Hawaiian word - Interpretation in the therapeutic sense of:
Doctors, surgeons and herbalists
La'au Lapa'au: A kahuna specializing in herbal medicine, nutrition and other forms of natural therapies.
Kahuna O'o: A Kahuna who specializes in surgery.
Pa'ao'ao: A kahuna who specializes in pediatric medicine, much like a modern pediatrician.
Pale Keiki: A kahuna that specializes in the use of herbs, diet and other physical and mental therapies to ensure a healthy birth, much like a modern obstetrician.
The healers and sages Kahuna
Haha: A kahuna who specializes in the diagnosis of touch disease.
Ha'i'olelo: A kahuna that specializes in moving energy through speaking and / or chanting. Preacher.
Hana Aloha: Kahuna, who specializes in specializing in enterogenic medications (medications that come into contact with their divine nature) with herbs, prayers and even hypnosis. Similar to native American shamans who perform peyote or ayahuasca ceremonies.
Ho'opi'opi'o: A kahuna who specializes in counteracting sorcery by sending any life force back to the kahuna "Ana'ana who sent it, which usually causes the kahuna 'Ana'ana was killed.
Ho'omanamana: A kahuna that specializes in restoring mental connections with the ancestors.
Kalai: A kahuna who specializes in carving and sculpture. Can recognize the spirit in the raw material that wants to be given shape.
Ki'i: A form of Ali'i kahuna who was the protector of the images used by Ali'i Kings. This person packaged, oiled and saved the pictures and carried them in front of the chief in the battle.
Kilokilo: A kahuna who specializes in reading clouds, birds and other messages, the ancestors sent to heaven.
Kilolani: A kahuna who specializes in astronomy and reads news in the stars.
Kilo Lima: A kahuna who specializes in reading signs on persons such as hands, eyes, skin markings, etc.
Lena: A kahuna who specializes in the diagnosis by sight.
Lomilomi: A kahuna that specializes in bodywork to restore balance in the body so that mana (life energy) can flow properly. True Lomilomi is a spiritual practice combined with a form of bodywork.
Nui: A form of ali'i kahuna. An ali'i high priest who is an advisor to the chief chieftain.
Pule: A kahuna who is a specialist in meditation and makes prayers.
Kumu Hula: A kahuna focused on moving energy through the sacred dance of Hula. The Kumu is the recognized master of a branch of Hula.
Kumu Oli: A kahuna who specializes in the movement of energy through a form of singing that has not been danced. The Kumu is the recognized master of any form or type of song.