Lā 265: Ho‘okahi ka umauma, Ho‘okahi pu‘uwai together we rise - Gathering at 7 am tomorrow morning at Hale Pōhaku. As we prepare to make our way up to the Mauna tomorrow to chant and sing...

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Ho‘okahi ka umauma, Ho‘okahi pu‘uwai together we rise - Gathering at 7 am tomorrow morning at Hale Pōhaku. As we prepare to make our way up to the Mauna tomorrow to chant and sing while the machinery that has been sitting at proposed TMT site leaves, I reflect on the journey that brought us to this moment. The power in aligning with the kapu aloha has manifested in boundless blessings and it has been the Mauna that has guided us this far. When I think of the mountain, I think of profound grace, humble wisdom, and unwavering compassion. These are the virtues I carry in my heart especially on a day like tomorrow. It is a gentle reminder to remain in a place of gratitude for the incredible blessings that have come forth, to remain in a place of humility as we witness the manifestation of these blessings, and to remain in a place of compassion for all people and all beings. May we stand like mountain and forward on with all of our strength, all of our courage, and all of our love. Eō Wākea. #protectmaunakea #wearemaunakea #kukiaimauna

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