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nvs. Lofty, sacred, revered, consecrated; such a place. Ka-ʻiu-lani (personal name), the royal sacred one. Noho ihola ke kahuna nui i ka ʻiu (For. 6:41), the high priest occupied the high consecrated spot [while others marched in the makahiki circuit]. hō.ʻiu To make lofty, sacred; to elevate; shy, reserved.
2. n. Taboo isolating menstruating women in a special hut.
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