Hawaiʻi Wisdom — August 2016

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Hawaiʻi Wisdom — August 2016

5 Uncle CharlieHe luelue ka ʻupena e kuʻu ai.

“The fine-meshed net is the one to let down into the sea.”

A fine-meshed net misses nothing, big or small. In seeking wealth, the small things are just as important as the big ones.

Source: ‘Ōlelo No‘eau, by Mary Kawena Pukui

A painting of master throw-net maker ‘Uncle’ Charlie Pereira, by Marylin Newton, based on a photograph of him when he was a teenager.

 

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Léo Azambuja, editor of For Kaua‘i, has won multiple journalism awards in the state of Hawai‘i, including investigative and enterprise reporting, spot news and feature writing, photojournalism and online reporting.

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