"Kaʻiulani is a woman who loves to sing."
Translation:He wahine puni hīmeni ʻo Kaʻiulani.
True. I guess I was thinking Topic-Comment, but I'll have to think a lot more about how that works in Hawaiian. European has some VSO languages. Celtic. Traces remain in Romance. The -(g)o adds the subject right into the verb in Spanish "Tengo mucho dinero."