loc.n., Group of houses comprising a Hawaiian home, formerly consisting of men's eating house, women's eating house, sleeping house, cook-house, canoe house, etc. Term was later used even if the home included but a single house, and is sometimes used for hamlet or settlement. It is used without an article. (Gram. 8.6.) Literally, plural house.
- E hoʻi kākou i kauhale, let's go home.
- Kanaka hele i kauhale, a person who goes from house to house; to gad.
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