from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Either of two triggerfishes, Rhinecanthus aculeatus or R. rectangulus, native to the outer reefs of Hawaii, the latter having a broad black band on the side and a black triangle at the beginning of the tail.
• How you pronounce humuhumunukunukuapua'a, a new fish at Hastings Blue Reef Aquarium
You might have guessed that hula is the official state dance, surfing the official individual sport (outrigger canoe paddling holds the team title) and the humuhumunukunukuapua'a the official fish.
(or, although apostrophes are non-standard in spelling bees, humuhumunukunukuapua'a)
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