Aloha Bruce and Lanai Tabura delve deep into embracing Aloha on our latest Hawaii Vacation Connection Podcast. It’s a noble and generous way of living, and it’s unique to Hawaii. It is also the personal approach the experts at Hawaii Aloha Travel take when planning your Hawaii vacation.
Emmy Award winning television host Lanai explains the literal meaning of the word “aloha”, noting that it can be translated as sharing the breath of life. It reflects a sense of community. With his natural wit and wisdom about all things Hawaii, Lanai talks about how drivers in Hawaii don’t lean on their horns like road-ragers elsewhere, excepting a couple of quick honks to say “Hi!” to friends and family on the road.
Aloha Bruce says that often it is the intangible but real Aloha Spirit that brings Hawaii visitors back. You know it when you feel it and it makes you want to share it. Lanai says that embracing Aloha is a spirit of helping, being kind, and sharing .
Our hosts also talk about the fact that you don’t have to be Hawaiian to feel and share the Aloha Spirit. Bruce shares his experience of growing into embracing Aloha it over his years in Hawaii. Lanai explains the Hawaiian concept of “ho’o ponopono”, open communication undertaken with mutual respect and how it embodies the Aloha Spirit.
Aloha Bruce dismisses the notion of “rock fever”, the claustrophobic feeling those new to the Aloha State speak of grimly. Once you’ve experienced the true Aloha Spirit, you want it to fill your days. It really is as simple as being kind.
Aloha Bruce, Lanai Tabura and Hawaii Aloha Travel offer their unique expertise and personal experience in Hawaii’s greatest resource: the Aloha Spirit.
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