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The winning kahiko, adapted by Kalena Silva, is a chant of love, referencing place names, winds and streams while adding layers of kaona - hidden meaning - to the mele, or song.
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artoparts commented on the word kaona
Pronounced "cow-na" this is a word with hidden meaning, as in Hawaiian poetry; concealed reference, as to a person, thing, or place; words with double meanings.
January 29, 2009