From Isabella L. Bird
The word aloha is a greeting, a farewell, thanks, love, and goodwill. It meets you at roadsides, at house doors, and in letters. The air is full of aloha. It represents all the goodwill and kindness that language can express.
CITE: The Book of Aloha: A collection of Hawaiian Proverbs and Inspirational Wisdom by Mutual Publishing, Inc.