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Nu·u·a·nu Pa·li

or Nu'u·a·nu Pa·li  (no͞o′o͞o-ä′no͞o pä′lē)
A cliff and mountain pass, about 300 m (985 ft) high, in the Koolau Range of southeast Oahu in Hawaii. In 1795, Kamehameha defeated the island's forces by driving them off the edge of the cliff.
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