—Numerous, Many, In great quantities
“The literal translation of the word makawalu means eight eyes. When teaching students I often speak to them about the importance of looking at a situation from many different perspectives in order to thoroughly understand every aspect. Whether it be in an educational, professional, or personal setting, the ability to consider a variety of factors will most often produce the best results.”
—Piʻikea Hardy-Kahaleoumi, Associate Professor/Native Hawaiian Counselor, Leeward Community College
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