Lono Chapter Vocabulary

1 ) makahiki traditional Hawaiian ceremony for harvest and the new year
2 ) agriculture farming
3 ) hoʻoilo the wet or “winter” season
4 ) ka poʻe kahiko the people of old
5 ) fertile (soil) capable of producing crops
6 ) cultivate to prepare land for growing crops
7 ) solidify to make strong or unify
8 ) manifestation a physical form or representation of an akua
9 ) kinolau many bodies, plant and animal forms that gods can appear in or that are signs for particular gods
10 ) natural phenomena an extraordinary and wondrous occurrence that is not man-made, such as lightning
11 ) ceremony an act or series of acts that are conducted in a traditional way; a ritual
12 ) obtain to acquire, get, come into possession
13 ) crop a plant that is grown for food
14 ) māpele a heiau for the worship of Lono and increasing food
15 ) makua kāne hanauna a male relative of the parent generation, an uncle
16 ) sacrifice something given as an offering to a god
17 ) leeward the side of the island protected from the usual trade winds
18 ) windward the side of the island exposed to or facing the usual trade winds
19 ) prolific producing or creating a lot
20 ) puaʻa kai ka iʻa i pani no ka puaʻa ma ke ʻano he mōhai
21 ) puaʻa lau ka meaulu i pani no ka puaʻa ma ke ʻano he mōhai
22 ) waipuʻilani ka makani kaʻawiliwili e pili ai ke ao me ke kai; he hōʻailona o Lono