Kalei Mau’s Battle Lies in Her Hands
The phrase “Kapu Aloha” was written on Kalei Mau’s hands as she dons the F2 Logistics jersey during her PSL games. On Instagram, Mau also shared the story of her volleyball ritual.
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Shakas for game day🤙🏽 Writing my fight phrases on my hands have become ritual and has helped my teams remain undefeated, both @f2cargomovers and Lāhui @protectmaunakea 🔺 I will continue to stand and fight from where ever I am in the world #Eō #Kapualoha #protectmaunakea #Alohaaina
According to the Urban dictionary, Kapu Aloha is an order of restraint placed by kahuna (Hawaiian priests) or other Hawaiian cultural practitioners, to act with only kindness, love and empathy.