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n., This word is used idiomatically with lele and hoʻolele, and may be related to mauli.

  • Examples:
    • Lele ka hauli, greatly shocked, astonished, moved, startled, frightened.
    • Auwē! lele kā hoʻi koʻu hauli, oh, how startled I am.
    • He kaua hoʻolele hauli, alarm; shocking events.

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s., See uli. Anything of a dark color; the dark shadow of an object; dark clouds; the deep blue sky.

2. FIG. A stain upon a person's character; ka hauli o ka mea hewa ole, e nalowale ia, the stain upon a person's character without fault will soon vanish.

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adj., Dark; swarthy; tawny; shadowing; darkish; shady.

2. Cool, having lost warmth.

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1. adj., Dark; swarthy; tawny.

2. adj., Shadowing; shady.

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1. n., Dark or brown in color. Anything of a dark color; the dark shadow of an object; dark clouds; the deep blue sky. See uli.

2. n., A stain upon a person's character: ka hauli o ka mea hewa ole, e nalowale ia; the stain upon a person's character without fault will vanish.

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v., To be dark in color.

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