2014-10-31

Nā meaʻono liʻilili no ka lā Heleuī

Aloha mai nō kākou e nā makamaka heluhelu a me koʻu mau hoaaloha! Pehea mai nei ʻoukou i kēia lā?

ʻO ka lā Heleuī kēia.  Ma ka Poʻalua o kēia pule au i loaʻa ai i ʻelua meaʻono liʻiliʻi no ka lā Heleuī mai kekahi haumāna aʻu.  ʻO Kawahine kona inoa a makemake ʻo ia i ka hana ʻana i nā meaʻono like ʻole!  Laki nō au!  Ua kali au i ka ʻai ʻana i ia mau meaʻono a hiki i kēia kakahiaka!  Ua ʻono loa!

Ua kākau iho ʻo Kawahine i ka memo ma ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi ma ke kāleka Heleuī liʻiliʻi me ka pōpoki ʻeleʻele.

Hauʻoli Lā Heleuī iā kākou a pau!

Ka meaʻono liʻiliʻi no ka lā Heleuī
Ke kāleka Heleuī me ka pōpoki ʻeleʻele
Ka memo ma ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi


A hui hou!

2014-10-09

Ka lā huapalapala Kōlea

Aloha mai nō kākou e nā makamaka heluhelu a me koʻu mau hoaaloha! Pehea mai nei ʻoukou i kēia lā?

ʻO ka lā huapalapala Kōlea (한글날 hangeul nal) kēia lā!  He lānui kēia lā ma Kōlea.  Ua kuahaua ʻia nā huapalapala Kōlea ponoʻī e ka Mōʻī Sejong Nui (세종대왕 世宗大王 Sejong Daewang) i ka lehulehu ma ka lā 9 o ʻOkakopa i ka makahiki 1446.

Ma mua o ka haku ʻana i nā huapalapala Kōlea, ua hoʻohana ʻia nā huapalapala kiʻi Pākē (한자 漢字 hanja) ma Kōlea, akā naʻe, ʻaʻole ʻokoʻa ka pilinaʻōlelo Kōlea i ka ʻōlelo Pākē, no laila, ʻaʻole kohu maikaʻi nā huapalapala kiʻi Pākē i ke kākau ʻana i ka ʻōlelo Kōlea.  No laila, ua noi ka Mōʻī Sejong Nui i kekahi kōmike kūikawā (집현전 集賢殿 Jiphyeonjeon) e haku i nā huapalapala Kōlea ponoʻī.

Ka lā huapalapala Kōlea - 한글날

Ka Mōʻī Sejong Nui - 세종대왕

Ka Mōʻī Sejong Nui - 세종대왕

Ka lā 9 o ʻOkakopa

Ka Mōʻī Sejong Nui - 세종대왕


A hui hou!

2014-08-23

Ka pia ʻo Blue Moon

Aloha mai nō kākou e nā makamaka heluhelu a me koʻu mau hoaaloha! Pehea mai nei ʻoukou i kēia lā?

Kamaʻāina paha ʻoe i ka pia ʻo Blue Moon.  I koʻu hele ʻana i Huis Ten Bosch ma ka mokuʻāina o Nagasaki i kekahi mahina aku nei, ʻakahi nō au a kūʻai mai i ia pia.  Ma ka lepili o ka ʻōmole pia i kākau ʻia ai ka pia ma ke kaila Pelekiuma.  I koʻu huakaʻi ʻana i ʻAmelika i kēlā pule aku nei, ua ʻano pūʻiwa au i ka ʻike ʻana i ia pia ma ka mākeke nui maʻamau.  Ua hewa au no ka mea ua manaʻo au he pia Pelekiuma, ʻo ia hoʻi ʻo ka pia i hoʻokomo ʻia mai Pelekiuma.  Akā naʻe, ua huli aku nei au i ke kahua paʻa o kēia hui pia a ua heluhelu au he pia ʻAmelika i puhi ʻia ma ka mokuʻāina ʻo Kololako!

Makemake au i ka inu pia ʻana a laila ʻo Blue Moon kekahi pia punahele aʻu!  Ua hauʻoli au i ka inu ʻana iā Blue Moon ma Nūioka!


Ke alo o ka ʻōmole Kepanī
Ke kua o ka ʻōmole Kepanī
Ka lepili ma ka ʻōlelo Kepanī
Ka lepili
Ka hakulau lōkō


A hui hou!

2014-08-22

Nā piku

Aloha mai nō kākou e nā makamaka heluhelu a me koʻu mau hoaaloha! Pehea mai nei ʻoukou i kēia lā?

Hiki iaʻu ke ʻai i ka huaʻai  no ka ʻaina kakahiaka, ka ʻaina awakea, a me ka ʻaina ahiahi i kēlā lā kēia lā.  Nui koʻu makemake i nā huaʻai.  Akā naʻe, pipiʻi loa ka huaʻai ma Iāpana.  I nehinei, ua loaʻa iaʻu nā piku mai kekahi hoaaloha oʻu.  Ua hauʻoli nō au!  ʻOno nā piku.

Nā piku

 A hui hou!

2014-08-21

Ke kī pōpōhau

Aloha mai nō kākou e nā makamaka heluhelu a me koʻu mau hoaaloha! Pehea mai nei ʻoukou i kēia lā?

Hoʻomau nā lā wela ma Fukuoka nei a hana au i ke kī huʻihuʻi i kēlā me kēia lā.  Ma mua i koʻu huakaʻi ʻana i Kōlea, ua kūʻai mai au i kēia ʻano kī.  ʻO suguk cha 수국차 (水菊茶) ka inoa o kēia kī.  He aha ka manaʻo o ka inoa?  ʻO ka pōpōhau ka manaʻo o suguk 수국 (水菊) a laila ʻo ke ka manaʻo o cha 차 (茶).  He kī ʻano hūkākai, no laila, ʻaʻole ikaika loa.  He huahana o ka hui ʻo Ssanggye Tea 쌍계명차 a loaʻa nā kī like ʻole ma ke kahua paʻa o ka hui.  Inā ʻaʻole ʻoe paʻahana loa, e nānā i ia kahua paʻa.

ʻO ke kī pōpōhau
Nā kī like ʻole
ʻO ke kī palama
ʻO ka hakulau lōkō


A hui hou!

2014-07-25

Ka Pāka Aupuni o ke Ana ʻElepani Pūhuluhulu

Aloha mai nō kākou e nā makamaka heluhelu a me koʻu mau hoaaloha! Pehea mai nei ʻoukou i kēia lā?

Ua hoʻopau au i ka heluhelu ʻana i kekahi puke ʻōlelo Pelekānia i ka pō nei.  ʻO Underground ka inoa a ʻo Jean Ferris ka mea kākau. ʻO kekahi puke aʻu i kūʻai mai ai ma ʻAmelika ma mua.

He moʻolelo e pili ana i ka Pāka Aupuni o ke Ana ʻElepani Pūhuluhulu (Mammoth Cave National Park) ma ka mokuʻāina o Kenekuke.  I ka wā kahiko, ma kahi o nā makahiki 1840, ʻo Stephen Bishop ke alakaʻi i loko o ke Ana ʻElepani Pūhuluhulu.  He mea hoihoi loa, he kuapaʻa ʻo Stephen Bishop ma kēlā manawa.  Hilinaʻi ka haku o Stephen iā ia a hiki iā Stephen ke makahiʻo i loko o ke ana a ma hope ua kaha palapala ʻāina ʻo ia i ke Ana ʻElepani Pūhuluhulu.  Ua nui ka moʻolelo e pili ana i nā kuapaʻa i kēia nōwela.

He puke ʻo Underground na Jean Ferris
Ke alakaʻi ana ʻo Stephen Bishop
Ke alakaʻi ana ʻo Mat Bransford
He puke alakaʻi kahiko



A hui hou!

2014-07-24

Ke kīʻaha kī ʻo Versailles

Aloha mai nō kākou e nā makamaka heluhelu a me koʻu mau hoaaloha! Pehea mai nei ʻoukou i kēia lā?

ʻO koʻu lā hānau ke kumu aʻu i hele ai i Arita有田i kēlā hopenapule aku nei.  I kekahi mau mahina aku nei, ua kūʻai mai au i ke kīʻaha kī ʻo Versailles polū o ka Hui Pokela ʻo Kōraku 幸楽窯 ma kekahi hale kūʻai liʻiliʻi i loko o ke kikowaena kūʻai ma Arita.  Ua nani loa ka waihoʻoluʻu!  Ua hoʻoholo au e kūʻai mai i ke kīʻaha kī ʻo Versailles keʻokeʻo na kaʻu makana lā hānau.  No laila, ua huli au i ka helu wahi o ka Hui Pokela ʻo Kōraku a ua hele au ma laila i ka Poʻaono aku nei.

Makemake au i kēia ʻōpaʻa pā, no ka mea, hoʻohiluhilu loa ma muli o ka nui o ka gula i hoʻohana ʻia.  I kēia ʻōpaʻa pā, aia nā kīʻaha kī, nā kīʻaha kope, nā kīʻaha kopeika, nā ipu kope, nā puna kī, nā pā monamona, nā pā meaʻono nui a me nā pola huaʻai.


He haka kau i loko o ka hale kūʻai
Nā kīʻaha kope
Nā pā monamona
Nā kīʻaha kopeika, nā puna kī, ka ipu kope
Nā pā monamona
Nā kīʻaha kī
Nā pā like ʻole
Kaʻu kīʻaha kī
Hiki ke ʻike ʻia nā pua
Nani nō hoʻi ke ʻau
Kekahi pā monamona aʻu
Nui ka gula
Ka gula a me nā pua
Ka maka o ke pā monamona
Ka gula
Nā pua
Kaʻu puna kī
Liʻiliʻi ke puna kī


A hui hou!