Alohair Diary

Mahalo Hawaii!

"Mahalo" is a Hawaiian word meaning thanks, gratitude, admiration, praise, esteem, regards, or respects. Following the extraordinary week I have experienced, I’d like to start by giving thanks and gratitude to everyone involved in the events up on Mauna Kea. I feel the intense pain of the Hawaiian people. The pain for their land, their ancestors and deities. The… Continue reading Mahalo Hawaii!

Alohair Diary

Mana’o -to think, consider

I have been called to write about Hawaii today. The Hawaiian phrase, ‘Mana’o’, means to think, consider or ‘thought/idea’. Two key events have triggered mana’o within me, both close to my heart. Over the past week, protectors of the land have been blocking access to Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano on the island of Hawaii.… Continue reading Mana’o -to think, consider