Canoe Blessing

Kahu Silva blesses canoe for Hui Lokahi canoe club. Lolo `ana i Ka Wa`a: Imparting Brains to the Canoe & Becoming One with It A rarely seen traditional Hawaiian canoe ho`ola`a (consecration) ceremony called Lolo `ana i ka wa`a (imparting brains to the canoe) was performed by Kahu Silva for the launching of Hui Lōkahi’s… Continue Reading

Blessing to Promote Heath & Fitness

Grand Opening Blessing For New CrossFit Gym The official grand opening ceremonies for CrossFit KBlock health and fitness center located in the Kāne’ohe Shopping Center was held on April 18, 2015. The festivities started with a traditional Hawaiian blessing performed by Kahu Silva. Assisting Kahu Silva with the pi-kai (water sprinkling purification) ritual and the customary unraveling… Continue Reading

Royal Procession for `Iolani Palace VIPs

Greetings of Aloha & Royal Procession for Iolani Palace VIPʻs A Journey Back in Time to the Reign of the Last King of Hawai`i International VIPs gathered at `Iolani Palace to enjoy a historic dinner following an evening tour of the palace and all of it’s grandeur, to commorate the reign of King David Kalākaua… Continue Reading

Hawaiian Blessings for All Needs & Industries

Petco Waikele celebrated it’s grand opening with a traditional Hawaiian blessing performed by Kahu Silva. Chris Leideritz, Hawaii district manager and Harry Gonzalez, store manager along with the Petco employees (working ohana) unraveled the sacred maile lei and welcomed all of the invited guests to add their positive energy and blessings for much success in… Continue Reading

Hawaiian Blessing Helps Companies Thrive

The Hawaii Dental Service (HDS) welcomed the 2015 New Year with Kahu Silva performing a traditional Hawaiian blessing at the HDS offices in downtown Honolulu. Assisting Kahu with the ceremonial pi kai (sprinkling of sea water) sanctification ritual were HDS President & CEO, Mark Yamakawa and Vice President, Kathy Fay. Prior to the blessing, Kahu… Continue Reading

Tribute to Hawaiiʻs Veteran Warriors

 Ka Lā Ho`opau Kaua – Armistice Day In the 50th State On the eleventh day of the eleventh month at the eleventh hour in 2014, Veterans Day ceremonies were held at the Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial to honor the 101 selfless individuals who died and the 10,000 military service personnel from Hawai`i who proudly served… Continue Reading

Hawaiian Hero Honored

A Hawaiian Hero Honored Private J. R. Kealoha, a Native Hawaiian soldier is a true hero of Hawai`i for his bravery and willingness to sacrifice his life for a war that was not his own and for a country that he knew little about. It took a long 150 years for this noble son to… Continue Reading

Hā Ritual Brings Inner Peace

The Bennet Group Strategic Communications, Hawai`i’s award-winning and third largest PR firm by revenue, celebrated the relocation of their office within the Dillingham Transportation Building with a Hawaiian blessing performed by Kahu Silva. Assisting Kahu with the ceremonial pi kai (sprinkling of salt water) purification rites were President and CEO Joan Bennet, Senior Vice President… Continue Reading

Bruno Mar’s Hawaiian Birth Sign

Happy Birthday Bruno Mars! Your Hawaiian Lunar Birth Sign Says It’s Your Destiny A big hau`oli lā hānau (happy birthday) to Hawaii’s own Bruno Mars multi-talented singer, songwriter, musician and producer who has already been performing for over 25 years. Born into a musical family on October 8, 1985 and raised in Waikiki, Bruno took… Continue Reading

Made In Hawaii

Made in Hawaii with Aloha Mahalo a nui loa to everyone who stopped at our table at the Made in Hawaii Festival to buy a Hawaiian Birth Signs book, audiobook, set of greeting cards or all three. Everyone who came ended up chatting and gaining plenty of insight from Kahu Silva about themselves. The best… Continue Reading

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