Category Archives: History
West Hawaii Today, August 5, 2017 On July 30, more than 150 people gathered at Honaunau Bay for a traditional Hawaiian blessing of the newly restored Hale o Ho’oponopono. The attendees included many community volunteers who had worked on the … Continue reading
KEOUA’S NOVEMBER TO REMEMBER By: Rafael Ramírez January 1991, Kealakekua, Hawai’i As the 1990 paddling year comes to an end, Keoua’s paddlers busily make plans to fight off the boredom following the October Turnover* in the Molokai Hoe Channel … Continue reading
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
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
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
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.
This is Keoua’s ’81 Molokai Hoe crew & supporters at Hale o Lono after rigging our canoe, Keoua Elua!