kumu kumu (koo-m00) (n) Hawaiian for teacher, tutor. For example: Lili glared at Jay over the rim, glass halfway to her mouth. “And what you know, hah? You ever listen to my kumu hula talk about sharks?” She sniffed and took a drink. “And you like be one surfer! Too much Shark Week shows, you.” Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.