KAHUNA• 1. Priest, sorcerer, magician, wizard, minister, expert in any profession (whether male or female); in the 1845 laws doctors, surgeons, and dentists were called kahuna• Kāhuna – plural of kahuna• Ka huna – secret• Kahu – guardian, keeper
KĀ HUNA• Kahuna nui – high priest, advisor• Kahuna pule – religious, spiritual kahuna Mo`okini Heiau in Kohala, Hawai`i
KAHUNA• Kahuna lā`au lapa`au – healing• Kahuna kāula – foretold events• Kahuna kilo hōkū – studies the stars• Kahuna kilokilo/kilo honua – reads signs in the earth• Kahuna `anā`anā – prayed people to death
KAHUNA LĀ `AU LAPA`AU• E uku `ia ke kanaka ki`i lā`au, he luhi kona i ka hele `ana The man who goes to fetch medicinal herbs is to be paid – the trip he makes is labor
`ŌLELO NO`EAU• I ka `ōlelo nō ke ola, i ka `ōlelo nō ka make Life is in speech; death is in speech Words can heal; words can destroy• Aia ke ola i ka waha; aia ka make i ka waha Life is in the mouth; death is in the mouth Spoken words can enliven; spoken words can destroy
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