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Hawaiʻi Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

nvs., Hawaiʻi (both the island and the group of islands); Hawaiian person; Hawaiian.

  • References:
    • See saying, kuauli.
    • PPN Sawaiki.

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Hawaiʻi Pukui-Elbert, Eng to Haw,

Hawaiʻi. See kuauli, righteousness. This name occurs in many parts of Polynesia (Havaiki: New Zealand, North Marquesas; ʻAvaiki: Cook Islands, Savaiʻi: Samoa). In some areas, but not in Hawaiʻi, it is the name of the homeland, or of the underworld to which the dead went. Epithet, island of Hawaiʻi: great Hawaiʻi of Keawe (a chief). Hawaiʻi nui a Keawe.

Hawaiʻi Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

iʻoa, Hawaiʻi; Hawaiian.

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Hawaiʻi Māmaka Kaiao, Eng to Haw,

Also Hawaiian. Hawaiʻi. See entries below. ~ State Department of Finance. ʻOihana Kālā o ka Mokuʻāina ʻo Hawaiʻi. ~ State Department of Planning and Economic Development. ʻOihana Hoʻolālā a me ka Hoʻomohala Waiwai o ka Mokuʻāina ʻo Hawaiʻi.

HA-WAI-I Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. Name of the largest island of the Hawaiian group, and gives name to the group. From time immemorial the people have called themselves "ko Hawaii," and the islands "ka pae aina o Hawaii," "na moku Hawaii," &c.

Hawaii (hā'-wāi'-i), n. Parker, Haw to Eng / hā'-wāi'-i /,

The largest island of the Territory of Hawaii, which gives the name to the group. From time immemorial the people have called themselves "ko Hawaii," and the islands "ka pae aina o Hawaii," "na moku Hawaii," etc. (The name appears in several of the Polynesian dialects.)

Hawaii (hā'-wāi'i): Parker, Haw to Eng / hā'-wāi'i /,

name of traditional discoverer and first settler. Island.

Hawaiʻi Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Largest island in the Hawaiian group, 76 miles wide, 93 miles long, with an area of 4,038 square miles and a population in 1970 of 63,468. Hilo is the major town and county seat. County and collective name for the entire island group (1970 population 769,913). This name occurs in many parts of Polynesia (Havaiki: New Zealand, North Marquesas; ʻAvaiki: Cook Islands; Savaiʻi: Samoa). In some areas, but not in Hawaiʻi, it is the name of the homeland, or of the underworld to which the dead went. Epithets for the island of Hawaiʻi: Hawaiʻi nui a Keawe, great Hawaiʻi of Keawe (a chief); Hawaiʻi kua uli (PH 222), green-backed Hawaiʻi.

Hawaiʻi Hawaiʻi Place Names,

Hawaiʻi is the largest of the eight major Hawaiian Islands (4,028 square miles). It has a population of 148,677. The highest mountain on the island is Mauna Kea, with an elevation of 13,796 feet, and the pua lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha) is the emblem of the island. Hawaiʻi's nickname is the Orchid Isle; it is also called the Big Island because it is twice the combined size of the other seven islands. The state takes its name from this island.

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