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Day 14 – A Place of Refuge and Lono

As you enter the grounds, you are embraced with a sense of deep reverence, and almost instinctively, you fall into a silent awe. This is a place of royalty, and it is also one of the most sacred spiritual sanctuaries … Continue reading

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Day 12 – Fire, Ku, and Pele

Introduction to the Element of Fire, and the Gods Ku and Pele Several days ago we talked about the air element. Now that we are on the Big Island of Hawai’i, it’s a perfect opportunity to talk about fire. Why? … Continue reading

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Day 11 – Mo’olelo from Ho’oponopono Teacher’s Training

We’ve already shared about our first day and the sunrise and the taro patch. These events took place in Halawa Valley. The next four days of the Ho’oponopono Teachers Training were held in a rental house at Pu’u o Hoku … Continue reading

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Day 11 – Ho’oponopono: The Way of Truth

In Hawaii past and present, it is common to be dedicated with one Kumu (teacher) for the majority of your training and to be sent away to study a specialization for awhile. We are grateful to Kaleolani, our primary Kumu, … Continue reading

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Day 8 – The Sacred Grove of Lanikaula

Aloha everyone! Yet another very full and very powerful day for us. On the dinner break, Ha’awi and I excused ourselves from the group to take a walk to the second most sacred place on the Island of Molokai. We … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Going Late Tonight!

Aloha Kakou! We’ve reached the mid-point of our training with Kumu Lawrence and the traditions of ho’oponopono, and it is an intense process. ┬áThere is so much to absorb in such a short time. ┬áTalk story with kumu is going … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Awakening the Na’au

The na’au is the Hawaiian name for the energy center below the navel that carries our personal power and the wisdom that comes only with experience (pa’a). It is also where we experience our connection to the Earth. It is … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Ho’oponopono Training on Molokai

Tomorrow we begin the study that was the main purpose of our trip. The following article describes the reason and purpose for this workshop. It was written by the Kumu who will be teaching the class, Lawrence Kalainia Kamani Aki … Continue reading

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Day 4 – We Aloha Molokai

Today we waved goodbye to the skyscrapers of O’ahu and happily turned our thoughts to the island of Molokai. Ahhh Molokai, that most Hawaiian of islands – where the old ways are still in evidence and where, except for the … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Meeting with the Elders

Yesterday, we were blessed with a wonderful opportunity. The teacher we study lomilomi with is Dan Moore, and he studies with a kumu here on O’ahu. We had the good fortune to spend a few hours with Kai’po Kaneakua, a … Continue reading

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