The meaning of ALOHA

By
Real Estate Agent with Century 21 all Islands

FROM THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.....

 

[§5-7.5] "ALOHA SPIRIT"

"ALOHA SPIRIT" IS THE COORDINATION OF MIND AND HEART WITHIN EACH PERSON.  IT BRINGS EACH PERSON TO THE SELF.  EACH PERSON MUST THINK AND EMOTE GOOD FEELINGS TO OTHERS.  IN THE CONTEMPLATION AND PRESENCE OF THE LIFE FORCE, "ALOHA", THE FOLLOWING UNUHI LAULA LOA(TRANSLATION)  MAY BE USED........

A stands for Akahai, meaning kindness, to be expressed with tenderness.

L stands for Lokahi, meaning unity, to be expressed with harmony.

O stands for Olu'olu, meaning agreeable, to be expressed with pleasantness.

H stands for Ha'aha'a, meaning humility, to be expressed with modesty.

A stands for Ahonui, meaning patience, to be expressed with perseverance.

 

Comments (3)

Rosario Lewis
DDR Realty - Newburgh, NY
GRI, SRES - DDR Realty - Orange County, NY
Wow. Sure beats any English salutation I can think of.
Oct 25, 2007 01:15 PM
Konnie Mac McCarthy
MacNificent Properties, LLC - Cobb Island, MD
Broker/Owner - VA & MD "Time To Get A Move On!"
My husband is Hawaiian...(he moved to virginia when he was 12) but has forgotten how to say some of the words...my kids keep bugging him around teaching them....I'm going to show him this....aloha..
Oct 25, 2007 01:18 PM
Randy "Lazarus" McAtee
Lazarus Realty - Fresno, CA
Owner/Broker, Lazarus Realty, Fresno California

I dont think I have felt more comfortable in my skin than when I was Hawaii. I love that place. And Kona coffee doesnt give me heartburn. LUCKY YOU!

Oct 25, 2007 01:20 PM