July 24, 2015 at 11:26 AM HST - Updated July 10 at 8:06 AM
The Hawaiian Word of the Day is kolo. Kolo means to creep, crawl, or move along as a gentle breeze or shower.
The act of kolo, or crawling slightly bent over, was a sign of deference towards a high chief, and was a showing of humility towards honored guests. Like many words in the Hawaiian vernacular, kolo, is a verb that directly describes an action found in nature, like the way in which mist hugs the ground as it crawls over a mountain. The Hawaiian Word of the Day is kolo.