—to celebrate or a celebration for a special occasion.
“Ua hiki mai ka panina o kēia makahiki kulanui nei, no laila, e hoʻomaikaʻi kākou i ka papa pūkana o ka makahiki 2022 me ka hoʻolauleʻa ana i kā lākou kū i ka niʻo!
As we come to the end of the academic year, let us congratulate the class of 2022 by celebrating their achievements!”
—Ululani Kahikina, Hawaiian Culture Education Specialist, Honolulu Community College
For more information on other elements of the definition and usage, go to the UH Hilo Wehewehe Wikiwiki.
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