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  • Hawaiian word of the day: Ailolo

    Hawaiian word of the day: Ailolo

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:46:41 GMT
    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is "‘Ailolo". ‘Ai meaning to eat, and lolo meaning brains, the word ‘ailolo refers to a ceremony at the end of a training period, in which the student eats different parts of the pig to represent the different attributes they want to possess...More >>
    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is "‘Ailolo". ‘Ai meaning to eat, and lolo meaning brains, the word ‘ailolo refers to a ceremony at the end of a training period, in which the student eats different parts of the pig to represent the different attributes they want to possess...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Heenalu

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Heenalu

    Friday, July 18 2014 1:19 PM EDT2014-07-18 17:19:02 GMT
    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Heenalu. Hee meaning slide, and Nalu meaning wave. When put together it is the act of sliding on a wave; surfing...More >>
    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Heenalu. Hee meaning slide, and Nalu meaning wave. When put together it is the act of sliding on a wave; surfing...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Haumea

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Haumea

    Friday, July 11 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-07-11 19:58:33 GMT
    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Haumea. Haumea is one of the most famous female Gods in Hawaiian mythology...More >>
    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Haumea. Haumea is one of the most famous female Gods in Hawaiian mythology...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Keawaula

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Keawaula

    Friday, June 6 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-06-06 19:49:36 GMT
    Keawaula is an area of Waianae, Oahu. It gets its name from the numerous cuttlefish present in the bay. Keawaula was a famous fishing spot for many immigrants, many of whom were from Yokohama, Japan. Today,More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - Keawaula is an area of Waianae, Oahu. It gets its name from the numerous cuttlefish present in the bay. Keawaula was a famous fishing spot...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kuhio

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kuhio

    Friday, May 30 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-05-30 19:22:54 GMT
    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Kuhio, also known as Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Piikoi. Kuhio was a relative of the Kalakaua dynasty, and was the first native Hawaiian delegate to the United States Congress.  CopyrightMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Kuhio, also known as Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Piikoi. Kuhio was a relative of the Kalakaua dynasty...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Meaono Puaa

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Meaono Puaa

    Friday, May 23 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-05-23 19:26:39 GMT
    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Meaono Puaa. Meaono meaning something delicious or sweet. Puaa meaning pork. When put together this describes the Chinese influence of dim sum.  Copyright 2014 HawaiiMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Meaono Puaa. Meaono meaning something delicious or sweet. Puaa meaning pork...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Uluhaimalama

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Uluhaimalama

    Friday, May 16 2014 4:13 PM EDT2014-05-16 20:13:09 GMT
    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Uluhaimalama. During the imprisonment of Queen Liliuokalani in Iolani Palace, flowers were brought to her daily from her garden in Pauoa valley, Uluhaimalama. CopyrightMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Uluhaimalama. During the imprisonment of Queen Liliuokalani in Iolani Palace, flowers were brought to her daily from her garden in Pauoa valley, Uluhaimalama...More >>
  • Olelo O Ka La: Hawaiian Word of the Day

    Olelo O Ka La: Hawaiian Word of the Day

    Friday, May 9 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-05-09 19:27:36 GMT
    The Hawaiian word of the day is Kuokoa, meaning independence.  The Hawaiian Kingdom observes an Independence holiday on November 28th. Copyright 2014 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - The Hawaiian word of the day is Kuokoa, meaning independence.  The Hawaiian Kingdom observes an Independence holiday on November 28th...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kalama

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kalama

    Friday, May 2 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-05-02 19:25:44 GMT
    The Hawaiian word of the day is Kalama. Kalama Valley is located in Hawaii Kai on the eastside of Oahu. Copyright 2014 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - The Hawaiian word of the day is Kalama...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kaikuaana

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kaikuaana

    Friday, April 25 2014 1:06 PM EDT2014-04-25 17:06:51 GMT
    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Kaikuaana. Copyright 2014 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Kaikuaana...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Makalii

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Makalii

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:38:30 GMT
    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Makalii. Copyright 2014 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Makalii...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kalehuawehe

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kalehuawehe

    Friday, April 11 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-04-11 19:35:48 GMT
    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Kalehuawehe. Copyright 2014 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    (Hawaii News NOw) - The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Kalehuawehe...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kelekiko

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kelekiko

    Friday, April 4 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-04-04 20:06:10 GMT
    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Kelekiko. Copyright 2014 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Kelekiko...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Mokolii

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Mokolii

    Friday, February 21 2014 2:51 PM EST2014-02-21 19:51:34 GMT
    Today's Hawaiian word of the Day is Mokolii, which in Hawaiian, means small lizard. It is the name of the island off of Kualoa. Copyright 2014 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - Today's Hawaiian word of the Day is Mokolii, which in Hawaiian, means small lizard. It is the name of the island off of Kualoa...More >>
  • Olelo o ka La: Hawaiian word of the Day

    Olelo o ka La: Hawaiian word of the Day

    Friday, January 31 2014 2:49 PM EST2014-01-31 19:49:33 GMT
    Olelo o ka La: Hawaiian word of the Day. Copyright 2014 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - Olelo o ka La: Hawaiian word of the Day...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kepaniwai

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kepaniwai

    Friday, January 24 2014 3:04 PM EST2014-01-24 20:04:18 GMT
    The Hawaiian word of the day is Kepaniwai. Copyright 2014 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - The Hawaiian word of the day is Kepaniwai...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Konohiki

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Konohiki

    Friday, January 17 2014 2:10 PM EST2014-01-17 19:10:42 GMT
    The Hawaiian word of the day is Konohiki. Konohiki are the heads of Ahupuaa land divisions under the chief of a particular district. They managed land use, fishing rights, and the people who resided inMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - The Hawaiian word of the day is Konohiki. Konohiki are the heads of Ahupuaa land divisions under the chief of a particular district...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Wai

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Wai

    Friday, January 3 2014 2:13 PM EST2014-01-03 19:13:35 GMT
    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Wai, which means fresh water. Copyright 2014 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Wai, which means fresh water...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Puukohola

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Puukohola

    Friday, December 6 2013 2:44 PM EST2013-12-06 19:44:09 GMT
    Today's word of the day is Puukohola. Copyright 2013 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - Today's word of the day is Puukohola...More >>
  • The Hawaiian Word of the Day: Ku

    The Hawaiian Word of the Day: Ku

    Friday, November 29 2013 2:30 PM EST2013-11-29 19:30:30 GMT
    The Hawaiian word of the day is Ku. Ku is one of the four major gods in the Hawaiian culture. Copyright 2013 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - The Hawaiian word of the day is Ku. Ku is one of the four major gods in the Hawaiian culture...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Lono

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Lono

    Friday, November 22 2013 2:16 PM EST2013-11-22 19:16:31 GMT
    The Hawaiian word of the day is Lono. Lono is known as one of the four major gods in the Hawaiian culture. He is the God of agriculture and peace. Copyright 2013 Hawaii News Now. All Rights Reserved.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - The Hawaiian word of the day is Lono. Lono is known as one of the four major gods in the Hawaiian culture. He is the God of agriculture and peace...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Waikiki

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Waikiki

    Friday, November 15 2013 2:42 PM EST2013-11-15 19:42:35 GMT
    (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Hawaiian Word of the Day for Nov. 15 is "Waikiki." Although we know it as a tourist destination today, there is significance behind the town's name. Copyright 2013 Hawaii News Now.More >>
    (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Hawaiian Word of the Day for Nov. 15 is "Waikiki."...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Poke

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Poke

    Friday, November 8 2013 2:18 PM EST2013-11-08 19:18:15 GMT
    The Hawaiian word of the day is Poke. Poke is most commonly known as a Hawaiian dish of fish or octopus. It means to slice or cut into pieces. Poke is often made with soy sauce, garlic, onion and ginger.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - The Hawaiian word of the day is Poke...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kumulipo

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kumulipo

    Friday, November 1 2013 3:26 PM EDT2013-11-01 19:26:56 GMT
    The Hawaiian word of the day is Kumulipo. Kumulipo is a genealogy chant 2,000 lines long with 16 different eras. Copyright 2013 Hawaii News Now. All Rights Reserved.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - The Hawaiian word of the day is Kumulipo. Kumulipo is a genealogy chant 2,000 lines long with 16 different eras...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Aikapu

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Aikapu

    Friday, October 25 2013 3:52 PM EDT2013-10-25 19:52:25 GMT
    (Hawaii News Now) - In order to promote the Hawaiian culture and language, Hawaii News Now and Olelo Community Media present The Hawaiian Word of the Day. Today's word is aikapu, which means sacred eating. CopyrightMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - In order to promote the Hawaiian culture and language, Hawaii News Now and Olelo Community Media present The Hawaiian Word of the Day...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kaikua'ana

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kaikua'ana

    Friday, June 7 2013 3:39 PM EDT2013-06-07 19:39:10 GMT
    (Hawaii News Now) - Hawaii News Now and Olelo bring you the Hawaiian Word of the Day. Today's word is used to define a brother or sister of the same gender: kaikua'ana. Copyright 2013 Hawaii News Now.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - Hawaii News Now and Olelo bring you the Hawaiian Word of the Day...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kelekiko

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kelekiko

    Friday, May 17 2013 4:42 PM EDT2013-05-17 20:42:40 GMT
    (Hawaii News Now) - Hawaii News Now and Olelo bring you the Hawaiian Word of the Day. Today's word is something that people are doing more of in today's digital world: Kelekiko - to text. Copyright 2013.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - Hawaii News Now and Olelo bring you the Hawaiian Word of the Day.  Today's word is something that people are doing...More >>