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1. n., Amberjack or yellowtail (Seriola dumerilii).

  • See also halahala #2.

2. vs., Ripe, said of a gourd with stem beginning to wither.

  • Examples:
    • Ua kāhala ka ipu, the gourd is ripe.

3. n., Net made of strong cord, used for sharks.

  • References:
    • Malo 213.

Nā LepiliTags: fauna fish flora food

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Avenue, elementary school, field, and section 37 of Honolulu (map 6), Oʻahu.

  • Literally, amberjack fish.

Nā LepiliTags: Oʻahu

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  1. Point light, Anahola, Kauaʻi. Light atop a 22-foot pole on the low sea cliffs south of Anahola Beach Park.
  2. Artificial reef, Kāhala, Oʻahu. Approximately a mile off the Kāhala Mandarin Oriental Hotel.
  3. Beach, Honolulu, Oʻahu. Narrow calcareous sand beach between the Kāhala Mandarin Oriental Hotel and Black Point. The section of beach fronting the hotel, its saltwater lagoon, and its offshore island are man-made. They were created in 1963 during construction of the hotel, which opened as the Kāhala Hilton Hotel in January 1964. The hotel was renovated and reopened as the Kāhala Mandarin Oriental Hotel in March 1996.
  4. Beach park, Oʻahu. Popular but officially incorrect name for Waiʻalae Beach Park.
  5. Channel, Oʻahu. Natural channel at Waiʻalae Beach Park cut through the reef by Kapakahi Stream.
  • Literally, amberjack fish.

Nā LepiliTags: Kauaʻi Oʻahu

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