08-15-17

Haʻalele ihola kekahi mau kiʻi maka nunui i ka ʻAha Kūkā Hana Mīkini ʻAmelika.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 15 o ʻAukake, he Pōʻalua. Aloha mai kākou e nā makamaka heluhelu. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia, a penei ka nūhou.

Aloha nō nā haumāna Hawaiʻi e hele akula i ke kulanui ma ʻAmelika i kēia makahiki kula. ʻAʻole e lilo aku kahi puʻu kālā hele kulanui o ke Keʻena Kuleana Hawaiʻi iā lākou. I nā haumāna wale nō o ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi e lilo ai nā puʻu kālā o ia keʻena. ʻO ke kumu i pau ai ka lilo ʻana aku o nā puʻu kālā i nā haumāna Hawaiʻi ma ʻAmelika, na ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi e hoʻoponopono ana i nā puʻu kālā o ke Keʻena Kuleana Hawaiʻi. Ma mua, na ke Kahua Kaiāulu Hawaiʻi i hoʻonohonoho, a i ia manawa, kākoʻo ʻia aku nā haumāna ma Hawaiʻi nei a me nā haumāna ma ʻAmelika. ʻO ke kumu i lilo ai ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi, ʻo ia ka mea nāna e hoʻonohonoho i nā puʻu kālā, i ka makahiki 2015, ʻo ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi a me ke Kahua Kaiāulu Hawaiʻi kekahi o nā moho e noi ana i ia kuleana, akā, wahi a Sterling Wong, ka waha ʻōlelo o ke Keʻena Kuleana Hawaiʻi, ua koho ʻia ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi no ka mea, ua ʻoi aku ka nui o nā haumāna e kōkua ʻia aku ana, he 175, a ma ke noi a ke Kahua Kaiāulu Hawaiʻi, he 136 wale nō. A ʻo kekahi mea maikaʻi o ke noi a ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi, he nui nā hana kākoʻo i ka poʻe haumāna puʻu kālā hele kulanui i mea e paʻa loa ai lākou ma ke alahele hoʻonaʻauao.

Ua haʻalele loa ihola kekahi mau kānaka ʻekolu i ka ʻAha Kūkā Hana Mīkini ʻAmelika o Wakinekona. A ʻo ko lākou kumu i haʻalele ai i ia ʻaha kūkā, he pili nō i ka hana a i ka hana ʻole paha a ka Pelekikena Donald Trump ma nā mea i ʻike ʻia aku i Charlottesville ma Wilikinia i ka hopena pule nei. ʻO Kenneth Frazier, ka luna hoʻokō nui o ka hui ʻo Merck, kekahi o nā mea i haʻalele, a ʻo kona kumu i haʻalele ai, ʻo ia ka nuku pololei ʻole aku o ka pelekikena i nā hui hoʻokae ʻili i ʻākoakoa ma Charlottesville i ka hopena pule nei. ʻO ka luna hoʻokō nui o Under Armour, ʻo Kevin Plank, ʻo ia kekahi i haʻalele, a wahi āna, e hoʻoikaika ia hui i ka paipai ʻana aʻe i ka lōkahi, ka ʻae ʻana i nā ʻano lāhui like ʻole a me nā ʻano kanaka like ʻole, a me ka hana pū ʻana ma o ka hana ʻālapa. A ʻo ka mea hope i haʻalele, ʻo ia ʻo Brian Krzanich, ka luna hoʻokō nui o Intel. Wahi āna, paipai aku nei ʻo ia i nā luna o Wakinekona e hoʻāhewa aku i ia mau kānaka hoʻokae ʻili, akā, ʻo ka mea nui i ia mau luna, ʻo ia ka hoʻowahāwahā ʻana aku i nā kānaka kūʻēʻē iā lākou.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

E kuahui like i ka hana.

ʻO ia hoʻi, e alu like.

 

08-14-17

He anaina hoʻomanaʻo iā Roland Cazimero ke mālama ʻia.

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

E mālama ʻia ana kahi anaina hoʻoleʻa iā Roland Cazimero i hala iho nei i ke ala hoʻi ʻole mai. ʻO ka lā i hoʻopaʻa ʻia, ʻo ia ka lā ʻewalu o ʻOkakopa, a ma ka Hōkele Royal Hawaiian e mālama ʻia ai ke anaina hoʻoleʻa. Mai ka hola ʻekolu o ka ʻauinalā a i ka hola ʻelima ke kipa ʻohana, a laila, e kani ka pila a hīmeni nō hoʻi a hiki i ka hola 7:00. Na ka wahine a Roland, na Lauwaʻe a me Leah Bernstein, ka pelekikena o ka Hui Mountain Apple, e hoʻolālā ana i nei anaina hoʻoleʻa. Ma ka Lumi Mōʻī o ka Hōkele Royal Hawaiian e mālama ʻia ai a ma laila nō kahi o nā Hoa Hānau Cazimero i hīmeni ai no nā makahiki he 12 i ka wā i nui ai ka holoholo ʻana o kānaka ma Waikīkī i nā hola o ke kulu aumoe.

I kēlā Pōʻakolu aku nei, ua ʻāpono aku nei ka ʻAha Kūkā o Honolulu i ka Pila 69, e kēnā ana, he pono nā hale papaʻi e kū nei no lākou ke kiʻekiʻe he 75 kapuaʻi a ʻoi, i ka hoʻokomo aku i nā paipu kīkī wai kinai ahi i loko o nā makahiki he ʻelima. A wahi a ka Meia Kirk Caldwell, inā e lilo nō ia pila i kānāwai, he hiki i ke kūlanakauhale ke hāʻawi aku i ka ʻaiʻē kuala ʻole i nā ʻona keʻena noho. Akā, wahi a ka pelekikena o ka ʻAhahui ʻOna Keʻena Noho o Hawaiʻi, e mahalo ʻia ke kōkua, akā, ʻaʻole hiki ke lima ikaika ʻia nā ʻona keʻena noho i ka hoʻokomo paipu kīkī wai kinai ahi.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Hāʻale i ka wai a ka manu.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka uʻi.