One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(mainly in Hawaii) used to express gratitude.‘mahalo for your support’
- ‘A big mahalo to Dan for sharing some of his beautiful photos with me so I can in turn share them with you.’
- ‘What could I say but mahalo?’
- ‘A big mahalo to Adrienne LaFrance for her well-written and informative article exploring issues associated with confinement of elephants at Honolulu Zoo.’
- ‘I saw only two streets bearing English names, and I was surprised to hear the staff at the local Wal-Mart end their pages with "mahalo," the Hawaiian word for "thank you."’
- ‘A big mahalo to Val for sharing the following link and invitation.’
- ‘I would just like to extend a great big mahalo to you and all the work that you are doing to get this very important and useful information out and more accessible.’
- ‘Much mahalo.’
- ‘Mahalo for making it all come alive for me once again and keep up the good work.’
- ‘A big mahalo to the Legion of Mary at Sacred Heart Church, for another beautiful May Crowning.’
- ‘‘How much do I owe you?’ he asked after the third set. ‘Twenty-five.’ He gave him thirty. ‘Mucho mahalo.’’
- ‘A big mahalo to the North Shore Lifeguards who worked hard to make sure everyone received the best possible first responder medical attention available.’
(mainly in Hawaii) an expression of gratitude.‘a big mahalo goes out to these volunteer groups’
Hawaiian, ‘thank you’.
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