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lāhui Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng / lā.hui /,

1. nvs., Nation, race, tribe, people, nationality; great company of people; species, as of animal or fish, breed; national, racial.

2. vi., To assemble, gather together.

3. vt., To prohibit, forbid, lay a taboo, proclaim a law (possibly -i is a transitivizer; cf. Gram. 6.6.4 and Samoan lafu, to prohibit).

  • Examples:
    • Lāhui ʻia ka walaʻau e Pele, loud talk was prohibited by Pele.
  • References:

Tags: law politics religion

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lāhui Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino Species, in biology. Dic. Also lāhulu. See entries below and kālaipuolo lāhui, lāhulu.

lāhui Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

Paihaʻakei lāhui. Racism, i.e. adhering to a belief that one's own race is superior to another race. Also paihaʻakei ʻili. ʻĀpana ʻahaʻōlelo lāhui. Congressional district, in government.

lāhui Parker, Haw to Eng / lā'-hū'-i /,

[, day, and hui, to unite.]

1. n., A time of coming together; hence,

2. n., An assemblage; a company; a union of many.

2. n., People; tribe; nation.

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lāhui Parker, Haw to Eng / lā'-hū'-i /,

[, a day, and hui, an assembling.]

1. v., To prohibit; to forbid; to lay a tabu; to proclaim a law or ordinance.

2. v., To set a day to be observed with religious rites and prohibitory orders or tabus.

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