kapa kulture

This blog is dedicated to Hawaiian kapa and matters related to Hawai'i nei…kuku kapa e!

Hawaiian Word of the Day

aloha: this is translated as love, affection, compassion, mercy, sympathy, pity, kindness, sentiment, grace, charity; greeting, salutation, regards; sweetheart, lover, loved one; beloved, loving, kind, compassionate, charitable, lovable; to love, be fond of; to show kindness, mercy, pity, charity, affection; to venerate; to remember with affection; to greet, hail. Greetings! Hello! Good-bye! Farewell!

aloha is a spiritual concept. We can understand the word aloha by the two root words, alo and ha. alo means: front, face, presence. ha means: to breathe, exhale; to breathe upon; breath, life.

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2 thoughts on “Hawaiian Word of the Day

  1. Love your blob. Beautiful pictures and interesting facts!

  2. Thank you so much… I hope that this is educational for others as it is for me. I am here to learn too! aloha!

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