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Aloha! I am an indigenous Hawaiian, native to the island of Hawaii, also known as, Big Island, or Volcano Island, or Orchid Island, and a few other lessor known names. I grew up in a rural life without electricity, with an out house, a rain-filled water tank, natural spring wells used for drinking and or like a refrigerator, outdoor rain-filled metal drums with a small long handled pot used for bathing, kerosene stove and lamps, a charcoaled iron being careful with the Sunday whites, and having our own KFC scamper about in our yard. I held a keen interest in poetry since my freshman year in high school. 'The Collection Plate', was my first published work in 1977 by a major national magazine. That opened the door for others to appear in several published anthologies throughout my career. Retired after 48 years, and nowadays, besides writing, with the help of my tech-savvy family, I have produced several videos for my two YouTube channels to occupy my time. *Image is of Mauna Kea (White Mountain) 13,760 ft, in the foreground, on the windward side, is the county seat of Hawaii and our island's largest town of Hilo (to bond), with 48,000 residents, whereto, I call home.


A HAWAIIAN FOLKLORE - EVENT ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII - Part 6

Blog Posted:8/31/2019 6:52:00 PM

Just posted Part 6 as this will be the final episode of Hawaiian folklore intended for young hearts.

 

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Date: 9/2/2019 10:05:00 PM
I love the big Island...how wonderful.
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William Kekaula
Date: 9/2/2019 10:16:00 PM
That is the preferenced name by island folks here as boasting being rightfully so--BIG ISLAND.

My Past Blog Posts

 
Songs of Sonnets: The Tale of Prince Zag The Freid (Short Story)
Date Posted: 9/17/2019 6:34:00 AM
Sacred Sword Of The Chrysanthemum Throne (Short Story)
Date Posted: 9/14/2019 3:07:00 AM
A HAWAIIAN FOLKLORE - EVENT ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII - Part 6
Date Posted: 8/31/2019 6:52:00 PM
A HAWAIIAN FOLKLORE - EVENT ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII - Part 5
Date Posted: 8/31/2019 4:16:00 PM
A HAWAIIAN FOLKLORE - EVENT ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII - Part 4
Date Posted: 8/31/2019 8:28:00 AM
A HAWAIIAN FOLKLORE - EVENT ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII - Part 3
Date Posted: 8/29/2019 1:55:00 PM
A HAWAIIAN FOLKLORE - EVENT ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII - Part 2
Date Posted: 8/29/2019 4:46:00 AM
A HAWAIIAN FOLKLORE - EVENT ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII
Date Posted: 8/24/2019 8:44:00 PM
WHY THE LINES CROSSED ON MY PALM
Date Posted: 8/18/2019 5:16:00 AM
Epic Ethereal Editor Contest
Date Posted: 5/24/2019 12:25:00 AM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
9/19/2019 Most Beautiful Day--QD Versebeautiful,character,happy
9/18/2019 My Dear Lord Narrativelife,natural disasters,
9/18/2019 Thoughts Of Narrativeimagery,loneliness,longin
9/18/2019 Living Forest Senryuimagery,life,nature,tree,
9/18/2019 One of My FAVE Saying Senryulife,words,
9/18/2019 Was I Being Perfectly Nice Senryuimagery,psychological,wor
9/18/2019 gerbils are best pets Haikuanimal,
9/18/2019 Tale Of Death's Challenge Metrical Taledark,death,
9/18/2019 Mother Of Mine Lyricmother son,
9/18/2019 A Flowery Concerto Free verseflower,
9/17/2019 King Tut: An Upcoming Short Story: Preview Dramatic Verseadventure,allegory,
9/17/2019 The Trip Free verseword play,words,
9/17/2019 HAUNTED: Alone Again, Naturally Narrativeanalogy,scary,
9/17/2019 PICK A LINE: William's Collaboration Narrativeallegory,analogy,
9/17/2019 Tale Of Light's Challenge Metrical Talefire,
9/17/2019 The Tale: Where Do Masterpiece's Begin Narrativeanalogy,innocence,
9/17/2019 the elephant facts Haikuanimal,
9/17/2019 the afghan hound dog Haikudog,
9/17/2019 Mick Jagger Monokuamerica,words,
9/17/2019 The Eyes Have It Questionkulife,
9/17/2019 eggs for breakfast why Haikuanalogy,food,morning,
9/16/2019 The Aborted Mind Narrativeabortion,imagery,innocenc
9/16/2019 The Sad Plain Truth Senryuabuse,boy,child,child abu
9/16/2019 State Department of Education Senryupolitical,
9/16/2019 Mirrors Enclosed Rhyme10th grade,11th grade,12t
9/16/2019 Special Education Senryu10th grade,11th grade,12t
9/16/2019 School Crossing Guards Senryu1st grade,2nd grade,3rd g
9/16/2019 lava liquidy Haikuearth,nature,
9/16/2019 Reality Mirror Imagism10th grade,11th grade,12t
9/16/2019 A Special Notion Villanelleallegory,allusion,dream,f
9/16/2019 The Free Born Sonnetallegory,depression,myth,
9/15/2019 Crossroads Tale: Synopsis Narrativeallusion,fantasy,guitar,m
9/15/2019 Grounded Love: In A 100 Words Rhymeautumn,beautiful,life,nat
9/15/2019 Hawaii To Maine--Another Episode Rhymeage,appreciation,autumn,c
9/15/2019 Aloha INDIA Narrativebeautiful,people,perspect
9/14/2019 Magic Of Love Free versemagic,prayer,
9/14/2019 Waning Mirror Imagismfish,
9/14/2019 Dog's Are Indeed Best Friends Cinqkudog,
9/14/2019 It's About Time Cinqkutime,
9/14/2019 Chicken Is The Best Tankafood,
9/14/2019 tide pools of our shores Haikurelationship,sea,
9/14/2019 BE COOL: It Happens Coupletanalogy,angst,betrayal,co
9/14/2019 Poetless: I Heard The Squelch Of Death Again Rhymeallegory,analogy,fate,los
9/14/2019 Margaret Atwood's: The Testaments Free verseanalogy,destiny,future,pe
9/13/2019 more about giraffes Haikuanimal,drink,nature,sound
9/13/2019 Hawaiian Islands Senryuamerica,life,meaningful,
9/13/2019 the sleeping giraffes Haikuanimal,nature,sleep,
9/13/2019 towering giraffes Haikuanimal,nature,
9/13/2019 mynah bird squawk song Haikuallegory,bird,character,n
9/13/2019 I'm Just Getting Started, The Awkwardness Of it All Free verseconflict,dream,judgement,
9/13/2019 The Life Giver Narrativeallegory,death,life,mirro
9/13/2019 for when it begins Haikucat,character,imagery,inn
9/13/2019 My Pentagon, My Pentagon Rhymeallegory,character,confli
9/13/2019 Indulgence For Three Rhyme1st grade,
9/12/2019 Squelch, Belch, Dying, Dead Rhymeanalogy,death,fear,imager
9/12/2019 A Blueberry Tale Rhymeallegory,allusion,destiny
9/12/2019 Whose 'Name' It Be, Compass Sonnetbrother,care,character,co
9/12/2019 Now: WHO Alliterationword play,words,
9/12/2019 Differences Of Opinion Listday,night,
9/12/2019 Tale Of Love's Challenge Metrical Taleadventure,allegory,love,t
9/11/2019 snails episode three Haikunature,
9/11/2019 snails episode two Haikunature,
9/11/2019 snails episode one Haikunature,
9/11/2019 Love, At Times, Are Tough Narrativeallegory,
9/11/2019 Too High A Price Narrativeeulogy,grief,inspirationa
9/11/2019 Fawn Gate Rhymenature,
9/11/2019 O' True North Coupletstar,
9/11/2019 The Testaments Free verseautumn,day,inspirational,
9/11/2019 I Wouldn't Take Any Cinqkuallegory,humor,money,tree
9/10/2019 fastest animal Haikunature,
9/10/2019 hippopotamus Haikunature,
9/10/2019 the freshwater shark Haikunature,
9/10/2019 Corporate Climb Narrativeamerica,analogy,character
9/10/2019 Our Comings And Goings Rhymeanalogy,life,planet,space
9/10/2019 A Winter Debut Rhymeautumn,beautiful,winter,
9/10/2019 The Savior And The Sound Free verselife,
9/10/2019 Crucifix Mirror Imagismimagery,meaningful,words,
9/10/2019 Mirror Mirror Imagismanalogy,mirror,
9/10/2019 If I Weren't Afraid, I'd Pick Flowers Rhymeallegory,analogy,life,mov
9/9/2019 Choices Senryuallegory,
9/9/2019 An Adage to Senryuallegory,
9/9/2019 Planetary People Senryuplanet,
9/9/2019 best river fishing Haikufishing,life,nature,river
9/9/2019 purity in white Haikuautumn,character,moving o
9/9/2019 Seasons Mirror Imagismautumn,life,mirror,nature
9/9/2019 A Simple Change of Colored Life Haikuautumn,change,character,c
9/9/2019 The AUTONOMOUS Heart Rhymeabuse,analogy,blessing,ch
9/9/2019 Another Day In Paradise--NOT Narrativeallegory,analogy,characte
9/9/2019 Cast A Long Shadow Enclosed Rhymeamerica,anxiety,beautiful
9/8/2019 School Fights Monokuboxing day ,character,hum
9/8/2019 Cascade Rhymenature,surreal,water,
9/8/2019 phenomenal point Haikuseasons,
9/8/2019 A Matter Of Time, Imagismage,meaningful,time,
9/8/2019 Sometimes Love Is Enough Free versehope,longing,love,
9/8/2019 In A Different State Of Affairs Free verseanalogy,loneliness,lost,o
9/8/2019 Trouble Comes In Three's Narrativeallegory,word play,
9/8/2019 My Hymnal Prayer Rhymeprayer,song,
9/8/2019 Subject SPANKING Monokuabuse,age,child abuse,con
9/7/2019 Out-Of-Date Senryumen,women,work,
9/7/2019 Facts About Our Nightly Skies Rhymenight,sky,stars,sun,unive

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Fav Poems

PoemTitleFormCategories
A FRAGILE SELF Free verseintrospection,self,
Lily of the Valley Trioletflower,nature,spring,
We are wolves Free verseanimal,appreciation,dog,e
When you booze Narrativeabuse,culture,drink,loss,
My Darling Boy Quatrainanalogy,boy,childhood,inn
Land of Lights Sonnetbeauty,nature,
Reaching Terzanellechange,desire,dream,hope,
The Butterfly Nebula Rhymebeauty,nature,sky,stars,
POETRY AND ME Acrosticme,poetry,writing,
Moving On - CQ Haikulove,
Maui Sunrise Romanticismbeautiful,love,nature,rel
These Arms Long To Hold You Enclosed Rhymelove,marriage,

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