kumu (n) Hawaiian for teacher, tutor. For example: Lili glared at Jay over the rim, glass halfway to her mouth. “And what you know, hah? You ever listen to my kumu hula talk about sharks?” She sniffed and took a drink. “And you like be one surfer! Too much Shark Week shows, you.” Like this:Like Loading... Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of new posts by email. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.