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[Hawaiian Dictionary(Hwn to Eng)]
waʻa ʻau.hau

n. Tribute canoe; a basket filled with food and set adrift during the makahiki ceremonies, said to represent the canoe in which Lono returned to Tahiti (Malo 151).

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