"No Kauaʻi koʻu ʻanakē."
Translation:My aunty is from Kauaʻi.
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If I recall correctly, any relative of a parent's generation can be referred to as makua.
Auntie/aunty is what you'll see and hear in Hawaii. Its use isn't restricted to family at all. It's basically used to mean any friend of the family who's female and older than you. Same goes for uncle.