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  • In interviews last week, William Kaihe'ekai Mai'oho, the "kahu," or caretaker, of the Royal Mausoleum in Nuuanu Valley, said he stood on sacred ground of the high chiefs, or, "ali'i," and looked straight into the eyes of another Hawaiian who asked to borrow the pair of "pulo'ulo'u."

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • If the pulo'ulo'u were upright, a person could pass through.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • In acient times, the Pulo'ulo'u was placed at the gateway or door of the Ali'i's home or other possessions, at sacred sites, and cities of refuge to which a person seeking safety might flee.

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  • It was the Pulo'ulo'u that King Kauikeaouli (Kamehameha III) awarded to the first constables as a symbol of his royal authority in their office.

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  • The one consistent emblem of Police authority through all periods of Hawaiian History is the Pulo'ulo'u (The Kapu Stick).

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  • In acient times, the Pulo'ulo'u was placed at the gateway or door of the Ali'i's home or other possessions, at sacred sites, and cities of refuge to which a person seeking safety might flee.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Perhaps the best responses to Mr. Rath are the audio "Hawaiian enough?" noting that even a full-blooded descendant of Kamehameha The Great could be expelled from the Akaka tribe by tribal leaders; and the video about Saint Damien noting that he would not be eligible to join the Akaka tribe; and the video about Hawaiian Kingdom hero and founder 'Olohana (who?) who also would not be eligible to join the Akaka tribe, even though he is buried with the Kings in Mauna Ala (Royal Mausoleum) and his tomb, in the shape of a heiau, is guarded by a pair of pulo'ulo'u (sacred taboo sticks).

    Hawaii Reporter

  • Sis and I. Photo #5: Si kuyang naka blue na may pink na heart sa taas ng ulo ... cute yan.

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  • Sis and I. Photo #5: Si kuyang naka blue na may pink na heart sa taas ng ulo ... cute yan.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Tetu in Tagalog is "matigas ang ulo" (hard headed).

    tetu - French Word-A-Day

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