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No longer just cultural anthropology

Someone asked me if my recent blog posts about Pele (Honoring Pele) and Laka (Saving Hawaiian Traditions) go against Christianity’s teachings of worshipping only one God. 342 more words

Honoring Tradition

Há 15 anos, Rivaldo marcou pela segunda vez o gol que Pelé não fez

O palco deste fim de semana recebeu a festa do 22º título do Campeonato Espanhol do Barcelona. Há 15 anos, a casa do Atlético de Madrid, entretanto, teve um outro foco que não foi o jogo do título. 150 more words


Hawaii lava flow is slow, gentle, yet unrelenting

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, moves gradually and persistently as she deposits lava across the Big Island of Hawaii. People in the small town lying in its path say the lava will reshape the community yard by yard as it slides toward the ocean. 626 more words


MatchDay Memory--1974: Part 7 (United States)

Forty years ago I came into the world and while I may not have made an impact on the game of soccer, it has surely made an impact on me.  722 more words

MatchDay Memories

Lava to come? 1908.


From a Kuokoa reader living in Kona of the Cloud banks in the calm, of the Hinano blossoms in the serenity, a bit of news was written in which frightened the minds of those who heard the prediction of a woman of Honaunau, Kona, Hawaii, about a lava flow on the 25th of this very month. 225 more words


If she comes, she comes

Pele saunters,
a grand dame
come to sweep us
from her home.
We drank all the rum,
we built houses like fools,
we had children, 73 more words

Honoring Pele

My Hawaiian Culture Class took a second field trip, this time to the mother of all Parks – Volcanoes National Park. In this case “mother” refers to Pele, birthing new land. 1,041 more words

Honoring Tradition