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n. Place name and star name. Lit., cool heights.

Nuʻuanu (literally, cool height).

  • Examples:
    • The wind comes down bearing the flowers of Nuʻuanu (PH 168), ke iho lā ka makani halihali pua o Nuʻuanu.

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Nuʻu-anu

WahiLocation, Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Avenue, officially named in 1850 (TM), section 11 of Honolulu (map 6), valley, park, cemetery, stream, pali (cliff), elementary school, and State wayside park, Honolulu. In the famous battle of Nuʻu-anu in 1795, Ka-mehameha of Hawaiʻi drove the Oʻahu warriors up to the Pali; according to some accounts, three hundred survivors were driven over the cliff; others say the warriors jumped to their deaths rather than surrender. (Kuy. 1:47.) Lit., cool height.

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