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vt. To cut off squarely or crosswise (kā, strike, and ʻāpahu, cut off short).

kikino Boxcar, as of train.

v. To cut off; to cut in pieces. See APAHU.

Kaapahu (ka'a-pā'-hu), v.

/ ka'a-pā'-hu / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Kaa, to separate, and apahu, to cut crosswise. For euphony one "a" is omitted.] To cut off crosswise; to cut square off.

Kaapahu (kā'ā-pā'hu):

/ kā'ā-pā'hu / Parker Haw to Eng,

cut off. Land section, Hamakua, Hawaii.

Kaʻāpahu

/ Ka-ʻāpahu / Place Names of Hawaiʻi WahiLocation,
  • Stream, Hanalei district, Kauaʻi.
  • Land area, central Lānaʻi.
  • Hill on the eastern rim of Kamalō gulch, south Molokaʻi, known as the Camel's Back (Stearns and Macdonald, 1947:Plate 2).

Literally, the truncation.

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