The Hawaiian Word of the Day is "haku."
Haku is a word that means to braid or plait, as in braiding a lei for your hair. Interestingly enough, haku is also the word used to describe the action of writing poetry or songs in Hawaiian.
In Hawaiian thought, the act of writing a song or a poem was much more difficult and required a certain degree of language mastery far above average, as the haku mele, or song writer, weaves together words with hidden meaning.
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