Kaʻikaʻi Aloha

"Never cease to act because you fear you may fail."

Spoken to to her adopted daughter | January 1917
― Queen Liliuokalani
The Queen's Letter

Hon. Lucius E. Pinkham,

Governor of Hawaii.

Dear Sir: It affords me much pleasure in handing you a Red Cross flag, with the request that it be presented to the ladies of the Allied War Relief Auxiliary of the Honolulu, Hawaii, Chapter of the American Red Cross, as an expression of my warm and hearty sympathy with the cause of humanity and an abiding faith in the work of the patriotic women of Hawaii.

In presenting this emblem of the Red Cross, may I suggest that it be first displayed over the executive building so that all who may see it may be reminded of their patriotic duty and know that beneath its folds, in the throne room of Iolani palace, sit a group of silent workers giving of their time and untiring effort in the work of alleviation and mercy?

Very sincerely,


(Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 9/14/1917, p. 3)
Our Program

Ka'ika'i Uplift Lahaina

Aligned with the organization’s purpose to promote and preserve Aloha in the world, Nā Mea ʻIke ʻIa (NMII) aims to Kaʻikaʻi Lāhainā (Uplift Lahaina) with services that promote Aloha and community resiliency.

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