Ohana is the word for family in Hawaiian, but it means much more than mother, father, sister and brother.
In Hawaiian culture, the word ʻohana means family in an extended sense of the term, including blood-related, adoptive or intentional.
The concept emphasizes that families are bound together and members must cooperate and remember one another.
Ohana means family and family means no one is left behind or forgotten.
The Jacobs ‘Ohana has grown in unimaginable numbers since Charles and George Jacob immigrated to America from Lebanon, and it extends to so many folks who see related by birth, marriage or circumstance.
This Hawaiian concept of Ohana captures the essence of Toledo Jacobs perfectly. A place where no one is left behind or forgotten.