Hawaiian Kickball (Ball-Kicking)

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56. Pe-ku-ki-ni-po-po - Football (Ball Kicking)


[Page 227]A game of football was formerly played with a large ball made of kapa.

A hole some­what larger than the ball was dug in the ground on each side as a goal, and the object of the game was to force the ball into the opponent's hole.

Football is now played with a rubber ball, with two posts with a string across at opposite sides as goals. This form is of recent introduction

Last update February 3, 2010