Nānā ka maka, hoʻolohe ka pepeiao, paʻa ka waha.
Observe with the eyes; listen with the ears; shut the mouth.
Thus one learns.
Research and Resource Puke
Pukui, Mary Kawena, and Samuel H. Elbert. Hawaiian Dictionary: Hawaiian-English, English-Hawaiian. University of Hawaii Press, 1991.
Pukui, Mary Kawena. 'Ōlelo No'eau: Hawaiian Proverbs and Poetical Sayings. Bishop Museum Press, 1983.
Handy, E. S. Craighill, et al. Native Planters in Old Hawaii: Their Life, Lore, and Environment. Bishop Museum Press, 1972.
Paglinawan, Richard Kekumuikawaiokeola., et al. Lua: Art of the Hawaiian Warrior. Bishop Museum Press, 2006.
Chai, R. Makana Risser. Nā Mo'olelo Lomilomi: the Traditions of Hawaiian Massage and Healing. Bishop Museum Press, 2005.
Kahalewai, Nancy S. Hawaiian Lomilomi: Big Island Massage. I.M. Pub., 2004.
Chai, R. Makana Risser, and John C. Zak. Hawaiian Massage Lomilomi: Sacred Touch of Aloha. Hawaiian Insights, 2007.
“The Hawaiian Electronic Library.” Ulukau, ulukau.org/index.php
Online Hawaiian Dictionary
Nā Puke Wehewehe ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi, wehewehe.org/
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