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[Place Names of Hawai'i]
Pā-ʻauhau

Village, gulch, and land sections, Hāmākua, Mauna Kea, and Wai-kiʻi qds., Hawaiʻi, and site of an indecisive battle between Ka-mehameha and Ke-ō-ua (RC 151). Site of a Maui battle (near Ka-lae-o-ka-ʻīlio) in which Ka-mehameha distinguished himself and saved the life of Ke-kū-hau-piʻo (RC 84). Lit., tribute enclosure.

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