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Hawaiian Word of the Day: December 22nd

Our Hawaiian word of the day for December 22 is hiapo. Hiapo means first born.

Hiapo means first born. It is used often in Hawaiian to describe the eldest child, the first born. Like many cultures, there is a special significance attached to being the first born, or hiapo, in a Hawaiian family.

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