Friday, February 27, 2009

Chapter 1

Kohala : cherished land
Ikuwā : Noisy, clamorous, loud-voiced
Keōua :
Alapa'i :
Wauke :
`āwini :

Plot: The plot is about that Keku'iapoiwa was having a baby but she was on a canoe and she gave birth so the father is rather be keōua or Alapa'i the king of Hawai'i. When Keku'iapoiwa gave birth she told Nae'ole to go take the baby before Alapa'i found him and killed him. The baby was going to be the king and overrule all the kings so now Alapa'i want's to kill him so that he wont overrule him. so Nae'ole ran and hide with the baby.

Other: I learned that when a man dosent know about a baby born then they want to kill it because they dont want them to over rule.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Chapter 2

Words: Warily: watchful; being on one's guard against danger
sought: to go in search or quest of: to seek the truth.
pursures: To follow in an effort to overtake or capture; chase: a fox that was pursued by hounds.
joyous: joyful; happy; jubilant:

Plot: This chapter is about Nae'ole taking the baby to a women that was the babys cousin. The lady took the baby and hide the baby because they might have been followed. When the babay was growing up Nae'ole was their to show him to take care of the island and when he became king he would have to know about the land. The boy made a promise to Nae'ole that he will have a cloak- of mamo feathers.

Other: I learned that when you are a little boy you have to learn as much to become a king nd so that you know about the island that you are rulling over.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Chapter 3

Words:Contentedly: with equanimity; "`I bought it,' she said contentedly"

Plot:Pai'ea was Kamehameha's first name. After when Pai'ea was about 5 Nae'ole told him that he talked to Pai'eas mother and she said that he could come home. But Pai'ea didn't want to go home the forest was his home. But when he went home his mother gave him a new name and it was Kamehameha it means "Lonely one" or " The who has been set apart." Kamehameha could not eat fish until he was older. Then Kamehameha had to go liv with his uncle Kalani`ōpu'u so that he can learn all about the Ali'i world and how to be an Ali'i and the Ali'is roles and now that Kalani`ōpu'u is now king so Kamehameha is the nephew of an Ali'i.

Other: I learned that when you are an Ali'i you have to act like an Ali'i.

Monday, February 23, 2009

Chapter 4

Words: Possessed: obsessed: influenced or controlled by a powerful force such as a strong emotion; "by love possessed"
amuck: frenzied as if possessed by a demon; "the soldier was completely amuck"; "berserk with grief"; "a berserk worker smashing windows"

conqueror: someone who is victorious by force of arms

Plot: Chapter 4 was about Kamehameha moving the Naha stone. Many Ali'isn have tried but never succeeded. Kamehameha watched many people try to move it but they could not do it. Then it was Kamehamehas turn he pushed it and he moved it a little bit then he tried to do it again and he made it roll. Everyone new he was going to be king someday.

Other: I learned that is you try you might succeed but if you dont try then you wont get anywhere.

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Chapter 5

Words: Eagerly: with eagerness; in an eager manner; "the news was eagerly awaited"
Valianty: having or showing valor; "a valiant attempt to prevent the hijack"; "a valiant soldier"

Warding:In powwow magic , warding is the term used for protective magic. Warding is used against the evil eye, slander, bad luck, barrenness and sterility.

Mercilessly:without pity; in a merciless manner; "he was mercilessly trounced by his opponent in the House"

Plot: Chapter 5 is about Kamehameha going to battle Kahekili's warriors and lost many men in the fight. Kamehameha could not find his freind named kekūhaupi'o he found him trapped in sweet potato vines and tring to fight off the enemys so Kamehameha went and saved him and they set off to Hawai'i.

Other: I learned that if a friend is in need of help then you should be a nice friend and help them out.

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Chapter 6

Words: Lieutenant: a commissioned military officer
an officer in a police force
deputy: an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
an officer holding a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard; below lieutenant commander and above lieutenant junior grade

Replenishment: refilling: filling again by supplying what has been used up

hastily: hurriedly: in a hurried or hasty manner; "the way they buried him so hurriedly was disgraceful"; "hastily, he scanned the headlines"; "sold in a hasty manner.

Plot: Chapter 6 was about Kamehameha coming home and seeing Caption Cook went to kealakekua bay and Kamehameha went to meet the Caption. Then Caption Cook set off to go to war but they came back to take Kalani`Ōpu'u because someone took their boat. So all the Hawaiians went to kill the british people and killed Caption Cook and Kamehameha was so mad at them that they killed the man that had a cool ship and a lot of weapon's and he was goingto ask them if he can have some of their weapon's.

Other: I learned that you cant think that staingers are good to meet.

Friday, February 20, 2009

Chapter 7

Words: Prophecy: knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)

Rival: equal: be equal to in quality or ability; "Nothing can rival cotton for durability"; "Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues"; "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"

Wage: carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns); "Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe"

Plot: Chapter 7 is about Kamehameha meeting Ka'ahumanu. Ka'ahumanu is the daughter of Ke'eaumanu would be the wife of asking Ke'eaumanu and he said that Kamehameha could marry her because she is a pritty and wonderful women.

Other: I learned that when you want to marry someone then you have to get permission.

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Chapter 8

Words: Ammunition: projectiles to be fired from a gun
any nuclear or chemical or biological material that can be used as a weapon of mass destruction
information that can be used to attack or defend a claim or argument or viewpoint; "his admission provided ammunition for his critics"

Eleanora:an important tragic actress at the turn of century who influenced Martha Graham.

Accompanied: having companions or an escort; "there were lone gentlemen and gentlemen accompanied by their wives"
playing or singing with instrumental or vocal accompaniment

Plot: This chapter is about Kamehameha going to battle with the god of Maui. Then Kamehameha had to make a new Heiau to gain Kūkā'ilimoku's support. So Kamehameha told Keōua to come and see his new Heiau. So Keōua came and ke'ehumanu killed him and offered it to the Heiau.

Other: I learned that you cant trust your cousin because they might turn their back on you and try to take over the islands.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Chapter 9

Words: Conquest: he act of conquering
success in mastering something difficult; "the conquest of space"
seduction: an act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone

Chatham: Chatham was a parliamentary constituency in Kent which returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was created for the 1832 general election, when the borough of Chatham was enfranchised under the Reform Act 1832.

Ferocity: the property of being wild or turbulent; "the storm's violence"

Exhibited: exhibit - show an attribute, property, knowledge, or skill; "he exhibits a great talent"
exhibit - expose: to show, make visible or apparent; "The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month"; "Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?"; "National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship"
exhibit - show: give an exhibition of to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"
exhibit - an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidence
exhibit - parade: walk ostentatiously; "She parades her new husband around town"
exhibit - display: something shown to the public; "the museum had many exhibits of oriental art"

Abide: bide: dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
digest: put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"

Plot: This chapter is about how Kamehameha and George vancouver became friends and that Ka'ahumanu and Kamehameha broke up and Vancouver was mad tht they broke up so Vancouver brought Ka'ahumnu to come to his boat but then Kamehameha came before her and she saw him and ran into his arms and Kamehameha thanked him and they were back together.

Other: I learned that George Vancouver is a good friend so that he can bring peace to the island of Hawai'i.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Chapter 10

Words: Kahili

divinity: deity: any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
the quality of being divine; "ancient Egyptians believed in the divinity of the Pharaohs"
white creamy fudge made with egg whites
theology: the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth

Plot: Chapter 10 is about Kamehameha conquering Maui and all he did was kill all Kalanikupiles men and then killed kalanikupule and offered his body to the war god and his bones to make a kahili.

Other: I learned that Kamehameha was a strong and brave man.

Monday, February 16, 2009

Chapter 11


Plot: This chapter is about Kamehameha wanting to conquer Kaua'i and Lana'i so that he can have all the Islands to himself. But when he was going to Kaua'i a big trade wind came and Kamehameha was forced back. When he tried again he had a very bad disease. So then he went to Oahu and he got very sick then he didn't want to go there ever again.

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Chapter 12

Words: Albatross

Plot: This chapter is about Kamehameha telling kaumuali'i that he could still rule Kaua'i but he had to pay Kamehameha daily taxes so Kaumuali'i agreed but Kamehameha wanted him to meet face to face so Kaumuali'i came and was going to eat but then Isaac Davis told him and he went back to Kaua'i and kaumuali'i went and was safe.

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Chapter 13


Plot: This chapter was about Kamehameha having a horse and became a horseman. So he went to Waikiki where he would always go surfing and the children were following him. So Kamehameha went back to gather all of his people and his family on to a ship so that they can go back to Kailua- Kona Hawai'i.

Other: I learned that Kamehameha was a fast learner and that he never gave up hope.

Friday, February 13, 2009

Chapter 14

Words: Molten

Plot: This chapter was about Kamehameha talking to Pele to make her stop the flow of lava but it never worked then someone said that he must put something of him so he cut part of his hair. so he throw it in and Pele was Kamehameha went to go spend sometime with his family and spend more time with Liholiho.


Thursday, February 12, 2009

Chapter 15

Words: Spaniard

Plot: This chapter was about King Kamehameha dieing in May 8,1819 and the ocean felled with aweoweo fish when they come that means that someone has died. A trusted chief hid the bones to keep Kamehameha's mana and to keep him safe. and the man that hid his bones said " Only the stars know where the bones of the Grate Kamehameha is."

Other: I learned that Kamehameha was a strong warrior and a dedicated the Hawaiian island under rule.