mauka

[ mah-oo-kuh ]
/ mɑˈu kə /
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adverb Hawaii.

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|Charlotte Hapai