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Street along the western border of section 11 of Honolulu (map 6), named for the wife of Governor Boki of Oʻahu; after Boki's disappearance in 1829 she became governess of Oʻahu and in 1831 tried unsuccessfully to organize a revolt against Ka-mehameha III. Lit., rich, oily.
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