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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Anahulu

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The Hawaiian word of the day is anahulu. That is a period of 10 days in the Hawaiian calendar.

There are 3 anahulu in a mahina which is a in lunar month. The anahulu is close to a week in the traditional Gregorian calendar. For Hawaiians, time was measured and tied closely to the rising and setting of the moon and stars. 

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