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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kalehuawehe

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The Hawaiian word of the day is Kalehuawehe.

Kalehuawehe is a surf spot on Oahu's south shore in the ahupuaa of Waikiki.

A story tells of the chief, Piikoi going surfing at Kalehuawehe wearing a lehua lei, which he gave away to a chiefess who surfed with him. Lehua refers to the lei Piikoi was wearing and wehe to open or untie.

The surf spot Kalehuawehe is better known as Castles today.

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