HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Hawaiian word of the day is Laukahi. Laukahi more commonly know as a plant aid and is a widely used medicinal herb endemic to Hawaii. Today however, the Laukahi most often used is a Chinese introduced species. The Laukahi plant we know of today grows very close to the ground and has no stem, unlike it's endemic counter-Hawaiian part. Laukahi is also used to treat all sorts of ailments including boils, spine wounds and diabetes. The Hawaiian Word of the day is Laukahi.