Welina Mānoa

Nā ʻŌlelo Noʻeau

Eia nei kekahi manaʻo Hawaiʻi no Ka ʻĀina Hoʻoulu Lāʻau o Lāiana, ua waiho iho i kekahi mau ʻōlelo noʻeau. Aia nā kāleka ʻōlelo noʻeau i kau ʻia ma ka honua o kēia ʻāina. Waiwai loa nā ʻōlelo noʻeau i ke kuanaʻike Hawaiʻi a me ka manaʻo o nā kūpuna no nā haumāna ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi i kēia wā.

E kanu i ka huli ʻoi hāʻule ka ua.

Plant the taro stalks while there is rain.

(Do your work when opportunity affords.)

[ʻŌlelo Noʻeau #316]

Hahai no ka ua i ka ululāʻau.

Rains always follow the forest.

(The rains are attracted to forest trees. Knowing this the Hawaiians cut only the trees that were needed.)

[ʻŌlelo Noʻeau #405]

He keiki aloha na mea kanu.

Beloved children are the plants.

(It is said of farmers that their plants are like beloved children, receiving much attention and care.)

[ʻŌlelo Noʻeau #684]

No nā ʻōlelo noʻeau a pau e pili i Ka ʻĀina Hoʻoulu Lāʻau o Lāiana, e kaomi iho i ka loulou i lalo no ka waihona palapala PDF.

Ka Papa o Nā ʻŌlelo Noʻeau A Pau