Training and Retreats
Hawaiian History and Culture
The Hawaiian Language of Hawai'I was so sacred, that the Kahuna shared through the Mo'okuauhau (geneology) the Hawaiian Language. They kept to themselves many unwritten words which held mana of the Ha, (breath of life) to heal.
This unwritten knowledge of the Hawaiian Language had much Mana – even the power to Heal - with just a spoken word.
The Kahuna in the La'au Lapa'au (Hawaiian Herbs) and (Lapa'au) held the lapa'au wisdom to heal broken bones, injury, sickness, spiritual imbalance and disorders. The Kahuna used pule (prayer) to re-establish "pono" in the kino (body), healing the spirit, mind and body. In Ancient Hawai'i, the Loss of Pono (harmony), or loss of balance was believed to be the cause of illness.
The Kahuna in the Ho'oponopono (To Set Right) held the knowledge to see and resolve many Conflicts. They openly identify the Pilikia (problem), and create Resolutions for the Ohana (family) to heal emotional issues of the mind and spirit.
The Kahuna in the Hawaiian LomiLomi Lapa'au (physical therapy) and a form of massage, held the wisdom of an unwritten knowledge of Papa 'Ili. They taught the apprentice the anatomy of the humna Kino (body) in a human form using 480 white, red, and black (ili ili) pebbles arranged in the shape of a man. This represented about 280 diseases. The LomiLomi was a physical therapy and massage for healing the body, mind and spirit.
The Hawaiian Language was an Oral Language hand
down to their Poe Hawai'i (Peoples of Hawai'i). It was not until 1800's
that the focus of a written language was changed by the New England missionaries
in 1820's, the spoken sounds were translated into 12 letters.
Vowels: a e i o u
k l m n p w
"A" is for Aloha", meaning greetings and
welcome with love.
"Alo" - meaning "before the divine creator"
Aloha Aina - meaning to love the land,
Ho'oponopono - meaning empty of all self, "forgiviness". By Aunty Margaret Machado
Ho'oponopono - meaning is You, One with
Divine Mana. By Aunty Abbie Nape'ahi
Hawaiian Language Glossary
The Hawaiian Language was an Oral Language handed down to their Ohana (family and Poe Hawai'i (Peoples of Hawai'i). It was not until 1800's that this then became a written language, translated into 12 letters by the New England missionaries in 1820.
Akua - God
Ha - Breath of Hal is life, to breathe,
exhale, the life force energy.
'Ike papalua - Extrasensory, intuitive.
Literally, "seeing twice"
Kahuna - a high priest, minister, master
of the arts & culture
Lapa'au - Heal, or treat with medicine
Ma'i - Illness
Na'au - Heart, or literally intestines
'Ola - Health and/or life
Pa'ao'ao - Pediatrician
Wahi Pana - Celebrated place
Tane Ta Wai Ola - The Water of Life
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