‘Ōlelo No‘eau – Hawaiian Proverbs and Poetical Sayings By Kimo Jenkins, Director, Product Development & Implementation Cultural Guide “O ke aloha ke kuleana o kahi malihini.” Love is the host in strange lands. This ‘ōlelo no‘eau speaks of responsibility (kuleana), visitors (malihini) and most importantly aloha. Aloha has diverse meanings and applications – 35 different […]
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By: Jayann Gabrio, Experience Design & Management This year’s theme for the 2015 Aloha Festival is “Hulu Aloha, Beloved Feather Treasures.” Hawaiian hulu designs are pieces that were wearable works of art which distinguished the ruling class of the Hawaiian Kingdom. These beautiful pieces are often seen in the form of the kāhili – feather standard, […]
An understanding of ALOHA… By Kimo Jenkins, Director, Product Development & Implementation Cultural Guide Āina hānau – native land, a recognized foundation for values and principles Lōkahi – harmonious balance, unity and accord – man, nature and spirituality ‘Olu‘olu – congenial perspective of cultural heritage and insight Ha‘aha‘a – humility expressed with kindness, compassion […]
By: Kimo Jenkins, Director, Product Development & Implementation Cultural Guide In Hawaiian culture the hula and the ‘ukulele form an interconnected duo, a manifestation of grace, beauty and resourcefulness. Without one the other is not balanced; not able to truly fulfill its function. The concept of this unique Corporate Social Responsibility event is to provide through […]