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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Hoailona

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Welina e na pukoa kani 'aina. ?O Laiana Kanoa-Wong keia me ka hua?olelo o ka la. Our Hawaiian word of the day is "Hoailona" e ?olelo pu kakou: "Ho'ailona." A ?o ia. The word Ho'ailona can be defined as a sign, a marker or an omen. Used in a sentence "E kilo aku i ka lani no na ho'ailona" which translates to "Observe the signs in the heavens" Keen observers can notice ho'ailona in cloud formations to foretell if a storm is near or if good weather is expected. The word ho'ailona is also use to describe symbols like our Hae Hawai'i, our Hae Hawai'i is a ho'ailona or a symbol of progress, peace, unity and aloha. E ola mau ka 'olelo Hawai'i!  Aloha.

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