Hawaiian Word of The Day Hawaiian Word of the Day Hawaiian Word of the Day: January 22nd Hawaii Public Radio | By Leilani Poliʻahu Published January 21, 2021 at 12:00 AM HST Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Listen • 0:30 Our Hawaiian word for today is lei ????. It can mean neck lei, but it can also mean a necktie. Some businessmen and lawyers wear lei ???? to work in Hawai?i.