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1. n. Mist (famous at Hāna, Maui). Lit., white rain.

2. vs. White as mist, mist-white, white as breaking surf or snow. Moa uakea, white chicken, as used in offering. Ē Kāne uakea, eia ka ʻālana, he moa ualehu, he moa uakea, he moa ʻula hiwa (Malo 180), O Kāne white as mist, here is the offering, an ashy-gray chicken, a mist-white chicken, a black-red chicken. Na Kahiko ka nalu uakea i hānau (chant), Kahiko gave birth to the mist-white waves.

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