Kamaaina: Local at Heart The Hawaiian word kamaaina means someone who is native born or who has lived in Hawaii for some time.When Barack Obama returns to Hawaii with his family, he comes as a kamaaina, a local who knows where to go, where to eat and what to do.You may leave inspired or bored, it really is your choice.The true teacher here is the Holy Spirit and you have access to it.He has all the accomplishments and at times, has chosen me to help him in His work. I hope, what I present to you this morning will inspire you to look to God and live worthy of His blessings and to set higher goals for this coming year so you can receive all the blessings He has in store for you.For I know, I am only as good as my weakest point and I have many. Each of you has access to inspiration and revelation. I am usually up in the sound booth with my students and Shawn. I do not have any accomplishments, for I know I have not achieved anything without Heavenly Father’s help. I am just as surprised as you are to see me up here.
He played college football at Notre Dame, where he was recognized as a consensus All-American, received eight national awards, and became one of the most decorated college football players of all time.Nuuanu Pali Lookout – This scenic spot atop Windward Oahu’s peaks was the site of a fierce battle lead by King Kamehameha I.Golf on Oahu – President Obama has played rounds at Olomana Golf Links and Royal Hawaiian Country Club.Te'o began his varsity career in 2006 with stellar play that won him selection to the second-team all-state roster as a sophomore.As a junior in 2007, Te'o was named the state defensive player of the year by the Honolulu Advertiser and the Gatorade state player of the year.