Hawai‘i Wisdom — January 2016

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Hawai‘i Wisdom — January 2016

Aloha at Hanalei Bay

Aloha at Hanalei Bay

Aloha, the most recognizable Hawaiian word, has many meanings, most commonly love, hello and goodbye. But broken down to each letter, aloha can become an even more powerful insightful of Hawaiian values.

A – Akahai, meaning kindness, to be expressed with tenderness.

L – Lokahi, meaning unity, to be expressed with harmony.

O – ‘Olu‘olu, meaning agreeable, to be expressed with pleasantness.

H – Ha‘aha‘a, meaning humility, to be expressed with modesty.

A – Ahonui, meaing patience, to be expressed with perseverance.

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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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