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1. n., Reef flats, bare reef.

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    • PPN tofola.

2. The first law a chief promulgates, a strict law.

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    • And.

Nā LepiliTags: geography aliʻi politics

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1. s., A reef; a dry place in the sea a little way from the main land.

2. A place of very shallow water some distance from the shore like Kalia on Oahu; also some places still more shallow or dry, as at Kona on Molokai.

3. A whale from his spouting water, raising up water like a reef. NOTE.—The flesh of the whale was forbidden to women under the kapu system. Something like the surf as it breaks on the outer reef.

4. The name of the first law which a chief promulgates; a very strict law.

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kohola

/ kŏ'-hō'-la / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. n., A reef; a dry place in the sea a little way from the main land.

2. n., A place of very shallow water some distance from the shore, like Kalia on Oahu; also some places still more shallow or dry, as at Kona on Molokai.

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koholā

/ kō'-hŏ-lā' / Haw to Eng, Parker,

n., A whale.

Nā LepiliTags: fauna marine

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