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Aloha Sticks

Aloha Artwork

One thing Hawaii symbolizes is a relaxation. And oftentimes, relaxation leads to fun, creative displays like this “Aloha” made from twigs and presented on a textured board.

Breaking down the word, “alo” means ‘presence’ and “ha” stands for the ‘breathe of life.’ So, a literal translation is ‘the presence of breath.’ This understanding adds significance to the meanings below.

The Hawaiian word “aloha” means many things (see it defined here), but most notably:

  • Love
  • Grace
  • Hello
  • Goodbye