Ha’awina Na Uhane Aloha ~ Ka Lei Aloha I Na Kupuna (Ancestral Circle)

floral_parade_035Meditate on this ‘Oli to automatically activate being Pono. Visualize the lei, the eternal circle of love, in which we are surrounded by Spirit, a reminder to live in the moment and express gratitude for all our moments.

(accompanied by Ipu Heke drums)

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CREATING THE LEI:   Drawing Our Sacred Circle of Learning …

‘Oli (chant):   KA LEI ALOHA I NA KUPUNA

 

Kahea:   Ka Lei Aloha I Na Kupuna
Kahea:   Ka Lei Aloha!

“Ka lei aloha i na kupuna
Ka lei aloha i na kupuna
Noho au i ka manawa
Noho au i ka manawa
A me na manawa iki ko’u pono
A me na manawa iki ko’u pono
Mahalo nui no pomaika’i nei au
Mahalo nui no pomaika’i nei au”
(repeat twice more)

Kahea:   He inoa no Na Kupuna!

 

ENGLISH TRANSLATION:

Call (loudly spoken):   In the name of the Elders/Ancestors/Spirit!
(In the Circle of Love of the Elders)

Call:   The Circle of Love!

In the circle of love of Spirit
I am in the moment
And all my moments are pono (righteous).
I am so grateful for all the blessings that surround me
In the circle of love

(repeat each line twice and entire verse twice)

Call:   Honored (celebrated) is the name of the Ancestors!

 

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