See more ideas about hawaiian quotes, hawaiian, aloha hawaii. //-->, , “The keiki listened politely. Discover and share Hawaiian Quotes About Friendship. “Nearby is an interesting ruin–the meager remains of an ancient temple–a place where human sacrifices were offered up in those old bygone days…long, long before the missionaries braved a thousand privations to come and make [the natives] permanently miserable by telling them how beautiful and how blissful a place heaven is, and how nearly impossible it is to get there; and showed the poor native how dreary a place perdition is and what unnecessarily liberal facilities there are for going to it; showed him how, in his ignorance, he had gone and fooled away all his kinsfolk to no purpose; showed him what rapture it is to work all day long for fifty cents to buy food for next day with, as compared with fishing for a pastime and lolling in the shade through eternal summer, and eating of the bounty that nobody labored to provide but Nature. In hawaii, some of the most powerful people look like bums and stuntmen.” – Matt King His novels and stories deal primarily with personal stories and moments from his own life and those of his family, both of which are infused with the complexities and nuances of native Hawaiian culture and identity. "I can't even speak Hawaiian, but if you go there and listen to a Hawaiian … The Hawaii Writers Guild now has our own YouTube channel! This category has the following 9 subcategories, out of 9 total. All Rights Reserved. From the big ones you get novels. Asian writers have just as much a place in Hawaiian literature as native Hawaiians do. It's very reggae-influenced down there. Pages in category "Native Hawaiian writers" The following 26 pages are in this category, out of 26 total. The chance of any species reaching and then surviving on an island as distant as one of the Hawaiian chain is infinitesimal, but despite the extraordinary odds, plants and seeds found their way ashore, carried by the tide or blown by trade winds, inside birds or in their feathers, in the branches of trees and in the jetsam of sunken ships. How can they possibly think our famalies are less screwed up, our cancers less fatal, our heartache less painful? “Taro, for lack of water, may become misshapen,” she quotes an old Hawaiian proverb. When you greet someone with aloha or you interact with someone I was a mixed black girl existing in a westernized Hawaiian culture where petite Asian women were the ideal, in a white culture where black women were furthest from the standard of beauty, in an American culture where trans women of color were invisible. “The people to whom your fathers told of the living God, and taught to call ‘Father,’ and whom the sons now seek to despoil and destroy, are crying aloud to Him in their time of trouble; and He will keep His promise, and will listen to the voices of His hawaiian children lamenting for their homes.” – Queen Liliuokalani Of Hawaii Subcategories. I think its hard to find people who have hawaiian in their blood. “I’m enjoying two beautiful visions tonight. I used to drink soda everyday, Hi-C everyday, and Hawaiian punch. 1 quote have been tagged as hawaiian-poet: Kirby Wright: ‘Now is History as fast as the mind remembers.’ “We, the Hawaiian people, who are born from the union of Papahanaumoku and Wakea, earth mother and sky father, and who have lived in these islands for over 100 generations, will always have the moral right to the lands of Hawai'i now and forever, no matter what any court says.” ― Lilikalā K. Kame'eleihiwa