The “ORAL TRADITIONS” of our Culture passes on from one Generation to another… by being the Story Teller — KAULUWEHI passes his knowledge on to his Mo`opuna — and thus the knowledge is bestowed… like the following story.
The modern day name for the uninhabited island seen off the coast of Wailea, Maui is Kahō’olãwe, though our chants tell us that its ancient name was Kanaloa. Kanaloa was a primordial god from antiquities, and was the deity for the ocean, its animals, fresh water, salt water, and all the growth on earth and in the sea. On the northwest side of Kahō’olãwe is ‘Ahupu Bay, whose west point is called Lae O Na Kohola, or Cape of Whales. […]
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