Like One Fish Out of Water


pōpō aniani

(poh-poh AH-nee-AH-nee) (n) Glass balls or floats found on Hawaiian beaches that usually originated from fishing nets in Asia.


English: How much for that little glass ball? It will look perfect on the patio!

Pidgin: Try look! Pōpō aniani! We go sell ’um to the tourists!


Note: ‘Ōlelo is a Hawaiian word meaning language, speech, word, etc.  To see the current list of Hawaiian and Pidgin words, definitions, and usage please click on

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