Hawaiian Ball Game

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55. Ki-ni-ho-lo

Ball Play

A ball game, described by native informants as played with a rag ball made of kapa, which is struck with the open hand. From ki-ni, and ho-lo, "to run.".

Andrews states that it is similar to baseball. He gives ki-ni-po-po as a general name for all games of ball.

Last update February 3, 2010