I represent KAUPA - Kalihi Ahupua'a Ulu Pono Ahahui, a non-profit organization whose mission is to restore the natural and cultural resources within our ahupua'a through education, outreach, and action. We embrace both the traditional Hawaiian way of caring for our ahupua'a and the scientific process, and advocate balancing today's modern challenges with the wisdon of the past. I look forward to learning more of the Hawaiian cultural practices through Maoliworld!
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A hui hou, Gloria
Hope all is well with you. Please tell me when is your next clean up.
Malama pono, Gloria
It is so nice to see you here. I thank you once again for all the Aloha you give to our aina. It is always a pleasure to work with you. Hope to see you soon in Kalihi.
A hui hou, Keaka(Gloria)
This from Wikipedia - the first item I checked after typing in Kapo-kohe-lele in Google.
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In Hawaiian mythology, Kapo is a goddess of fertility, sorcery and dark powers who can assume any shape she wills. She is the mother of Laka, although some versions have them as the same goddess. Her parents are Haumea and Kāne Milohai. Kapo also had a detachable vagina, which she once used as a decoy to aid her sister Pele to flee the overzealous Kamapua'a.
 Kapo in myth
"She saved Pele from being raped by Kama-pua'a by sending her flying vagina (kohe lele) as a lure. Kama followed this to Koko Head, Oahu, where it left an imprint. Later Kapo hid it in Ka-lihi Valley."
"When the Hawaiians dream of a woman without a vagina it is Kapo. ... unless a medium possessed by Kapo wears a ti leaf protection she is in danger of having this part of her body torn at."
"Kapo, sister of the poison-tree gods of Maunaloa and proficient in the arts of herb medicine and sorcery, teaches Ke-ao-melemele on the dancing field near Waolani in Nu'uanu valley until she can dance in the skies and over the sea."
"As Kapo’ulakina’u (Kapo-red-spotted) she was the Kapo invoked by kahuna when sending evil back upon someone."
 Kapo in geography
"Kohelepelepe (Volcanic crater; O'ahu.) "Labia Minora" (an imprint said to have been left here by the flying vulva and vagina of Kapo ...; this name was ... changed -- perhaps in missionary days -- to the current name Koko ... "Blood" ...)".
"Koko Head Crater "was Kohelepelepe. That's Hawaiian for 'fringed vulva.' The crater is the imprint of the vulva of Kapo ... . It was a flying vulva, and Kapo used it to lure the pig god here. It flew from here to Kalihi. ...""
^ Mary Kawena Pukui & Samuel H. Elbert : Hawaiian Dictionary. U Pr of HI, Honolulu, 1971. p. 388a
^ Martha Beckwith : Hawaiian Mythology. Yale U Pr, 1940. p. 187
^ Martha Beckwith : Hawaiian Mythology. Yale U Pr, 1940. p. 522
^ Alan C. Ziegler : Hawaiian Natural History, Ecology and Evolution. U of HI Pr, 2002. p. 394
^ Lee Siegel : "Hawaii", p. 106. In :- John Leonard (ed.) : These United States. Nation Books, 2004. pp. 102-111
I'm ku - living on Hawai'i island - an activist - and very interested in the culture. I am fairly knowledgeable about Pauoa and Nu'uanu Valleys and Pacific Heights.
One of my favorite stories ends in Kalihi - I don't know where.
Do you know the story of Kapokohelele? I won't recite the story here - as you might think that I was trying to be fresh.
Anyway, the story involves a part of a woman's anatomy - that travels from Hawai'i island to Koko Crater (Kohelepelepe), where it comes to a brief rest, then continues its travels to Kalihi. You can Google - Kapokohelele (and I hope you find the story).
Anyway, I've wondered about where in Kalihi the story ended for a long time.
I'd love to know - if you ever get it figured out.