mokihana

noun

mo·​ki·​ha·​na
ˌmōkēˈhänə
plural -s
: 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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Hawaiian

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“Mokihana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mokihana. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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