Mary Kawena Pukui, 1895—Today.

Speaking of cool things I have seen recently, did you guys see/hear this? Click on the image of Mary Kawena Pukui below.

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Still photo taken from a film by Vivienne Mader, ca. 1930. Image number SCP 103645. Bishop Museum Archives.

 

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A mele hooaeae by Ku of Manoa, 1919.

HE MELE HOOAEAE.

Noho no i Puna ka nani me ka maikai,
He hale kipa ia na ke ala me ke onaona;
Onaona no ka maile me ka hala o Keaau,
Ola ai no ke kupa o Kaniahiku,
Ku mai ka ua nahunau kiekie iluna,
Hookakano no i ka la’i o Wahinekapu,
Huahuai mai na leo awahia o ka makani;
O na kauna olelo a ka Puulena i ka uka. Continue reading