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Throwback: Traditional Hawaiian Prayer for Surf

It was July in 2011 and it looks as if we were in the middle of a typical summer flat spell. I wonder if this helped at all. na a 'ohe nalu, a laila aku i kai, penei e hea ai (If there is no surf, invoke seaward in the following manner): "Ku mai! Ku mai! Ka nalu nui mai Kahiki mai, (arise, arise you great surfs from Kahiki) Alo po i pu! Ku mai ka pohuehue, (the powerful curling waves. Arise with the pohuehue) Hu! Kai ko'o Loa. (Well up long raging surf.)

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