Solomon Huihui, Honolulu, Oʻahu. Olioli to the kuahu, or altar. Sung on Maui, Oʻahu, and Molokaʻi to Huihui’s knowledge. He learned it ten years ago or so [ca. 1913]. This mele was said by Huihui to have been composed by a man named Penimana.
A luna au o Puʻuonioni...
Hānau ke liʻi Kaleleonālani...
Lāʻieikawai was a chiefess who was reared at Paliuli by her grandmother, Waka.
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum has hired Kaiwi Yoon as vice president for operations, planning and project management.
Singer- Mrs. Lucy Kapohaialii Kaili. Born Waipiʻo Hawaii.
“The prince who was to become King Kamehameha V was born in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi on December 11, 1830. He was given the Christian name Lot and the Hawaiian name Kapuāiwa, which means ‘mysterious kapu’ or ‘the sacred one protected by supernatural powers.’ His full name was Lot Kapuāiwa Kalanimakua Aliʻiōlani Kalani Kapuapaikalaninui.”
The Bishop Museum Press, Hawai‘i’s oldest book publisher and one of the first scholarly publishers in the Western Hemisphere, will launch a hardcover reprint of ‘Ōlelo No‘eau: Hawaiian Proverbs and Poetical Sayings on Dec. 7, 2018.
This mele was composed after the Chinese introduced the gambling game of chee-fah, and its widespread popularity among the Hawaiians of Honolulu was amazing. A country Hawaiian learned it quickly enough upon coming to town.
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum presents “Kini ke Kua: Transformative Images,” a new exhibit that explores relationships between kiʻi (images) and people.