Mele Kalikimaka [Merry Christmas], everyone, and also Hau’oli Makahiki Hou [Happy New Year]. For those who don’t celebrate Christmas, Hau’oli Lanui [Happy Holidays]. It was 67 degrees this morning when I awoke, making me almost feel like I was back in Hawai’i for an instant. Here are a couple videos for a Hawai’ian Christmas. First, […]
Aloha, friends. Here’s some Keali’i Reichel to get us all in the Aloha mood. You get to pick the topics today. What should we talk about?
Aloha, friends. To get us into the Aloha Spirit, here’s some IZ: You pick the topic today. What should we talk about?
Aloha, friends. Kick back and get into the Aloha spirit with “Ka Uluwehi O Ke Kai” from Hapa: Here it is with lyrics: Mahalo [thank you] for following the blog. This being Aloha Friday, you pick the topic. What should we talk about today?
Here’s Danny Couch and his beautiful song, “These Islands.” If this doesn’t get you into the Aloha mood, nothing will. The floor is yours. What should we talk about?
Aloha! Here’s IZ again, singing about the iconic Hawai’ian hero, Maui. Maui was a legendary mythical cultural hero to Hawai’ians and supposedly an ancient chief. One day he went fishing with his brothers. He had a magical hook that could catch anything. His hook caught on the ocean floor. He told his brothers he had […]
Here’s Amy Hanaiaili’i Gilliom and “Palehua” to get us into the Aloha mood. A palehua is a town that is entirely on a mountain. E kahea mai ana `O Palehua e Wahi lani ha`upu ia`u E poina `ole Ke kuahiwi kaulana Wehe i ka lani `Auhea wale ana `oe `O Palehua e`O ka wahi ki`eki`e […]
Here’s IZ getting us in the Aloha spirit. The floor is yours. What do we talk about?
Looking east from the top of Diamond Head. You can see the crater clearly. To get you into the Aloha mood, here’s more Kalapana: What should we talk about today?
This is the view from the top of Diamond Head, looking down on Waikiki. Here’s some IZ to set the Aloha mood. The floor is yours. What do we talk about today?