#518 He ʻai leo ʻole, he ʻīpuka hāmama.
Food unaccompanied by a voice, a door always open.
[Said about the home of a hospitable person. The food is eaten without hearing a complaint from the hosts, and the door is always open to all visitors.]
#858 He ola i ka leo kāhea.
There is life in a [hospitable] call.
[A call of friendly hospitality gives cheer to the traveler.]
#869 He ʻōpū hālau.
A house-like stomach.
[A heart as big as a house. Said of a person who is kind, gracious, and hospitable.]
Source: Pukui, M. K. (1983). ‘Ōlelo No‘eau Hawaiian Proverbs & Poetical Sayings. Honolulu, Hawaii: Bishop Museum Press.
ʻŌlelo Noeau compiled by Johanna Kapōmaikaʻi Stone and Danielle Espiritu