hooku-a-kane & other essential Questions

Papahana: Collecting Aikāne references from Poepoe's Hiiaka Highlights: Nūpepa (TV) Guide, Hoʻokū-a-kāne and gender During my daily collection of aikāne references from Poepoe's Hiʻiaka i stumbled upon a couple things. The first was an interesting series called "Heaha Kahi Mea Hou." From what i can tell  the series was published almost every week between  August 5th 1910 and September 1st, … Continue reading hooku-a-kane & other essential Questions

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“‘o kāu lehua nō lā ka pua o ka‘u mänai e kui ai” (your lehua blossom would be the one my lei-needle would pierce)

  Papahana: Collecting aikāne references from awaiāulu (to be honest, i collected this a couple weeks ago, before i had a blog. BUT I NEED TO SHARE THIS PASSAGE...sooo) Highlights:  When i began to think of Hiʻiaka as a site to learn more about desire and sexuality, i was enamored by the relationship between HIʻiaka and Hōpoe. … Continue reading “‘o kāu lehua nō lā ka pua o ka‘u mänai e kui ai” (your lehua blossom would be the one my lei-needle would pierce)

Mentorship and Methodology

Papahana: Hawaiian historical Society Research Day Materials Collected:  "No ka Moe Kolohe"  by Kauikeaouli in 1829   Developing Methods: (inspired by a conversation with Noelani Arista) Disregard Translations (for now) Focus on collecting relevant passages rather than indexing EVERY use Use Papakilo Use Forbes as a first step of collecting a legal chronology (Vol. 2 & … Continue reading Mentorship and Methodology