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cuun] HAWAIIAN GAMES 243

two throws, or rather, if any stone comes unmarked side up, he throws it again. The spots count and the highest throw in a round wins ; or the game may be played to a fixed number, as one hundred. If a player throws all marked faces up, it counts ten and he has another throw. The dice are called «-/«, the same as the stones used in tnai-ka. Lu-lu means to shake. The throws are called as follows :

Hu-li la-lo, "all down." Hu-ka-hi hu-li i-lu-tta, " one turning up." E-lu-a hu-li i-lu-na, " two turning up." E-ko-lu hu-li i-lu-na, "three turning up." E-ha hu-li i-lu-na y " four turning up."

Ordinary cubical dotted European dice receive the same name of u-lu or u-lu lu-lu ; and dice throwing is called lu-lu > Three are commonly employed.

85. Ko-?ia-ne. — According to Brigham, 1 a game "played on a flat surface of stone or wood, and somewhat resembling 'fox and geese' or Japanese gobang (go). Positions on the pa-pa-tnu were marked by a slight depression on stone and often by the insertion of bone, usually chicken (sometimes human), in wood. There seems no definite number of places or arrangement. Beach-worn pebbles — coral for white, lava for black — completed the equipment." Two boards in the Bishop Museum (plates XI, e, and XII, i) are stated to have 180 and 83 places, respectively.

In his journal of Cook's voyage to the Pacific ocean " Captain King says : " They have a game very much like our draughts ; but, if one may judge from the number of squares, it is much more intricate. The board is about two feet long and is divided into 238 squares, of which there are 14 in a row, and they make use of black and white pebbles, which they move from square to square."

Corney ' says : " Their national game is draughts, but instead of having twelve men each, they have about forty ; the board is

1 Preliminary Catalogue, part II, p. 60. 8 Page 106.

2 Vol. ill, p. 144.

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