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Learn About Kauaʻi's Moku and Ahupuaʻa
AHUPUA`A land division, usually extending from the uplands to the sea, so called because the boundary was marked by a heap (ahu) of stones surmounted by an image of a pig (pua'a), or because a pig or other tribute was laid on the alter as tax to the chief.
Definition from Pukui/Elbert Hawaiian Dictionary, Copyright 1986.
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