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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Konohiki

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Aloha, the Hawaiian Word of the Day is Konohiki.  Konohiki are heads of ahupua`a or land divisions under the chief of a particular district. Konohiki manage land and fishing rights within their ahupua`a as well as the people residing in the ahupua`a boundaries. It was the responsibility of the konohiki to be an expert in the land he cared for in order to ensure the prosperity of his land and the people.

The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Konohiki. 

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