Tag Archives: Hawaiian culture

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

Hawaiian Birth Signs Book Launch

Discover the Cosmic Revelations of the Ancient Hawaiian Kahuna, Man and Nature Sharing Wisdom from Ancient Hawai`i that Works Today Just Released – A New Limited Edition Book & Audiobook on CD As a native Hawaiian cultural practitioner, spiritual guide, life guide, and author, Kahu Wendell Kalanikapuaenui Silva has touched the hearts and souls of… Continue Reading

The Chosen Ones

  Kahu Inspires the “Chosen Ones” at the Convening of the Hawaii State Senate Session  (January 30, 2014) Kahu Silva was invited to share some inspirational mana`o (thoughts) at the convening of the Hawai`i State Senate session. Journeying back to “ka wa kahiko” (the days of old Hawaii), Kahu began his presentation with an introduction… Continue Reading

A Tribute to Hawaii`s Queen Lili`uokalani on Her Birthday

Lydia Paki Kamakaeha Lili`uokalani (September 2, 1838-1917) September 2nd marks the birthday of Queen Lili`uokalani the last reigning monarch of the sovereign nation and Kingdom of Hawai`i. As Hawai`i celebrates her life, commemorates her reign, and recalls the many contributions of this beloved queen of the islands, it is befitting that we take this opportunity… Continue Reading

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