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hala Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvi., Sin, vice, offense, fault, error; to sin (Kan. 9.21), err.

  • Examples:
    • Ke kala mai i ka ʻino a me ka hala (Puk. 34.7), forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin.
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2. vi., To pass, elapse, as time; to pass by; to miss; to pass away, die.

  • Examples:
    • Ua hala ka manawa, time has passed; it is late.
    • Hala nō ka lā, the day indeed passes [enough for the day].
    • A hala i ka lani (Kanl. 9.1), up to heaven.
    • He ʻelua mano a me kona hala, eight thousand and more.
    • Kainoa a hala, it did happen; I thought it would happen.
    • Nome hala ʻole (Kel. 42), going on without stopping.
  • References:
    • PPN sala.

3. n., The pandanus or screw pine (Pandanus odoratissimus 🌐), native from southern Asia east to Hawaiʻi, growing at low altitudes, both cultivated and wild. It is a tree with many branches, which are tipped with spiral tufts of long narrow, spine-edged leaves; its base is supported by a clump of slanting aerial roots. The pineapple-shaped fruits are borne on female trees whereas the spikes of fragrant, pollen-bearing flowers are borne separately on male trees.

  • Examples:
    • Puna paia ʻala i ka hala, Puna, its walls fragrant with pandanus [fragrant flowers were placed indoors in house thatching and under mats].
  • References:

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hala / HA-LA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

v., To miss the object aimed at. Lunk. 20:16. Nou mai la ia, a hala ka pohaku; nou hou mai la ia a hala hou no; a i ke kolu o ka nou ana, pa aku la; he threw and the stone missed; he threw again and missed again; the third time he threw he hit.

2. To be gone; to pass away; to pass over.

3. To proceed; to pass onward; to go beyond. Nah. 22:18. To pass away, as time.

4. Hoʻohala. To miss the object; to cause to err; to be guilty or blame-worthy.

5. To depart from a command, or act in opposition. Kanl. 1:43. To err in opinion; to disobey; to object to a request or command; to refuse obedience. Eset. 3:3. To transgress. Nah. 14:4.

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hala / HA-LA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

s., A trespass; a sin; an offense; a transgression.

2. A matter of offense. Kanl. 9:21.

3. A law case; e imi hala, to seek occasion against. Lunk. 14:4. Lawe hala, a sinner; hala ole, without sin; without cause. Puk. 34:7.

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hala / HA-LA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj., Sinful; wicked; kanaka hala, a sinner; one often breaking some law.

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hala / HA-LA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

adv., Sinfully; in a state of sin; hanau hala, born a sinner.

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hala / HA-LA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

adv., (Referring to space past over) onward; throughout; even to; up to; he pa pohaku a hala i ka lani, a stone wall (reaching) clear up to heaven. Kanl. 1:28. Also a hala, clear up to. Kanl. 9:1.

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hala / HA-LA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

s., The pandanus tree.

2. The pine-apple.

3. A species of fish.

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hala / hā'-la / Parker Haw to Eng,

adj., Sinful; wicked; kanaka hala, a sinner.

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hala / hā'-la / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. adv., Sinfully; in a state of sin.

2. adv., (Referring to space past over.) Onward; throughout; even to; up to; he pa pohaku a hala i ka lani, a stone wall (reaching) clear up to heaven. A hala, clear up to, is also used.

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hala / hā'-la / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. n., Sin; transgression: hala ole, without sin.

2. n., Offense.

3. n., A law case.

4. n., The pandanus tree (Pandanus odoratis simus). Coarse mats are made from the leaves and wreaths (lei) from the ripe fruits. The tree is also known as lauala or lauhala.

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hala / hā'-la / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. v., To miss the object aimed at: Nou mai la ia, a hala ka pohaku; nou hou mai la ia a hala hou no; a i ke kolu o ka nou ana, pa aku la; he threw and the stone missed; he threw again and missed again; the third time he threw, he hit.

2. v., To be gone; to pass away, as time; to pass over.

3. v., To pass onward; to go beyond.

4. v., To err; to be guilty or blameworthy.

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Hala Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Drive, Kamehameha Heights, Honolulu, Oʻahu. Literally, pandanus.

  • References:
    • TM.

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