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paʻahana

/ paʻa.hana / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

1. nvs., Industrious, busy, hard-working; workman, laborer, worker, industry.

2. n., Implement, tool, utensil, furnishings (Nah. 7.1).

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Paʻahana

/ Paʻa-hana / WahiLocation, Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Street, Kaimukī, Honolulu, Oʻahu, perhaps named for the lady at Mānana, ʻEwa, made famous in the long song, "Paʻa-hana" (Elbert and Mahoe 84).

  • Literally, hard working.

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