Na Mana’o – VALUES OF ALOHA …. by Kumu Melissa Leina’ala Haa Moniz


ALOHA—
Aloha is a value, one of unconditional love.
Aloha is the outpouring and receiving of the spirit.

HŌ‘OHANA—
The value of work: To work with intent and with purpose.

‘IMI ŌLA—
To “seek best life.” Our purpose in life is to seek its highest form.
The value of mission and vision.

HŌ‘OMAU—
The value of perseverance. To persist, to continue, to perpetuate. Never give up.

KŪLIA Ī KĀ NŪ‘U—
The value of achievement. “Strive to reach the summit.”
Pursue personal excellence in all you do.

HŌ‘OKĪPA—
The value of hospitality, a hospitality of complete giving.
Welcome guests and strangers with your spirit of Aloha.

‘OHANA—
Those who are family, and those you choose to call your family.
As a value, ‘Ohana is a human circle of complete Aloha.

LŌKAHI—
The value of teamwork: Collaboration and cooperation. Harmony and unity.
People who work together can achieve more.

KĀKOU—
The value of communication, for “All of us.” We are in this together.
Learn to speak the language of we.

KULEANA—
One’s personal sense of responsibility.
“I accept my responsibilities, and I will be held accountable.”

‘IKE LŌA—
The value of learning. To know well. To seek knowledge and wisdom.

HĀ‘AHĀ‘A—
The value of humility. Be humble, be modest, and open your thoughts.

HŌ‘OHĀNOHĀNO—
To honor the dignity of others.
Conduct yourself with distinction, and cultivate respectfulness.

ĀLAKĀ‘I—
The value of leadership. Lead with initiative, and with your good example.
You shall be the guide for others when you have gained their trust and respect.

MĀLĀMA—
The value of stewardship. To take care of.
To serve and to honor, to protect and care for.

MĀHALO—
“Thank you”, as a way of living.
Live in thankfulness for the richness that makes life so precious.

NĀNĀ I KE KUMU—
Look to your Sense of Place and sources of spirit, and you find your truth.

PŌNŌ—
The value of integrity, of rightness and balance.
The feeling of contentment when all is good and all is right.

KĀ LĀ HĪKI ŌLA—
“The dawning of a new day.” Optimism.
The value of hope and promise.

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One thought on “Na Mana’o – VALUES OF ALOHA …. by Kumu Melissa Leina’ala Haa Moniz

  1. beautiful! I am studying the language of aloha, have been reading ‘Bowl of Light’ by Hank Wesselman – wow, the teachings are what has been and is being revealed through LBL (life between lives) hypnosis – Dr. Michael Newton. as we find ourselves returning to Hawaii…for the remainder of our years, Pele summons…and the lessons resume. Mahalo nui loa! ~e

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