Luhe i ka wai o Paieie? 1947.

ENTERED BY MISTAKE

Mrs. Agnes Ross was arrested for entering someone else’s home and sleeping on someone else’s bed. The home that was entered by that woman belongs to Captain Dewey Mookini of the police force of Honolulu. Continue reading

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Waters that cause one to droop.

This is similar to the saying about Pāʻieʻie in Hilo:

Luhe i ka wai o Pāʻieʻie. “Drooped over the pool of Pāʻieʻie.”

I seems Hilo was the place for that wai hooluhe.

[By the way, if you already did not know, ʻŌlelo Noʻeau is back in print! See the Bishop Museum Press website to order your copy!]

Mary Kawena Pukui, “ʻŌlelo Noʻeau: Hawaiian Proverbs & Poetical Sayings” Bishop Museum Press.

More alii going to fish for upapalu, 1869.

[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO: Oahu.”]

Fond of fishing.—The moonlit nights of this past week were spent by some makaainana and alii by going fishing outside of Honolulu Harbor, in lagoons and other places they wanted to fish. The fishes they caught  were upapalu, u-u, aweoweo, moi, awa, and alalauwa. Continue reading