haupia

(how-PEE-ah)

(noun) Hawaiian for a thick coconut pudding usually served in slices.

For example:

Jay slid down the backside of the crest as the face of the wave formed and lifted Frankie. Effortlessly and as smooth as haupia on a lazy afternoon, Frankie coasted all the way to the sand.

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