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kahua Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

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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kahua Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino, Base.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word

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kahua Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

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.

Tags: sports basketball volleyball baseball football

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kahua Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino, Field, as in a database.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning

Tags: computers

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kahua Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino, Set, as for movie or video production.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
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Kahua Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Gulch, north Lānaʻi.

* Pronunciation and meaning are uncertain.

Tags: Lānaʻi

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