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Every other week I reveal thoughts, tips, words of wisdom (WOW) of how one Hawaiian lives Aloha, one Kealoha way at a time.

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Oia’i’o and Ahonui

Oia’i’o and Ahonui

Helps a Four Year Old Stand Strong. It's 1964 and a dark rolly-polly hapa Hawaiian girl arrives at the doorstep of one, if not, the best grammar school in Hawaii.  Door wide open, she and her Dad walk through the threshold.  A lady greets them and if she knew 'Ozzie...

What if I walked in my home as a potential buyer?

What if I walked in my home as a potential buyer?

Is this the one?  What will it look like?  Feel like?   Once upon a time there was a house, not a home…yet.  Just a house…not your house, yet.  Just a house located at 123 My Favorite Street, My Favorite City, My Favorite State, My Favorite Zip Code.  What would...

What if it’s not the right time…

What if it’s not the right time…

To take action? This week I was reminded of how important it is to listen.  Listen to the gnarly regurgitation rumbling in your stomach.  Or the angst in your hunched-over posture.  Not to mention your mind saying, "Wait a minute."  And finally, the humming pain...

What if decluttering is Kuleana and Lokahi?

What if decluttering is Kuleana and Lokahi?

I say yes! It’s a new year and I am excited about what we can do together. We endured some hard lessons.  Others, more so than humanly possible. But we are here, standing at the dawn of our making.   A making of a different beginning. One we craft that holds...