Kahale and I spent many hours delving into our common geneology. He was a great resource for me and the many people with whom he was family... pronounced 'ohana. Never a gentler man walked keia mau mokupuni and our loss is surely felt 'round the world.
Kahale never once uttered a bittter word to me. He expressed his disappointment with the DHHL, but condemned no man. Like the true great spirit that he is, Kahale kept any low utterances to himself.
Now that our crisis is so prominently displayed through his death, please keep his aloha, his anoai alive and live the words "ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono." Truly, our righteousness will preserve this aina.
J. Michael Barretto
PO Box 383
Hanapepe HI 96716
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