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1. n., Foundation, base, site, location, ground, background, platform, as of a house; an open place, as for camping or for sports, as for ʻulu maika or hōlua sliding; playground, arena, stand, stage, courtyard course, camp; bed, as of a stream.

  • Examples:
    • Ka Monroe kahua kālai ʻaina, Monroe doctrine about land division.
    • E hana mua ā paʻa ke kahua, mamua o ke aʻo ʻana iā haʻi (saying), work first to make firm the foundation before teaching others.
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2. n., Base of a quilt on which the pattern (lau) is appliquéd; this base is above the layer of cotton or wool. The pili is below it.

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See moekāhua.

n., Name of a star.

Nā LepiliTags: astronomy

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kikino, Site.

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kikino, Base.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word

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kikino, Court, as for basketball or volleyball; field, as for baseball or football.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
  • Examples:
    • E hoʻoholo ʻia nō ia ma ke kahua pōhīnaʻi. Let's settle this on the basketball court.

Nā LepiliTags: sports basketball volleyball baseball football soccer

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kikino, Field, as in a database.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning

Nā LepiliTags: computers

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kikino, Set, as for movie or video production.

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    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
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1. s., The prepared foundation of a house, i.e., the ground cleared off and leveled down on which to set up a building; ua maikai ke kahua o kekahi hale, the place (for the foundation) of the house is good.

2. A place of encampment for a company of travelers or an army; an open space proper for an encampment; a camp ground; kahua kaua, a camp. 2 Sam. 1:2. Kahua hehi palaoa, a thrashing floor. Nah. 18:27. Kahua mokomoko, a place where people assembled to wrestle. Laieik. 42.

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kahua

kikinonoun / KA-HU-A / Andrews Haw to Eng,

s., Wrath; anger. See hua, envy; jealousy.

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v., To designate; to point out; to direct.

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kahua

kikinonoun / kă'-hū'-a / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. n., The prepared foundation of a house, that is, the ground cleared off and leveled down on which to set up a building: ua maikai ke kahua o kekahi hale; the place (for the foundation) of the house is good.

2. n., An open space proper for an encampment; a camp ground: kakua kaua, a camp.

3. n., A place: kahua hehi palaoa, a thrashing floor; kahua mokomoko, a place where people assembled to wrestle. Laieik. p. 42.

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kahua

kikinonoun / kă-hū'-a' / Parker Haw to Eng,

n., [Ka and huwa, envy.] Envy.

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[Ka, to send forth, and hua, a word.]

1. v., To designate; to point out; to direct.

2. v., To make plain; to expound: E kahua mai oe na makou, make plain to us.

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Kahua

iʻoaproper noun / kā'-hu-ā' / Parker Haw to Eng,

foundation, site. Land section, Kohala, Hawaii.

Nā LepiliTags: geography Hawaiʻi

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Gulch, north Lānaʻi.

* Pronunciation and meaning are uncertain.

Nā LepiliTags: Lānaʻi

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Kahua

iʻoaproper noun / Ka-hua / Place Names of Hawaiʻi WahiLocation,

Land sections, Lahaina qd.; land section and shelter, Mākena qd., Maui.

  • Literally, the fruit.

Nā LepiliTags: Maui

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Kahuā

iʻoaproper noun / Ka-huā / Place Names of Hawaiʻi WahiLocation,

Ranch, Kohala qd., Hawaiʻi.

  • Literally, the jealousy.
  • References:
    • See Kaiʻōpae.

Nā LepiliTags: Hawaiʻi

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