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Hawaiian word of the day: Ailolo

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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. 

They eat brains, to gain knowledge; feet, to be nimble; snout and ears, for good senses, and parts of the tail, to keep them humble. The word ‘ailolo can also be used to refer to a person who is an expert at a particular art. The Hawaiian word of the Day is ‘ailolo.

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