Hawai‘i Wisdom — January 2018

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Hawai‘i Wisdom — January 2018

Photo by Léo Azambuja

Pali ke kua, mahina ke alo

“Back (as straight) as a cliff, face as bright as the moon.”

Said of a good-looking person.

Source: Ōlelo Noʻeau, by Mary Kawena Pukui.

The full moon is seen here brushing against a tall, dark cliff at Miloli‘i, Napali Coast last August at about 3 a.m.

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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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