HNKOP Blog: Hawaiian Word of The Day – Koko

HNKOP Blog: Hawaiian Word of The Day – Koko

‘Ano’ai me ke aloha, ‘o Laiana Kanoa-Wong keia me ka hua’olelo o ka la. Our Hawaiian word of the day is “Koko”, e ho’a’o pu kakou makaukau “Koko” a ‘oia. The koko is a carrying net, this…

Hawaiian Word of The Day: Kia’i

Hawaiian Word of The Day: Kia’i

Aloha e na pua kaulana ‘o Hawai’i. ‘O Laiana Kanoa-Wong keia me ka hua’olelo o ka la. Our Hawaiian word of the day is “Kia’i” let’s try that together makaukau? “Kia’i” eo! Kia’i is a guardian or...
Hawaiian Word of The Day: Kahua

Hawaiian Word of The Day: Kahua

Aloha! The Hawaiian word of the day is “Kahua”. The word Kahua means foundation, base, or platform, the word kahua also describes sites like playgrounds, athletic fields and courts of play as in the word “kahua pa’ani”. Used in a sentence...
Hawaiian Word of The Day: Pilina

Hawaiian Word of The Day: Pilina

Aloha Ohana! The Hawaiian word of the day is “Pilina”, e ‘olelo pu kakou “pilina” nani no! The word Pilina means association, relationship and connection. Pilina is similar to the word pili which means binded together and connected. An...
Hawaiian Word of the Day: Ewe

Hawaiian Word of the Day: Ewe

Welina e na mamo a Haloa! ‘O Laiana Kanoa-Wong keia me ka hua’olelo o ka la. Our Hawaiian word of the day is “Ewe.” Let’s try that together, “Ewe” pela ihola. The word ewe is defined as Sprout or rootlet. It also refers to...
Hawaiian Word of The Day: Kaona

Hawaiian Word of The Day: Kaona

Today’s Hawaiian word of the day is “kaona”, let’s say that together, kaona. The word “kaona” is defined as a hidden meaning. In Hawaiian poetry, kaona can conceal the deeper reference to a person, place or thing. Let’s...