One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
noun & exclamation
A Hawaiian word used when thanking someone.‘mahalo to all of you who took the time to vote’
- ‘A big mahalo to Dan for sharing some of his beautiful photos with me so I can in turn share them with you.’
- ‘Much mahalo.’
- ‘‘How much do I owe you?’ he asked after the third set. ‘Twenty-five.’ He gave him thirty. ‘Mucho mahalo.’’
- ‘Mahalo for making it all come alive for me once again and keep up the good work.’
- ‘A big mahalo to Adrienne LaFrance for her well-written and informative article exploring issues associated with confinement of elephants at Honolulu Zoo.’
- ‘A big mahalo to the North Shore Lifeguards who worked hard to make sure everyone received the best possible first responder medical attention available.’
- ‘A big mahalo to Val for sharing the following link and invitation.’
- ‘What could I say but mahalo?’
- ‘A big mahalo to the Legion of Mary at Sacred Heart Church, for another beautiful May Crowning.’
- ‘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."’
- ‘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.’
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