Chant and prayer is powerful medicine. Aunty Margaret used to tell us all the time that Lomi was praying work.
Chant has several components. Tone. Intention. Words. Vibration.
It’s the intention that brings the transformation.
For thousands of years until the 1820s, Hawaiians relied on story-telling for remembering – for wisdom-keeping. Before the missionaries applied a Latin-based alphabet to the Hawaiian language, Hawaiians passed down stories of history and myth from generation to generation through song, hula and chants – oli.