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kānāwai

/ kā.nā.wai / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

nvs., Law, code, rule, statute, act, regulation, ordinance, decree, edict; legal; to obey a law; to be prohibited; to learn from experience.

  • Figuratively, ti leaves, as used in religious ceremonies as a plant respected by spirits.
  • Examples:
    • Ua kānāwai au i ka hele malaila, I have learned not to go there.
    • E hele pū me ke kānāwai, to go legally (with ti leaves).
  • References:
    • See Kam. 64:13–17 and note 9.

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kikino, Act, as a law, decree or edict, in government.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word
  • Examples:
    • Ua kākoʻo ʻia ka Papahana Kula Kaiapuni Hawaiʻi ma o ke Kānāwai Hoʻonaʻauao ʻŌiwi Hawaiʻi o ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻia. The Hawaiian Language Immersion Program has been supported through the United States Native Hawaiian Education Act.
    • Kānāwai Lāhulu ʻAne Halapohe. Endangered Species Act.
    • Papa kānāwai wai o ka mokuʻāina. State water code.
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kikino, Legislation, in politics.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
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