Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kealaikahiki

Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kealaikahiki

The word Kealaikahiki is actually an entire phrase which means “the path to Tahiti.” Kealaikahiki is the name of the largest land division of the island Kaho’olawe, and is also the name of the channel that separates Kaho’olawe and Lana’i....
Hawaiian Word of the Day: Lomi

Hawaiian Word of the Day: Lomi

The Hawaiian Word of the Day is lomi. Lomi means to rub, press, or squeeze with the fingers. The popular dish lomi salmon gets its name from because it is made by pressing tomato, onion, and salted salmon together by hand, and massaging it with Hawaiian salt. This act...
Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kapua

Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kapua

The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Kapua. The Hawaiian name for what is now known as San Souci Beach, Kapua is the sandy stretch of shore between the Waikiki Natatorium and the New Otani Beach Hotel. In 1902, the very first telegraphic link between Hawai’i and the...