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  • The country has a strong sense of mutual responsibility among extended families and communities or "lakou" -- a system where people work ­cooperatively while still living in individual properties.

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  • A pau aeia ka lakou kuka ana no keia mau mea, hookaawale lakou ia lakou iho e like me mamua, oiai e kiai ana lakou i ke Alii.

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  • Alaila, hoomaopopoia mai la ka lohe mua o lakou i Honuaula, a mailaila aku lakou a kau na waa ma Kapohue, haalele lakou i na waa, hele aku la lakou a Waiohonu, lohe lakou ua hala o

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Ia lakou e kamailio ana no keia mau mea, lele aku la ka Makaula mahope o ka waa, a lilo iho la ia ia ka hookele, holo aku la lakou a kau ma

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Iloko o keia oli ana a Mailekaluhea, aole nae i maliu iki mai ko lakou kaikunane, a hala aku la lakou la ma na waa, noho iho la na kaikuahine, kuka iho la i manao no lakou, hookahi mea nana i hoopuka ka lakou olelo,

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • A no keia olelo, hooholo ae la na kaikamahine malihini, na ko lakou kaikaina e hoopuka ka lakou olelo pane aku i ke Alii.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Instead, Nicola says, the victims may have to rely on what is known as lakou - the extended web of friends and neighborhood that forms a critical part of Haitian culture.

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  • Ia manawa, lohe aku la lakou i ka hu o ka nahele i ka makani o ke alelo o ua moo nui nei o Kihanuilulumoku, e hanu mai ana ia lakou nei, aole nae lakou i ike i keia mea, nolaila, hoomau aku la lakou i ka hele ana aole nae lakou i liuliu aku, he ike ana ka lakou i ka upoi ana iho a _kea_ luna o ua moo nei maluna pono iho o lakou nei, aia nae lakou nei iwaenakonu o ka waha o ka moo, ia manawa, e lele koke aku ana ka

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • People who have the means return to their lakou, their traditional family compound, to drink their own mother's soup.

    Mark Schuller: Did You Drink Soup? Strains on Solidarity in Haiti

  • My next door neighbor, who still has a growing lakou where they are building yet another house, shared soup.

    Mark Schuller: Did You Drink Soup? Strains on Solidarity in Haiti

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