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1. nvs., Nightmare (named for a chief of evil spirits on Lānaʻi who was killed by Kaululāʻau; his spirit enchanted certain fish, especially goatfish (weke); if a weke head is eaten near bedtime, nightmares are said to result; the closer to Lānaʻi the weke is caught, the worse the nightmare); ghost; haunted; unlucky.

  • Examples:
    • He hale pahulu, a haunted house.
    • Pō nā maka i ka noe, i ka pahulu i ke ala loa, eyes blinded by the mist, by the haunts of the long road.

2. nvs., Exhausted, worn-out, of over-farmed soil; such soil.

3. n., Volunteer sweet potatoes, sweet potatoes of the second growth.

Nā LepiliTags: aliʻi flora food

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1. s., Potatoes of the second growth.

2. A papu part of the sea which is much used; he kai kapu, i hoonuaia.

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1. s., Name of an ancient god who lived in the hole of a certain rock on Kauai; he was killed by Kaululaau, a chief from Maui.

2. Name of the goddess who conceived and brought forth Lanai; he akua hapai no Lanai.

Nā LepiliTags: religion aliʻi Kauaʻi Maui Lānaʻi

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1. n., Overwrought land; exhausted soil; a being made unfertile from continual cropping: Ua pahulu ka aina, the land is exhausted.

2. n., Name of an ancient god who lived in a cave of a certain rock on the island of Lanai; he was killed by Kaululaau, a Maui demigod.

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Pahulu

/ pā'-hu'-lu / Parker WahiLocation,

a mythical celebrity. Spring, Lanai.

Nā LepiliTags: Lānaʻi

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Street, Kalihi Uka, Honolulu, Oʻahu, probably named for the god of nightmares.

Nā LepiliTags: Oʻahu

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Heiau, Kualoa, Oʻahu. Shrine formerly onshore but now in the ocean due to shore erosion and consisting of a cluster of stones at the edge of the beach. Near the old sugar mill and visible at low tide. Name of the god of nightmares.

Nā LepiliTags: Oʻahu

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