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The Big Cahuna

Posted by Chet on November 24, 1999

In Reply to: The Big Cahuna posted by Nancy on November 24, 1999 : Can anyone tell me the derivation of this term? Or should it be 'kahuna'?

Kahuna is the term for a Polynesian "medicine man" or shaman. A "Big Kahuna" is one with a lot of power.