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Ola loko i ke aloha

By Kekeha Solis

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Synopsis: The Kōkua For Japan Benefit Concert is tomorrow.

Aloha mai kākou e nā makamaka heluhelu o Kauakūkalahale.

Ua hū a'ela ke aloha o kākou i nā kānaka o Iāpana i ka 'ike 'ana aku nei i nā 'ino i pāhola akula ma ko lākou ‘āina i ka lā 11 o Malaki.

He keu a ka pō'ino. E nei ana ke ōla'i i laila, ke ōla'i ikaika loa ma ka mo'olelo o Iāpana i ho'opa'a 'ia.

A ma ia hope koke mai, he kai ho'ē'e a mimiki ko ia 'āina. A laila, 'o ka pilikia kekahi ma kahi hana nukelea.

A pau kāuna nō paha i nā ōla'i hou ma hope. Ehia mea aloha 'o Iāpana a me kona mau kānaka?

Ua 'ike 'ia kākou hoa kanaka, 'a'ole i kipa hewa ke aloha i ka 'īlio. Mahalo 'ia aku nā kānaka nāna e mālama aku ana i ka 'ahamele 'o Kōkua No Iāpana.

'O nā pōmaika'i e loa'a ana, no ka pono ia o ka po'e o Iāpana i pilikia i ke ōla'i a me ke kai ho'ē'e mimiki.

Ua nani nō ka 'ike 'ia 'ana o kēia pilina o ko Hawai'i me ko Iāpana i kēia mau lā.

A he pilina paha ia i ho'omaka i ke au i ka hiku o nā lani, iā Kalakāua ho'i, kahi Mō'ī aloha, nāna ka mākia “Ho'oulu Lāhui.”

Ua mana'o ihola 'o ia e ho'opa'a 'ia ka pilina o ke aupuni o Hawai'i me ke aupuni 'o Iāpana ma kekahi mau hana, 'o kekahi, 'o ia ka mana'o e male ke Kamāli'iwahine Ka'iulani me ke Kamāli'ikāne Komatsu o Iāpana.

'A'ole na'e i kō ia mau hana, akā, he pilina maika'i kai ho'oulu 'ia e ia mau aupuni 'elua.

'Oia mau nō ia pilina. Nui nō nā pu'ukani i komo aku i loko o kēia 'ahamele.

'O ka nui, no Hawai'i nei nō, 'o Nā Hoahānau Cazimero, 'o Kalapana, 'o Amy Hanaialii, 'o Eric Gilliom, ‘o Nā Leo, 'o John Cruz, 'o Sistah Robi Kahakalau, 'o Natural Vibrations, 'o Cecilio lāua me Kapono, 'o MānoaDNA, 'o Mailani, 'o Taimane, 'o Go Jimmy Go, 'o Jerry Santos, 'o Gregg Hammer me kāna pāna, 'o Jack Johnson, 'o Jake Shimabukuro, 'o Loretta Ables Sayre, a me kahi hui ho'okani pahu, 'o Kenny Endo Taiko.

'O kekahi, no ka 'āina 'ē mai, 'o Mick Fleetwood, 'o Michael McDonald, 'o Willie Nelson, 'o Pat Simmons o ka hui Hoahānau Doobie, a me Hutch Hutchinson.

E mālama 'ia aku ana ka 'aha mele ‘o Kōkua No Iāpana i ka lā 'apōpō nō, ka lā 10 o 'Apelila, MH 2011 ma ka pā mau'u nui o ka Hōkele 'o Hilton Hawaiian Village.

Mai ka hola 12:00 o ke awakea a i ka hola 5:00 o ka 'auinalā.

'O ka mea maika'i, ua pau ihola nā likiki i ke kū'ai 'ia, akā, mai hopohopo, e nā makamaka puni i ka ho'olohe i nā kāhuli leo le'a o ka nahele, he hiki nō ke ho'olohe 'ia ua 'ahamele lā ma kekahi mau kānela lekiō a nānā 'ia paha ma luna o ke kīwī i ia mau hola like nō.

A inā he wahi kenikeni kāu e mana'o ana e hā'awi manawale'a aku, ma ka Lāpule, e ho'olohe i ka lekiō a e nānā paha i ke kīwī, a e kuhikuhi 'ia ka hana.

Ke ho'i aku nei ko Mānana keiki, ua ahiahi.

Ke aloha.

E ho'ouna 'ia mai nā leka iā māua, 'o ia ho'i 'o Laiana Wong a me Kekeha Solis ma ka pahu leka uila ma lalo nei:
» kwong@hawaii.edu
» rsolis@hawaii.edu
a i ‘ole ia, ma ke kelepona:
» 956-2627 (Laiana)
» 956-2624 (Kekeha)
This column is coordinated by the Hawaiian Language Department at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, supported by the Initiative for Achieving Native Hawaiian Academic Excellence.





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