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Hoʻokuʻikahi at Puʻukoholā Heiau 1991 #5

Continuation of title 22708, Hōkūleʻa arrives at Puʻukoholā heiau for the Hoʻokuʻikahi ceremony recorded in 1991. Hoʻokuʻikahi is a ceremony and re-enactment of the final meeting between Kamehameha I and Keōua. Hoʻokupu is given by Royal Order of Kamehameha, ʻAhuhui Kaʻahumanu (Kaʻahumanu Society), a speech is read from the office of Governor John Waiheʻe and a pule (prayer) is given in Hawaiian, Fred Cachola gives a speech on behalf of Kamehameha Schools which gives post high school scholarships as hoʻokupu. Men place each hoʻokupu on the lele (altar) and Kumu John Lake chants in between hoʻokupu and speeches. Men peform a haʻa and women oli (chant) at the end of the tape.

Languages: English, Hawaiian

Genres

  • Family

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