Does anyone know how to make kulolo in bamboo anymore? 1930

[Found under: “KA HUAKAI A KA MOIWAHINE KALELEONALANI NO ENELANI.”

There were tables as well with Hawaiian food: lehua poi, fish from the fishponds, fish from the sea and schooling at Pohukaina, that is Likelike street today. Continue reading

He aha ia mea ka holomua? 1930.

KE AU KAHIKO O HAWAII NEI A ME KEIA AU HOU E NEE NEI

(Kakauia e George Pooloa)

Ke huli aku a hookuku ae i ke au i hala a me keia au e maalo nei e like me kona hou pela no e hou ai na mea apau; ua lohi ke ano o ka noho’na, ua nalo na pupupu hale pili mauu Hawaii, ua nalo na palau moena, nalo ke kuku kapa ana a nalo na mea apau o ke au i ko kaua mau kupuna a nalo pu me na laau a me ka lapaau ana i na maʻi.

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A mele for Lunalilo Home by historian George Pooloa, 1928.

A MORSEL FROM LUNALILO HOME

Mr. Jonah Kumalae,

Aloha Oe:—Please allow me some open space of your precious, Ke Alakai o Hawaii, for a while.

The one named Chief William Charles Lunalilo was the sixth of the kings, chosen by Hawaii nei on the 8th of January, in the year 1873, and he reigned as king over the nation of Hawaii nei. And after one year and twenty-five days, he died on the 3rd of February, in the year 1874, at Iolani Palace, mauka of King Street. The one named Chief William Charles Lunalilo, was the one who was very generous, willing the trustees of his estate to give from his property in the crown lands for Lunalilo Home as a home for his own Hawaiian people to live in peace for all times at Makiki; Captain Harry Swinton [Hale Pinao] was appointed superintendent of Lunalilo Home, a man who was a well known to the multitudes, and after him there were five haole, and with the last, Lunalilo Home was razed, and the land lay barren. Continue reading

Above all is Aloha: a mele by George Pooloa, 1933.

Hoohui pu ia ke Aloha

1 A he mea like wale no,
Ka manaoio ka manaolana
Hoohui puia ke aloha
Ke aloha no kai oi ae

Hui

2 Ekolu mea like iloko o’u
Ka manaoio ka manaolana
Hoohui puia ke aloha
O ke aloha no ka e oi ae

3 Ka manaoio ka manaolana
E hoonaniia ke Akua ma na Lani keikie la
He malu ma ka honua
A he aloha no i na kanaka

[Along With Aloha

1 All are the alike
Faith, Hope
Along with Love
But the greatest is Love

Chorus

2 There are three things alike within me
Faith, Hope
Along with Love
But the greatest is Love

3 Faith and Hope
Glory to God in the high Heavens
Peace on earth
Goodwill toward men]

George Pooloa

(Hoku o Hawaii, 2/7/1933, p. 4)

Hoohui pu ia ke Aloha

Ka Hoku o Hawaii, Buke XXVI, Helu 36, Aoao 4. Feberuari 7, 1933.