Hawaiian Word of the Day

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This daily feature encourages awareness of the use of the Hawaiian Language in everyday conversation. In each 30 second vignette host Leilani Poli`ahu introduces a new word, explains what it means, spells it, and models the correct pronunciation

Hawaiian Word of the Day: February 28th

Feb 28, 2019

Most people know the ipu as a musical instrument made out of a gourd. But ipu is a general word used for any type of container. Such as a: dish, mug, calabash, pot, cup, bowl, basin, or even a utensil.