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Colpotul Tacerii

By: Florentin Smarandache

Semhatarul acestor randuri se ana confruntat cu doua asertiuni. Prima. Cine este Florentin Smarandache? A doua Poetul nu are biografie; poezia este biografia sa Dar a doua asertiune vrea sa 0 elimine pe prima Nemaifiind doua nu se pune problema optiunii. Cand l-ar interesa t~i pe cititor viata unui poet? Un cititor impmimit de poezie ar putea raspunde, "niciodata". Mul, impresionat in mod deosebit de poezia sa ar simti nevoia sa posede unele date lJi despre viata lui...

Time opens; the window of a moment; and watches me.

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Na Mele O Hawaii Nei: 101 Hawaiian Songs

By: Samuel H. Elbert

These 101 songs are all postmissionary and owe their musical origin to missionary hymns. None of them are technically chants but some, such as " 'Alika," "Hole Wai-mea," and "Maika'i Kaua'i," are chants that have been edited and set to music. The songs date from the mid-1850's to 1968—the date of Mary Kawena Pukui's Christmas song translations. The majority are from the time of the monarchy and so are already somewhat venerable. Nearly all are sung often today and are we...

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Life in Early Hawaii the Ahupuaa

By: Kamehameha Schools Press

The first edition of The Ahupuaa, published in 1979, was planned and developed by the Kamehameha Schools Hawaiian Studies Institute. It was the first publication undertaken by the institute, which was created in 1978 to consolidate the efforts of Hawaiian studies specialists from several Kamehameha programs. Kamehameha staff members Nuulani Atkins, Hooulu Cambra, Peter Galuteria, Donald D. Kilolani Mitchell, Gordon Piianaia, and Mahela Rosehill cooperated on research an...

In the time of umi, son of the great chief Liloa, the Hawaiian islands were divided into political regions. The four mokupuni (larger islands) of Kauai, Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii were divided into moku (districts). The smaller islands of Molokai, Lanai and Kahoolawe became moku of Maui and Niihau a moku of Kauai. For ease in collecting annual tribute the moku were subdivided into ahupuaa, land sections that usually extended from the mountain summits down through fertile val...

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Anatomia

By: Lahainaluna

Anatomia- He palapala a ia e hoike ai I ke ano o ko ke kanaka kino. Ua kakauia ma ka olelo Hawaii, i mea e ao ai na haumana o ke Kula Nui, ma Lahainaluna.

O ke ano o keia olelo, Anatomia, oia ka olelo hoakaka i ke kino, i kona ano, a me na mea a pau i hoonohoia maloko; o na iwi, o na io, o na olona, o na ami, o na aa, o na puupuu, o na naau, a me na wai. O ia mau mea a pau, a me ka lakou hana maloko o ke kino e pono ai ke kanaka, oia ka keia palapala e hoakaka aku ai. Aia ma na aina naauao, ua nui ka poe i ao ikaika ma ka Anatomia, mai ka wa kahiko mai. Ua nana pono lakou i na iwi, ua kaha i na kupapau he nui wale, a noon...

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Aia He Kaheka

By: Wíllíam H. Wílson

Aha Punana LeoHe ahahui auhau ole ka Aha Punana Leo i ho okumu ia i ka makahiki 1983 no ka ho ola ana i ka olelo Hawai i a me ka ho okumu ana i na kula e a o ia i loko wale no o ia olelo. I ia makahiki aku, ua ku ke kula Punana Leo mua loa, ke kula ho olu u olelo oiwi mua loa ho i o Amelika Hui Pu la. Ma hope o ka ho ololi ia ana e ka ohana Punana Leo o kekahi kanawai o ka makahiki 1896 e papa ana i na kula olelo Hawai i, ua lawe ia ke ki ina ho ona aua...

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