Hawaiian Wisdom — July 2015

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Hawaiian Wisdom — July 2015

Mango trees and likikoi vines are bursting with fruit right now. Sharing fruits with neighbors, friends, families and even strangers is a common practice on the Garden Isle.

Mango trees and likikoi vines are bursting with fruit right now. Sharing fruits with neighbors, friends, families and even strangers is a common practice on the Garden Isle.

‘A‘ohe lokomaika‘i i nele i ke pana‘i

“No kind deed has ever lacked its reward”

Hawaiians are known for their generosity, hospitality and warm sharing. This giving nature is grounded in the 
principle of reciprocity. When given, the Hawaiian will give back
in equal measure or more, be it a gift or a smile. Source: ‘Olelo No‘eau, Mary Kawena Pukui.

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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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