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1. nvs. Pale-colored, especially a tint between white and pink, as sunset clouds; the color of a buckskin horse. Cf. naʻenaʻe pua kea. ʻIlipuakea, white person [a poetical name]. Kuʻu lio puakea, my buckskin horse. hoʻo.pua.kea To appear bright, shine.

2. vi. To spread, as a ship's sails or as fog.

v. To spread out, as the sails of a vessel; to enlarge.

adj. Pale; wanting color. Hoik. 6:8.

Puakea (pū'-ă-kē'-a), adj.

/ pū'-ă-kē'-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

Pale; wanting color.

Puakea (pū'-ă-kē'-a), n.

/ pū'-ă-kē'-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

Color tint between pink and white.

Puakea (pū'-ā'-kē'-a), v.

/ pū'-ā'-kē'-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

To spread out, as the sails of a vessel; to enlarge: ka ua puakea o Hana.

Puakea (pu'ā-ke'ă):

/ pu'ā-ke'ă / Haw to Eng, Parker,

pale, whitish. Land section. Koolau, Maui.

Land section, point, ranch, and ancient surfing area (Finney and Houston 26), Kohala qd., Hawaiʻi. Land section, Mō-kapu qd., and heiau at Haki-puʻu (Sterling and Summers 5:35), Oʻahu. Lit., white blossom.

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