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Hawaiian word of the day - moolelo

Updated: Apr. 20, 2018 at 10:42 AM HST
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Our Hawaiian word of the day is "Moolelo". The word moolelo means story, myth, legend and history. The word is derived from the words "moo" and "olelo",
or the succession of speech, as our stories were traditionally passed down orally. Used in a sentence "E malama pono i na moolelo ohana" Which translates as "Take care of your family stories." Moolelo was shared successively from generation to generation, providing ancestral wisdom and guidance for the future.

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