Hele i Kealia, ua napoʻo ʻē ka lā

na Laiana Wong (ka lā 23 o Kepakemapa, 2017)

Synopsis: Kauakūkalahale columns can be accessed in hard copy or at the StarAdvertiser website. They are also available a day later, for free, at http://www.trussel2.com/haw/kuk/hsa.htm, or at kauakukalahale.org. Contemporary editorials in Hawaiian need to reach Hawaiian language speakers online.

Aloha mai nō kākou e nā hoa heluhelu o Kauakūkalahale. Āhea hoʻi e lilo ai i hoa kākau? I loko o kēlā mau makahiki he 15 i hala akula, ua heleleʻi mai nā paka ua a hoʻohāinu mai i ka poʻe make wai. He mea maopopo, i kēia wā, ʻaʻole nō nui nā wahi e hele ai ka mea make wai a ʻono hoʻi i ka wai maoli, i mea e maʻū ai ka puʻu. He kākaʻikahi ʻiʻo nō.

ʻO ka poʻe ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi, eia nō ke ʻimi nei i wai e maʻū ai ka puʻu, a ʻo ka ʻeli ʻana a hohonu loa, ʻo ia ka mea e loaʻa ai. ʻAʻole nui nā wai loaʻa wale i ka ʻili o ka honua. ʻO ka ua kū kala hale naʻe kekahi o ia mau wai kākaʻikahi e loaʻa wale mai ana i ka poʻe ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi. ʻO ka mea naʻe e ālai nei i ka ʻike aku a ka maka, ʻo ia nō kona wahi e peʻe nei, ʻo ia hoʻi, ma loko o ka nūpepa. I ka neʻe ʻana o ke au o ka manawa, e loli ana nā hana i kūluma i ka lehulehu, e laʻa me ka heluhelu nūpepa. I koʻu wā e hānai ʻia ana, he mea mau i nā kānaka ka heluhelu ʻana i nā mea hou o ka ʻāina ma loko o nā nūpepa. I kēia au naʻe, ʻo ka pūnaewele puni honua, ma loko hoʻi o nā ʻōpua, kahi e  ʻālawa ai ka maka. A he hana manuahi hoʻi ia. He ʻoiaʻiʻo, ua hiki nō ke heluhelu i ke kolamu ma ka paena pūnaewele o ka nūpepa, a aia i laila ka ʻike ʻana i ka nūhou, eia naʻe, he kālā ka mea e heluhelu ai ma ka pūnaewele a e hoʻomoe ʻia ai paha ma ke kīpaepae hale.

Pehea lā e pono ai ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi? Aia nō paha ka pono ʻo ka hoʻouka ʻana i nā ʻatikala ma luna o kekahi paena pūnaewele manuahi. A ʻo ia ihola nō ka mea i hana ʻia. ʻO ka poʻe ʻōpio e ʻimi pākākā nei ma nā ʻōhuku ʻale o ka nūpepa i mau moʻolelo hoihoi e heluhelu ai, a i kākau ʻia hoʻi ma ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi, akā, ʻaʻohe kālā e lele kapuahi ai, ua hiki nō ke heluhelu mai i nā kolamu a pau. Eia nō ke paʻa nei nā ʻatikala ma ka paena pūnaewele ma lalo nei: http://www.trussel2.com/haw/kuk/hsa.htm a i ʻole ia, ma lalo o kauakukalahale.org. ʻEā, e mālama ʻia nō nā ʻatikala a pau ma loko o kēia mau hōkeo ʻikepili ʻelua, a ʻo ka ʻatikala hou naʻe, e like me kēia ʻatikala e hālāwai nei kāua, e puka ana ma nā Lāpule, hoʻokahi lā ma hope o kona puka ʻana ma loko o ka StarAdvertiser.

Eia lā, he kono, mai nā luna hoʻoponopono, e kipa e nanea, a e hoʻouna mai ka lehulehu ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi i kā lākou mau kolamu e pili ana i nā nīnau wāhi pūniu o kēia au e holo nei, ke au i hala, a me ke au e hiki mai ana. Ua ʻike ʻia ka hemahema o ka hāpai wale ʻia nō o ka manaʻo hoʻokahi a o nā manaʻo ʻelua paha. ʻAʻole pēlā e ola ai kā kākou ʻōlelo. Aia ke ola a puka mai nā manaʻo like ʻole. ʻO ia ihola nō paha ka mea e māhuahua ai nā manaʻo a kākou o ka ʻaelike ʻana a ola ai hoʻi nā ʻano manaʻo o kākou o ke kūʻēʻē ʻana kekahi i kekahi. ʻAʻohe hewa i laila.

I kēia mau lā, he nui nā kumuhana koʻikoʻi e kupu mai nei. Mai hele i Kealia. E hana aku nō ʻoi wela ka hao!

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