Ke kai leo nui o Mokoli’i

Ke kai leo nui o Mokoli’i. The sea of Mokoli’i (known as Chinaman’s Hat) is said to roar. This small island is said to have once been a reptile that Hi’iaka stuck into the sea, head down and tail up.

-Mary Kawaena Pukui ‘Ōlelo No’eau

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