TEACHER OF ANCIENT TRADITION
Kahu Kapi`ioho`okalani Lyons Naone, born and raised in Kipahulu, one of the most isolated place on Maui. His name means striving continuously towards the heaven.
At a very early age he was taken to a secluded place on the island and left alone. He survived by using his natural instincts and connected with all of nature. This was the beginning of his training in the ancient Hawaiian traditions.
Kahu was trained as Healing Practitioner and teacher in Hawaiian spirituality, physical healing, conflict resolution, ancient warrior arts, rituals, and protocol. Now as a Hawaiian elder in his seventies, his presence is requested around the world.
KAHU`S TEACHER AND GRANDMOTHER
For the next 7 years, Kahu was expected as a servant to the Kahuna of the village, his teacher and grandmother Ka'alo.
His responsibility was to listen, observe, and imitate, and to serve the elders.
During this time Kahu received an outlook of life, existence and energy that was not available in libraries or universities.
He was given the necessary keys and tools to unlock the secrets of ancient wisdom back to the beginning of existence - the birth of spirituality.
As a young child, he was also trained in a warrior arts of Lua, the spiritual Hawaiian warriors. The older men of the village including his grandfather practiced this sacred fighting art in secret.
HÙNÀ - WISDOM FROM THE ANCESTORES
Kahu kept in his younger years his huna practice and knowledge well hidden from the general public. After a close death experience, a sign from his ancestores, he knew he will have reveal his secret life to the public.
He became a founding member and first president of Papa La'au Lapa'au, the first statewide organization of kahuna healers and was presented the award, the youngest to be recognized at age 54. As highranked Olohe, of the secret hawaiian warriors, he is decisively involved to keep old hawaiian Tradition and Healingphilosophies for the next generations.
Kahu is a highly respected Expert and Teacher in spiritual hands on healing, warrior arts of Lua, Herbal Healing, Ho`oponopono and spiritual omens. He serves as an adjunct Professor for the PH.D. Traditional Knowledge Program at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS). The last 25 years he teaches on the university on Maui indigenous and cultural subjects.
As a well known expert on indigenous calendars, Kahu was invited by Michael Gorbachev to sit in a circle of indigenous wisdom keepers at the State of the world Forum in San Francisco to discuss the direction of the world.
TOGETHER WITH HIS WIFE
Together with is wife and long time student Noelani Marion Naone, Kahu travels twice a year to Europe for Seminares to lead special Trainings for Women and Men.
As Austrian she did see long time ago, that not the modern world with technology in which everything must be faster, further or higher makes humanity survive, but that there were other, deeper things which are important and which many people feel.
Therefore she asked Kahu to share his ancient indigenious wisdom also in Europe.