September 17, 2011

Menehune - Little people

Menehune are a mythical people. They live far from human eyes, but are hard-working, small people that work together to do things quickly. It may be a complement if you're called menehune if you're a hard-worker, but I'm sure sometimes it's not complementary. I mistakenly used "troll" to describe them, but you would be better off comparing them to leprechauns or elves (especially at Christmas). Apparently they not only mysteriously complete projects in the middle of the night, but they are some schools' mascots, and have their own water brand. When I meet some, I'll send a picture. Until then, this is all I've got:

In case Mrs. Brown is reading this, here is my source:


  1. Seems like I vaguely remember that term from Saved by the Bell...or was it Full House? Hummm, one of those shows that had a special episode where everyone was trapped on an island or something....

  2. Ha! I wouldn't doubt it, it seems like all those old shows had an "island vacation" episode towards the end. :)