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1. vs., Smooth, polished, perfect, as a new canoe without knots or knobs; young, attractive, plump, desirable, as of a woman; tasty, mellow, soft, as of sweet potatoes; to rub smooth, polish, finish.

  • Examples:
    • Kaekae ke olonā, the olonā fibers are perfectly cleaned.
    • Kaekae ka ʻumeke, the wooden bowl is smoothly polished.
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2. (Cap.) n., Name of a star.

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1. adj., Young, fresh and smooth, as an unmarried woman who is much desired; hence, applied to a small woman.

2. Applied to a canoe, new; smooth; without knots, &c.; he waa kaekae; also, i mai no ia, he kihei pili nau, he kaekae ka olupi.

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