Hawaii: Center of the Midterm Flashcards

ali'i nui
Terms Definitions
Kapa
Cloth
Kapu
Taboo/Forbidden
Akua
God
'Imihaku
Lord/mana
'Olelo
Language
Po'e kaula
Prophets
'Ili
Smaller subdistrict
Manowai
Water diversion
Manaleo
Native speakers
Opukahonua
Family Tree
Luakini
Large heiau
Huilua
Kahana Bay fishpond
Lono
God of peace/fertility/argriculture
(See also Makahiki)
Kinolau: Pua'a (Pig)
Kahuna Nui
High Priest
Mo'i
God on land
Ali'i Nui
High Chief
Heiau
Temple (smaller than Luakini)
HCE
Hawaii Creole English
Not inclusive/exclusive
Not only Hawaiian language
First language (out of necessity to communicate with lots of languages)
Ha
Branch of the Kalo plant
Ao
Realms (Homeless Souls, Ancestoral Spirits, Milu); day; light
Punalua
Relationship (Threesome); Caring for the child

If A, B, C had a threesome, and B had a child(D), all A, B, and C would take care of child
Kane
God of fresh water/healing
Kinolau: I'a'ula (Red fish)
Ho'ohokukalani
Daughter of Papa and Wakea
Ku
God of war/politics
Kinolau: Niu (Coconut Tree)
Kanaloa
God of deep sea/ocean voyaging
Kinolau: Mai'a (Banana)
Lau
Leaf of the Taro plant (Kalo)
Ho'i wai
Water returning to kahawai (stream)
Haloa
younger son of Wakea and Ho'ohokukalani (Daughter of Wakea and Papa, thus incest)
Kaikaina
Younger sibling; the kua'ana (older sibling) hanai (take care of) kaikaina. Kaikaina honors kaikua'ana
Hawaiian language belongs to what family?
Austronesian
Kua'ana
Older sibling; the kua'ana (older sibling) hanai (take care of) kaikaina. Kaikaina honors kaikua'ana
Makaha
defines uniqueness of the loko kuapa (the curved shaped rock with sluic gates); All fishponds had one
Po'owai
Head water source from the Kahawai (Stream)
Haloanakakalaukapalili
First son of Wakea and Ho'ohokukalani (Daughter of Wakea and Papa, thus incest)
Malama 'aina
Care for the land/Love the land
A leina a ka 'uhane
Reaping place for souls
Kalanui'iamamao
Child of rival chiefs 'I and Keawe; also had a 2,102 line chant written for him; other name: Lonoikamakahiki
Loko Kuapa
A curved shaped rock with sluice gates
Kulia i ka nu'u
Striving for the best (more)
Makawai
Small outlets of water from the canal ('auwai)
(Lineage) Ho'ohokukalani and Wakea
1. Haloanakalaukapalili (was born premature and was buried thus making first Kalo)
2. Haloa (first ali'i nui, thus ancestor to all hawaiian people)

The Kalo is also considered the big brother of Hawaiian people
Oli ho'okumu honua
Chant about the creation of the Earth
Piko
a) Head - connects to Akua
b) Mouth - food/sustenance
c) Stomach - connects to past
d) Genitalia - connect to future
4 reference components of non-instrumental navigation (in order!!)
Heavenly bodies, waves/swells, winds, land signs (birds, fish, etc.)
Po'e kuhikuhi pu'uone
Knew the sites; Where, When and how to make a heiau (temple)
3 basic cultural groups (and their meanings)
Polynesia - Many islands
Micronesia - Small islands
Melanesia - Black islands (Black because of islanders' dark skin)
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