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Hawaiian Word of the Day: October 12th

Wai means “water.”

Wai means “water.” Wai is a very important thing to Hawaiians, and for that reason is included in many names—both place names, such as Waimānalo, Waikīkī, and Waiehu, and in many family and given names. Wai can be used for any type of liquid except sea water.

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