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kau-kau: food

pau: finished

hana hou: encore or play it again

lanai: porch or veranda

keiki: child

ono: tasty or delicious

pupu: appetizers

wahine: female

akamai: wise

Although visitors like to say "aloha," which means both hello and goodbye, the word is mostly used by hotel personnel, performers, tour guides and airline attendants. "Mahalo," which means thank you, is used more frequently by natives.