On Keaweikekahialiiokamoku and his kaai, 1869.

[Found under: “KA MOOLELO HAWAII. NA S. M. KAMAKAU. HELU 4.]

O Keaweikekahialiiokamoku ke alii. O Manawainapoo ka aha, o Kahuluiaikukaholo ka aha maloko, o Kaolemaiheeluukia, o Luukia ka aha lanalana o ke kapu mawaho, paa ai o Keaweikekahialiiokamoku a ku i kaai.

[In this installment of his series, Kamakau includes descriptions of how the bones of alii were placed in kaai, or woven baskets, after their passing. Included are the names for the different parts of Keaweikekahialii’s kaai. The other alii described are: Haholani a Huamakua; Palenanui a Haholani; Hana a Palena; Laaualii; Pilihiapo a Laaualii; Koahiapo a Pili; Loe hiapo a Koa; Kukahoulani; Kaniuhi; Kanipahu; Kalapana hiapo a Kanipahu; Kahaimoeleaikaaikapukupou; Kalaunuiohua; Kuaiwa a Kalau; Kahoukapu a Kuaiwa; Kauhola a Kahoukapu; Kihanuilulumoku; Liloa a Kiha; Umi a Liloa; Keliiokaloa and Kukailani; Makakaualii; Iwikauikaua; Lono o Keakealani; Kalaninuiiamamao and Kalaninuieeaumoku; Keoua and Kalaniopuu; and Kalaniahienaena.

See another account of the chief Keawe’s kaai in this week’s “Welo Hou” post! Check it out by clicking here.]

(Kuokoa, 11/4/1869, p. 1)

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke V, Helu 29, Aoao 1. Novemaba 4, 1869.

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