Hāʻawina ῾Umikūmākahi i Nā ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi  |  Hawaiian Language Lesson #11

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Aura Colors

The following descriptions of aura colors are meant to give you general insight into the interpretation of your auric state. Please be aware that your aura colors can (and do) change over time, depending on your life stories, emotions and situations. Please also take into consideration that not all meanings of colors are relevant all at once. Just like all things in life – it’s not black and white. This brief guide is produced in collaboration with Twelve Month Aura, and is meant to be a starting point for self-discovery and aura awareness.

AURA AURA is an experiential portrait project of Detroit-based creative, Eileen Lee. The project serves as a vessel for exploring the #HUMANATMOSPHERE by utilizing analog technology and instant film that is no longer being produced. Aura photography by appointment in Detroit, Michigan. Available for special events, weddings, pop-ups and more in Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, New York, and Worldwide.  […]

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Mo’olelo | Who Owns This Land? – A Visit With Routh Bolomet

Imagine you discovered youʻd been overcharged on your property taxes and when you questioned it, you were told youʻd never owned your property even though you bought it years ago and had been paying property taxes all those years. Then imagine not one official in the city, county or state was willing to help you get it all straightened out. Much to her surprise thatʻs exactly what happened to Hawaiian land owner Routh Bolomet. Watch our amazing interview with Routh as she describes how these shocking events unfolded and why this dispute ultimately caused her to go all the way to the United Nations for help.

Herbs That Grow Together In a Pot

When it comes to having a herb garden, there’s really nothing more satisfying than picking your very own fresh herbs for that night’s dish! These herbs that grow together can be planted in just one pot or directly in your herb garden outdoors for a full, healthy harvest in no time! These herbs not only enjoy each other’s company, but also feed off of each other by exchanging important nutrients and therefore, making sure your harvest is plentiful! Herbs that grow together stay together! Herbs That Grow Together A rule of thumb when planting any herb or vegetable together, is  […]

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Shamanic Animal Spirit: The Dove (Peace)

We often complain we live in an aggressive world. And many of us pray for peace. But do we always create peace in our own lives? Peace is not simply an intellectual concept or a geopolitical status quo. It is a state of being. If we were able to bring peace into ourselves, our world would certainly be very different. This is what the spirit of the Dove is suggesting at this time: bring peace into yourself. Slow down, relax, close your eyes and breathe regularly. Pause for a moment this stressful and frenetic modern life, and get back to Now. Use any technique you like to stop this incessant chatter of mind: yoga, meditation, a walk in nature … Now, you are already more peaceful. If you are currently experiencing conflict in your life, you are invited to choose a peaceful resolution … because the peace you create around you and the peace you achieve within yourself are one and the same.

MESSAGE FROM THE DOVE: “Bring peace within yourself and it will spread through the world.”

Hawaiian Sovereignty | KE AUPUNI UPDATE – AUGUST 2018

KE AUPUNI UPDATE – AUGUST 2018 – http://FreeHawaii.Info

#HawaiianKingdom #FreeHawaii #KeAupuni #LeonSiu #GoHawaii#LetHawaiiHappen

By H.E. Leon Kaulahao Siu – Minister of Foreign Affairs – The Hawaiian Kingdom

Keeping in touch and updated on activities regarding the restoration of Ke Aupuni o Hawai`i, the Hawaiian Kingdom.

Ua Mau Ke Ea O Ka `Aina I Ka Pono.

The Quick Fact Series

THE SITUATION OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS – QUICK FACT #2

The Campaign to Free Hawai`i

• Upon realizing that our country, the Kingdom of the Hawaiian Islands still exists and that the United States had for years been operating unlawfully in our country, many of us embraced our Hawaiian nationality and began working to free ourselves and our country from US encroachment and encampment. What eventually emerged is what is called, The Campaign to Free Hawai`i.

• The Campaign to Free Hawai`i works to – 1. expose the fraud perpetrated by the United States; 2, demand the US withdraw from operating in our country and, 3. bring about a peaceful and orderly transition to reactivate our Kingdom.

• The Campaign to Free Hawai`i welcomes all the peoples — whether living in the Hawaiian Islands or elsewhere — to join us in putting our hearts and minds together in the reactivation of the Hawaiian Kingdom as a sovereign state.

• We Hawaiians call on all Americans to urge their President, Donald J. Trump, to agree to a peace treaty with the Hawaiian Kingdom for the normalization and resumption of proper, friendly relations between our countries.

• We Hawaiians call on the global community to support freedom for Hawai`i and we invite countries from around the world to revive and honor existing treaties and agreements to normalize relations with our Hawaiian Kingdom.

Next Quick Fact coming soon.

Malama pono,
Leon Siu

Spirit Animal Oracle | The Mole (Introspection)

Here is a beautiful Sioux legend which says a lot about the spirit of the Mole. In ancient times, The Creator gathered all of Creation and said, “I want to hide something from the humans until they are ready for it. It is the realization that, as a part of me, they create their own reality.” Many creatures suggested places to hide this knowledge, but none of them were really satisfactory, as humans would finally explore them. Finally, Grandmother Mole, who lives within the heart of Mother Earth and sees with her spiritual eyes — rather than her physical eyes — spoke up: “Why don’t we hide it inside the humans? That is the last place they will look for it.” The Creator laughed, and replied in an instant: “It is done.”

The Mole has a profound and rich connection with its inner self. Like the Mole, you may benefit now from solitude and introspection. Don’t look for solutions around you, as all your answers are only within yourself. Get back to yourself, and look inside Examine your emotions and understand your patterns. It may not be pretty, but explore even your darkest corners and deepest wounds. Be honest and don’t try to embellish things. Only when you really know yourself, will you be able to initiate deep changes.

MESSAGE FROM THE MOLE: “Look within yourself and find your own answers. You can only heal what you are aware of. Know thyself.”

A Glass Of Salt Water And Vinegar Will Detect Negative Energies In Your Home – The Minds Journal

We all have felt negative and positive vibes from people quite a few times in our life. Even if science is not yet ready to put a name to it, emotional energy is very real, and important like thermal energy or potential energy of matter.

A Glass Of Salt Water And Vinegar Will Detect Negative Energies In Your Home  … […]

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Sharing Aloha | Kahu Kauila Clark: Healing and the Hawaiian Spirit » Dr. & Master Sha

A Native Hawaiian High Priest of the Ancient Order, Kahu Kauila received profound healing from Master Sha during a dramatic presentation in Honolulu. He discusses the deeper connection between Hawaiian culture, spirit and the Tao.  […]

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Mo’olelo | Manu Aluli Meyer on Epistemology

Every now and then we have an Aha! moment where the purpose of life and the meanings in the universe seem to align. Manu Meyer has one of these moments and in this video, she hands us the seed, the kernel, the ‘aloha’ of that moment. We are all individuals, and yet, we are all one. We must separate the knowledge we learn in schools from the knowledge that we all share in our combined historic experiences. Please join her and share in this introduction to that ‘Aloha’ moment.

Mo’olelo | Indigenous Wisdom in Bold Color: Meleanna Meyer and Maile Meyer on Indigenous Hawaiian Art – TEDxManoa

A tireless enthusiast for constructive and creative change in community, Meleanna loves to work to envision ways to make positive inroads wherever there is a need or call for positive change. A visual artist, activist, educator and filmmaker, Meleanna comes from a long line of dedicated folks who want to make a difference – on the ground, in places where indigenous voices and wisdom needs to be heard. She believes wholeheartedly that a return and honoring of indigenous wisdom traditions will ultimately save the planet.

New Old Wisdom, the calling forth and reintegration of wisdom traditions of our elders from all indigenous points on the planet are what is called for in these times. Focused intention, built in community through collaborative efforts is key to any real, substantive, sustainable change.

Maile is the third of seven children born to Emma Akana Aluli and Harry Meyer. Raised in Kailua on O’ahu, educated in Honolulu town and on the continent, Maile returned home in the 1980s and started a family, and several businesses. Native Books, Native Books & Beautiful Things, Na Mea Hawai’i, Mana Hawai’i and Mea Makamae were all started to honor and expand the presence of things Hawaiian in Hawai’i.

Most recently, Maile has been interested in supporting contemporary Hawaiian artists through her work with Maoli Art in Real Time POP-UP galleries at the Hawaii Convention Center and special creative collaborations including the Hawai’i Kakou Community Mural and the Sheraton Waikiki Helumoa Murals. The mural projects have been close collaborations with her sister Meleanna Meyer.

La’au Lapa’au | Hyssop

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Hyssop_Hyssopus_officinalis

Hyssop

Botanical Name: Hyssopus officinalis.

Family Name: LAMIACEAE

Other Common Names: Curdukotu, hastipippili, hisopo, yanagi-hakka.

Habitat: Hyssop is native to the Mediterranean countries and temperate parts of Asia but is now widely cultivated all over the world and often used as a decorative plant.

Plant Description: Hyssop is a perennial plant from the family of Lamiaceae or the mint family. This family contains a wide variety of medicinal and kitchen herbs. Other well-known plants in this family are for example peppermint, basil, sage, lavender, thyme, and catnipLike all members of the mint family, hyssop has a slender, square stem with opposite positioned leaves and can reach heights of up to two feet. Hyssop flowers from June through October with purple-blue coloured flowers that are very fragrant and attract nectar-drinking insects. Some cultivars have white or pink-coloured flowers. 

Hyssop leaves and green…

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