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makahinu Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng / maka.hinu /,

n., Kind of hard stone.

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makahinu Andrews, Haw to Eng / MA-KA-HI-NU /,

s. The unpleasant feelings of a chief when a person goes to him frequently for favors; the natives describe such a person as greasing his forehead with oil; e hamohamo i kona lae me ka aila kukui; he alamakahinu i ke alii.

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Makahinu (mă-kā'-hī'-nū), n. Parker, Haw to Eng / mă-kā'-hī'-nū /,

[Maka, face, and hinu, bright.]

1. A bright countenance; a friendly look.

2. An expression of the face signifying good will. The natives describe such a person as greasing his forehead with oil; e hamo i kona lae me ka aila kukui.

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