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1. nvi., Citizen, native; well-acquainted.

  • Examples:
    • Kupa no ka ʻāina ʻē, alien.
    • Kupa ʻAmelika, American citizen.
    • Kupa ʻai au, native-born long attached to a place; literally, native eat long time.
    • Ua noho ā kupa i kou alo, to have stayed and become accustomed to your presence.

2. n., Army worm (Pseudaletia unipucta).

3. n., A dark-red cowry shell, as used for octopus lures.

4. nvt., Soup, stew; to boil, make soup or stew; boiled.

5. nvi., Cooper; to do the work of a cooper.

  • Source:
    • English.

6. n., Cube.

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    • English.

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kikino, Citizen.

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  • Examples:
    • Hoʻomalu ʻia nā pono o nā kupa o ka ʻāina e ke kānāwai. The rights of the citizens of the country are protected by law.

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iʻoa, Cuba; Cuban.

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v., To dig out; to dig a trench.

2. To clean off or dig out the inside of a canoe; a kupa ia oloko o ka waa.

3. English. To act as a cooper.

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v., To be at home; to enjoy one’s place of residence; ua kupa lakou ma ko lakou aina iho.

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1. s., One native-born in a place; a long resident or native of a place; he kamaaina kahiko; kupa ai au, a native-born who cats (enjoys) the land; au, poetic for aina.

2. Name of a species of worm or caterpillar. See peelua.

3. The name of a sea-shell; he leho.

4. English. Hawaiian pronunciation for soup.

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1. n., One native-born or naturalized in a place; a long resident or native of a place: he kamaaina kahiko; kupa ai au; a native-born who eats (enjoys) the land (au, poetic for aina).

2. n., A variety of caterpillar. See peelua.

3. n., A variety of the shell fish, leho.

4. n., [English] Soup.

5. n., A maker of barrels, casks, kegs, etc.; a cooper.

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1. v., To dig out; to dig a trench.

2. v., To clean off or dig out the inside of a canoe: a kupa ia oloko o ka waa; to turn up ground.

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1. v., To be a citizen.

2. v., [English.] To act as a cooper; to do the work of a cooper.

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Landing, Hoʻokena, Hawaiʻi. Former interisland steamer landing in Hoʻokena Beach Park that was named for Henry Cooper, the road supervisor in South Kona from 1871 to 1880. Kupa is the Hawaiianized version of “Cooper.” The landing was immortalized in a traditional Hawaiian song called “Kupa Landing.” Also known as Cooper Landing, Hoʻokena Landing, Kauhakō Landing.

  • Literally, Cooper (English).

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