The Hawaiian word “pono” is simple to define yet expansive in all that it encompasses. In the most basic of meanings pono can be described as “right-ness.”
It is the innate wisdom & knowledge of what is correct, and honoring that wisdom with respect for all things.
It is the care and stewardship of the living Earth, the ‘aina. It is the duty that we carry to preserve the wild places for our children and the generations that will follow.
It is being of service without being asked, operating without seeking recognition or praise, and most importantly, it is the nurturing and perpetuation of the highest ideal.