Kahu Kalanikapuaenui Silva launches book with roots in Hawaiian culture

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Kahu Wendell Silva renowned modern-day Kahuna and highly respected loea, or a master in several indigenous traditions such as prayer, conflict resolution, and dream interpretation.  He is also the author of a new book that is described as a spiritual guide to the Hawaiian lunar calendar.  It's called 'Ano Lani; 'Ano Honua" The new book features the Hawaiian lunar calendar and spiritual view vs. the "commoner, maka'aina" perspective. The book has been distributed internationally by Amazon and is located at local book stores such as Na Mea, Basically Books, and at Hawaiian cultural events.

'Ano Lani; 'Ano Honua provides a spiritual guide to the Hawaiian lunar calendar and reveals the secrets between humans and the rulers of the heavens.  "The changing faces of Mahina (the moon) guided the powerful Kahuna's magical practices & the daily lives of the common people," says Silva, who has been honored by the City & County of Honolulu as a "living cultural treasure".  The book is soft cover with over 40 black and white illustrations.

Kahu Kalanikapuaenui Silva is a renowned modern-day Kahuna and has been dubbed one of the chosen "keepers of the ancient secrets".  He is highly respected as a loea, or a master in several indigenous traditions such as prayer, conflict resolution, and dream interpretation.  Silva is also the Kahuna nui, or senior minister, at the Aloha O Kalani Ministry & Cultural Education Center.

'Ano Lani; 'Ano Honua is available on Amazon.com, from and is located at local book stores such as Na Mea, Basically Books, and at Hawaiian cultural events.  Also Hawai'i Cultural Services, and Basically Books.  For more information, email kahunakalani@gmail.com.

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