|KA'ULA: Kane-ne'ene'e (Kane moving along). A famous place of Kane.
Earliest name of Kaula was Kaulana-ula. Kaula is 19 miles to the southwest of Ni'ihau. it is a small, rocky islet and the highest point is 550 feet. The channel between Niihau and Kaula is called Kaho'omoa.
Ka'ula's area is between 108 to 136 acres. The United States Coastguard operates an automatic beacon on the islet.. Living on Ka'ula are approximately 15 species of plants and seabirds, mainly terns and boobys. Ni'ihauans went to Kaula to catch birds and gather large olivine dunites*for making sinkers.
(*dunite is a kind of rock formed in a volcano (igneous)
There were allegedly 3 Heiau on Kaula: Ka-halau-loa, Ka-unu and Pohaku-pio. These temples were located directly above the cave of Ke-ana-o-ku.
Before one scales the islet of Kaula, one must pay respect to Kuhaimoana. Then one walks up the cliff by stepping on the large opihi shells, Ke-ala-a-ka-opihi.
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Ekeeke is the name of the west wind of Kaula
Proverbs and sayings:
'Ai la 'oe i ka manu o Kaula
Pua ea ka manu o Kaula i ke kai
Ena aku la manu o Kaula
'Aina o Kaula i ke komohana hoa paio no ke Konahea
Ailana o Kaula i ka mole olu home pohai mau ana manu .
Eia Kaula leo la, he waimaka, aloha mai o Kaulanaula