POISON GOD BURNED
Hilo, Hawaii, July 6, 1931.
Editor, The Star-Bulletin.
Sir: In your issue of July 4, 1931, there appears a picture of an old Hawaiian wooden idol under which it was stated that it was believed to be the poison-god Kalaipahoa. Continue reading
[Found under: “Huakai Makaikai i ka Mokupuni o Molokainui a Hina.”]
When I travelled from Kawela to Pukoo, it was perhaps ten or so miles, I saw 30 or more fishponds [loko ia] in the ocean, set apart by rock walls like the ponds at Kualoa, Koolau, Oahu. Some of the ponds I saw were almost a mile long. They [the walls] were five feet tall and four feet wide. Continue reading