makai

[muh-kahy]
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adverb Hawaii.

toward or by the sea; seaward: He agreed to purchase the land makai of Diamond Head Road.

Compare mauka.

Origin of makai

< Hawaiian, equivalent to ma directional particle + kai ocean
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