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kainaliu

/ kai.naliu / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

1. n., Central part of a canoe, just aft of the point where the forward outrigger boom is attached to the hull (perhaps from kā i nā liu, bail the bilge).

2. (Cap.) n., Place name at Kona, Hawaiʻi, said to be the name of a canoe bailer for Keawenui-a-ʻUmi.

Nā LepiliTags: geography Hawaiʻi Kona

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Kainaliu (kā'i-nă-li'u):

/ kā'i-nă-li'u / Haw to Eng, Parker,

salt-water leaks. Village, north Hawaii.

Village, Kailua qd., Kona, Hawaiʻi; formerly Kāināliu (bail the bilge), the name of a canoe bailer for Keawenui-a-ʻUmi.

Nā LepiliTags: Hawaiʻi Kona

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Beach, Kainaliu, Hawaiʻi. Small storm beaches of calcareous sand on the low sea cliffs in Kainaliu. Lit., bail the canoe bilge.

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