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  • That section of the wall that stood over against Kahiki they termed _Kukulu o Kahiki_.

    Unwritten Literature of Hawaii The Sacred Songs of the Hula

  • Earth is a plain, walled about far as the horizon, where, according to Hawaiian expression, rise the confines of Kahiki, _Kukulu o Kahiki_. [

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  • [Footnote 335: The figure in the second and third verses, of waves from Kahiki (_nalu mai Kahiki_) beating against the front of Kilauea (_Po-po'i aku la i ke alo o Kilauea_), seems to picture the trampling of the multitude splashing the mire as if it were, waves of ocean.] [Footnote 336: _Kukuena_.

    Unwritten Literature of Hawaii The Sacred Songs of the Hula

  • On sighting land at Hawaii he chants a song in honor of his chief in which he calls Hawaii a "man," "child of Kahiki," and

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  • Kila succeeds in bringing his brother to Hawaii, who later returns to Kahiki from Kahoolawe, hence the name "The road to Tahiti" for the ocean west of that island.

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  • Kahiki, Wakea takes another wife and begets Lanai, then takes Hina to wife and begets Molokai.

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  • A powerful priest, 75 generations from Opukahonua, on the occasion of the sacrifice in the temple of the rebel Iwikauikana by Kenaloakuaana, king of Maui, chants the genealogies, dividing them into the time from the migration from Kahiki to Pili, Pili to Wakea, Wakea to Waia, and

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • In Kahiki, his father-in-law, Kowea, has a rival, Lonokaeho, who in his supernatural form has eight foreheads as sharp as an ax.

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  • That through which, the eye travels in reaching the horizon, _Kahiki-moe_, or

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Romance echoes with the canoe song and the invocation to the confines of Kahiki [5] -- this in spite of the fact that intercourse seems to have been long closed between this northern group and its neighbors south and east.

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  • A 'period of intercourse' can give you a Kahiki.

    December 17, 2009