Photo: Anuenue PunuaE hīmeni mai kahi mele o kou wahi e noho nei iā ‘oe ma ka hale e kakali nei i ka makani pāhili ‘o Lane. Pehea, hiki ‘anei? Holo!

Ma ka lā 24, ‘o ‘Aukake 2018, ua pa‘a ka hapa nui o ka pae ‘āina ma kō kākou wahi noho. Mai Hawai‘i nui ‘o Keawe a i nā ‘one kaulana o Kahelelani ua pa‘a nō a noi ‘ia mākou e ho‘omākaukau no Lane.

Iā kākou i noho pa‘a ai ma ka hale, ua ho‘oma‘ema‘e ka hale, ua kuke nui ka ‘ai, a ua mākaukau nō; ‘a‘ohe mea e hana koe ka noho a hiki mai ‘ana ‘o Lane.

Ma ia manawa, komo maila ka manakā i loko o mākou, ua kāhea au i ka‘u keiki me ka leo “hele mai me kou ‘ukulele, ‘eleu!” Nāue mai ‘o ia a ha‘i aku au iāia, “e hīmeni pū ana kāua i ke mele ‘o Kāne‘ohe, a kono i ka po‘e ma puke alo e hana like. Mākaukau?” A ua puka mai ‘o #ekanikapilakakou challenge!

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He wahi leo aloha a mahalo kēia iā ‘oukou pākahi āpau no ke komo ‘ana mai. E ho‘omau i ke kanikapila ‘ana ma kō ‘oukou hale a me nā hanauna like ‘ole o ka ‘ohana. Ma laila nō e ola ai ka leo hīmeni o kō kākou ‘ōlelo makuahine. E Ola!

Ke aloha nui nō.