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Hawaiian Word of the Day: hāʻawi

hāʻawi: To give, grant, allot, hand, present; to bid as at auction; to offer; to deal, as cards; a deal. Hāʻawi lokomaikaʻi, to give freely, open-handed. Hāʻawi wale, to give freely, gratis.

ʻukiʻuki ~ Dianella Sandwichensis

ʻukiʻuki ~ Dianella Sandwicensis


Ka ukiʻuki ʻo ia haʻawi. The ʻukiʻuki it’s giving.

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