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chief Pukui-Elbert Eng to Haw,

Aliʻi, lani.

  • Examples:
    • Tenure of a chief, noho aliʻi.
    • To claim relationship to a chief, hoʻopilipili aliʻi, piʻi aliʻi.
    • To boast of association with a chief so as to enhance oneʻs glory, pai aliʻi.
    • Offspring of a chief, hua lani, mamo aliʻi, pua aliʻi, kama lani.
    • Chief of an island or district, aliʻi ʻai moku, aliʻi kū i ka moku, aliʻi noho moku.
    • To make a chief, hoʻāliʻi.
    • Peace is a chief, the lord of love, he aliʻi ka laʻi, he haku na ke aloha (poetic).
  • References:

Tags: chiefs epithets poetic

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Chief Andrews Eng to Haw,

he alii, he kiaaina.

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