Hawaiian Legacy Foundation: Eddie & Myrna Kamae

Interview with Kahu David Kawika Kaʻalakea in Olowalu 3/12/94 tape 1

Interview with Kahu David Kawika Kaʻalakea recorded in Olowalu on March 12, 1994 for the documentary "Hawaiian Voices: Bridging Past to Present." Kahu Kaʻalakea, in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian language) explains some moʻomeheu (cultural aspects) and shares different uses of a pōhaku ʻākoʻakoʻa (coral) and ʻalā (volcanic stone) in fishing traditions; how Hawaiian language words have different meanings when pronounced with or without a kahakō, Kahu Kaʻalakea uses the words malu (shade, protection) and malū (secretly, confidentially) to demonstrate this.

Languages: Hawaiian


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