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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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