Auē ke aloha nui ē…
On behalf of our MANAOLA ʻohana, we would like to extend our profound aloha to the Lim ʻohana on the passing of their beloved matriarch, tūtū Mary Ann Lim, who celebrated her 81st birthday last week.
We are so grateful to have been graced by her mana and inspired by her leadership as an icon in the Hawaiian music industry whose legacy continues through the extraordinary artistry of her ʻohana.
Lei Ana O Kohala is a beautiful mele written by Manaola for his grandmother and the fragrant puakenikeni blossoms that will forever remind us of her sweetness.
“Lei ana O Kohala I ka lei ha’aheo he lei ho’oheno nō.”
Kohala is adorned in its lei of pride the Puakenikeni, the lei indeed cherished by us all