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S-Pacific Solar Eclipse

SE2016Mar09TSupermoon total solar eclipse March 8-9
From EarthSky, 2016

The moon turns new on March 8 or 9, 2016, depending on your time zone. The new moon happens one day before the moon reaches lunar perigee – the moon’s closest point to Earth in its orbit. Thus this new moon counts as a supermoon. It won’t be visible in our sky, but it’ll line up with the sun to create a larger-than-average effect on Earth’s oceans. Plus this new supermoon swings right in front of the sun, so if you’re at the right place on Earth, you might be able to view the new moon silhouette in front of the sun (but remember to use proper eye protection).

Who will see the March 8-9 eclipse?

Who will see the March 8-9 eclipse? Note on the worldwide map above that the path of totality (in dark blue) passes mainly over the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Only those along that long yet narrow path can see the total eclipse of the sun. The path of totality starts at sunrise in the Indian Ocean to the west of Indonesia, and then goes eastward across the Indian and Pacific Oceans until it ends to the west of North America at sunset. Continue reading

Hawaii Zodiac Signs

HAWAIIAN ZODIAC

Makalii
DEC 22 TO JAN 19
Capricorn – sea goat
Makalii is a sea goat-ambassador, the researcher. It was during this month that volcanic eruptions formed the Hawaiian Islands and from the depths of the ocean came Koa, the great goat with a fish tail and no horns. Through compassion from the god Lono, Koa was given two horns. His tail withered away which then made him a land creature. Persons under this sign are ambitious and likely to become successful.

Kealo
Jan 20 to Feb 18
Aquarius – water bearer
Kealo is the water bearer-truth seeker or scientist. This is the month in which the oceans, streams and Continue reading

Mana from Heaven

Mana

Mana is a word in several Austronesian languages which has many meanings. The concept is especially important in Polynesian cultures, and is a major part of contemporary Pacific Islander culture. The term has also entered the Western academy, where scholars of anthropology and comparative religion have written about it extensively.

In Polynesian culture

In Polynesian culture, mana is a spiritual quality considered to have supernatural Continue reading

Ka Huna Symbols

Symbols
By Tad James

Na Ao Opua – Kilokilo, Ka Haiki A Na Lani

FOR ENLIGHTENMENT: It seems that the symbols are of much greater scope (although we probably will not have realized the full scope for quite some time) than just basic level Kilokilo. Further research into the scope of the symbols allowed us to discover that they are extremely powerful. As the research continued, we found that meditation on the symbols in a certain order caused a shift in consciousness, as well as dramatic openings in the energy circuitry of the body. The symbols seem to do what the tradition suggests — they enlighten!

THE SYMBOLS: As we look at the names of the symbols 1, 2, and 3, we find that the name Uli appears in all three. Continue reading

Mana from Ka Huna

What is Huna
By Tad James

In Hawai’i, the teaching of Huna was originally called Ho’omana (to make “Mana”, or life force energy). The word H’oo means to make.

The word “Mana” means life force energy. Equivalent to Ki (as in Aikido), Chi (as in Tai Chi) or Shakti or Prana in the Sanskrit language. You may use another word that you prefer, meaning Life Force Energy. The Hawaiians call it Mana. Taken together, the word Ho’omana means to empower or empowerment. When you have Life Force Energy you are empowered, are you not?

The people, called Kahuna, who practiced these techniques and teachings knew that all power and all force emanated from the One, Continue reading

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