—To begin; to commence a work; to set forth a new thing.
“The past two years have given so many of us the opportunity to deeply reflect on life’s struggles and gifts. I hold great hope that we will infuse the powerful insight gained into our everyday lives as we all hoʻomaka this fresh, inviting chapter.”
—Moanikeʻala Nabarro, Office of Communications, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
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