Monthly Archives: January 2017

Aloha

The word Aloha in the Hawaiian culture has a deeper and much older meaning than a way to say hello and goodby. (Aloha became an english greeting in the mid 1800’s).   In the Hawaiian language Aloha means affection, peace and compassion, it’s root coming from a Maori word meaning love.   The etymology of Aloha is from two words; ‘alo’ meaning ‘presence’…