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The mu‘umu‘u, which means “cut of,” in Hawaiian is considered a shorter, more informal version of the holoku , a seamed dressed that often had a high collar and train and was patterned after the Mother Hubbard dresses worn by the missionaries to Hawaii in the 1820s. became adopted became adopted for every day wear.