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Aloha ~ Hawaiian Word Devotional

Today’s ʻOlele Hawaiʻi word is Aloha! Aloha is, hands down, the most widely known of the Hawaiian words. Aloha is a word that can mean hello, goodbye or love here in Hawaiʻi. It is actually two words being put together. Alo means to share and Ha refers to the breath of life. So, to wish someone Alo-Ha is to say …

Alakaʻi ~ Hawaiian Word - Devotional - Alakaʻi - Waipio Valley Image

Alakaʻi ~ Hawaiian Word Devotional

Alakaʻi is both a verb and a noun. When used as a noun it means “leader.” When used as a verb it means “leading; the act of leadership.” My friend and mentor, John Maxwell, is famous for saying “Leadership is influence. Nothing more, nothing less.” I have certainly found that to be true. I can only effectively lead those that …