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honua Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvs., Land, earth, world; background, as of quilt designs; basic, at the foundation, fundamental.

  • Examples:
    • Kaua honua, world war.
    • Ka wahine ʻai honua, the earth-eating woman [Pele].
  • References:
    • See lani.
    • PPN fanua.

2. particle, Suddenly, abruptly and without reason.

  • Examples:
    • Huha honua ihola nō, suddenly angry and for no reason.
    • Makaʻu honua ihola nō ia, sudden fear.
  • References:

3. n., Middle section of a canoe; central section of a canoe fleet, as fishing iheihe fish; main section, as of an army.

Tags: grammar

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honua Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino, Trough of a wave.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word
  • References:

Tags: geography computers

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Honua Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

iʻoa, Earth, i.e. the planet.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word
  • Examples:
    • Ua haʻalele ka moku ahikao iā Honua i nehinei. The rocket ship left Earth yesterday.
  • References:

Tags: astronomy geography

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honua / hō'-nū'-a / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. adj., Preceding; going before hand: olelo honua, the foregoing description; i pule honua, the former religion; i kau kauoha honua ana, your charge just given. Laieik. p. 20. Ke makau honua e mai nei no. Laieik. p. 180.

2. adj., Premature.

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Honua Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Street, Kāhala, Honolulu; stream, Wai-ʻanae district, Oʻahu. Lit., land.

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