Hawaiian Sayings And Quotes


Hawaiian Sayings And Quotes

Here is a collection of Hawaiian sayings and quotes from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by allinspiration.com for you to read and enjoy.

“Aloha is the unconditional desire to promote the true good of other people in a friendly spirit out of a sense of kinship.”
– Abraham Akaka

“All that spirits desire, spirits attain.”
– Kahlil Gibran

“The life of the land is perpetuated by righteousness.”
– State Motto

Nature is where it all begins for the Hawaiians. In fact, they call themselves keiki o ka ‘aina– ‘children of the land’.”
– M.J. Harden

“I believe Hawaii is the most precious jewel in the world. ”
– Don Ho

“No one is hurt by doing the right thing.”
– Hawaiian Proverb

“Whether a visitor or kama’aina (resident), the beauty of the Hawaiian Islands inspires the heart and mind. ”
– Unknown

“No kind deed has ever lacked its reward.”
– Hawaiian Saying

“The leopard does not change his spots.”
– Hawaiian Proverb

“hiki no (can do) ”
– Hawaiian Saying

“I cannot help feeling that the chief end of this meeting is plantation profits, and the prosperity of the country, the demands of society, the future of the Hawaiian race only comes secondarily if at all.”
– Sanford B. Dole

“Only the blind gropes in the darkness.”
– Hawaiian Saying

“Hawaii is not a state of mind, but a state of grace. ”
– Paul Theroux

“Hula is the language of the heart and therefore the heartbeat of the Hawaiian people.”
– David King of Hawai’i

“Nana ka maka, hana ka lima. (Watch and you will learn how to do it.) ”
– Hawaiian Proverb

“If you don’t have at least a working knowledge of the Hawaiian languageā€¦ you can’t chant well. You cannotā€¦ receive the images of poetry paints for you. It’s like having peas and no pod.”
– Keali’I Reichel

“The hands of the hula dancer are ever going out in gesture, her body swaying and pivoting itself in attitude of expression. Her whole physique is a living and moving picture of feeling, sentiment, and passion.”
– Nathaniel B. Emerson

“Those above are going down, those below are going up. ”
– Hawaiian Proverb

“In my nostrils still lives the breath of flowers that perished twenty years ago.”
Mark Twain

“As the Hawaiians say, Hele me kahau ‘oli — go with joy. ”
– Gilbert M. Grosvenor

“An expert is recognized by the altar he builds.”
– Hawaiian Saying

“Hawaii is paradise born of fire.”
– Rand McNally

“Pupukahi i holomua. (Unite in order to progress.) ”
– Hawaiian Proverb

“The five principles of aloha, when practiced together, awaken our awareness of our human potential and the sacredness of our life.”
– Paul Pearsall

“Malama Kekahi I kekahi (Take care of each other) ”
– Hawaiian Proverb

“For over half a century, the aloha shirt has been Hawaii’s most enduring and visible greeter and ambassador. Like a lei, the aloha shirt is worn as a statement of one’s love for, and connection to a most special place. ”
– Dale Hope

“Observe, be silent and learn”
– Hawaiian Saying

“When you’re there at sunset or when you see the moonlight on the water, Waikiki is just unbeatable.”
– Rick Egged

“One ‘ukulele and one soul can do a lot. ”
– Kindy Sproat

“Love is like a cleansing dew.”
– Hawaiian Saying

“I la maika’i nou (Have a nice day!”
– Hawaiian Saying

“When the heavens weep, the earth lives.”
– Hawaiian Saying

“Aloha ke Ahua… God is Love.”
– Daniel Kaniela Akaka Jr.

`”A`ohe hana nui ke alu `ia. (No task is too big when done together by all.) ”
– Hawaiian Proverb

“There’s no other place that I’d rather be than home in these islands in the middle of the sea. ”
– Henry Kapono Ka’aihue

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