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Hawaiian Word of the Day: M-O

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Hawaiian language

Hawaiian Word of the Day: M-O

Here are some common Hawaiian words along with videos on how to pronounce them. Remember, many Hawaiian words have multiple meanings.

mahi’ai – farmer, the action of farming

mahina – moon

mai poina – don’t forget

maiau – to be neat and careful in work, speech, and appearance

maka’āinana – commoner, the general populace

makahiki – year

mālama – take care

mālie – to be calm, tranquil

malihini – foreigner, a stranger

mauna – mountain

mea inu – beverage

mea’ai – food

mō’ī – king, monarch

mo’olelo – story, myth, legend, history

moananuiākea – the Pacific Ocean

nānā – to watch

nānā kīvī – watching TV

nanea – relax

niuhi – any man-eating shark

noho – chair, sit

noho ‘olu’olu – sofa, couch

noho kāmoe – recliner

ō – fork

ōiwi – native or a native son of Hawaii

ōla’i – earthquake or tremor

olakino – the state of health and well-being

oli – a chant that is not danced to

olu’olu – comfortable

onipa’a – steadfast

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