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Professor Kukui is a passionate man who lives in the player's new hometown. His area of expertise is Pokémonmoves, and is known to take direct hits from them if he thinks he can learn something about them. He personally gives the player and Hau their starter Pokémon. Lillie assists Professor Kukui for her own, personal reasons.