Photo by Kathleen Ho

Photo by Kathleen Ho

Contributed by Kathleen Ho

`A`ohe  ia  e  loa`a  aku, he  ulua  kāpapa  no  ka  moana.

Translation: He cannot be caught for he is an ulua fish of the deep ocean.

The proverbs is said to be spoken of a hero who does not give up.

Hawai`i Wisdom proverbs are excerpted from “`Olelo No`eau” a collection by Mary Kawena Pukui.