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Hawaiian Word of the Day: kualena

kualena: To stretch,as tapa to free from wrinkles; taut. Fig., to concentrate the thoughts. He manawa keia a kakou e kualena ai i ko kakou mau no’ono’o, this is the time to concentrate mentally (Pukui & Elbert, 1971).

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