10-24-18

Paʻa ihola kahi ʻaelike ma waena o ke Kula ʻo Kamehameha a me nā kānaka i hoʻopiʻi aku i ia kula.

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

Uku aʻela ke Kula ʻo Kamehameha he $65 miliona i nā kānaka he 32 i hoʻopiʻi akula i ia kula no ko lākou lolo kukui ʻia e kekahi kauka. Mai nā makahiki 1950 a i nā makahiki 1980 lākou i lolo kukui ʻia ai. ʻO ka hapanui o ia mau keiki, he mau haumāna lākou i ia manawa ma ia kula. Ua paʻa ihola kahi ʻaelike, ʻo ia hoʻi, e uku ʻia he $80 miliona i ia mau kānaka. Ua hoʻopiʻi ʻia ke Kula ʻo Kamehameha, ke Kikowaena Lapaʻau ʻo Kāna Palakiko a me ka waiwai hoʻoilina o Kauka Robert Browne, ka mea a nā kānaka hoʻopiʻi i ʻōlelo ai, nāna i lolo kukui iā lākou. Ua hoʻomake ʻo Browne iā ia iho ma hope o kona hale ma Mānoa i ka makahiki 1991 ma hope pono o ka wā i nīnau ai kekahi o o ia mau haumāna ma mua iā Browne no kona lolo kukui ʻia ʻana.

ʻAʻole paha e pāʻani ana ʻo Jahlani Tavai ma ka hoʻokūkū e hiki mai ana i kēia hopena pule, kahi e kūʻē aku ana nā Koa Ānuenue iā Fresno Mokuʻāina. Ma ke kūʻē ʻana aku nei iā Nevada i ka Pōʻaono nei, ua ʻeha ihola ʻo Tavai ma ka hapahā ʻelua a ʻaʻole ʻo ia i komo hou i ka hoʻokūkū. ʻO Tavai, he 82 āna kulaʻi ma loko o nā hoʻokūkū he ʻewalu. He mahikua ʻo ia, a he pūkaha nō hoʻi i kekahi manawa.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ahuwale nā pae puʻu o Hāʻupukele.

He ʻōlelo kēia no kahi mea i ahuwale.

10-22-18

Hoʻokuʻi ʻia aku nei kekahi koʻele wāwae a make ihola.

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

He koʻele wāwae kai make i ka hoʻokuʻi ʻia i ke Alanui ʻo Kuakini ʻĀkau i ke kakahiaka o ka Lāpule nei. He ʻelemakule nō, he 73 ona makahiki. A e hele ana ua ʻelemakule nei ma ke kāʻei koʻele wāwae i kona wā i hoʻokuʻi ʻia ai e ke kalaka. Lawe ʻia akula ʻo ia i ke Kikowaena Lapaʻau ʻo ka Mōʻīwahine ma ke kūlana kūpilikiʻi, a ma laila ʻo ia kahi i make ai. Ma ka hōʻike a ka mākaʻi, ʻaʻole paha ʻo ka holo nui, ka wai ʻona a me ka lāʻau ʻona ke kumu o ka ulia. ʻO ka iwakālua kūmāono ia o ke koʻele wāwae i make i kēia makahiki nei. A ʻo ke kanalima kūmāono ia o ke kanaka i make ma ka ulia kaʻa.

Ma ka helu ʻia ʻana o ka nui o ka waiwai i pohō i ka pele ma ka mokupuni ʻo Hawaiʻi, ʻaneʻane e hiki aku i ka $28 miliona. ʻO ka nui o nā mahiʻai he 46, a hōʻike maila lākou, ʻo ka nui o ka pohō o ka mea kanu, he $17 miliona. ʻO ka nui o ka pohō o ka ʻoihana pua, he $13.3 miliona. A ʻo ka ʻoihana hēʻī, he $6.5 miliona. A ʻo ka ʻoihana hua makekemia, he $2.5 miliona.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Waiho kāhelahela ʻo Kalaupapa.

He ʻōlelo kēia no kekahi mea i ahuwale.

10-19-18

Kau ka hoʻopaʻi o kekahi no ke kī ʻana i mau nēnē a make.

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

I ke kakahiaka o ka Pōʻakolu nei, pau ihola kekahi hale i ke ahi ma Kaimukī. A pau pū i ka make he makuahine, ʻo Connie Moribe Wharton, a me kāna pēpē, ʻo Sophia. Aia ka hale ma ke Alanui ʻo Luakaha. ʻO Lukānela Nathan Wharton o ke Keʻena Mākaʻi o Honolulu, ʻo ia ke kāne a Moribe Wharton a me ka makuakāne o Sophia. A ua loaʻa he ʻekolu mau pahu pōpene ma ka hale kaʻa, akā, ʻaʻole i hōʻoia ʻia, ʻo ia ke kumu i ʻā ʻia ai ke ahi. Akā, wahi a kekahi hoa noho e noho ana ma kekahi ʻaoʻao o ke alanui, ua lohe ʻo ia i ka pahū nui ʻana. Aia nō ka mākaʻi ke noiʻi akula.

Kau aʻe nei ka hoʻopaʻi o kahi kanaka o Kauaʻi no ke kī ʻana i ʻehā mau nēnē i ka pū pōkā peleka a make ma kahi o kona hale ma Kōloa. ʻO Steven Cookson ka inoa o ua kanaka lā. A ʻo kona hoʻopaʻi, ʻo ka uku he $40,775. I ka lā 8 o Pepeluali o ka makahiki 2017 kona hoʻomake ʻana i ia mau manu. A ua hoʻāʻo ʻo Cookson e hoʻomake aku i kekahi nēnē i kekahi lā aku.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Pihaʻā moe wai uka.

ʻO ia hoʻi, he loea ma ka hana ʻālapa kahi e ʻike ʻia ai ka ikaika o ke kanaka.

10-17-18

He hoʻomākaukau ka hana o ke Keʻena Ola o Hawaiʻi no kahi kānāwai hou e kū ana i ka lā mua o Ianuali.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 17 o ʻOkakopa, he Pōʻakolu. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

He mau kikiki hou ke kūʻai ʻia ana no ka ʻaha mele o Bruno Mars. He ʻekolu ʻaha mele e mālama ʻia ana ma ke Kahua Pāʻani ʻo Aloha i kēia mahina aʻe, a ua pau koke nā kikiki a pau, he 100,000 a ʻoi, i ke kūʻai ʻia i loko o nā hola ʻelua a ʻoi iki paha. I kēia Pōʻalima ana e hoʻomaka ai ke kūʻai ʻia ʻana o nā kikiki hou no ia mau ʻaha mele ʻekolu o ka lā 8, ka lā 10 a me ka lā 11 o Nowemapa. I ka hola ʻumi ana e hoʻomaka ai ke kūʻai ʻana a ma ka pūnaewele wale nō, ma ka Ticketmaster. A no nā hola mua he 48, ʻo ka poʻe wale nō e noho paʻa ana ma Hawaiʻi nei ke kūʻai. ʻAʻole i hōʻike ʻia ke kumu kūʻai o nā kikiki, akā, ʻo nā kikiki ma mua, ʻo ka mea emi loa, he $49.50.

I ka lā mua o Ianuali o ka makahiki 2019 e kū ai ke kānāwai kahi e ʻae ʻia ana ke kanaka makua i loaʻa i ka maʻi make, e hoʻomake iā ia iho ma ka loaʻa ʻana o kahi kuhikuhi lāʻau e pau ai ke ola. ʻO ka hana a ke Keʻena Ola o Hawaiʻi i kēia manawa, ʻo ia ka hana ʻana i ala e hōʻoia ʻia ai ka ʻike leʻa ʻana o ka maʻi a me kona ʻohana i nā koho ʻē aʻe no ka mālama ʻana i ke kanaka i loaʻa i ka maʻi make. I ka lā mua o ka makahiki, e hiki ana i ke kanaka i maikaʻi kona noʻonoʻo kanaka ke noi i ka lāʻau hoʻomake ma hope o ka hōʻoia ʻana o nā kauka ʻelua, ua loaʻa ʻo ia i ka maʻi make, a he ʻeono wale nō ona mahina e ola ai, akā he pono i ke kanaka maʻi ke ʻai i ka lāʻau me ke kōkua ʻole ʻia. He pono i ia kanaka ke noi he ʻelua manawa, a he 20 lā ma waena o ke noi mua a me ke noi ʻelua. A koi ʻia nō hoʻi ke noi kākau i ʻike maka ʻia e ʻelua mau kānaka, a ʻo kekahi o lāua, ʻaʻole he mea e hoʻopōmaikaʻi ʻia e ka waiwai o ke kanaka maʻi.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Aia nō i ka mea e mele ana.

ʻO ia hoʻi, e noʻonoʻo ke kanaka no kona pono iho.

10-15-18

Pepehi a pōā ʻia kekahi kanaka ma Kalihi.

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

I ka pō Pōʻaono nei, pepehi aʻela kekahi mau kānaka, he ʻehiku a ʻewalu paha, i kekahi kanaka ma Kalihi. A ma hope o ko lākou pepehi ʻana aʻe i ua kanaka nei, pōā maila lākou iā ia a nāholo akula. ʻO ka hola 10:30 paha ia o ia pō. Ua ʻōlelo ʻia, he mau mea hōʻeha ko ua mau kānaka lā. Ua ʻeha kūkonukonu nō ke kanaka i pepehi ʻia a lawe ʻia akula ʻo ia i ka haukapila. Aia nō ka mākaʻi ke ʻimi akula i ia mau kānaka pōā.

Ua eo ihola ʻo Hawaiʻi iā Berigama Iana ma ka helu ʻai he 49 i ka 23 i ka Pōʻaono nei. ʻO ka ʻumi ia o ka manawa o ia mau hui ʻelua i hoʻokūkū ai ma Mauna Pōhaku, a ʻo ka ʻumi nō hoʻi ia o ka manawa i eo ai nā Koa Ānuenue i nā Koukā. Inā i lanakila ʻo Hawaiʻi, inā ua paʻa mai ka hoʻokūkū ʻana ma ka Ipu Hawaiʻi e mālama ʻia ana ma ka lā 22 o ka mahina ʻo Kēkēmapa. ʻO nā lanakila he ʻehiku, ʻo ia ka mea e paʻa ai ke komo ʻana o nā Koa Ānuenue i loko o ka Ipu Hawaiʻi. A no laila, he paʻa mai paha koe.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Mehameha wale nō ʻo Puʻuloa, i ka hele a Kaʻahupāhau.

Hoʻopuka ʻia kēia ʻōlelo i ka wā e haʻalele ai kahi mea aloha i ka hale.

 

 

 

 

 

 

10-12-18

Make iho nei kahi koʻele wāwae i ka Pōʻakolu nei.

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

Ua alu like kekahi mau hui no ka paipai ʻana i nā mana koho, e hōʻole i ka mālama ʻana i ka ʻaha ʻelele hana kumukānāwai o Hawaiʻi. Ua kapa ʻia aku ia hui, ʻo Mālama I Ko Kākou Hawaiʻi (Preserve Our Hawaiʻi). A ua kākau inoa nō me ke Komikina Hoʻolilo Kālā Paipai Kālaiʻāina Hawaiʻi ma ke ʻano he kōmike kumumanaʻo a no laila, he hiki nō ke hoʻoulu a hoʻolilo aku i ke kālā i mea e mālama ʻole ʻia ai ka ʻaha ʻelele hana kumukānāwai. ʻO ka ʻAhahui Limahana Aupuni o Hawaiʻi kekahi i alu like, pēlā pū me ke Keʻena ʻOihana Kālepa o Hawaiʻi, ka Hui Sierra o Hawaiʻi, ka māhele Hawaiʻi o ka Uniona Kūʻokoʻa Kīwila ʻAmelika, a me ka ʻAoʻao Kemokalaka Hawaiʻi. ʻO kekahi mea nui i hāpai ʻia e lākou, ʻo ke kumukānāwai o Hawaiʻi kekahi o nā kumukānāwai ʻoi o ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa i kēia manawa, a e pilikia paha ia ke mālama ʻia ka ʻaha ʻelele hana kumukānāwai.

E akahele e ka poʻe koʻele wāwae. Make aku nei ʻo Raymond Endow o Nuʻuanu i ka hoʻokuʻi ʻia e ke kalaka i ka Pōʻakolu nei. Ua piha nā makahiki he 83 iā Endow, a wahi a ka lohe, he keu ʻo ia a ke kanaka akahele i kona wā e holo ana ma luna o nā waʻa kaulua he ʻumi ihu. ʻO Endow ka 25 o ke koʻele wāwae i make ma nā alanui o Oʻahu nei i kēia makahiki nei. I ka lā like o kēlā makahiki aku nei, he ʻehā wale nō koʻele wāwae i make. ʻO ka pilikia, wahi a kekahi poʻe, ʻaʻohe kukui hoʻokū ma ia wahi i hoʻokuʻi ʻia ai ʻo Endow.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ke kū i Kahiki.

ʻO ia hoʻi, inā hiki.

10-10-18

He ʻolohani ka hana ma nā hōkele Marriott.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 10 o ʻOkakopa, he Pōʻakolu. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ke ʻolohani aʻela nā limahana o nā hōkele Marriott ma Hawaiʻi nei. He 2,700 ka nui o lākou, a ʻakahi nō a hoʻomaka ia hana ma ka Pōʻakahi nei. ʻO ko lākou makemake, e hoʻonui ʻia ka uku a e hoʻomaikaʻi i ka pōmaikaʻi. A he kākoʻo nō kekahi mau uniona iā lākou. ʻO ka poʻe limahana mokulele o ka hui ʻo United Airlines, ua hoʻopau i ko lākou noho ʻana ma ka hōkele ʻo ka Sheraton Princess Kaʻiulani. A ʻo ka United Public Workers, ua huki aku i ko lākou mau lālā mai kekahi ʻaha palekana e mālama ʻia ana ma ka Sheraton Waikīkī. A ʻo ka Uniona Limahana Mekala o Hawaiʻi, ua kāpae i ko lākou noho ʻana ma nā lumi he 100 o ka Sheraton Maui, i hoʻopaʻa ʻia no ka pule hoʻokahi. Hōʻike ka ʻAhahui Kuene Mokulele, he kākoʻo piha nō i ka ʻolohani a nā limahana o nā hōkele Marriott. ʻAʻole e ʻaʻe nā lālā o ka ʻAhahui Kuene Mokulele i ka laina ʻolohani. Ua hoʻomaka ke kūkākūkā ʻana o ka uniona me Marriott i ka mahina ʻo Iune a ʻaʻole i paʻa kahi ʻaelike.

I ke noi ʻana o Laycie Tobosa i laikini kalaiwa hou ma ke Keʻena ʻOkomopila ma Hilo, ua noi ʻia ʻo Tobosa e wehe i kona pale poʻo i mea e paʻi ʻia ai kona kiʻi. Akā, ʻo ia pale poʻo, he mea hoʻomana ia. A wahi a Tobosa, ʻo ke noi ʻana i ka wahine e wehe i kona pale poʻo, he like ia me ke noi ʻana aku iā ia e wehe i kona lole a me kona paleʻaʻahu. No laila, ʻaʻole i ʻae ʻo Tobosa e wehe i kona pale poʻo, a ʻo ka hopena, he laikini kalaiwa kūikawā wale nō kai hāʻawi ʻia iā ia. ʻAʻohe kiʻi o ia ʻano laikini. I ka lā mua o Pepeluali i noi ai ʻo Tobosa i laikini kalaiwa hou a ʻakahi nō a loaʻa mai ka laikini maoli i ka lā mua o Mei. Hōʻike aʻe nei ka Uniona Kūʻokoʻa Kīwila ʻAmelika o Hawaiʻi i ke Keʻena ʻOkomopila o ke kalana ʻo Hawaiʻi, e hoʻololi i ka hana, ʻoiai, he hana kūʻē kumukānāwai ia. A hoʻouna nō hoʻi ia uniona i ka leka i nā Keʻena ʻOkomopila o nā kalana ʻo Honolulu, ʻo Maui a me Kauaʻi me ke noi ʻana i ka hōʻoia, ʻaʻole lākou e hana like nei ma ke kūʻē kumukānāwai.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

He hele pīlali ʻāina maoli nō.

ʻO ia hoʻi, poina ihola ka hoʻi ʻana i ka hale ma muli o ka lilo loa ʻana o ka noʻonoʻo i kekahi hana.