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luhi Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. nvs., Weary, tired, fatigued; wearisome, burdensome, tiresome, laborious, tedious; burden, wearisome or tedious task; labor, work, pains, toil.

  • Examples:
    • Koʻu luhi, my fatigue.
    • Hiki anei iaʻu ke hoʻoluhi iāʻoe, may I trouble you [a polite preface to a request].
  • References:
    • PCP lu(f,s)i.

2. nvt., A child or other person tended and raised with devoted care; to care for and attend with care and affection; protégé.

  • Examples:
    • Kaʻu luhi, the person I care for.
    • Luhi wahine ʻia, to be cared for and raised by a woman.
    • ʻO Laʻakea, ka luhi a Nāmaka, Laʻakea is devotedly cared for by Nāmaka.
    • Ua luhi ka makua kāne iāia, the father cared for him with devotion and patience.

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Luhi Place Names of Hawaiʻi / Luhi /,

Beach, north Kauaʻi. Literally, tedious, tired.

Tags: Kauaʻi

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Luhi Hawaiʻi Place Names,

Beach, Waimea, Kauaʻi. Calcareous sand beach below the Russian Fort where, according to Captain Cook's journal, one of his crew members killed a Hawaiian, the first Hawaiian killed by a westerner. Literally, tired.

Tags: Kauaʻi

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