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  • Nolaila, i hele mai nei au e noi aku ia oe, e haawi mai oe i waa no'u, a me na kanaka pu mai, e kii wau i ka hanai a

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • I aku o Aiwohikupua, "Aole no'u na wela, malia paha no Poliahu no na wela, ua huhu paha ia kaua."

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • I aku la ke kamaaina, "E ke kaikamahine, aole pela, aole au e haalele ana ia oula; aka, i manao ae nei au e huli i kokoolua no'u e hoe aku ai ia olua a pae i Lanai."

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • "Nolaila wau i ukali ai me ka hoomanawanui iloko o ka luhi, a me ka inea, iloko o na pilikia he nui, a ke ike nei wau, no'u ka pomaikai a no ka'u mau pua, mai ia oukou mai."

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Islands, and one day showed me, preserved in spirits of wine, a specimen of the dreaded _no'u_ fish of the Hervey Group -- one of the most repulsive-looking creatures it is possible to imagine out of a child's fairy book.

    John Corwell, Sailor And Miner; and, Poisonous Fish 1901

  • This _no'u_ however, which is the _nofu_ of the Samoans, and is widely known throughout Polynesia, and Melanesia under different names, does not disguise its deadly character under a beautiful exterior like the stinging fish of Micronesia, which I have described above.

    John Corwell, Sailor And Miner; and, Poisonous Fish 1901

  • e haawi mai oe i ike no'u, i ike hiki ke ike aku ma kahi mamao, i ike au

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • A nolaila, ua pai wale kaua, aole au hana no'u, aole hoi a'u hana aku ia oe; nolaila, ma keia po e hookaawale oe i kela wahine. "

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Olelo aku la o Kahalaomapuana, "E ke Alii e, ua pono kau olelo; aka, he mea kaumaha no'u ke noho wau me oe, a e loaa ana paha ia'u ka pomaikai,

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

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