Kamehameha Day

noun

Ka·​me·​ha·​me·​ha Day kə-ˌmā-ə-ˈmā-(ˌ)hä- How to pronounce Kamehameha Day (audio)
: June 11 observed as a holiday in Hawaii in commemoration of the birthday of Kamehameha I

Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Kamehameha Day was in 1925

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“Kamehameha Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kamehameha%20Day. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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