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lua Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. n., Hole, pit, grave, den, cave, mine, crater. Lua is a hole that has a bottom, contrasting with puka, perforation.

  • Examples:
    • Hoʻopiha i ka lua o ko inaina, fill the pit of wrath [eat heartily].
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2. n., Toilet, outhouse, bathroom, cellar.

3. num., Two, second, secondary, twice, deuce, double; doubly, much, a great deal.

  • Examples:
    • Ka lua kēia o koʻu hele ʻana mai, this is the second of my trips here.
    • ʻO ka lua ia o nā keiki, this is the second of the children.
    • Kaʻukaʻu lua, to delay much.
    • Kaumaha lua, extremely sad or heavy.
    • Konikoni lua i ka puʻuwai, throbbing, throbbing in the heart.
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4. n., Equal, likeness, duplicate copy, match.

  • Examples:
    • Ōlaʻi ikaika loa i ʻike ʻole ʻia kona lua, very strong earthquake, the like of which had never been seen before.
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5. n., Companion, mate.

6. n., A type of dangerous hand-to-hand fighting in which the, fighters broke bones, dislocated bones at the joints, and inflicted severe pain by pressing on nerve centers. There was much leaping, and (rarely) quick turns of spears. Many of the techniques were secret. Lua holds were named (see fight). Lua experts were bodyguards to chiefs.

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lua Pukui-Elbert, Eng to Haw,

See fight.

lua Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino Bathroom; toilet. Dic. See lumi ʻauʻau, lumi hoʻopaupilikia.

lua Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

, a type of hand-to-hand fighting

lua Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

'Pit, crater, hole'.

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