Kumulipo, published by Joseph Liwai Kukahi, 1902.

A FINE MOOLELO BOOK

“KE KUMULIPO,” A HAWAIIAN MOOLELO TO BE PUBLISHED BY JOSEPH L. KUKAHI.

We received a Hawaiian moolelo book being published by our good friend, Joseph L. Kukahi. The name of this book is “Ke Kumulipo,” and it is an authentic Hawaiian moolelo book showing the different ideas about the birth of this archipelago. Within this book are a number of beautiful mele showing the thoughts of the ancient composers of mele of ours pertaining to the birth of the first man, the first woman, and the land upon which we live. Continue reading