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  • A no ke kumu ole o kona manao ia Kaonohiokala, nolaila huna iho la oia ia ia makolo o na hale kuaaina hiki ole ia ia ke noho, no kona manao o hiki hou mai o Kaonohiokala, hana hou ia ka hewa me kona makemake ole, oia kona pee ma na hale kuaaina, aole nae oia (Kaonohiokala) i hiki mai

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Aka, aole i loaa ka hewa o kona mau kaikuahine ma ia hope iho a hiki i ka haalele ana i keia ao.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • A no ia mea, hoi hou mai la o Kaonohiokala mai luna mai a hiki ilalo nei, a launa iho la me Laielohelohe, aole nae i hanaia ka hewa ia manawa.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Another interesting thing about Obama is how effective he was in Springfield, a smoke-filled backroom political environment hostile to outsiders and hewa an outsider if there ever was one.

    Obama vs. Clinton « Lean Left

  • In an affidavit supporting their appeal, a founder of the group said: "Specifically, it would be an extreme hewa wrong for me or any other Hui Malama member, if ordered, to take part in any effort to enter the Kawaihae burial cave, with two to three known caves, to remove the 83 moepu, as they belong to the kupuna buried therein," and that would harm "the integrity of the afterlife of these kupuna."

    Hawaiian Natives File Emergency Appeal On Burial Items

  • Park grounds, having been duly delivered, Jim invited us to share his hewa, but after one look at the surroundings we voted unanimously to camp farther up the stream among the cottonwoods.

    I Married a Ranger

  • The marriage ceremony is not elaborate; after all preliminaries are disposed of, the would-be bridegroom takes his blanket and moves into the hewa of the girl's people.

    I Married a Ranger

  • Then the hewa was thrown open to the sky and abandoned, as is their custom.

    I Married a Ranger

  • If two or three moons pass without any quarrels between the young people, they move into a hewa of their own, and thus it is known that they are married.

    I Married a Ranger

  • We chose a level spot near the ruins of an old hewa.

    I Married a Ranger


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