- toward the mountains; inland.
Origin of mauka
< Hawaiian, equivalent to ma- directional particle + uka inland, upland
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Examples from the Web for mauka
This very stone, and the hole into which the king fell, may still be seen just mauka of Leleiwi Point.Legends of Wailuku