Interview with Kahu David Kawika Kaʻalakea and Lilia Wahinemaikaʻi Hale [Mama Hale] in Kīhei 1/20/96 tape 3
Continued interview with Kahu David Kawika Kaʻalakea and Lilia Wahinemaikaʻi Hale [Mama Hale] from title 24916 and recorded in Kīhei on January 20, 1996 for the documentary "Hawaiian Voices: Bridging Past to Present." In ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian language). Kahu Kaʻalakea and Hale discuss pauku 4 (fourth verse) of the famous song "Mele ʻAi Pōhaku" also known as "Kaulana Nā Pua." "Ua lawa mākou i ka pōhaku" we are satisfied with the stones. The two also discuss the value of pōhaku (stone) and sing "Mele ʻAi Pōhaku," with Kahu Kaʻalakea on guitar and Hale on ʻukulele. Kahu Kaʻalakea tells different stories in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi about his grandmother and Luther Makekau.
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