Hui Nohona

Hawaiian Thought of the Week: Ahonui

June 9, 2014

When we hear the word patience we tend to think of situations in which we are actually impatient; having to stand in long lines, waiting for someone to finish eating so we can all leave the table after dinner or literally sitting at a stop light for five minutes watching all the cars go in the opposite direction.

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Hawaiian Thought of the Week

June 2, 2014

ʻUmia ka hanu!

Hold the breath! Be patient; persist!

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Hawaiian Thought of the Week

May 27, 2014

Defined as character and being, ‘ano is the essence of a person. Our ‘ano is influenced by the values that have been instilled in us by our kūpuna (elders).

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Hawaiian Thought of the Week

May 20, 2014

Māna

A chewed mass; food masticated by an elder and conveyed to the mouth of a small child.

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Hawaiian Thought of the Week

May 13, 2014

kū: to stand, to stay, exist, anchor

The context of the word kū, as interpreted in this month’s ‘ōlelo no‘eau (kū i ka māna), implies that our existence tends to be attributed to those whom each of us was reared by.

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Hawaiian Thought of the Week

April 28, 2014

paʻahana: hard working, industrious

If we look at this word paʻahana, it can be split into two separate words that can help us to realize the intensity of its meaning. Paʻa means to be firm, fixed, durable and complete and hana means to work, labor and do.

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Hawaiian Thought of the Week

April 21, 2014

mālamalama: light of knowledge, clarity of thinking or explanation, enlightenment; shining, radiant, clear.

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Hawaiian Thought of the Week

April 14, 2014

‘ike | To see, to know, knowledge, enlightenment, to recognize, to understand

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Hawaiian Thought of the Week

April 7, 2014

“Ma ka hana ka ‘ike” ~ In working one learns
This ʻōlelo noʻeau (wise saying) expresses the value of working hard and being a quality producer no matter what your present status or situation.

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Kamehameha Schools 6th graders get immersed in learning and service

September 23, 2011

From September 7, 2011 to September 9, 2011, and again from September 14, 2011 to September 16, 2011, PIDF’s Ka Pa‘alana, Hui Nohona, and Nā Pono No Nā ‘Ohana hosted the entire sixth grade class from Kamehameha Schools during a three-day imu and team-building/service learning workshop.

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