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1. nvs. Glowing, burning; full of hate, fury, anger. Fig. term for the despised kauā, outcasts. Nā pōhaku makawela o Kī-lau-ea, the burning lava rocks of Kī-lau-ea. ʻŌlelo makawela, words of hatred. hoʻo.maka.wela To treat like a kauā makawela.

2. n. Type of stone from which weights for cowry octopus lures were made.

3. Same as wela 3. Hele e kanu i ka makawela, went to plant the land cleared by burning.

Kā makawela. To slash and burn, a method of land cultivation.

iʻoa, Miaplacidus, a star in the constellation Carina.

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s. Epithet of a servant marked in the forehead; ina i hoailonaia ke kauwa ma ka lae, ua kapaia he kauwa makawela.

2. Name of a species of soft porous stone.

Makawela (mă'-kā-wē'-la), n.

/ mă'-kā-wē'-la / Haw to Eng, Parker,

A bond servant; ina i hoailonaia ke kauwa ma ka lae, ua kapaia he kauwa makawela.

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