Bar Bulletin

Bar Bulletin

Aloha to Stephen Ellis, Law Library Trustee

Aloha to Stephen Ellis, Law Library Trustee

By Rick Stroup
Assistant Director

Most of us are familiar with the idea that when Hawaiians use the word “aloha,” they can intend it as either a greeting, a farewell or an expression of gratitude. According to teachings in the practice of Huna, there is a code embodied in the word “aloha,” which translates something like this: “A” or “ala” indicates alertness; “L” or “lokahi” indicates working with unity; “O” or “oia’I’o” indicates truthful honesty; “H” or “ha’aha’a” indicates humility; and the final “A” or “ahonui” indicates patient perseverance.

The Board of Trustees and the staff of the Public Law Library of King County would like to...

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