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1. vi. To roll, turn, twist, wallow, wind, braid, revolve; to scud or move along, as clouds; to wield, as a club; rolling, twisting, turning, sloping.

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2. n. Vehicle, carriage, wagon, automobile, car, cart, coach, buggy.

3. vi. To go past, pass by, reach; to be in a state of; to be located at; to take effect, as medicine; gone, absent, past, turned over, transferred, delivered.

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    • Kaʻa loa lākou i waena o ka waha o ua moʻo nei (For. 5:413), they went straight into the middle of the mouth of this lizard.
    • Ua kaʻa ʻoia i ka maʻi, he is confined with illness.
    • Kaʻa iho nō ā kaʻa iho nō i ka maʻi, sick again and again.
    • Kaʻa i ka lawa, it's enough, sufficient.
    • He mau lā e kaʻa aʻe, several days gone by.
    • Kaʻa ka pilikia mahope, the trouble is gone.

4. vi. To pay; paid.

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    • Ua kaʻa kuʻu ʻaiʻē, my debt is paid.

5. vi. To manage, run, be in charge of; given, as work to a person; well versed, skilled (used very broadly to indicate custom, nature, character, habit.

6. n. Resin.

7. vt. To wipe dry with a cloth, as dishes. Kaʻū.

8. n. Pulley.

9. See hoana kaʻa.

10. n. Tale, legend (now replaced by kaʻao).

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nvt., Thread, line, as of olonā fiber; snell of a fishline, snood; ply, twist, strand; to make thread, as of olonā.

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kikino, Ground vehicle with wheels or runners.

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  • Point, northeast Lānaʻi.
  • Coastal area, Pāʻia qd., Maui.
  • Hill and gulch, ʻĪlio Pt. qd., Molokaʻi.

Literally, rolling.

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Kaʻā

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Large land section, west Lānaʻi. Literally, the burning or the rock.

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Fishpond, Keōmuku, Lānaʻi. One of two precontact fish-ponds on the shore of the former Keōmuku village. Literally, the [aʻā] lava, or the fiery burning one.

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