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Kaunuohua (kā'u-nu-o'huă):

/ kā'u-nu-o'huă / Parker Haw to Eng,

the family conference. Elevation, Molokai.

KaunuoHua

/ Ka-unu-o-Hua / Place Names of Hawaiʻi WahiLocation,
  • Ridge, Waimea district, Kauaʻi.
  • Peak (4,535 feet high), Pelekunu Valley, Kamalō qd., Molokaʻi. The body of Pele is said to lie here.
  • The name is abbreviated in some chants as Unuohua. A aloha wale ʻia kā hoʻi ʻo Kaunu-o-Hua, he puʻu wale nō, even Kaunu-o-Hua is loved, just a hill [how much more so a human being!]. (PH 115.)
  • A ridge in Māʻalaea qd., West Maui, spelled Kauno-a-Hua, should perhaps be Kaunu-o-Hua.

Probably literally, the altar of Hua (a war leader of Molokaʻi; RC 70).

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