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‘āina

(EYE-nah)

(Noun) Land.

For example:

“Life is good now, Pua. There’s fish in the sea. We have our ‘āina and our home. We can travel wherever we want; people don’t bother us. Life wasn’t always this easy.” ~ One Boy, No Water

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

Pidgin Dictionary

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