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  • Among them is a female ki'i (statue), some uniquely carved bowls inlaid with human teeth, a god image carved on the top of a wooden staff and a unique game board used for playing a traditional Hawaiian game called konane.

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  • No ka mea, hiki ae kela i Hana ma Maui, e heenalu ana makou, na laua la nae ka heenalu hope loa, a pau ka laua la heenalu ana, hoi laua la e konane ana makou, makemake no oiala i ke konane, kau hou ka papa konane a paa, ninau aku wau i kona kumu pili, kuhikuhi kela

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  • "Ae," wahi a na elele, "hai aku nei maua e like me ke kauoha, ke hoomakaukau la paha kela, i mai nei nae o ua Poliahu ia maua, ke hoomanao la no nae paha ia i ke konane ana a maua?"

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  • The two of them were the last to surf, and when they were through, they came home to play _konane_ with me.

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  • "Yes," said the messengers, "we told her, as you commanded, to prepare herself; Poliahu inquired, 'Does he still remember the game of _konane_ between us?'"

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  • After the bath, they returned to the canoe thinking to go aboard and set out, but Aiwohikupua saw the princess playing _konane_ [24] and the stranger chief thought he would play a game with her; now, the princess had first called them to come and play.

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  • "You can not," said the woman, "for I will order the executioner to hold you fast; you became mine at _konane_ and our vows are spoken, and I have lived apart and undefiled until your return."

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  • A ma kekahi po ae, i ka mahina e konane oluolu ana, i ka wa hapa o ka lai.

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  • I said I did not like his bet; then I told the bet I liked, our persons; if he beat me at _konane_, then I would become his and do everything that he told me to do, and the same if he lost to me, then he was to do for me as I to him; and we made this bargain.

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  • I ke konane ana nae, aole i liuliu, paa mua ia'u na luna o ka papa konane a maua, o koiala make iho la no ia.

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