LEGEND OF KAWELO:
MOKUNA III
HWST 104
OLI (CHANTS)
p. 76-80
Kawelo’s chant to Kamalama to retreat
“The lehua blossoms that are partly eaten by the
birds” – s...
PLACE NAMES
 Nounou
 Mountain (now known as
Sleeping Giant), trail, and
forest reserve, Kawaihau
district, Kaua`i
 Head...
PLACE NAMES
 M malahoaā
 Peak, Hanalei district, Kaua`i.
Probably named for the law of the
splintered paddle, mämala hoe...
Not all characters and place names are listed in this
presentation. As a reminder, you may access the
Hawaiian Dictionary ...
Not all characters and place names are listed in this
presentation. As a reminder, you may access the
Hawaiian Dictionary ...
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Kawelo Ch 3

  1. 1. LEGEND OF KAWELO: MOKUNA III HWST 104
  2. 2. OLI (CHANTS) p. 76-80 Kawelo’s chant to Kamalama to retreat “The lehua blossoms that are partly eaten by the birds” – soldiers being compared to birds Kawelo speaks of Kamalama’s prowess as a soldier when he compares him to a “full-grown cock” Kawelo warns Kamalama to beware
  3. 3. PLACE NAMES  Nounou  Mountain (now known as Sleeping Giant), trail, and forest reserve, Kawaihau district, Kaua`i  Headquarters of `Aikanaka  The tyrant `Aikanaka made his last stand on the mountain against the invader Kawelo  Lit., throwing As taken from Place Names of Hawai`i (1974) by P ku`i, Elbert &ū Mo`okini
  4. 4. PLACE NAMES  M malahoaā  Peak, Hanalei district, Kaua`i. Probably named for the law of the splintered paddle, mämala hoe; (hoa) friendship has replaced hoe (paddle).  Pu`ukapele  Peak, Waimea Canyon, Kaua`i. Lit., the volcano hill  Haalelea  No information available  Kalalau  Stream, valley, trail, land section, and beach, northwest Kaua`i. Lit., the straying. As taken from Place Names of Hawai`i (1974) by P ku`i, Elbert & Mo`okiniū Kalalau Valley, Kaua`i
  5. 5. Not all characters and place names are listed in this presentation. As a reminder, you may access the Hawaiian Dictionary and Place Names of Hawai`i (and many other books) for free online via a link on the Resources page.
  6. 6. Not all characters and place names are listed in this presentation. As a reminder, you may access the Hawaiian Dictionary and Place Names of Hawai`i (and many other books) for free online via a link on the Resources page.

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