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What does Malama Pono mean in Hawaiian?


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"Malama pono" is short for "e malama pono," and expresses "take good care," with "of yourself" understood.

In this instance, "e" is the hortative particle, signifying an imperative.

"Malama" (with a kahako over the first a) = vt. care for, tend, protect

"Pono" = vs. completely, properly, carefully