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Ten Hawaiian Words for the Day


Ho’okano – Haughty; Negative pride; Arrogance; Conceit; Vain; Insolent; Distain for others

Ho’opika – Hospitality; to greet friends and strangers with unconditional aloha

Ho’olaule’a – Celebration

Ho’olokahi – Unity; Make things peaceful and harmonious

Ho’omau – Perseverance; steady, constant; and unceasing                          

Ho’oponopono – An open discussion process in the Hawaiian culture that deals with problems and unpleasantness to make things right

Ho’owaiwai – Prosperity; to enrich

‘Ike loa – To know well; to seek wisdom

 ‘Imi  –  To look for, to hunt, to search, to seek

 Imua! – Go forward


CITE: MANAGING WITH ALOHA: Bringing Hawaii’s Universal Values to the Art of Business by Rosa Say




Dr. Sheila Embry is a govie, author, pracademician, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who loves to read, write, think, and laugh. Many of her blog postings are summaries or excerpts of books that she read and wants to share to encourage others. An author with more than 25 years experience within the legislative and executive branches of the U. S. federal government holding 3 accredited degrees: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and Baccalaureate of Business Administration, she believes in continuing learning both on and off the job. She has been recognized with multiple professional and writing awards for her peer-reviewed, publications. Click the bibliography page above for a listing of all the publications.

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