Hawaiian proverb: The stars are the spies of heaven

//Hawaiian proverb: The stars are the spies of heaven

Thanks Sally Jo Keahi Manea for your insight. Sally wrote a piece in both English and Hawaiian, to the Garden Island newspaper on Kauai. Here’s an excerpt:

How can we correctly proceed? Now it seems that some believe that exploring heaven is no longer important. What is the value to our great grandchildren if there is no stargazing supported on this mountain? What of the children whose parents work there now? Study the names and actions of Hawaii kings and queens. I think that they would carefully promote astronomy at Maunakea. Today, my great-grandchildren can become astronomers without leaving Hawaii. This is good! Astronomy is important. Hawaiians are clever, wise and enlightened and committed to righteous progress. Up, together, join hands!

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