Category Archives: Kahuna Blessings

Tribal Blessings – Hawaiian Style

Chiefs and members of the Squamish, Haida and Kwik wakwak tribes representing members of the First Nations (aboriginal peoples of Canada) gathered in kinship with Native Hawaiian families and friends from the Waimānalo homestead and other areas of O`ahu on March 3, 2013 to celebrate the lā hānau (birthday) of their keiki kāne (male child),… Continue Reading

Ancient Hawaiian Groundbreaking Blessing for Health Facility

  Kaiser Clinic Expands to Better Serve the Kāne`ohe Community The recent groundbreaking blessing for a major renovation of Kaiser Permanente’s Ko`olau Clinic in Kāne`ohe, commenced with Kahu Silva welcoming the many guests including Kaiser’s top executives, with a traditional oli ho`okipa (welcome chant) and sharing a few words about the significance of the ancient… Continue Reading

USO Hawaii Grand Re-Opening Celebration Blessing

On February 4th, 2013, the USO Hawaii celebrated their 72nd birthday with a “The Grand Re-Opening of USO’ Hawaii’s Honolulu Airport Center.” The occasion began with Kahu Silva and USO staff members uniting in the spirit of aloha and sharing their energy in a sacred Hawaiian pi kai ritual to ho`omaika`i (bless) the facility. Highlighting… Continue Reading

Changing Lives With Aloha

Easter Seals Hawaii (ESH) held a blessing and dedication ceremony on Friday, January 25, 2013, to celebrate the opening of its new Honolulu Adult Day Health facility in the Aloha United Way Building. The private event at 200 North Vineyard Boulevard, Suite 200-A was hosted by ESH’s President and CEO Christopher Blanchard. Special guests include;… Continue Reading

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