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ʻewa Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. vs., Crooked, out of shape, imperfect, ill-fitting. Figuratively, incorrect, unjust.

  • Examples:
    • Ua ʻewa ka pilina a ka nihoniho (song), the fitting of the scallops is imperfect.
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2. (Cap.) n., Place name west of Honolulu, used as a direction term.

  • Examples:
    • Hele ma ʻEwa, to go in the direction of ʻEwa.
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3. (Cap.) n., Eve. Figuratively, woman.

Tags: epithets geography Oʻahu names

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ʻEwa Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

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ʻEwa Parker, Haw to Eng / ē'wă /,

angular or crooked. District, Oʻahu.

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ʻEwa Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Plantation, plantation town, elementary school, and quadrangle west of Pearl Harbor, Oʻahu. Literally, crooked. (Kāne and Kanaloa threw a stone to determine district boundaries. The stone was lost but was found later at Pili-o-Kahe. See PE, ʻewaʻewa; Ii 98; Sterling and Summers 1:8; UL 84.)

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