Category Archives: History

Hale O Keawe

Overlooking Honaunau Bay is the iconic traditional structure Hale O Keawe, now part of Pu‘uhonua O Honaunau National Historic Park. Genealogies and mo‘olelo indicate that Hale o Keawe was likely built either by or for Keawe-i-kekahi-ali‘i-o-ka-moku around A.D. 1700. At … Continue reading

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The Mac-A-Thon race course: a unique cultural landscape

The coastal areas of the four ahupua‘a between Hōnaunau and Napo‘opo‘o are home to a unique and precious array of cultural, historical and natural resources.  Between the significant cultural sites of Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau to the south and the Hikiau … Continue reading

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I Ku Mau Mau

I Ku Mau Mau – Chant Alaka’i: I ku mau mau Pane: I ku wa Alaka’i: I ku mau mau I ku huluhulu I ka lanawao Pane: I ku wa Alaka’i: I ku lanawao Pane: I ku wa I ku wa huki … Continue reading

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Keoua’s Boys 16

Keoua’s 16 yr. old boys during the State Championships in Kaneohe, circa 1978. Front row: Kelly Losalio, Dennis Andrade, Byron Kukua, Coach Calvin Kelekolio. Back: Billy Mitchell, David Serafin, Leonard Moses, Jamie Newlon.

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Molokai Hoe ’81

This is Keoua’s ’81 Molokai Hoe crew & supporters at Hale o Lono after rigging our canoe, Keoua Elua!

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Hale o Ho’oponopono

Hale o Ho’oponopono founders & staff, 1975- Renwick “Joe” Tassill, Lloyd Nekoba, Boots Matthews, Eli Nahulu, Dixon Enos, and Herb Kawainui Kane. Along with Tutu Clara Manase, Uncle Abraham and Auntie Lily Moses, Calvin Kelekolio, Andrew and Momi Coito, Diana … Continue reading

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