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kanaka maoli: Hawaiian person.

kanawai: Law, code, rule, statute; legal (perhaps so called because many early laws pertained to water [wai] rights); to obey a law; to learn from experience...

kaokao: Syphilis. (Cf. hakaokao).

kaona: Hidden meaning in Hawaiian poetry; concealed reference, as to a person, thing, or place; words with a double meaning that might bring good or bad fortune...

kapa: Tapa, as made from wauke or mamaki bark; formerly clothes of any kind or bedclothes...

kapu: Taboo, prohibition; sacredness...

kaua: War, battle; army; to make war.

kauila: ...3) Taboo ceremony consecrating a temple; ceremonial readorning of images with feathers...

kauwa: Untouchable, outcast, pariah; a caste which lived apart and was drawn on for sacrifical victims; slave; servant...

kino: 1) Body, person, individual, self; main portion; form; fully formed, as a foetus; bodily, physical...

kino lau: Many forms taken by a supernatural body, as Pele, who could at will cecome a flame of fire, a young girl, or an old hag.

kino wailua: Spirit of the dead; dead person, bodily remains, corpse.

koko: Blood; rainbow-hued...

kokua: Help, assistant, helper; comforter; co-cperation; to help, assist, support; to second a motion...

konohiki: Headman of an ahupua'a lane division under the chief...

Ku: ...11) Name of major god...

kuhina nui: Powerful officer in the days of the monarchy; the position is usually translated as "prime minister" or "premier," but according to Kuykendall, carried greater power; the kuhina nui shared executive power with the king.

kukui: Candlenut tree (Aleurites moluccana), a large tree in the spurge family bearing nuts containing white, oily kernels which were formerly used for lights and are still cooked for a relish...

kuleana: Small piece of property, as within an ahupua'a...

kupua: Demigod, especially a supernatural being possessing several forms as kama-pua'a (man, pig, fish), lae-nihi (a woman, a fish); one possessing mana; to possess kupua (magic) powers...

kupuna: Grandparent, ancestor, relative of the grandparent's generation, grandaunt, granduncle.

lauloa: Long wave or surf, as extending from one end of the beach to the other. Also called kakala.

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