NĀ MEA `IKE HONUA:
Wisdom of the World
Nā Mea `Ike Honua:
The wisdom of the world
• Nā – the (plural)
• Mea - thing
• `Ike
– to see, know, understand; knowledge,...
ENVIRONMENTAL KINSHIP
• Environmental kinship is
the familial relationship
one has with the
environment that he or she
liv...
NĀ MEA `IKE HONUA
• ʻĀ ina – the land and
natural resources
– “That which feeds us”
• Kai - sea
• Wai – water
WIND & RAIN
• Ka makani: wind
– Kī haelā`ī : a wind in the Hilo Palikū area that is so
strong it shreds ti-leaves
– Kuehul...
`ŌLELO NO`EAU
• He ali`i ka `āina, he kauwā ke kanaka.
The land is a chief, man is its servant.
Land has no need for man;...
LAND DIVISIONS
• Mokupuni - island
LAND DIVISIONS
• Moku – district
MOKU: Districts
– Hawaiʻi island has 6 moku
– Maui has 12 moku
– Oʻahu has 6 moku
– Kauaʻi has 5 moku
– Molokaʻi has 5 mok...
LAND DIVISIONS
• Ahupua`a –
subdivision of land
within a moku that
extends mauka to
makai
• `Ili – a smaller area
of land ...
AHUPUA`A
• Mauka
AHUPUA`A
– Nahele: forest
– Wao akua: realm of the
gods
• Kula
– Lo`i kalo: taro patches
– `Auwai: irrigation s...
WAHI PANA
• Wahi pana
– notable places of
interest with natural,
cultural, spiritual
and/or historical
significance.
If you have any
questions, please
ask them on the
Discussion Board.
Mahalo!
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Na mea ike honua

Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. NĀ MEA `IKE HONUA: Wisdom of the World
  • 2. Nā Mea `Ike Honua: The wisdom of the world • Nā – the (plural) • Mea - thing • `Ike – to see, know, understand; knowledge, awareness, understanding – Sense, as of hearing or sight; sensory, perceptive – To show, make known, display, tell, exhibit, inform, report • Honua – world, earth; foundation
  • 3. ENVIRONMENTAL KINSHIP • Environmental kinship is the familial relationship one has with the environment that he or she lives in. It is an intimate relationship that stewards how one treats their environment.
  • 4. NĀ MEA `IKE HONUA • ʻĀ ina – the land and natural resources – “That which feeds us” • Kai - sea • Wai – water
  • 5. WIND & RAIN • Ka makani: wind – Kī haelā`ī : a wind in the Hilo Palikū area that is so strong it shreds ti-leaves – Kuehulepo: wind of Ka`ū that raises the dust • Ka ua: rain – Kī pu`upu`u: chilly rain of Waimea that hurts the skin (usually accompanied by wind) – Kanilehua: the rain of Hilo that sings upon the lehua blossoms
  • 6. `ŌLELO NO`EAU • He ali`i ka `āina, he kauwā ke kanaka. The land is a chief, man is its servant. Land has no need for man; but man needs the land and works for a livelihood
  • 7. LAND DIVISIONS • Mokupuni - island
  • 8. LAND DIVISIONS • Moku – district
  • 9. MOKU: Districts – Hawaiʻi island has 6 moku – Maui has 12 moku – Oʻahu has 6 moku – Kauaʻi has 5 moku – Molokaʻi has 5 moku – Lānaʻi has 2 moku – Niʻihau has 2 moku – Kahoʻolawe has 2 moku
  • 10. LAND DIVISIONS • Ahupua`a – subdivision of land within a moku that extends mauka to makai • `Ili – a smaller area of land within an ahupua`a
  • 11. AHUPUA`A
  • 12. • Mauka AHUPUA`A – Nahele: forest – Wao akua: realm of the gods • Kula – Lo`i kalo: taro patches – `Auwai: irrigation system • Makai – Loko i`a: fishpond – Mākāhā: fish pond gate – Loko kuapā: fish pond wall
  • 13. WAHI PANA • Wahi pana – notable places of interest with natural, cultural, spiritual and/or historical significance.
  • 14. If you have any questions, please ask them on the Discussion Board. Mahalo!

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