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Festival draws on past to empower Hawaiians' future

By Cheryl Chee Tsutsumi

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 27, 2014

~~<p>EVERY so often, in the midst of his busy workday, Clifford Nae&shy;ole receives a &quot;call from my gut&quot; that directs him to a place of peace and tranquility: the Hono&shy;ka&shy;hua Preservation Site on the grounds of The Ritz-Carlton, Kapa&shy;lua. The remains of more than 900 Hawaiians were buried on that 14-acre knoll between 610 and 1800.</p>
<p>Naeole finds comfort there in the presence of the kupuna (ancestors). His mind clears, his spirit is soothed and he often finds the answers he seeks as he ponders things that have happened and the decisions he must make.</p>
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EVERY so often, in the midst of his busy workday, Clifford Nae­ole receives a "call from my gut" that directs him to a place of peace and tranquility: the Hono­ka­hua Preservation Site on the grounds of The Ritz-Carlton, Kapa­lua. The remains of more than 900 Hawaiians were buried on that 14-acre knoll between 610 and 1800.

Naeole finds comfort there in the presence of the kupuna (ancestors). His mind clears, his spirit is soothed and he often finds the answers he seeks as he ponders things that have happened and the decisions he must make. Login for more...



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