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Virtual Office Blessing

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Vantaggio HR Hawai`i celebrated the 10th anniversary of their operations in Hawai`i with a Hawaiian blessing of their new virtual office performed by Kahu Silva. The event in Honolulu brought together VantaggioHR Hawaiiʻs mainland fellow consultants, staff members, business partners and supporters.

Kahu Silva began the ceremonial program with an oli aloha (welcome chant) to greet and honor guests. He shared three `ōlelo no`eau (ancient Hawaiian proverbs) that describe the important qualities defining a traditional Hawaiian ohana (family). Kahu encouraged Vantaggio HR Hawai`i to heed the wisdom of these teachings and embrace each other as members of the HR corporate working family in the Hawaiian spirit of “aloha.” He concluded the blessing with participants united hand-in-hand in a symbolic “lei of aloha” and a pule ho`oku`u (closing prayer). Assisting Kahu Silva were Lauraine Bifulco, Founder, President and Principle Consultant and Cara Heilmann, VP and Sr. Consultant of VantaggioHR Hawai`i.

VantaggioHR is a human resource consulting company which provides business-savvy solutions to employers of all sizes, across all industries and fulfills an important role in Hawaii`s virtual business world.

Walk For Parkinsons

Walk for Parkinsons & Improve Lives This year`s 4th Annual Hawaii Parkinson Walk on October 22 got off to a great start at Honolulu Hale Civic Grounds with a traditional Hawaiian blessings and ancient oli (prayer chants) ceremonially offered by Kahu Silva. The 3k-charity walk encourages people with Parkinson`s disease, families, friends, caregivers co-workers, healthcare… Continue Reading

Historic Pumping Station Blessing

Kaka`ako Pumping Station Opening on Oahu  September 9, 2016: Kahu Wendell Silva performed a ceremonial re-dedication of the newly restored Kaka`ako Pumping Station on Ala Moana Blvd. Built in 1900, funding for the restoration was made through a Hawai`i State Legislative Grant-in–Aid award to the Pacific Gateway Center (PGC) to create a resource and training… Continue Reading

Hawaiian Blessing of the Land for New Homes

Hawaiian Land Blessing for New Homes Pre-Construction Blessing for Residential Development The lush scenic valley of Keolu Hills, Kailua O`ahu, provided a beautiful setting for residents and members of the community to gather with Kahu Silva and the Greene Waters Group, developers of the Akamai Gardens Residences for a pre-construction site blessing. The event was presented… 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

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

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

Special Events

Special Events for All to Attend Kahu Silva sends his sincere mahalo a nui loa to the Waikiki Aguarium for their request via Becker Communications, to perform the opening blessing for the new Seahorse exhibit, Amazing Adaptations. He also extends a mahalo a nui loa to Abigail Algar, film curator of the Honolulu Museum of… 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

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