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Hawaiian Word of the Day: October 13th

ʻAlenuihāhā means “great billows smashing.”

If you listen to the weather forecasts, you will often hear the name ʻAlenuihāhā, our Hawaiian word for today. It is the name of the channel between Hawaiʻi and Maui, and is often mispronounced. It means “great billows smashing.”

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