Kirsch ko lāua mau inoa, a he mau limahana lāua no ka hui ʻo Mauna Loa Helicopters. Ua ʻike aku kekahi kanaka o Molokaʻi, ʻo Tim Emmanuel, i kukui ʻulaʻula e ʻimo ana ma ka lewa, a e iho wikiwiki ana no ke kai, a i loko nō o kekahi mau kekona ʻelua, nalowale ihola. E kuhi ana ʻo Emmanuel, he mokulele pailaka ʻole ia. I ke ao ʻana aʻe i ke kakahiaka o ka Pōʻalua, ʻike ihola ʻo ia no nā kānaka ʻelua i nalowale, a nalowale pū me ka mokulele pinao. No laila, hele akula ʻo ia i ka Hale Kinai Ahi o Hoʻolehua no ka hōʻike ʻana aku i kāna mea o ka ʻike ʻana. E hoʻomau ana ke Kiaʻi Kai, ka ʻOihana Moku a me ke Keʻena Kinai Ahi o Maui i ka ʻimi ʻana aku iā Dossetter lāua ʻo Kirsch. A e komo pū i ka hana kekahi mau mokulele pinao o Mauna Loa Helicopters. ʻO ka lā ʻehā kēia o ka ʻimi ʻana aku i ua mau kānaka lā.

Ua mālama ʻia aku nei he ʻaha hoʻolaʻa hale no kahi hale papaʻi ʻalokio hou o ke Kūlanakauhale ʻo Ward. ʻO Anaha ka inoa o ua hale lā. A hoʻomaka iho nei nā kānaka e komo i loko o ko lākou mau keʻena noho i laila i ka Pōʻakahi nei. ʻO ka nui o nā keʻena noho o ia hale papaʻi ʻalokio, he 317. A pau aku nei he 307 i ke kūʻai ʻia. ʻO ke kumu kūʻai ʻawelika o ke keʻena noho, he $1.2 miliona. No ka Hui ʻo Howard Hughes ia hale a e kūkulu ʻia ana he 16 mau hale papaʻi ʻalokio hou ma ke Kūlanakauhale ʻo Ward.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Nā keiki a Kālaihaohia.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ka poʻe ʻālunu.

10-18-17

He manaʻo ko kekahi e hoʻonui i nā mea ma Hawaiʻi nei e pale aku ai i ke kaua.

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

He manaʻo ko Lukānela Kenelala Dan “Fig” Leaf o ka Māhele Kaua Lewa i hoʻomaha loa, he pono ke hoʻomaikaʻi aʻe i nā mea pale kao lele ma Hawaiʻi nei i ʻike ai ʻo Kim Jong Un, ʻaʻole e noho wale ʻo ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻoiai ʻo Kōlea ʻĀkau e hoʻoweliweli mai ana. ʻO Leaf, he hope luna kaua ʻo ia no ka Pūʻali Koa Pākīpika o ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa. Hōʻike mai kekahi, ma Hawaiʻi nei, e hoʻāʻo ʻia ana kahi kao lele pale i mea e ʻike ai i ka maikaʻi a me ka maikaʻi ʻole paha i ke kau kupu lau a ma hope iki aku paha.

Aloha nō! Pau ihola ka pāʻani pōpō peku ʻana o John Ursua i kēia kikina nei. He ʻāʻapo ʻo Ursua no ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi a i ka Pōʻaono i hala aku nei, ʻeha ihola kona kuli ma ka hapalua ʻelua o ka hoʻokūkū. A i ka nānā ʻana aku o ke kauka, ʻike ʻia ihola ka nahae o ke aʻa puʻupuʻu o ke kuli ʻākau o Ursua. ʻAʻole i paʻa ka lā e kaha ʻia ai kona kuli, akā, ʻo ka wā hoʻopolapola, he ʻeono paha mahina a ʻoi. ʻO ka makahiki ʻekolu kēia o Ursua o ka pāʻani ʻana. Ma nā ʻīā ʻapo, ʻo ka helu ʻeono ʻo Ursua a puni ʻo ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa, he 111.2 ʻīā o ka hoʻokūkū. A ma ka ʻapo ʻana, ʻo ka helu ʻehiku ia. He 7.8 o ka hoʻokūkū. He hiki nō i kekahi mau mea pāʻani ke pani i ka mākālua e waiho wale ana, ʻo Kumoku Noa, ʻo Davine Tullis ʻo Kalakaua Timoteo III a me Isaiah Bernard.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Pēpē i ka ua hoʻopoponi ʻili.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka i ʻeha ka naʻau i ka ʻōlelo a i ka hana paha a kekahi.