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Life

Ola

 

Body

Kino

 

Health

Ola Kino

"Life of the body"

 

Ahuahu, Ehuehu, E‘ehu

Healthy, vigorous; strength and vigor

 

Kā‘ala‘ala

Vigorous, sturdy

     

Sickness

Ma‘i

 

 

Kala

This is an old word meaning “To bind up; to gird on, as one’s loose garment with a sash; to bind round." Leilani explains, “things that ‘eha [hurt], and that over time are bounded like a sash to one’s ‘uhane, squeezing the life force, breath.”

 

Ho‘opa‘ipa‘i ‘Aumakua

Sickness due to displeasure of the family god

 

╩╗Eha

Hurt, in pain, painful, aching, sore, pained; pain, injury, ailment, suffering

     

Healing

Lapa‘au

Medical practice; to treat with medicine, heal, cure

 

Ho‘ōla

To save, heal, cure, spare

 

Lonopūhā

Art of healing, especially of wounds, abscesses

 

Kōhi

To fill or heal, of a wound

 

Ho‘oponopono

"The act of setting right," a traditional practice for conflict resolution

 

Pālā‘au

To heal, as with herbs

Medicine

Lā‘au

 
     

Death

Make

 

Spirit

‘Uhane
‘Unihipili

A living person's spirit;
Spirit of a deceased person

Corpse

Kupapa‘u

 
     
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