Posted on April 28, 2009 at 9:59am
Hana hoʻolaʻa - Blessing protocol, Waikīkī
Posted on March 29, 2009 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment
Eia hoʻi au me kuʻu papale hāhā-ʻai-a-ka-manu. Here I am indeed, with a native Hawaiian lobeliad as my hat.
Posted on March 28, 2009 at 8:15pm
Komo na kahuna i ka hana komo ʻapana. The priests enter to perform their appointed rounds.
Posted on March 28, 2009 at 6:00pm
Ma ka la 27 o Ianuali, o ka hana hoolaa ʻia e ʻOhu Gon, Hanalei Marzan a me Mahealani Wong, no ka hale pili ma ka Hale Hawaii o ka Hale Hoʻikeʻike Bihopa.
Ua noho malie keia hale pili kahiko, kuʻai ʻia ma Kauaʻi i ka… Continue
Posted on March 27, 2009 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments
Noho malie o Hokulea i ke kai malie o Palamila - Hokuleʻa rests in the calm sea of Palmyra.
Posted on March 22, 2009 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments
I keia la, ua holo na akeakamai e nana kokoke i ka hua'i nui a Pele mai loko mai o ka moana o Tonga i ke kai Pakipika Hema.
Posted on March 19, 2009 at 10:06pm — 2 Comments
Mai ka DNA mai loko mai o nā iwi moa kahiko loa i loaʻa mai ai mai Chile, ka hō'ailona hō'ike o ka hana kūpaianaha o nā hoʻokele waʻa o ka wā kahiko.
Posted on March 8, 2009 at 5:00am — 1 Comment
As a board member of the 'Ahahui Mālama i ka Lōkahi (Hawaiians for the Preservation of Native Ecosystems), I am asked to provide guidance and protocols for cultural approaches to our conservation and revegetation/restoration work. I would like to share here the entrance chant composed for work at Kawainui, O'ahu:
Posted on March 7, 2009 at 8:07pm — 1 Comment
Posted on March 7, 2009 at 7:39pm — 2 Comments
Aia au ma ke ala kupuna, ma Kipahoehoe i ka moku o Kona Hema, moku o Keawe. Ku i ke ala maa i ka hele no ka po'e pohaku o Kona...
Posted on March 7, 2009 at 7:13pm — 2 Comments
Posted on February 20, 2009 at 8:06am — 1 Comment
I Malaki e holoholo ana ka waa kaulua kaulana loa o Hokulea a hiki i ka moku o Palamila (Palmyra) i ka moana hema o Hawai`i nei. Ia lakou na mea waa e nee mai i ke one o kela moku, pono lakou e kahea aku i na mea noho ma laila. Haku ia keia oli na lakou e Ohukaniohia (o wau no hoi):
Posted on February 9, 2009 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments
Here is an oli dedicated to Lono, presented during the Makahiki. My favorite line in this one is "Amoamo ke akua laau nui o Lono!" (Resplendent is the great wooden image of Lono!) As we see in the image below, when the great staff of Lono was up, the people are prepared for wildness and games of skill and strength.
Posted on November 28, 2008 at 5:30am — 1 Comment
Posted on November 25, 2008 at 2:30pm
This past Tuesday, 16 September 2008, after papa oli and papa hula at Kamakakuokalani, Chaz Doherty, of Tuhoe, Te-Ika-a-Maui, Aotearoa, offered mo'olelo in preparation for our upcoming huaka'i to Aotearoa. It fed our excitement to visit and live for a short time with our kin of the southern outpost of Polynesia, and to reconnect Havaiki Nui to Aotearoa. Subject of olelo ranged from pounamu to flea markets, glow-worms to giant trees, living cold to the… Continue
Posted on September 17, 2008 at 4:31pm
Posted on August 14, 2008 at 8:15pm
FEED YOUR AKUA
Posted on July 3, 2008 at 8:30am — 1 Comment
Kauaheahe ka hanu mokihana
Posted on June 22, 2008 at 10:19pm
Kiʻi i luna: Hanakauhi, i ke kapa a ka noe
Posted on June 11, 2008 at 12:00am