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1. vs., Bent, curved, bowlegged.

2. nvi., Union of a chief with his half-sister; their offspring was entitled to the kapu noho; to take part in such a marriage.

  • References:
    • Malo 55; Kamakau 64:9–10, 22.

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v., To split, crack or open, as the ground. Nah. 16:31.

2. To break up or break open, as a house.

3. To be split, cracked or broken, as a dish or any kind of crockery, glass, boards, slates, &c. Puk. 32:19.

4. To crack or break, as mason work. 1 Nal. 13:3.

5. To break or burst open.

6. To operate, as an emetic or cathartic.

7. To break in pieces.

Nonoi ae la ka lani iluna.
Naha mai la Kulanihakoi,
Kulukulu ka ua
Kapakapa e Kane,
Akahi akua i nana—
Ke haupu wale nei ka lani Kau o Hiiaka.
Wahi ka lani, uli ka lani eleele,
Ka lau ka hoalii,
Ka pohaku koii ka hooilo,
Naha mai Kulanihakoi,
Ke haaloloku nei ka ua,
Ke neinei ke olai.

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adj., Bent; broken; separated; scattered.

2. Pierced; opened.

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slit open. Land section, Lānaʻi.

Nā LepiliTags: geography Lānaʻi

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1. v., To be split, cracked or broken, as a dish or any kind of crockery, glass, boards, slates, etc.

2. v., To be cracked or broken as mason work.

3. v., To be burst open or broken down.

4. v., To act as a purgative.

5. v., To marry a relative, among chiefs.

6. v., To have intercourse for the first time, applied to a female.

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Valley, east Lānaʻi.

* Pronunciation and meaning are uncertain.

Nā LepiliTags: Lānaʻi

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Beach, fishpond, surf site, Naha, Lānaʻi. Narrow detrital sand beach at the end of Keōmuku Road. The beach is the site of a former fishing village, one of the four fishponds on Lānaʻi, and the seaward end of the Naha Trail, a trail that connects Pālāwai Basin to the ocean. The surf site is off the beach. Literally, bent or curved.

Nā LepiliTags: Lānaʻi

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