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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kaleleonalani

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Today's Hawaiian word of the day is Kaleleonalani. More famously, she's known as Queen Emma. Kaleleonalani was the wife of Kamehameha the Fourth, Alexander Liholiho. Kaleleonalani established the Queen's Hospital in 1859 with the goal to help out the Hawaiian population which had been ravaged by newly introduced diseases. Today, the Queen's Hospital is known as the Queen's Medical Center and is the largest private hospital in Hawaii. The Hawaiian word of the day is Kaleleonalani.

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