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  • Recently, Japan has become plagued by a phenomenon known as hiki-komori — young, usually male shut ins who lock themselves in their rooms and refuse to come out for days, months, or even years on end.

    Room without a view » Japundit Blog

  • A nolaila la, e na makamaka a pau o ka naauao a me na keiki kupa no hoi o Hawaii nei, mai ka la hiki a ka la kau, eia mai Kawahineokaliula, ke hele aku la imua o oukou me ke aloha, a e pono hoi ke hookipa ia ia me ka aloha makamae o ka puuwai Hawaii.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • I aku o Malio ia Halaaniani, "E hoi kaua a kakahiaka hiki hou mai kaua ianei, ia manawa e lohe maopopo aku ai kaua i kona manao."

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • But Osada ` s methods are popular enough to sustain her dormitory for hiki gomudi kids (ph).

    CNN Transcript Jan 5, 2006

  • Never one to let a marketing opportunity slip by, YAMAHA Japanese page is now offering a lineup of products call My Room that let you slip comfortably into hiki-komori bliss and totally isolate yourself from friends, family, and the world at large.

    Room without a view » Japundit Blog

  • In Japanese and Chinese, you have to use the counter word for small, four-legged animals, which in Japanese is “hiki”.

    Rambles at starchamber.com » Blog Archive » An absurdity of animal plurals

  • Kapukaihaoa i ka Makaula, a me kana mau hana, nolaila oia i olelo mau ai ia Waka ma ka hihio e ahai mua ia Laieikawai ma kahi hiki ole ke loaa.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Ia manawa, hoouna aku la o Mailehaiwale i kekahi manu kiai ona, a hiki i

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • A hiki aku la ka Makaula iloko o kela akoakoa, aia hoi, ua hoakoakoaia na kaikamahine ma kahi hookahi, e ku ana imua o ke Alii.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Kauai a puni, pii hou oia iluna o Kalalea, a ike hou no oia i kana mea i ike mua ai, aia no e mau ana e like no me mamua, alaila, hoi hou keia a hiki i Anahola.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

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