Logical Connectives Practice Worksheet

1. In thatched roof sheds which were called hale kuku, women spent long periods of time stamping repeated geometrical designs on endless yards of fabric, the area being kapu or taboo to all others, thus, color was added to the finished cloth.

2. Dyes were made from various plants, barks, roots, and fruit, consequently, even the bitter tasting native raspberries, which grew exclusively in the upper rain forests, produced lovely shades of lavenders and pinks.

3. Although the color black was normally obtained from the soot of kukui or candle-nuts that had been burned, other unusual dye sources included turmeric and burnt sugar cane, accordingly, red earth was also used to add color to cloth.

4. Making dyes for kapa was done by men who extracted the coloring agent from plant matter by pounding it with a stone mortar and pestle, then, after the dye was extracted from the plant, it was mixed with water and made colorfast by means of a mordant such as seawater, urine, or lime.

5. Color was applied to a finished length of kapa cloth by painting the surface of the fabric with the brush-like fibers inside the individual fruitlets or nuts from the hala tree, moreover, kapa cloth was also tinted which meant immersing the sheet of fabric in a dye bath.

6. The goddess Hina, who is the mother of the demi-god Maui, is Hawaii's principal kapa maker, however, in days gone by, the passage of the sun across the sky was too fast to allow her to dry her kapa in just one day.

7. Maui helped his mother by lying in wait for the sun at the top of the volcanic crater called Haleakala, moreover, when the sun rose and started to cross the sky, Maui broke off some of its rays, as a result, the sun agreed to slow its pace to create a longer day for drying kapa.

8. According to some Hawaiian poets, the clouds in the sky are Hina's newly made sheets of white kapa that have been spread out by her to dry, nevertheless, they say she places stones on her kapa to keep it from being blown away by the wind.

9. When heavy winds blow away the stones, people living on earth get thunder, on the other hand, it is Hina herself who is responsible for throwing down the stones, moreover, they cause explosive rumbling sounds to come roaring out of the sky.

10. When kapa is rolled up by Hina, the folds of her newly made cloth sparkle in the rays of the sun, furthermore, at that time, people living on the earth see lightning.

11. One writer has said that women who spend long days beating newly made sheets of kapa sometimes pause to look up at the clouds, also, when that happens, they probably think of Hina and say, "Hina is also busy making kapa today."