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Leeward CC: An ʻĀina-based research guide: Moʻolelo: Kaʻahupāhau & Kahiʻukā

Mural entitled "Hoʻopili" located at Makakilo Elementary School and created through the Mele Murals Project by the Estria Foundation

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Reports & Articles


Noelani Puniwai. (2020). Pua ka Wiliwili, Nanahu ka Manō: Understanding Sharks in Hawaiian CultureHuman Biology92(1), 11–17.

He Moʻolelo Kaʻao no Kaʻehuikimanōopuʻuloa

The epic tale of Kaʻehuikimanōopuʻuloa has one of the most thorough accounts of how Kaʻahupāhau, Kahiʻukā, and their retainers lived within Puʻuloa. There a few versions of this tale and a few ways for you to read it, via e-book, audiobook, or by reading it in the nūpepa (Hawaiian language newspapers.

No Mikololou a me Kaʻahupāhau

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