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Kau

  1. 1. KA MOKU ʻO KA`Ū District of Ka`ū HWST 100
  2. 3. KA`Ū FACTS <ul><li>Ka`ūloa </li></ul><ul><li>922.2 square miles </li></ul><ul><li>80 miles of coastline </li></ul><ul><li>Southern most region of Hawai`i and the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Believed to contain the site where the first Polynesians landed </li></ul>
  3. 4. NĀ PALENA: BOUNDARIES <ul><li>Ka`ū, mai `Oki`okiaho a Kāheawai Ka`ū, from `Oki`okiaho to Kāheawai </li></ul><ul><li>The extent of Ka`ū is from `Oki`okiaho on the Puna side to Kāheawai on the Kona side. </li></ul>
  4. 5. KA MAKANI: Wind KA UA: Rain <ul><li>Wind: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kuehu lepo (dust raising wind) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rain: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hā`ao (Wai`ōhinu) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. `ŌLELO NO`EAU <ul><li>Ka`ū, `āina kua makani </li></ul><ul><li>Ka`ū, a land over whose back the wind blows </li></ul>
  6. 7. `ŌLELO NO`EAU <ul><li>Ka lua kupapa`u o nā ali`i The burial place of chiefs. Ka`ū, where the bones of many noted ones are hidden in secret caves </li></ul><ul><li>Ka`ū mākaha, Puna kū mākaha. </li></ul><ul><li>Ka`ū of the fierce fighters </li></ul>
  7. 8. `ŌLELO NO`EAU <ul><li>I puni iā `oe `o Ka`ū a `ike `ole `oe iā Ka`ūloa, `a`ohe nō `oe i `ike iā Ka`ū. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have been around Ka`ū and have not seen Ka`ūloa, you have not seen the whole of the district. </li></ul>
  8. 9. `ŌLELO NO`EAU <ul><li>He `a`ali`i kū makani au; `a`ohe mea nāna e kula`i </li></ul><ul><li>I am a wind resisting `a`ali`i; no gale can push me over </li></ul><ul><li>A boast meaning “I can hold my own even in the face of difficulties.” The `a`ali`i bush can stand the worst of gales, twisting and bending but seldom breaking off or falling over. </li></ul>

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