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vs., Faded, bleached; white and encrusted, salt deposits left by evaporated sea water; foamy; pale, as a person without a healthy color; to bleach white, fade; foam.

  • Examples:
    • Ke kuakea mai nei kō kuka, your coat is fading.
    • Kahe ka wai ʻula, kuakea ka moana, when the red waters run, the sea is white with foam.
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ʻaʻano, Open, as a primary election.

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v., To be white as chalk; as salt on or about salt ponds; ua hele a kuakea i ka paakai.

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kuakea

/ kū'-ă-kē'-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

adj., White.

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kuakea

/ kū'-ă-kē'-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

v., To be white as chalk or as salt on or about salt ponds: ua hele a kuakea i ka paakai.

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kūākea

heheleintransitive verb / kū'-ā'-kē-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

v., [, stand and ākea.] To stand openly; to be public.

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Kuakea

iʻoaproper noun WahiLocation, Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Gulch, Hālawa qd., south Molokaʻi.

  • Literally, faded, light-colored (perhaps named for a Maui chief).
  • References:
    • RC 74.

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