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1. n., Long house, as for canoes or hula instruction; meeting house.

  • Examples:
    • Malu hālau loa, shade of the long house; figuratively, shade of trees.
    • Ā ua nui Hilo, hālau lani i ke ao (chant), and Hilo rains so much, a heavenly shed in the clouds.
  • References:
    • PNP folau.

2. vs., Large, numerous; much.

  • Examples:
    • Ka wai hālau o Wailua (For. 4:163), expansive waters of Wailua.

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v. To be long; to extend; to stretch out.

s. A long house with the end in front; used mostly for canoes.

2. Name of a hen that has had chickens.

1. A long house with openings on. both ends used mostly for canoes.

2. A mother hen.

To be long; to extend; to stretch out.

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