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Hawaii

hawii

 

 

aloha...

hawii01Aloha is the traditional Hawaiian greeting.

Hawaii - the 50th state - 'the Aloha state' on car number plates.

The word aloha comes from the Polynesian alofa, similar to the New Zealand Maori aroha which also means love. Some Hawaiian scholars suggest that alo means 'presence' or 'face' (like mana; see New Zealand), and ha means the 'breath of life.'

The Hawaiian state emblem is a local fish, which in Hawaiian is called:

humuhumunukunuku'pua'a

 

This information is available on wikipedia, and the name wikipedia comes from Hawaiian wiki wiki which means 'quick quick.'