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What is Aloha Ke Akua?

What does Aloha Ke Akua mean? It’s a Hawaiian phrase most commonly translated to “God is love”. But to us, Aloha Ke Akua is more than just descriptive of God. It encompasses a larger value and even a command from God. To understand Aloha Ke Akua deeper we have to look at Hawaiian language, the origin of the phrase in Hawaiian history, and the biblical value it represents.

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Design Inspiration #1 - M12:30

The inspiration for one of our best selling tees, the M12:30, comes from Mark 12:30. "And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.’ This is the first commandment." "E aloha ʻoe iā Iēhova i kou Akua, me kou naʻau a pau, a me kou ʻuhane a pau, a me kou manaʻo a pau, a me kou ikaika a pau; ʻo ia ke kānāwai i ʻoi." In this section of the Bible the religious leaders of the time were questioning Jesus. These corrupt religious leaders were trying to find some way to maintain their political power and destroy the incredible following Jesus had gained. A scribe asked Jesus, “Which is the first commandment of all?” He was testing Jesus to...

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Blog Takeover - Carly Tan and the Honi Design

Aloha! My name is Carly, and I have been blessed to work with Aloha Ke Akua Clothing for this special project. Currently, I am a senior at Grand Canyon University pursuing my Bachelors of Arts in Advertising and Graphic Design, as well as a minor in Christian Studies! Growing up in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, I have always appreciated art, nature, music, and connecting with people. My upbringing has shaped me and inspires me as a designer. My goal, as I continue to learn and grow in my career, is that my work with honor God, the best Creator of all. I have been an Aloha Ke Akua Clothing Co. customer and follower for a couple years before this project began, so...

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