Akua kii found at Kalamawaiawaawa, in Napoopoo, 1871.

[Found under “NU HOU KULOKO: Hawaii.”]

Stone god image.—Found recently was a stone god figure that was perhaps hidden by the people of old in the earth at an old house site, and upon that house foundation was built a new house for a man named Kaaimoku.

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A mele of Kalamaula, 1922.

The Mele of Kalamaula

The mele below is the mele of Kalamaula provided by that local boy of that land, Levi Mahiai:


Ula Kalae-loa i ka lepo a ka makani,
Hoonuanua ia apua Kalamaula,
E hoomanao ae ana ia Ukula elua,
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Birthday of Charles Reed Bishop, 1909.


This past Monday Charles R. Bishop became eighty-seven years old, one of the old haole of Hawaii nei who Hawaii greatly is in debt to for his efforts to search for and to work for the welfare and the progress of Hawaii nei. Continue reading

Mary Kawena Pukui’s ʻŌlelo Noʻeau back in print! 2018.

I just saw in the Bishop Museum online newsletter the following announcement!

‘Ōlelo No‘eau Available For Preorder

We’re thrilled to share with you that one of our most beloved titles, Mary Kawena Pukui’s ʻŌlelo Noʻeau: Hawaiian Proverbs & Poetical Sayings, has been reprinted in partnership with the Dolores Furtado Martin Foundation—and preorders are available NOW online at Bishop Museum Press!

Museum members can utilize their membership discount on the Press website by entering the promo code MEMBER20 prior to checkout.

Copies will be available for pickup and/or purchase in Shop Pacifica starting Monday, December 10, 2018.

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