Tag Archives: haole

Belonging

In counseling situations it is not unusual for me to hear the other person express they are concerned by the fact that they have doubts.  While we all have doubts on a daily basis (“Will I make it to the … Continue reading

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JOURNEY TO KONA

Originally posted on Journey2Kona2019:
What goes on in the mind of a “haole” from the (U.S.) “Deep South” who hears the “call of the Islands” but has no idea how he’s going to make his dream come true?  Here’s…

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Hawaiian Sovereignty

In the early morning hours of May 10th 2001 I left my monastery and re-entered ordinary civil society.  Having come “back out into the world” I immediately became aware of anger all around me: drivers who ride one foot behind … Continue reading

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Can Never Go Home Again

I read on Hawaiʻi News Now online where a man ran down Waikui Street, punched a man in the face and stole his Toyota Camry!  Reading that I was so shocked that I felt as if the man had punched … Continue reading

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The Royal Mindset

With interest I follow the struggle of some native Hawaiians to have the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi restored.  Every so often members are arrested for locking themselves onto the Iolani Palace grounds or for making protests near the Palace.  I recall … Continue reading

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Hānai’d Hāʻole Hawaiian

I was recently reading a short piece by Elliot Holokauahi Pulham in which he traces the Hawaiian branch of his lineage back to his 8th Great Grandfather who was an Uncle to Kamehameha the Great.  I have often heard that … Continue reading

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A Haole Comes Home

On my first trip to Hawaiʻi in June of 2004 I kept hearing about the Ala Moana Shopping Center and how I just had to go there!  At the time I was staying with my brother Dan in his apartment … Continue reading

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