Native Hawaiian Cultural Expert/Practitioner • Business Consultant • Educator • Author/Writer • Presenter/Speaker • Vocalist/Musician, Award-Winning Composer • Master of Ceremonies • Hawaiian Chant Master • Voice Over Artist
During his tenure as executive director of the State Foundation on Culture & the Arts, Kahu Silva was honored by the City & County of Honolulu as a Living Cultural Treasure, for his significant contributions toward the culture and the arts of Hawai`i. A highly respected modern day Kahuna descended through a lineage that has kept the sacred teachings for centuries, he continues his special stewardship as one the few chosen “keepers of the secrets” of Hawai`i’s past. As the spiritual leader of the Aloha O Kalani Ministry, Kahu is a unique bridge between the hidden spiritual realm and the modern world. Highly trained in Hawaiian prayers and rituals, Kahu offers his skill as a kahuna pule (prayer expert), incorporates the ancient techniques of ho`oponopono (conflict resolution), the teachings of the kahuna o na helu (numerologist) the methods of the kahuna wehe wehe (dream interpreter), and the divine insights of the kahuna kilokilo (seer) into his successful practice. People from everyday life and companies from all industries seek his vast knowledge and skills especially in spiritual energy balancing. He is a gifted visionary, an expert problem-solver, a sharp administrator and the epitome of the aloha spirit. As a kahuna ao (teacher), Kahu is deeply committed to sharing the wisdom of his ancient kupuna (forefathers) and offers workshops in a variety of topics to fulfill his lifelong mission of enriching the lives of Hawai`i's people.