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Ten Hawaiian Words for the Day



Keiki a ka aina                  Children or descendants of the land

Kino                                     Physical body; health

Kulena                                Personal responsibility

Kulia                                    To strive; to try

Kulia i ka nu u                   Personal excellence; achievement

Kumu                                  Teacher

Kumu a’o                           Source of learning

Kupuna                               An elder

Laulima                              Joint action; many hands

Lokahi                                 Cooperation, unit; harmony; collaboration, not negotiation, win-win


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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