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kualua Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng / kua.lua /,

1. vs., Four generations removed, of a great-great-grandparent or great-great-grandchild, as kupuna kualua, moʻopuna kualua; for some speakers, three generations removed.

2. vs., Twice, second.

  • Examples:
    • Kuakahi, kualua koʻu lohe ʻana, ua hiki mai kahi mokuahi (song), once, twice I've heard, the steamship's come in.

Tags: family

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kualua Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

Secondary, as second in time, order, or importance. Dic., ext. mng. See kuamua, kuakolu, kuahope. ʻĀ kualua. Secondary activity, of a volano. ʻĀmanapuʻu kualua. Secondary bronchus, lobar bronchus, in anatomy.

KU-A-LU-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. The fourth in descent; a great grandchild; he moopuna, he kieki na kana keiki; the fourth generation. Puk. 34:7.

KU-A-LU-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

adj. Repeating; doing a thing twice. Mar. 14:30, 72.

KU-A-LU-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

adv. Twice; the second time.

kualua Parker, Haw to Eng / kū'-ă-lū'-a /,

adj., Repeating; doing a thing twice.

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kualua Parker, Haw to Eng / kū'-ă-lū'-a /,

adv., Twice; the second time.

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kualua Parker, Haw to Eng / kū'-ă-lū'-a /,

n., The fourth in descent; a great grandchild: he moopuna, he keiki na kana keiki; the fourth generation.

Tags: family

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Kualua Place Names of Hawaiʻi / Kua-lua /,

Ancient surfing area, Waimea district, southwest Kauaʻi. Literally, twice.

  • References:
    • Finney and Houston 30.

Tags: Kauaʻi

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