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1. nvt., Document of any kind, bill, deed, warrant, certificate, policy, letter, tract, writ, diploma, manuscript; writing of any kind, literature; printing on tapa or paper; formerly the Scriptures or learning in general; to write, send a written message.

2. n., Maui name for pualu, a fish.

  • Maui
  • References:
    • KL. line 147.

3. n., Variant name for maomao, a fish.

  • References:
    • Malo 211.

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kikino/hamani, Document, as in a computer program; to transcribe; written.

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v. See PALA, to paint; to spot. To stamp with marks, as in painting or printing kapa. NOTE.—The figures, like calico printing, were cut on pieces of wood or bamboo, dipped in the liquid coloring matter and then impressed with the hand on the kapa.

2. In modern times, to write; to mark; to draw; to paint. See KAKAU.

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s. Characters made by impressing marks on kapa or paper like printing or by writing with a pen; hence,

2. A writing; a book either written or printed; a manuscript.

3. An incription upon coins; the handwriting of any one; palapala hemoele, the Holy Scriptures. NOTE.—The whole system of instruction as first commenced at these Islands was summarily called by the Hawaiians the palapala.

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s. The name of a fish found near banks and shallow places.

2. The dead dry lauhala leaves; he lauhala maloo wale.

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Palapala (pă'-lă-pă'-la), n.

/ pă'-lă-pă'-la / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Two species of surgeon fish (Hepatus matoides and H. elongatus), known on Maui as maiii.

2. The dry, light colored leaves of the lauhala or pandanus tree.

Palapala (pă'-lă-pă'-la), n.

/ pă'-lă-pă'-la / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Characters made by impressing marks on tapa or paper by printing or by writing with a pen; hence,

2. A writing; a book either written or printed; a manuscript.

3. An inscription upon coins; the handwriting of any one: palapala hemolele, the Holy Scriptures. (The whole system of instruction as first practiced on the Hawaiian islands was summarily called by the Hawaiians palapala.)

palapala

/ pă'-lă-pă'-la / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Pala, to paint; to spot.]

1. v., To stamp with marks, as in painting or printing tapa. (The figures, like calico printing, were cut on pieces of wood or bamboo, dipped in the liquid coloring matter and then impressed with the hand on the tapa.)

2. v., In modern times, to write; to mark; to draw; to paint. Syn: Kakau.

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Place, Kalihi Waena, Honolulu, Oʻahu. Literally, learning (the street is near the old Kamehameha School; TM).

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