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1. Same as ʻōkupe, to stumble.

2. n., Scraper.

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1. v., To peddle; to hawk about goods; to sell from place to place.

2. To vend merchandise, as a shop-keeper (this is a modern use.) NOTE—Kalepa was formerly used on Hawaii, maauauwa on Oahu, and piele on Kauai for peddling. See maauauwa and piele.

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s., One who brings things to market; in modern times, a merchant. 1 Nal. 10:15.

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adj., Trading; peddling; he mau moku kalepa kekahi, some were trading ships. NOTE—It is the custom of Hawaiians when they have poi or other articles to sell, to hoist a small flag (lepa); hence kalepa. to sell; to make market. See lepa and lepalepa.

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kalepa

/ kā'-lē'-pa / Haw to Eng, Parker,

adj., Trading; peddling; he mau moku kalepa kekahi, some were trading ships.

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the flag. Elevation, Hamakua, Hawaii.

Nā LepiliTags: geography Hawaiʻi

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