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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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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...

Poi Leads the Way

Poi Leads the Way

For Cultural Intelligence, family practice and storytelling is our natural way. Poi is as important to me as the air I breathe.  For my family poi is a way of sharing cultural intelligence.  Cultural intelligence is passed down through storytelling.  And storytelling...

What if She Lives in the Lives?

What if She Lives in the Lives?

When a heart takes leave, it writes, it shares, it rests, it cries, it feels, it opens its eyes, and it beckons to live again.  Live in the lives. This week I'm unveiling something I did not write but I shared standing on a pulpit, vulnerable and proud of a life lived...

Makaloa says the Details are in the Senses

Makaloa says the Details are in the Senses

And The Senses are Rooted in Aloha Welcome back. Makaloa on the Mat says, 1-2-3, Inhale is key.  And when you’re relaxed and have your wits, look at your front entry.  Is it free of chaos?  Does it feel like, “We’re glad to see you.”  Does it say, “Welina Mai”? 4-5-6,...