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THE GARDEN ISLAND TUESDAY. JULY 17, 1917,
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A Goddess Comes to Earth
An Old Hawaiian Storv.'
By J. M. Lvdgate.
In the olden time of the Rods in
Hawaii, most of them lived on the
earth sociably together: put there
was one, it seems, who lived up in
heaven. His name was Maka-lii,
and he had one daughter, Noi-a-maka-lii,
whom he loved very dear
ly and cherished verv tenderly.
One of their favorite pastimes
was to gaze down at the earth
through a large deep calabash
which had magic qualities of vision.
One day, as she was thus engaged,
she caught sight of a wonderfully
handsome man named Mano-ka-lani-po,
who was busv fishing on
the reef, clad in only such very
light fisherman's costume as et off
his fine stalwart figure to the best
advantage; and after the manner
of beautiful maidens, both in heav
en and on earth, she straightway
fell violently in love with him.
Night and day she could think of
nothing, and dream of nothing, but
this young man.
She kept her secret to herself
for some time, but no girl ever
keeps such a secret long; so finally
she told her father, and begged
him to let her go down to earth
and make his acquaintance. But
the father's countenance straight
way fell, and he shook his he.id
decidedly; "No, my daughter, that
can uever be; as sure as you go
down to earth, that will make you
moital, and you must die like oth
er mortals. Stay here and you will
live forever like the other gods."
Of course this unfavorable arf
swer did not satisfy her, and was
n't conclusive, as it never is. Bet
ter a short and happv life down on
earth with him than to live forever
up in heaven. Better a happy wife
on earth, than an old maid in
So day after day she begged and
pleaded, and day after day after
he refused, until' finally, he saw
that she was pining away like one
who is being prayed to death, and
that she was losing all her beauty
and vivacity; so at length he reluc
But she must go in state, as
became her position, and must
have a proper, though simple home
prepared in advance to receive her.
To this end he wquld send her
lady-in-waiting down ahead to get
things ready. He ordered a big
calabash net to be made, and vast
quantities of spider web to be se
cured, thousands and thousands
of fathoms of it, which kept the
spiders of heaven spinning the
whole season long. This all took
much time, which of course, de
terred the departure, much to the
satisfaction of the father.
Meantime the knowledge that
things were going forward brought
fresh life and vivacity to the daugh
ter, the roses came back -to her
cheeks, the laughter to her eyes,
and the charm of fulness to her
At length everything was ready.
The net was spread out, the lady- j
in waiting stepped in and curled i
herself up in the center, the edges
were gathered up, the spide-rweb
cable was bent on. she was drop
ped out over the battlements of
heaven and lowered away.
Even as the storv is silent about
the distance, so it does not tell how
long it took for her to reach the J
earth. There were no astronomers
in those old days, whose im perti
nents curiosity was always busy
trying to filch away the secrets of
Finally however, she reached
the earth, and swaying to and fro,
at length landed on the desired
spot at Kapahi, mauka of Kapaa.
the Home of Mano-ka-lani-po.
The lady-in-waiting, somewhat
dizzy from her long ride and the
speedy descent, got out and lay
down on the green grass for a few
moments, to recover her balance,
then got up and set about making
things cosy and comfortable for her
divine mistress. And if anyone
demurs' that this was a task beyond
the strength and ability of a wo
man, I would only say, little does
he know of the strength and abili
ty of the old time Hawaiian wo
man, especially in storv.
Meantime the net was drawn up,
slowly, hand over hand, through
countless fathoms of weary hoist;
and that all took time, much to the
satisfaction of the old man.
But an end comes to all things,
even the things that the gods de
lav, and finally the end of this
endless spider-web cable drew near.
Now it was the turn of the divine
princess. And she was impatient
to be goty:. All ready, she watch
ed the returning net. and when it
reached the battlements of heaven,
insisted or getting in right awav.
In vain her father tried to restrain
her, tried to keep lief for a day or
two longer, talked to her about a
fuller outfit of clothing and house
hold goods etc. It was no use,
she would not listen. Gathering
her filmy skirts about her dainty,
graceful limb3 she stepped into the
middle of the net. curled up in
the bottom as it tightened and bade
them lower away lively, lively!
Through the'meshes of the net
she watched the earth below, fond
ly hoping that she might get a
glimpse of her king of men. But
her heart smote her as she looked
upwards and saw her old father's
bereaved face peering over the
parapets, watching fondlv and an
xiously as she fled away from him
through the deepening sky,
That she reached the earth in
saferv, that she found and married
her king pf men, and lived happilv
with him ever after, as least as
happilv as such a divine creature
may, with even the best of men;
this was perhaps a sufficient justi
fication for her romantic desertion
But her father's warning was
correct. It was easy to come down,
but there was no way to get back;
and finally, as all mortals must,
and according to the prediction of
her father, she died. But unlike
other mortals. Lots wife excepted,
she became her own memorial
monument, she turned to a stone
image, and there at Kapahi, she
may be seen to this dav, so the
story says, as a conclusive proof of
the whole romantic affair. I
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