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Michael Hoomanawanui not just a catchy name

FOXBOROUGH — You begin the tongue-twisting trip with a bit of deception posed by the silent ‘H.’ From there, the navigation of Michael Hoomanawanui’s polysyllabic Polynesian surname is not unlike an uncharted trip to the South Pacific — phonetically speaking, of course.

Uh-oh-ma-na-wanui.

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