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līhau / lī.hau / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvi., Gentle cool rain that was considered lucky for fishermen (UL 241); moist and fresh, as plants in the dew or rain; cool, fresh, as dew-laden air.

  • Examples:
    • Onaona ke ʻala o ka maile i ka līhau ʻia e ka ua noe (song), sweet fragrance of the maile, kept fresh and moist by the misty rain.
    • Līhau mai nei ʻoe, you are freshly adorned as the cool dew-laden plants.

2. n., A variety of sweet potato (no data).

  • References:
    • HP 142.

Tags: rain flora ʻuala

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Līhau Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Mountain (4,197 feet), Lahaina qd., Maui. Literally, gentle cool rain (considered lucky for fishermen; UL 241).

Tags: Maui

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