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s. Height; what is high up.

2. Pride; haughtiness, as in men.

3. The name of a fish of the eel kind on the mountain Kalalea; oia ka ia ino ma ke Kalalea.

s. Name of a mountain on Kauai. Laieik. 13.

2. Prominent and long, as the nose of a person; a long prominent nose; kalalea ka ihu o kekahi haole.

adj. Distorted, as the face of an angry man; maka kalalea.

Kalalea (kă'-lā-le'-a), adj.

/ kă'-lā-le'-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. Prominent and long.

2. Turned up. as the nose.

3. Distorted, as the face of an angry man: maka kalalea.

Kalalea (kă'-lă-lē'-a), n.

/ kă'-lă-lē'-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. Height; what is high up.

2. Pride; haughtiness, as in men.

3. A general name for a school of sharks. Ua ike mai nei oe i ka lalani kalalea? Did you see the line of sharks? (The word is applied to a number of sharks swimming in line.)

4. Name of a mountain on Kauai. (Laieik. p. 13.)

Well-preserved fishing shrine at Ka Lae, Hawaiʻi; it was taboo to women. Offerings are still placed there. A stone nearby is called Pōhaku-o-ke-au, which may be translated 'stone of the cur- rent' (referring to intersecting currents; see Halaʻea) or 'stone of the times,' referring to the belief that the stone turned over if there was to be a change in the government. Hill inland of Anahola, Ka-wai-hau, Kauaʻi, which has a conspicuous hole near the top said to have been pecked open by Hulu, a supernatural bird, who wanted to see Anahola on the other side. Hulu could also change himself into man and moʻo. Another version, perhaps later, is that the Kauaʻi hero, Ka-welo, threw his spear through this hole. According to another story (HM 419), Ka-pūnohu cast the spear. Lit., prominent.

E huli iā “kalalea” ma Ulukau.

Search for “kalalea” on Ulukau.

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