Tag Archives: Hawaiian blessing ceremonies

Boat Blessing

Kahu Silva performed a seldom seen Hawaiian blessing for a boat named Kahuoi at He`eia Kea pier on O`ahu. This sacred ritual is called “lolo ana I ka moku (imparting brains to the boat), was used by ancient kahuna (priests) to consecrate the launching of a new canoe. Today, Kahu Silva also performs this blessing… Continue Reading

Luxury Lounge Grand Opening

A traditional Hawaiian blessing performed by Kahu Silva for the grand opening of the Four Seasons Resorts Lāna`i luxury lounge marked the first hotel-branded lounge in Hawaii. The 1,000 sq. ft. space located within the Honolulu International Airport’s interisland terminal, offers state-of-the-art amenities to pamper the weary traveler. Kahu Silva wore a red kihei which… Continue Reading

The Hawaiian Value of Lokomaika`i in Service to the Community

PRESS RELEASE Celebrating Goodwill Industries Hawai`i’s 55th Anniversary  (January 27, 2014) In celebration of Goodwill Industries of Hawaii’s 55th Anniversary, Kahu Wendell Silva senior pastor of the Aloha O Kalani Ministry, had the honor of offering the invocation at a luncheon hosted at Washington Place, the historic residence of Hawai`i’s Governors. Inspired to share the… Continue Reading

Greatest Show in Hawai`i – Celebrating 110 Years of Fun for the Family

Ho`omaika`i I Ka Hana Ho`ike`ike – Blessing the Hawai`i 50th State Fair Celebrating a legacy spanning over 110 years and three generations of providing Hawai`i’s families with fun, amusement and the finest forms of entertainment, the E. K. Fernandez Shows Inc.’s the 50th State Fair officially opened on May 24th, 2013 at the Aloha Stadium… Continue Reading

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