Hawaiian Word of the Day: Oiwi

Published: Apr. 12, 2019 at 11:02 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The word oiwi is defined as native or a native son of this land.

Used in a sentence “He oiwi ke keiki o keia aina” which is translated as “The child is a native son of this land”.

The root of the word oiwi is iwi. Iwi is the Hawaiian word for the bones.

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