Winds and rains of Hana, Maui, 1877.

[Found under: “No Hana me ko laila noho ana.”]

The winds.—There are two places where the wind constantly blows, from the ocean, and from the land. There are two names of the winds from the ocean, the Koholapehu and the Koholalele. The Koholapehu is the rainy wind from the ocean; and the Koholalele is the calm wind from the ocean that has no rain, it is a rain that fans the clouds allowing you to clearly see the sheer cliffs of Hawaii. The Lauawa is the cold wind upland of the land which blows softly atop Kaihuakala and comes lovingly together with the waves of Keanini; that is the wind that carries the sweet fragrance of the pandanus of Kahalaowaka, having it intermingle with the waters of Punahoa. Continue reading