Puhala and the Revenge of the Matu

Chapter 25 Questions

  1. The Matu King’s wife, Queen Talia, spoke to her husband and asked him why they were going to battle. Do out think the ancient Hawaiian Queens had influence over the kings?

  2. Can you name any modern world  leaders that are woman?

  3. Can you name any women leaders that stood up for Hawaii?

  4. King Afu says he made a promise. What was the promise he made? Who did he make it to?

  5. King Afu was pressured by Haku to start the war. There is an old saying, “when all you have is a hammer, the whole would is a nail.”  How does that saying relate to the Matu?

  6. The ölohe lua was in charge of the Nualolo warriors.  What does lua mean in this context? What does ölohe mean?

  7. Why did King Kiamana trust that Ele would not warn the Matu of the trap?

  8. How much does trust play a part in a persons life, in a family, in a school?

  9. How much does trust play a part in a persons life, in a family, in a school?