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1. n., A variety of sugar cane, usually free tasseling, heavy stooling, and with rather semierect to recumbent growth; large, long heavy tops.

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    • HP 222.

2. n., A variety of sweet potato.

  • References:
    • HP 142.

3. n., Poising; leaping.

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day of cruelty. District, Maui.

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District, quadrangle, town, roadstead, West Maui, formerly the gathering place for whalers, and the capital of the Islands from 1820 to 1845. Surfing sites on both sides of the harbor are known as Lahaina Lefts and Lahaina Rights.

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    • See Lāhainā.

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  1. Light, Lahaina, Maui. Established on the Lahaina waterfront in 1840, the first lighted navigational aid in Hawaiʻi. In 1917, a 39-foot concrete tower with an automatic light replaced the previous structure.
  2. Roadstead, Lahaina, Maui. Undesignated moorings off the Lahaina Small Boat Harbor.
  3. Small boat harbor, Lahaina, Maui. Facilities include sixteen berths, eighty-three moorings, a pier, and a fuel facility.
  4. Yacht club, Lahaina, Maui. Private club. Facilities include ten moorings.
  • Literally, cruel sun (from the old pronunciation, Lāhainā).

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