|[Hawaiian Dictionary(Hwn to Eng)] |
1. nvs. Year, age; annual, yearly (sometimes written MH.) See kūlana. ʻEhia ou makahiki? How old are you? Hōʻike makahiki, annual report. Hōʻike no ʻelua makahiki, biennial report. Kēlā ma kēia lua makahiki, every two years, biennial. I ka makahiki, in the year; yearly. Nui nā makahiki, many years; old, aged. (PEP mata(f,s)iti.)
2. n. Ancient festival beginning about the middle of October and lasting about four months, with sports and religious festivities and taboo on war; this is now replaced by Aloha Week.
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