Hawaiian Word Of The Day

  Hawaiian Word of the Day: Koko

The koko is a carrying net, this net was used for hanging ʻumeke or calabashes so that you could keep food off the floor and out of the reach of the ʻiole or rat.

  Hawaiian Word of the Day: Ua

On Sunrise, the Hawaiian word of the day is ua. Ua is the hawaiian word for rain.

Hawaiian Word of the Day: Ewe

The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Ewe.

Hawaiian word of the day - Onipaa

Our Hawaiian word of the day is ?Onipa?a .The word ?Onipa?a can be split between the words "?oni" which means to shake or shift and "pa?a" which means affixed or set solid. When combined the word ?Onipa?a means to be steadfast, set solid and immovable. Like the ?Opihi on the rocks, he stays ?onipa?a when the large waves crash upon him. The word ?Onipa?a was the motto of Queen Lili?u?okalani. Although her reign was cut short in 1893, she remains an enduring symbol o...

Hawaiian Word of the Day: Moananuiakea

?Auhea na holo moana o ke kai. ?O Laiana Kanoa-Wong keia me ka hua ?olelo o ka la. Our Hawaiian word of the day is "Moananuiakea" e ?olelo pu kakou "Moananuiakea." Kuli?u ho?i! Moananuiakea is one way of referring to the vast oceanic body of water that is also known as the Pacific.  Used in the sentence, "Na ka Moananuiakea e ho?opili mai ia kakou" which is translated as "The Moananuiakea is what connects all of us." Moananuiakea is the gre...

Hawaiian Word of the Day: Elieli

Aloha e na a?a kupa?a o ka honua. ?O Laiana Kanoa-Wong keia me ka hua?olelo o ka la. Our Hawaiian word of the day is "?Eli?eli" e hoa?o pu kakou, "?Eli?eli." Kupono! The word ?Eli?eli is a reduplication of the word ?eli which means to dig, ?eli?eli is figuratively used to describe something firmly rooted, profound...

Hawaiian word of the day: Olai

Our Hawaiian word of the day is "Olai."

Hawaiian Word of the Day: Pele

Aloha e na pua lehua wewehi o Hawai?i. ?O Laiana Kanoa-Wong keia me ka hua?olelo o ka la. Our Hawaiian word of the day is "Pele" eia hou "Pele." Hu ka nani! Pele is our Hawaiian word for volcanoes and the magma that flows from these volcanoes. Pele is also the name of the revered goddess of our volcanoes...