Ho’okupu is a Hawaiian tradition and is in practice today just as much as it had been in days gone by. In a nutshell, they are offerings given freely as an expression of gratitude, respect, and aloha: an ENERGY EXCHANGE that brings a healing ’round full circle, so that energies are cycled as they are elevated. […]
The Hawaiian Islands were once home to an incredible diversity of terrestrial snails, one of the most diverse assemblages to be found anywhere on earth. Today, the majority of these species are gone and most of those that remain are threatened with extinction. […]
ʻO kā ʻikaīka ʻo kā manāʻo me ke kino. Hō’ouna aloha ī na mea a pau ʻo ʻōukōu. Loaʻa he nūi lā kākōu. ʻO kā maluhia nō me ʻoe.
Be strong in mind and body. Sending aloha to you all. Have a great day, everyone. Peace be with you.
Where were you on January 17, 1993?
Onipa’a, the documentary film, conveys the somberness of the 100-year Observance of the Overthrow 27 years ago.Twenty thousand people gathered. 5 days of programs —5 film crews, innumerable interviews Remarkable in scope and range; moving events —a street play, concerts, readings, speeches, music, vigils, marches and much more. Luminaries from the Hawaiian community, captured on video, who are no longer with us today, Common folk, politicians, warriors, musicians, all kanaka Aloha ‘Āina—lovers of the land, of their Hawaiʻi.
Join us for our LIVE watch party of this documentary. After the film, David Kalama of Kalama Productions and Joan Lander of Nā Maka o Ka ʻĀina will join Meleanna Meyer and Malia Nobrega-Olivera in a LIVE discussion about the importance of preserving Hawaiian History through telling our stories in film.
Learn Hawaiian language (ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi) for free with our online educational series.
I ke aloha o ka e aloha. E ke ano o ke kanaka e makemake i ka halawai! E Aloha e lawe i loko o kou na’au! I ka ho’omaika’i Pōʻahā, Nā Kānāka!
To love is to be loved. Be the kind of person you want to meet. Let Aloha carry within your heart. Have a blessed Thursday, People!
In case you don’t know, these are some of the reasons that there’s a large (Hawaiian) Language gap between Native speakers, mānaleo and their offspring, keiki and moʻopuna.
Aia La O Pele (There is Pele) · Halau Hula Ka No’eau (Hawai’i Arts Ensemble)
Aloha kākahiāka ʻōukōu a hau’li lā Pō’ahā. Mahele nā makana ke aloha ʻiā ʻōukōu. Ō kā maluhia nō me ‘oe.
Good morning and Happy Thursday, everyone. Share the gift of Aloha with all. Peace be with you.
Hauʻōli aloha Pōʻakōlu ʻōukoōu. ʻŪa ke aloha ʻoe makemake ʻia ʻole ‘a’o. ʻŌ kā maluhīa nō me ʻoe.
Happy aloha Wednesday, everyone. Be the aloha you wish to see in the world. Peace be with you.
A stranger helped her through the hardest day of her life. When she expresses her gratitude, our guest encounters the power of true connection.
Source: Greater Good
Maikāʻi kākahiāka a pau a me hauʻōli aloha Lā’pūle ʻōukōu. Mei ʻo kā hopena ʻo kāu mau moēʻuhane a me kōu mau hihīʻo. ʻO kā maluhīa nō me ʻoe.