In the Hawaiian language, a mo`olelo is a story. This page has the Kona Historical Society's collection of mo'olelo as told by Hannah Springer or Ruby McDonald and researched by Jean Greenwell. We’d like to thank the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts for making this possible.
Kawanui, a favorite sport of old Hawai`i
The Menehune Breakwater at Kahaluu Bay
The Flow of 1801 and Kamehameha
Alii Chiefs of old Hawai`i
Kahaluu and the heiau of Makolea
Mamalahoe - The Law of the Splintered Paddle
Poo Hawaii Pond at Keauhou
Kanaka Kope - Hawaiian Coffee
Waiaha - Queen Emma’s Birthplace?
First Portrait of Kamehameha