E ‘ai i ka me ai loa‘a.

“What you have, eat.”

Be satisfied with what you have.

Source: ‘Ōlelo Noʻeau, by Mary Kawena Pukui

Making ends meet on Kaua‘i definitely puts an extra burden on the lives of local residents. This makes it really easy to forget the beauty surrounding us, the boundless options to tune out our problems and recharge our positivity levels. Here’s a view from the top of Nounou Mountain, also known as Sleeping Giant, on Kaua‘i’s Eastside. The message here is, don’t take for granted our endless possibilities of happiness right in front of us.