Hanua

Hanua

In Papua New Guinea, a political subdivision equivalent to a village.
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For a discussion of different Rotuman concepts of hanua in relation to land tenure, see Howard (1963).
The property, situated at 91-315 Hanua Street in the Campbell Industrial Park on Oahu, is the largest, single tenant coldstore-frozen food distribution facility in the state of Hawaii.
Known as the Boera Association, it shortly became part of a larger collective called the Hiri Hanua Development Association (hanua = 'village') representing Motu-Koita villages in the area.
Political activity or renown is not an issue here, the authority of the hanua kwarana comes from his embodiment of village history.