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kahuna /k*-hoo'n*/ n.

[IBM: from the Hawaiian title for a shaman] Synonym for wizard, guru.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

According to the first Hawaiian dictionary, "kahuna" is a contraction of "kahu" (to cook) and "ana" (adds "ing" to a word). Another translation for kahuma is "a caretaker".

Kahuna is a priest, expert, doctor or an administrator of some kind. Try thinking 'webkahuna' instead of webmaster.

Try going to http://www.huna.org/html/kahuna.html for an article on exactly what a kahuna is.

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