mokihana

noun mo·ki·ha·na \ˌmōkēˈhänə\

Definition of mokihana

plural

-s

  1. :  a Hawaiian tree (Pelea anisata) of the family Rutaceae growing only on the Island of Kauai and having fragrant fruits that are strung in leis and represent Kauai in the leis of the Islands

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Origin and Etymology of mokihana

Hawaiian


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