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ku·ku·i

 (ko͞o-ko͞o′ē)
n. pl. kukui or ku·ku·is

[Hawaiian, alteration of earlier Hawaiian and Hawaiian dialectal (Niihau) kuikui, from Proto-Polynesian *tuitui, possibly from Proto-Eastern-Malayo-Polynesian *tuRi-tuRi (compare Biak (Malayo-Polynesian language of the Schouten Islands) kukĕr, tree with an edible nut), possibly from reduplication of Proto-Eastern-Malayo-Polynesian *tuRi, to string (as candlenuts on the midrib of a palm frond for use as a candle), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tuhuR, to string, skewer, of Proto-Austronesian origin.]
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Products contain super anti-oxidants grown in Hawaii including fresh mint, island citrus, volcanic rock, fresh pineapple, coconut, kelp, honey, acai, noni, papaya, kukui and macadamia nut oil.
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Rich in Kukui Nut Oil and Vitamins A, C, and E, this natural leave-in conditioner helps hair to regain lost moisture due to frigid weather and protect against split ends and environmental aggressors.