Mahalo, as a value, is living life as a thank you; living in thankfulness for the richness which makes life so precious. Celebrate with thankfulness every element of your life. Celebrate with joy. Speaking your appreciation will soften your tone, giving your voice richness, humility, and fullness.
When lived to its fuller potential, mahalo is a value that creates thankful living in you. Appreciation and gratefulness blends deeper colors and richer texture into your character. You give thanks by the act of living thankfully, not by simply saying thank you. When you live with wonder and with awareness of the richness around you, you are living the value of mahalo.
Living with mahalo is living in a way that demonstrates you are humbled by the gift of the present, and are thankful for it. It is living your life in a way that celebrates it, not taking anything for granted.
CITE: MANAGING WITH ALOHA: Bringing Hawaii’s Universal Values to the Art of Business by Rosa Say