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Pono ~ Hawaiian Word Devotional

Today’s ‘Olelo Hawai’i word is Pono. Itʻs one of my favorite words in the language. If you ask a kamaʻāina (a local/a child of the land) what pono means, you will usually get the response “righteous” or “right living.” Like aloha, this is a word with many different layers of meaning. This is a great “context is everything” word and it …

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Kīnāʻole ~ Hawaiian Word Devotional

One ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi word says it all: Kīnāʻole! Kīnāʻole means I will do the right thing, in the right way, at the right time, in the right place, to the right person, for the right reason, and with the right feeling, the first time I do it! In other words, “Just do the next right thing!” Every challenge, every obstacle, every opportunity, and every …