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pa    pe    ph    pi    pk    pl    pm    po    pp    pu       

p  pronounced as , for the single letter, as when spelling a word. see pīʻāpā.

P1  abbreviation for Poʻakahi (Monday).

P2  abbreviation for Poʻalua (Tuesday).

P3  abbreviation for Poʻakolu (Wednesday).

P4  abbreviation for Poʻahā (Thursday).

P5  abbreviation for Poʻalima (Friday).

P6  abbreviation for Poʻaono (Saturday).

pa    pe    ph    pi    pk    pl    pm    po    pp    pu    


paa    paaa    paae    paah    paai    paak    paal    paam    paan    paao    paap    paau    paaw    pacd    padi    pae    paea    paee    paeh    paei    paek    pael    paem    paen    paeo    paep    paew    pah    paha    pahe    pahi    paho    pahu    pai    paia    paib    paie    paih    paii    paik    pail    paim    pain    paio    paip    pair    pais    paiu    paiw    paka    pake    paki    pako    paku    pala    pale    pali    palo    palu    pama    pame    pami    pamo    pana    pane    pani    pano    panu    pao    paoa    paoi    paok    paol    paom    paon    paoo    paop    paou    papa    pape    papi    papo    papu    para    pare    pari    paro    pase    pate    pau    paua    paud    paue    pauh    paui    pauk    paul    paum    paun    pauo    paup    pauu    pauw    pawa    pawe    pawi    

pa-, pā-  prefix to many bases, with general meaning of "in the nature of, having the quality of" cf. pāheahea, pahemo, pāhemahema, pāhaʻohaʻo, etc.. (Gram. 6.3.2)   PPN *pa-.

pā-₁  prefix to numerals: at a time, at once, number of times; to divide by. cf. lele₇. (Gram. 10.3)  FIS MTH

hoʻopā-caus/sim. cf. hoʻopālima

miki pāluato eat poi with two fingers

pāluadoubly, by twos, two at a time, twice; to divide in two shares

Pālua i ka iʻa.Divide the fish in two shares.

pā-₂  cf. pa-, prefix to many bases, with general meaning of "in the nature of, having the quality of"... (Gram. 6.3.2)  


see below...

  pā₁ - fence, wall, corral, pen, sty, enclosure, courtyard, patio, ....
  pā₂ - dish, plate, pan; elongated food bowl used for meat or fish; flat ....
  pā₃ - mother-of-pearl shell (Pinctada margaritifera); pearl-shell lure; ....
  pā₄ - a broadly used loaʻa-type word, said of drinking, hearing, feeling, and ....
  pā₅ - a sound; to sound; beat, rhythm, as of a dance; stroke, as of an ....
  pā₆ - barren, as a female; to have ceased bearing; parched, as land.
  pā₇ - flat top of a hat.
  pā₈ - lowest and highest note in the musical scale, do.
  pā₉ - temporary, fleeting.
  pā₁₀ - section of net attached to a bag in certain types of fishing.
  pā₁₁ - see huina pā, huina pā x, intercept, in math...; x-intercept...
  pā ʻaʻaho - corral, rail fence
  pā ahi - shovel (RSV), fire pan (KJV) (Preceded by ke.)
  pā ʻahu - var. of paʻa ʻahu, a carrier of mats...
  pā akule - fish pond for trapping akule, fish.
  pā ʻaliʻali - disk (cultivator)
  pā a me nā pola like ʻole - china (crockery)
  pā ana - balancing tray for scales (preceded by ke). lit., measuring plate.
  pā ʻana a ka lā - sunshine
  pā aniani - glass dish (preceded by ke).
  pā ānuenue - pearl-shell lure named for the rainbow (ānuenue).
  pā CD - see CD,
  pā ehu lepo - dustpan (preceded by ke).
  pā hale - house lot, yard, fence.
  pā halihali - tray (preceded by ke). lit., plate for carrying.
  pā halihali - tray (preceded by ke).
  pā hao₁ - iron fence.
  pā hao₂ - iron dish, pan (preceded by ke).
  pā hao - iron dish or pan, iron fence
  pā hau₁ - enclosure or fence of hau trees.
  pā hau₂ - white pearl-shell lure or shell.
  pā hiahia - performing art.
  pā hī aku - bonito hook; lure EH
  pā hipa - sheepfold.
  pā hohonu - soup plate, deep dish (preceded by ke).
  pā holoholona - an enclosure for animals, as a dog pound.
  pā holoi - wash pan or basin (preceded by ke).
  pā hoʻokani - phonograph record.
  pā hoʻolapalapa - saucepan (preceded by ke). lit., boiling pan.
  pā hoʻopuni - central corral.
  pā hōwai - dish containing liquids
  pā hula - hula troupe, hula studio, place reserved for hula dancing. platform HE
  pā hula keʻena aʻo hula - hula studio
  pā ʻia e ke Kona - hit by the Kona wind
  pā i ka leo - hurt feelings, rebuked
  pā i ka makau - wary (as a fish)
  pā i ka ʻū - grief-stricken
  pā i ka ʻupena - wary (as a fish)
  pā i ke kai nui - struck by a big sea
  pā ʻili - to touch the skin.
  pā ʻili - see lāʻau make pā ʻili, contact poison...
  pā ilina - cemetery, graveyard.
  pā ʻiʻo - fishhook baited with flesh; to remove flesh from bones, as of fish.
  pā ʻiole - food left for rats on a tray ().
  pā ipu₁ - calabash, wooden dish in general, cooking utensil, bowl (preceded by ke).
  pā ipu₂ - to beat a gourd drum; the drum itself and accompanying chant and sitting dance by ....
  pā kāhea - welcoming call; to call in welcome.
  pā ka lā - The sun shines
  pā kanu - garden, cultivated field. lit., planting enclosure.
  pā kāpili moku - dock.
  pā kapuahi - burner, as on a stove. lit., stove plate.
  pā kaua - fortress, stronghold; palace. lit., war enclosure.
  pā kau ulua - hook for ulua, fish.
  pā kawaūea - relative humidity.
  pā kīʻaha - to hold a glass, as to make a toast; to drink intoxicants EH
  pā kiaʻi - watchman's stand, as in an enclosure or on a wall.
  pā kini - tin pan, pan, basin (preceded by ke).
  pā kini holoi - washpan
  pā koa - barracks.
  pā kōnane - to shine brightly, of the moon.
  pā kopa - soap dish (preceded by ke).
  pā kūʻai - public mart (term found in laws 1845 – 7).
  pā kualau - pearl-shell lure that is dark-colored inside. lit., showery lure.
  pā kuhikuhi manawa - sundial. lit., flat surface telling time.
  pā kuʻi a lua - arena where lua fighting was taught. lit., striking in lua style enclosure.
  pā kupapaʻu - same as pā ilina,
  pā laʻalaʻau - hedge
  pā lāʻau₁ - wooden fence, hedge.
  pā lāʻau₂ - wooden dish or tray (preceded by ke).
  pā lāʻau ʻoiʻoi - thorn hedge
  pā lāʻau ʻoʻoi - thorn hedge
  pā lala - to strike obliquely, as wave or wind.
  pā lehu - ash tray (preceded by ke).
  pā lepo₁ - adobe wall.
  pā lepo₂ - clay dish, soiled dish.
  pā lihi - to touch lightly, graze.
  pā liʻiliʻi - small dish; saucer (preceded by ke).
  pā loa - long fence or enclosure, long wing fence to guide cattle to corral.
  pā loloa - long platter
  pā mae - pearl-shell lure with variegated colors, as of red, white, blue. lit., fading ....
  pā makani - to blow, of the wind; wind-blown.
  pā malule - floppy disk
  pā mauʻu - lawn (grass)
  pā meaʻai - plate lunch.
  pā nihi - var. of pā lihi, touch lightly...
  pā nō lilo! - touch and gone (as of a stolen object)!
  pā ʻoma - baking pan (preceded by ke).
  pā paʻa₁ - a sturdy mother-of-pearl; a strong .
  pā paʻa₂ - securely closed, fastened.
  pā pahiolo - saw blade (with ke)
  pā pālahalaha - platter (preceded by ke). lit., flat plate.
  pā palai - frying pan (preceded by ke).
  pā palai - frying pan (preceded by ke).
  pā peleki - brake disk (preceded by ke).
  pā pepa₁ - paper plate or dish (preceded by ke).
  pā pepa₂ - output tray (e.g. for computer printer)
  pā piki - petri dish (preceded by ke).
  pā pōhaku - stone wall.
  pā puaʻa - pig pen.
  pā puni₁ - circular enclosure, surrounding wall, as about a fishpond.
  pā puni₂ - see hoʻokūkū pā puni, round robin, as in sports...
  pā sēdē - CD
  pā uea - wire fence.
  pā uea kukū - barbed-wire fence.
  pā uea maka ʻaha - chicken-wire fence. lit., sennit-mesh wire fence.
  pā uea maka ʻupena - chicken-wire fence. lit., net-mesh wire fence.
  pā uea poepoe - smooth-wire fence. lit., round-wire fence.
  pā uila - electrolysis; to be affected by electrolysis. lit., touched (by) electricity.
  pā uma - standing wrist wrestling: the players face each other, and each grasps the other's ....
  pā umauma - same as paʻiāuma, to slap the chest, as in grief. fig., to show grief, wail in lamentation...
  pā uwea - var. spelling of pā uea, wire fence...
  pā uwea kukū - var. spelling of pā uea kukū, barbed-wire fence...
  pā uwea maka ʻaha - var. spelling of pā uea maka ʻaha, chicken-wire fence...
  pā uwea maka ʻupena - var. spelling of pā uea maka ʻupena, chicken-wire fence...
  pā uwea poepoe - var. spelling of pā uea poepoe, smooth-wire fence...
  pā waʻa - canoe enclosure; touching of canoes.
  pā wai - water dish (preceded by ke).
  pā wai₁ - water trough or container. (preceded by ke).
  pā wai₂ - to have water, take a sip or drink.
  pā waina - vineyard.
  pā wale - susceptible, vulnerable.
  pā wāwahi pipi - pen or corral for separating cattle.
  pā wili - dial (preceded by ke). lit., circular object (for) twisting.
  pā wiliʻai - same as papa wili ʻai, mixing board, food trough, board for kneading poi, kneading trough...

pā₁  nvi.
  • fence, wall,
  • corral, pen, sty, enclosure,
  • courtyard,
  • patio,
  • arena,
  • (house) lot, yard,
  • extremity;
  • to build a fence, enclosure.
. cf. pānini. [(MP) PPn *paa, enclosure, fence]

pā₂  n.
  • dish, plate, pan;
  • elongated food bowl used for meat or fish;
  • flat basin;
  • phonograph record, disk
(preceded by ke).
cf. halepā. [PPn *paa, plate, platter, bowl]FIS

kopa mīkini holoi dishwasher soap

mīkini holoi dishwasher

  n. disk (preceded by ke). FIS

hoʻomakastartup disk

kamepiulacomputer disk

maʻemaʻeblank disk

malulefloppy disk

paʻalokohard disk

paʻaloko weheremovable hard disk

polokalamuprogram disk

pā₃  n.
  • mother-of-pearl shell (Pinctada margaritifera);
  • pearl-shell lure;
  • fishhook
(cf. pā ʻiʻo, pā kau ulua). Both ke and ka are used with pā₃.
[(OC) PPn *paa, fish-hook (trolling)] [pā kua hūhū: He ʻano pā lawaiʻa e huaʻi ai ke kai i ka huki ʻia ma kona kua.]FIS

ā eoa successful pā lure

haushell with white on inside

maevariegated shell; lit., faded shell

pā₄  nvs., nvi. a broadly used loaʻa-type word, said of drinking, hearing, feeling, and activity of wind, sun, moon; also used as a noun with similar meanings.
  • touch, contact, reach
  • get
  • gain control of
  • hit
  • experience
  • blow (as wind)
  • shine (as moon or sun)
  • hear
  • drink
. cf. pā kāhea, pā wai. (Gram. 4.4)   [PPn *paa, slap, strike against] [1. ka hana a ka makani a me ka lā. 2. loaʻa pono i ka pōhaku a mea like i kīloi a kī ʻia paha iā ʻoe; loaʻa pono i nā huaʻōlelo a hoʻopuka manaʻo ʻē aʻe paha e hoʻouna ʻia ana iā ʻoe.]₁₄FIS

E hele aku ʻoe e hoʻopā i ke kahuna pule.Go and see if you can get the minister to help, put a "touch" to him.

hoʻopāabout the same as pā₄; to touch; to try out, test

hoʻopā ikito touch lightly or cautiously; to eat or drink sparingly

ka ʻana a ka sunshine

Mālama o lilo i ka lima ā .Watch out or [it] will disappear into [someone's] hands and be taken away.

Mālama o .Watch or you'll be hurt. (ON 2122)

ʻO ka kōnane a ka mahina.The bright touch of the moon. (song)

i ka leoto be struck by a voice, i.e., to be told something that hurts the feelings, to be rebuked

i ka makau.Touched by a hook [said of a fish that has been hooked and then, having escaped, is very wary].

i ka ʻupena.Touched by a net [sald of a fish that has escaped a net and is wary].

ka ʻaito taste food

ka ʻāina iāʻoe.You'll get control of the land. (FS 133)

kanakato have sexual experience; lit., touch someone

kīʻahato touch a tumbler; to sip intoxicants

lilo.Touch and gone [of a stolen object]. (ON 2597)

pōhaku hoʻopātouchstone

Pualalea Mauna Loa i ka a ka .Mauna Loa is bright with the touch of sun. (chant)

Ua maila kuʻu lima iāʻoe.You touched my hand.

pā₅  nvi.
  • a sound; to sound;
  • beat, rhythm, as of a dance;
  • stroke, as of an instrument;
  • thump of a gourd down on a pad, with one quick slap of the fingers as the gourd is raised;
  • signal to begin a dance or drumming.

maila ka leo hone o ka waiolina.The sweet sound of a violin reached here.

pā₆  vs.
  • barren, as a female;
  • to have ceased bearing;
  • parched, as land.
[PPn *paʻa, barren (of a woman)]

hoʻopāto procure barrenness, as by prayer or medication

ʻO Kila wahine.Kila, the last born of the woman.

pā₇  n. flat top of a hat.

pā₈  n. lowest and highest note in the musical scale, do. MUS

  n. do, the first note on the musical scale. see pākōlī. MUS

pā₉  vs. temporary, fleeting.

he nohona waletemporary residence

pā₁₀  n. section of net attached to a bag in certain types of fishing. FIS NET

pā₁₁  see huina pā, intercept, in math..., huina pā x, x-intercept... MTH



see below...

  paʻa₁ - a common and broadly used loaʻa-type word; many meanings depend on ....
  paʻa₂ - pair, couple; couplet.
  paʻa₃ - suit of clothes.
  paʻa₄ - stratum, foundation, especially paʻailalo, earth, and paʻailuna, heavens.
  paʻa₅ - extremity, border.
  paʻa₆ - type of sweet potato, pronunciation not certain.
  paʻa ʻahu - a carrier of mats (Kep. 129), a heap of mats.
  paʻa ʻāina - landholder; to hold land.
  paʻa ea - airtight. lit., hold air.
  paʻa helu - number pair.
  paʻa i ka hana - busy, employed
  paʻa i ka lakaʻia - locked
  paʻa i ka limu - moss-grown
  paʻa i ka mana o - under the spell of
  paʻa i ka noe - misty
  paʻa i ka ʻole - deny persistently
  paʻa i ka ʻūkele - stuck in the mud
  paʻa i ka waihoʻoluʻu - colored
  paʻa i nā mele - poetic
  paʻa ipu kuha - bearer of the chief's spittoon.
  paʻa ka hanu - smother
  paʻa kāhili - bearer of the royal feather standard; to carry a kāhili.
  paʻa ka houpo - The stomach is full
  paʻa kāmaʻa - pair of shoes.
  paʻa ka manaʻo - dedicated, devoted, determined
  paʻa kapa - garments
  paʻa ke kelepona - the telephone is busy
  paʻa kūʻauhau - versed in genealogy
  paʻa lau - those holding a lau, dragnet; to hold the lau.
  paʻa likelike - suit, as in a deck of playing cards. Niʻihau.
  paʻa lima - held in the hand; handle.
  paʻa lima - held in the hand, hand-held.
  paʻa lio - team of horses.
  paʻa loa - firmly established or imbedded, obstinate
  paʻa lole - suit (clothing)
  paʻa lole komo - suit (clothing)
  paʻa luhi - overcome with weariness.
  paʻa lula ʻole - uncouth
  paʻa male - married couple.
  paʻa male hou - bridal couple.
  paʻa manaʻo - firm in one's memory; memorized.
  paʻa manehu kūʻēʻē - action-reaction pair, i.e. two forces having equal strength but opposite directions, ....
  paʻa mau - regular, customary, usual. lit., continually fixed.
  paʻa mau - sustained.
  paʻa mau noʻonoʻo - a keepsake, memento; to keep a thought of something. lit., hold continued thinking.
  paʻa mele - one learned in songs, versed in songs
  paʻa moʻolelo - versed in lore, legends, history, tradition; documented in such; one so versed.
  paʻa mua - ready-made, as clothes.
  paʻa ʻohenānā - binoculars. lit., pair (of) telescopes.
  paʻa ʻole - rickety, not secure, unbound
  paʻa ʻole ke kahua - insecure
  paʻa pāhemohemo - remember imperfectly
  paʻa pela - committed to memory. Niʻihau.
  paʻa poepoe - globe, circular solid, sphere. lit., round solid.
  paʻa pōhaku - lithified. lit., solidified (into) rock.
  paʻa pono - complete
  paʻa uma - a type of hand wrestling in which each player tried to push his opponent's hand back ....
  paʻa walu - octagon.

paʻa₁  nvs. a common and broadly used loaʻa-type word; many meanings depend on qualifying words...
  • firm, solid, tight, solidified, adhering, durable, fast, fixed, stuck, secure, closed,
  • jelled, congealed, frozen, hard, sound (as wood),
  • busy, occupied, engaged,
  • definite, steadfast, permanent;
  • finished, completed, whole, complete,
  • learned, memorized, mastered, retained, kept permanently;
  • stubborn, determined,
  • constipated,
  • solid or fast, as colors;
  • sturdy, as cloth, furniture;
  • strong and vigorous;
  • versed in, learned in;
  • one who holds, a bearer; to hold, bear, keep, detain, withhold;
  • a solid, as in geometry;
  • to wear well, as clothes;
  • to look well or not show age, of a person.
. see paʻa kāhili. (Gram. 4.4)  ILL MUS

ʻaila paʻathick grease

E loaʻa ai ke anapaʻa o paʻa.Obtaining the cubic content of a solid.

E paʻa ā paʻa ʻolua i ke kaula.Hold fast to the rope.

hana paʻasteady work

Hoʻonoho ihola lākou iāia ma kahi paʻa.They put him in custody. (Nah. 15.34)

hoʻopaʻaTo make fast, firm, hard, tight, solid; to bind, attach, moor, snub, hold fast to, hold back, keep, restrain, confine, detain, withhold, reserve, close, catch; to learn, memorize, master, study, complete, fix; to record, as music; to plug or seal, as a hole; to subscribe, as to a newspaper; to order, reserve, register; to insist on, persist; to insure; to bolt, as a door; to muzzle (Kanl. 25.4) ; drummer and hula chanter (the memorizer); insurance. cf. hoʻopaʻa haʻawina, mea hoʻopaʻa, ʻōlelo hoʻopaʻa

hoʻopaʻa aʻo hanaapprentice

hoʻopaʻa haoto weld

hoʻopaʻa i ka hauto freeze (i.e., ice solidifies)

Hoʻopaʻa i kāna ʻae.Holding back his consent.

Hoʻopaʻa ihola lāua ā ʻelua i berita.The two together sealed a covenant. (Kin. 21.27)

hoʻopaʻa inoato register, enroll

hoʻopaʻa kuleanato copyright, establish ownership

hoʻopaʻa lehoto get calluses from work

hoʻopaʻa manawato make an appointment

hoʻopaʻa moʻoleloto keep the minutes; to record a story

hoʻopaʻa olalife insurance

I hoʻopaʻa mai lākou iho.To bind themselves [as under contract to a chief]. (Nak. 27)

I paʻa ke kino i ka lāʻau.That the body be strengthened by medicine.

kanu paʻato bury whole, as a body

leka i hoʻopaʻa ʻiaregistered letter

Mai paʻa i ka leo, he ʻole ka hea mai.Do not withhold the voice, or refuse to call to us. [said by one wishing permission to enter a hula]. (hula password)

Mai paʻa ʻoe iaʻu.Don't detain me.

mea hoʻopaʻastopper

mea paʻa ipu haoa pot holder

mea paʻa molakimortgagee

lole i paʻa muaready-made clothes

noho paʻapermanent residence

paʻa ā paʻaheld fast

Paʻa i ka hana.Very busy working.

paʻa i ka ʻoleto deny persistently

paʻa i ka ʻūkelestuck in the mud

Paʻa ka hale hou.The new house is finished.

Paʻa ka manaʻo.Determined in thought; to have made up one's mind.

Paʻa ka puka.The door is closed.

Paʻa ka wai ā lilo i hau.Water solidified into ice.

Paʻa ke kelepona.The telephone line is busy.

Paʻa mai me ona lole ʻauʻau.Bring some bathing suits too.

Paʻa maila ʻo uka i kānaka.The shore was packed solid with people. (FS 71)

paʻa meleone versed in songs

Paʻa ʻoia ma ka pono.He is steadfast in righteousness.

Ua hoʻopaʻa au i mau noho no māua i ka ʻaha mele.I reserved some seats for us at the concert.

Ua paʻa iāia ka waha o ka poʻe Sadukaio.He had silenced the mouths of the Sadducees. (Mat. 22.34)

Ua paʻa kaʻu haʻawina.My lesson is learned.

uku hoʻopaʻainsurance premium

uku paʻafixed salary

paʻa  n. geometric solid. cf. hoa like, paukū. see kuʻina paʻa, pena paʻa mania.

hua paʻaconstant term, in math

vs. three-dimensional, in math. cf. papa. MTH

kiʻiʻoniʻoni kohu paʻa3D movie

kinona paʻathree-dimensional figure

kohu paʻathree-dimensional or 3D, as a picture or movie

vs. closed, as a frame in a computer program. cf. kaʻakaʻa. CMP

mōlina paʻaclosed frame

paʻa₂  n. pair, couple; couplet. cf. paʻa kāmaʻa, paʻa lio, paʻa male.

paʻa₃  n. suit of clothes.

paʻa kapagarments (Lunk. 14.12)

paʻa₄  n. stratum, foundation, especially paʻailalo, earth, and paʻailuna, heavens.

paʻa₅  n. extremity, border.

paʻa₆  n. type of sweet potato, pronunciation not certain. (For. 5:664–5) SWP

Pāʻā  placename. land section and cones, Kōloa district, Kauaʻi. lit.: dry, rocky.

pāʻā  var. spelling of paʻaʻā₁, fiber...

pāʻā₁  same as paʻaʻā₁, paʻaʻā₂, fish, tapa... FIS TAP

pāʻā₂  vs. dry and rocky.

He ʻāina pāʻā.A dry, rocky land.

paʻaʻā₁, pāʻā  n. fiber, as of sugar-cane stalk or of banana sheath (probably a contraction of paʻa, solid, and ʻaʻa, fiber). BAN

paʻaʻā₂, pāʻā  var. of pāpaʻa₃, cluster of tiny red and yellow feathers tied together fanwise, as presented to a chief to be used for featherwork...

pāʻāʻā₁  n. first stage of growth of the fish akule, 6 or 7 cm. long. cf. halalū. FIS

pāʻāʻā₂  n. inferior tapa made from small lengths of bark. TAP

pā ʻaʻaho, pāʻaʻaho  corral, rail fence (EH)

paʻa ʻahu, pā ʻahu  S  n. a carrier of mats (Kep. 129), a heap of mats.

paʻa ʻāina  n.v. landholder; to hold land.

paʻaalewa [paʻa·alewa]  vi. flexed-arm hang. lit., hanging fixed.

paʻaaloha [paʻa·aloha]  same as paʻaloha, keepsake, memento, souvenir...

paʻa ea  vs. airtight. lit., hold air.

he hōkelo paʻa eaan airtight container

Paʻahana [Paʻa-hana]  placename. street, Kaimukī, Honolulu, perhaps named for the lady at Mānana, ʻEwa, made famous in the long song, "Paʻahana" (Elbert and Mahoe 84). lit.: hard working.

paʻahana₁ [paʻa·hana]  nvs. industrious, busy, hard-working; workman, laborer, worker, industry.

paʻahana₂ [paʻa·hana]  n. implement, tool, utensil, furnishings. (Nah. 7.1)

mea paʻahanatool, workman

paʻahao₁ [paʻa·hao]  nvi. prisoner, convict; to be imprisoned.

hale paʻahaoprison, jail

hoʻopaʻahaoto make a prisoner

hoʻopaʻahao pono ʻolefalse imprisonment

paʻahao₂ [paʻa·hao]  n. proceeds (as pigs, sweet potatoes or taro) paid to holders of land on which tenants worked; penalty for failure to pay was imprisonment. cf. lā paʻahao, loʻi paʻahao. SWP TAR

paʻahapa [paʻa·hapa]  FOO

ʻailakele paʻahapaunsaturated fat

paʻahau [paʻa·hau]  vs. frozen. cf. hoʻopaʻahau. see kēkelē.

ʻaila ʻaʻalo paʻahauantifreeze

au paʻahauIce Age

Paʻahau ka wai i ke kēkelē ʻole o ke Kelekia.Water freezes at zero degrees Celsius.

pahu paʻahaufreezer

paʻa helu  n. number pair. MTH

paʻa helu kuhikuhinacoordinates; ordered pair, i.e. two numbers used to give the location of a point on a graph, in math

pā ahi  n. shovel (RSV), fire pan (KJV) (Preceded by ke) (Ier. 52.19) TOO

paʻahia [paʻa·hia]  pas/imp. of paʻa₁, firm, solid, tight, solidified, adhering, durable, fast, fixed...

paʻahihi [paʻa·hihi]  vs. spread here and there.

paʻahiku [paʻa·hiku]  n. heptagon.

paʻahono [paʻa·hono]  same as pāhono, mend, sew...

pā ʻahu  S   var. of paʻa ʻahu, a carrier of mats...

paʻa i ka hana  busy, employed (EH)

paʻa i ka lakaʻia  locked (EH)

paʻa i ka limu  moss-grown (EH)

paʻa i ka mana o  under the spell of (EH)

paʻa i ka noe  misty (EH)

paʻa i ka ʻole  deny persistently (EH)

paʻa i ka ʻūkele  stuck in the mud (EH)

paʻa i ka waihoʻoluʻu  colored (EH)

pāʻaila  n. the castor-oil plant (Ricinus communis), an introduced shrub with large lobed leaves and dry prickly seed cases. The seeds contain a dangerous poison. The Hawaiians use the leaves, rubbed on the face, to relieve fever. also kaʻapehā, kamākou, kolī, lāʻau ʻaila. (Neal 509–10)PLA

paʻailalo [paʻa-i-lalo]  n. the earth below.

paʻaʻili  n. a solid, usually with number of sides following, as paʻaʻili hā. lit., surface solid. MTH

paʻaʻili [paʻa·ʻili]  see entries beginning with paʻaʻili. MTH

paʻaʻili hā  n. four-sided solid (this term was said to be used formerly for a pyramid).

paʻaʻilihā [paʻa·ʻili·]  n. tetrahedron, a space figure with four faces, in math. MTH

paʻaʻili hā like  n. paʻaʻili [a solid, usually with number of sides following] with equal sides.

paʻaʻili iwakālua [paʻaʻili iwa··lua]  n. a twenty-sided solid.

paʻaʻili iwakālua [paʻa·ʻili iwa··lua]  n. icosahedron, a space figure with twenty faces, in math. MTH

paʻaʻili kaulike hiō [paʻaʻili kau·like hiō]  n. oblique parallelepiped. lit., solid leaning similarly.

paʻaʻili kūpono [paʻaʻili ·pono]  n. cube or rectangular parallelepiped. lit., straight solid.

paʻaʻili lehu lehu [paʻa·ʻili lehu lehu]  n. polyhedron, a space figure with many faces, in math. also paʻaʻili. MTH

paʻaʻili ono  n. six-sided solid, cube; cubic. see ex. , yard.

paʻaʻiliono [paʻa·ʻili·ono]  n. hexahedron, a space figure with six faces, in math; cube, cubic. see paʻaʻiliono analahi, paʻaʻiliono kōkua helu.

ʻīā paʻaʻilionocubic yard

paʻaʻiliono analahi [paʻa·ʻili·ono ana·lahi]  n. cube, in math. also paʻaʻiliono. see paʻaʻiliono. MTH

paʻaʻiliono kōkua helu [paʻaʻili·ono ·kua helu]  n. counting cube, in math. lit., cube (to) help count. cf. moena kōkua helu, ʻaukū kōkua helu. also paʻaʻiliono. MTH

paʻaʻili ono like  n. cube. lit., equal six solid.

paʻaʻili ʻumikūmālua [paʻa·ʻili ʻumi···lua]  n. dodecahedron, a space figure with twelve faces, in math. MTH

paʻaʻiliʻumi kumamālua [paʻaʻiliʻumi kuma··lua]  n. a twelve-sided solid.

paʻaʻiliwalu [paʻa·ʻili·walu]  n. octahedron, a space figure with eight faces, in math. MTH

paʻailuna [paʻa-i-luna]  n. heavens above.

paʻa i nā mele  poetic (EH)

paʻa ipu kuha  n. bearer of the chief's spittoon.

paʻa ka hanu  smother (EH)

paʻa kāhili [paʻa ·hili]  n.v. bearer of the royal feather standard; to carry a kāhili.

paʻa ka houpo  The stomach is full (EH)

paʻakai₁ [paʻa·kai]  n. salt; encrusted discharge in the inner corners of the eyes, as after sleeping. Types of salt are paʻakai lele wai, very fine, dried salt; paʻakai walewale, slimy salt; paʻakai puʻupuʻu, coarse salt; paʻakai lepo, salt mixed with earth; paʻakai ʻulaʻula, salt mixed with ocherous earth. cf. ʻalaea₁. [Pn(MQ) *paka-tai, salt]FOO

Lokopaʻakai.Salt Lake City.

paʻakai₂ [paʻa·kai]  n. a variety of taro, usually grown in the uplands, the plant short and stocky; petioles dark-green, edged with red; corm flesh white, used chiefly for poi. PLA TAR POI

paʻakai₃ [paʻa·kai]  same as līpaʻakai, a seaweed. SWD

paʻakai ʻepesoma [paʻa·kai ʻepe·soma]  n. Epsom salt.

paʻakai hao [paʻa·kai hao]  n. copperas. (Ka-Hae-Hawaii), May 13, 1857

paʻakaiheleleʻi [paʻa·kai·hele·leʻi]  n. a fish, said to be one of the Hemiramphidae. lit., scattered salt. FIS

paʻakai holoi [paʻa·kai holoi]  n. lye (RSV), nitre (KJV) lit., washing salt. (Ier. 2.22)

paʻakai hoʻohanuhanu [paʻa·kai hoʻo·hanu·hanu]  n. smelling salts.

paʻakaihū [paʻa·kai·]  n. effervescent solution.

paʻakai inu [paʻa·kai inu]  n. epsom salts. lit., drinking salt.

paʻakai mikomiko [paʻa·kai miko·miko]  n. a variety of taro. TAR

paʻakai muʻemuʻe [paʻa·kai muʻe·muʻe]  n. alum. lit., bitter salt.

paʻakai ʻulaʻula  salt treated with ocherous earth used to color and flavor it (EH)

paʻa kāmaʻa [paʻa ·maʻa]  n. pair of shoes.

paʻa ka manaʻo  dedicated, devoted, determined (EH)

paʻa kapa  garments (EH)

Paʻakea  placename. land section, gulch, and stream, Keʻanae qd., Maui (also called Kapaʻakea). Fishpond near Pearl Harbor, Oʻahu. lit.: coral bed, limestone.

paʻakea [paʻa·kea]  n. limestone, coral beds, as found on the leeward sides of the islands. lit., white hardness.

paʻa ke kelepona  the telephone is busy (EH)

paʻakikī [paʻa·kikī]  vs. hard, tough, unyielding; arbitrary, inflexible, compact, difficult, stubborn (Kanl. 9.27) , obstinate.

hoʻopaʻakikīsame as paʻakikī; to cause hardness, obstinacy; to pretend to be hard, stubborn

Mai paʻakikī aku ʻoe i ke anu.Don't be so obstinate about going out in the cold.

paʻakō [paʻa·]  n. dry lowland plain. (Kep. 87)

-paʻakope [-paʻa·kope] 

hoʻopaʻakopecopyright; to copyright

paʻa kūʻauhau  versed in genealogy (EH)

paʻakūkū [paʻa··]  vi. to jell, set firmly, congeal; to clot, as blood; to stiffen, as hard poi; avaricious. POI BOD

hoʻopaʻakūkūto cause to clot, congeal, etc

koko paʻakūkūblood clot

paʻakūkū [paʻa··]  vs. coagulated, as blood. BOD

pā akule  n. fish pond for trapping akule, fish. FIS

-paʻa kuleana 

hoʻopaʻa kuleananvt. Copyright; to copyright

paʻalā₁ [paʻa·]  n. smooth, water-worn ʻalā rock. (FS 153)

Paʻalā₂ [paʻa·]  n. a Maui wind. WIN

Paʻalaʻa [Paʻa-laʻa]  placename. land section, Haleʻiwa qd., Oʻahu. lit.: sacred firmness.

Paʻalaʻa [paʻa·laʻa]  see chant, kaʻalani. same as paʻalā₂;

Paʻalaʻa Uka  placename. land division, Haleʻiwa qd., Oʻahu. lit.: inland Paʻalaʻa.

Paʻalaea  placename. islet (0.16 acres, 40 feet elevation), Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi.

paʻalalo [paʻa·lalo]  n. attendants of a chief; bridal attendants. [Ka poʻe lawelawe na ke aliʻi.]

paʻa lau  n.v. those holding a lau, dragnet; to hold the lau.

Paʻaleʻa [Paʻa-leʻa]  placename. street, Pālolo, Honolulu. lit.: pleasure-loving.

paʻalia [paʻa·lia]  pas/imp. of paʻa₁, firm, solid, tight, solidified, adhering, durable, fast, fixed...

Eia ʻo Hawaiʻi ua ao, paʻalia i ka pono i ka lima.Here is Hawaiʻi, enlightened, held by justice in the hand. (name song for Liliʻuokalani)

ʻaliʻali  n. disk (cultivator) (HE)

paʻaliʻi [paʻa·liʻi]  same as koali ʻai, a morning-glory, when used as a medicine. ILL FLO

paʻa likelike [paʻa like·like]  n. suit, as in a deck of playing cards. Niʻihau. SPO

paʻalima [paʻa·lima]  n. pentagon.

paʻa lima  nvs. held in the hand; handle.

ʻAuhea kuʻu ʻekeʻeke paʻa lima?Where is my handbag?

paʻa lima  vs. held in the hand, hand-held.

aniani paʻa limahand mirror

pānānā paʻa limapocket compass

paʻa lio  n. team of horses.

paʻa loa  firmly established or imbedded, obstinate (EH)

paʻaloha [paʻa·loha]  n. keepsake, memento, souvenir. also paʻaaloha.

paʻaloko [paʻa·loko]  vs. built-in. see kakena paʻaloko, paʻaloko. cf. kūloko. CMP

He mōkema paʻaloko kēia kamepiula.This computer has a built-in modem.

waihona ʻike paʻalokobuilt-in memory, in a computer

paʻa lole  n. suit (clothing) (KAN)

paʻalole, paʻa lole [paʻa·lole]  n. suit of clothes. also paʻalole komo.

paʻalole hele lewa [paʻa·lole hele lewa]  n. space suit. lit., suit (for) walking (in) space. SCI

paʻa lole komo  suit (clothing) (EH)

paʻalole makalike, paʻa lole makalike [paʻa·lole maka·like]  n. uniform, as of military. WAR

paʻalua₁ [paʻa·lua]  n. a variety of banana. BAN

paʻalua₂ [paʻa·lua]  n. deuce.

pāʻālua [·ʻā·lua]  n. code. see hoʻopāʻālua, poʻo pāʻālua. CMP

hoʻokala pāʻāluato unencrypt, as a code or computer data

pāʻālua HTMLHTML source code, in computer programming. Lit., HTML code. ([+])

pāʻālua kaʻina hanakey code, as for the order to press keys on a calculator to find an answer

paʻa luhi  S  vs. overcome with weariness.

paʻalula [paʻa·lula]  nvs. formal, according to rule, decorous; to observe rules, as of etiquette; one who observes such rules.

paʻalula ʻoleone with poor manners, uncouth

paʻa lula ʻole  uncouth (EH)

paʻamāhuaola [paʻa··hua·ola]  n. nutrient salts, i.e. the deposits that remain after a liquid has been removed. SCI

paʻa male  n. married couple.

paʻa male hou  n. bridal couple.

paʻa manaʻo  vs. firm in one's memory; memorized.

hoʻopaʻa manaʻoto keep a memorandum, make a record of thoughts, memorize

paʻa manehu kūʻēʻē [paʻa manehu ·ʻē·ʻē]  n. action-reaction pair, i.e. two forces having equal strength but opposite directions, in science. lit., opposing force pair. SCI

paʻa mau  vs. regular, customary, usual. lit., continually fixed.

hālāwai paʻa maucustomary or regular meeting

manawa paʻa mauusual or regular time

paʻa mau  vs. sustained.

loaʻa paʻa mausustained yield, as in crop production

paʻamau [paʻa·mau]  n. default, as in a computer program. CMP

Ua hoʻopaʻa ʻia ke kinona hua paʻamau ma ka Times.The default font is set at Times.

paʻa mau noʻonoʻo [paʻa mau noʻo·noʻo]  nvs. a keepsake, memento; to keep a thought of something. lit., hold continued thinking.

paʻa mele  one learned in songs, versed in songs (EH)

pā a me nā pola like ʻole  china (crockery) (EH)

paʻa moʻolelo [paʻa moʻo·lelo]  nvs. versed in lore, legends, history, tradition; documented in such; one so versed.

paʻa mua  vs. ready-made, as clothes.

paʻamua₁ [paʻa·mua]  nvs. gaseous condition of the bowels, to have such. ILL

paʻamua₂ [paʻa·mua]  n. dam, windbreak.

paʻamua₃ [paʻa·mua]  nvs. steadfast in prayer for the welfare of the family, one so steadfast. rare. 

paʻanā [paʻa·]  same as paʻapaʻanā₁, paʻapaʻanā₂.

ana  n. balancing tray for scales (preceded by ke). lit., measuring plate. SCI

pā ʻana a ka lā  sunshine (EH)

paʻanaʻau [paʻa·naʻau]  vs. memorized, remembered. lit., fixed intestines.

hoʻopaʻanaʻauto memorize

paʻanehe [paʻa·nehe]  same as palanehe, noiseless, quiet, dainty, deft... rare. 

paʻanehe mālalaioa  skilled (EH)

Pāʻani  placename. street near lower University Avenue, Honolulu. lit.: play, sport.

pāʻani  nvt. play, sport, game, amusement, joke; joking, playing, amusing, playful; to play, sport. [Pn(CE) *paakani, to compete]SPO MUS

he mea hoʻopāʻania game

hoʻopāʻanito make sport, cause to play, joke, playful

mea pāʻanitoy, plaything

pāʻani hewafoul

pāʻani kinipōpōto play ball; ballplayer

pāʻani lapafrolic. cf. hoʻokani, to play music

pāʻani pepato play cards

pā aniani [ ani·ani]  n. glass dish (preceded by ke).

pāaniani₁, paaniani [·ani·ani]  n. spanner, an instrument for making rope of hair or yarn; spun yarn. same as pāniani₁;

pāaniani [·ani·ani]  n. yarn. see kā pāaniani.

pāaniani₂ [·ani·ani]  vs. clear. same as pāniani₂; rare. 

pāʻani hewa (e kū ʻole i nā kānāwai)  foul (in sports) (EH)

pāʻani iwi [·ʻani iwi]  vt. to play dominoes. lit., play bones. see iwi pāʻani. SPO

pāʻani kinipōpō  to play ball, to play baseball, ballplayer (EH)

pāʻani koho  guessing game (EH)

pāʻani kohokoho [pāʻani koho·koho]  n.v. guessing game, puzzle; to play such games.

pāʻani lāʻau  n. any stick game.

pāʻani lapa  frolic (EH)

pāʻani   n. checkers (KAN)

pāʻani pepa  to play cards (EH)

pāʻani wale  to trifle (EH)

pā ānuenue [ ā·nue·nue]  n. pearl-shell lure named for the rainbow (ānuenue). WIN

Pāʻao₁  n. name of a star, said to be one of a large group resembling a double canoe. Pāʻao was a famous priest said to have conveyed a colony from Central Polynesia to Hawaiʻi. STA CAN

Pāʻao₂  a priest from Tahiti who landed at Puna, Hawaii. He built the heiau Moʻokini at Hawaiʻi, and is said to have introduced human sacrifice, walled heiaus, red-feather girdles as a sign of rank, taboo songs, the prostrating taboo, and the feather god Kāʻili. He made a return trip to Kahiki. (HM 370)

pāʻaoʻao₁  {pā-₂ + ʻaoʻao₁} vs. sideways, one-sided.

kau pāʻaoʻaoto place on the side

pāʻaoʻao₂  n. latent childhood disease, with physical weakening; a general term for ailments. rare. ILL

kahuna hāhā pāʻaoʻaopractitioner who felt (hāhā) infants to see if they had pāʻaoʻao disorders

paʻa ʻohenānā [paʻa ʻohe··]  n. binoculars. lit., pair (of) telescopes.


hoʻopaʻaolalife insurance; to get life insurance

paʻa ʻole  rickety, not secure, unbound (EH)

paʻa ʻole ke kahua  insecure (EH)

paʻaʻololaha [paʻa·ʻolo·laha]  n. ovoid. MTH

paʻaoloulu [paʻa·oloulu]  n. young loulu palm leaves, as used in making hats.

paʻaʻomo [paʻa·ʻomo]  n. molded figure, the object that is created through casting or using a mold. see hakaʻomo, kumuʻomo.[+]

paʻaono [paʻa·ono]  n. hexagon.

paʻapaʻa₁ [paʻa·paʻa]  n. dispute, argument, quarrel.

hoʻopaʻapaʻato argue, dispute; argument, quarrel

paʻapaʻa₂ [paʻa·paʻa]  same as pāpaʻa₁, burned... PCP *pakapaka.

Ua paʻapaʻa lākou alelo i ka make wai.Their tongues burned with thirst. (Isa. 41.17)

paʻapaʻa₃ [paʻa·paʻa]  n. a fish (Dascyllus albisella). FIS

paʻapaʻa₄ [paʻa·paʻa]  n. a kind of sugar cane. also hoʻopaʻapaʻa. SUG

paʻapaʻaʻina₁ [paʻa·paʻaʻina]  nvs. brittle, crisp, crackling; to snap, crackle. [Ke kani ʻana e like me ka paukū lāʻau e haki ʻia ana.]

hoʻopaʻapaʻaʻinato make a crackling sound, etc

ka paʻapaʻaʻina o kākalaioathe crackling of thorns (Kekah. 7.6)

paʻapaʻaʻina  vs. crisp or brittle, as dry hala leaves.

paʻapaʻaʻina₂ [paʻa·paʻaʻina]  n. a variety of taro. TAR

paʻapaʻaʻina₃ [paʻa·paʻaʻina]  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

paʻapaʻakai [paʻa·paʻa·kai]  vs. salt-encrusted.

paʻapaʻanā₁ [paʻa·paʻa·]  vt. to ease, as pain; to soothe; to entertain, amuse.

hoʻopaʻapaʻanāto cause pain to be soothed; to entertain

paʻapaʻanā mai i ua wahi ʻeha nei onaeasing his little pain

paʻapaʻanā₂, paʻapaʻana [paʻa·paʻa·]  vi. to hurry, hasten. rare. 

paʻapaʻani [paʻa·paʻani]  vt. playful, to play frequently. cf. pāʻani.

paʻa pāhemohemo  remember imperfectly (EH)

paʻapaʻina [paʻa·paʻina]  redup. of paʻina₁, to crackle, snap, click, tick, pop, resound...

leo hurō e paʻapaʻina i ka lewa.The sounds of hurrah burst forth in the air.

pāʻā pāma [·ʻā pāma]  n. raffia, the fiber of the raffia palm of Madagascar. lit., palm fiber. PLA

paʻapani [paʻa·pani]  rare var. of papani, shut off, block...

paʻa pela  vs. committed to memory. Niʻihau. see hoʻopaʻa pela, pela.[+]

paukū paʻa pelamemory verse, as from the Bible

Ua paʻa pela huaʻālelo o ka hīmeni i keiki.The children know the words to the song by heart.

paʻa poepoe [paʻa poe·poe]  n. globe, circular solid, sphere. lit., round solid.

paʻapoepoe [paʻa·poe·poe]  n. sphere, in math.

paʻa pōhaku [paʻa ·haku]  vs. lithified. lit., solidified (into) rock. SCI

He pōhaku ke kumuone i paʻa pōhaku maila i ke au o makahiki he nui loa.Sandstone is a rock which has gone through lithification over a period of many years.

paʻa pono  complete (EH)

paʻapū₁ [paʻa·]  vs. covered with, solid with, teeming with, crowded, congested, as people, fog, or clouds; dense, impervious, nonporous; stifling, stuffy, as a room; thick or coarse, of banana fruit peeling (HP 173). (Ioba 7.5) BAN WIN

hoʻopaʻapūto make crowded, covered with, stifling, etc

paʻapū i ka ulu lāʻauforested, wooded

Paʻapū ka umauma.The chest is stifled [as from a severe attack of asthma].

paʻapū o lokotense, repressed

Ua hoʻopaʻapū lākou i waena ou me ka haunaele.They filled those around you with violence. (Ezek. 28.16)

paʻapū₂ [paʻa·]  n. density, as of a computer disk. CMP

ʻailakele paʻapūsaturated fat

lākiō paʻapū waispecific gravity, relative gravity

paʻapū pūʻuo kanakapopulation density, for humans only

paʻapū emilow density

paʻapū ʻoihigh density

paʻapūhia [paʻa··hia]  vs. concentrated. cf. kaiaka. see wai kai, hoʻopaʻapūhia.

wai paʻakai paʻapūhiabrine, a concentrated solution of salt or ocean water. also: wai paʻakai

paʻapū i ka uahi  smoky (EH)

paʻapū i ka ulu lāʻau  forested, wooded (EH)

paʻapuna [paʻa·puna]  n. calcareous. SCI

pōhaku paʻapunacalcareous rock, calcium carbonate

paʻapū o loko  repressed, tense (EH)

paʻau  rare var. of paʻaʻā, fiber...

paʻaua [paʻa·ua]  nvi. hard physical labor or drudgery; a drudge (perhaps contraction of paʻa, hold, and uaua, tough); to work hard.

hoʻopaʻauato enslave, overwork, treat as a drudge

Pāʻauʻau [-ʻauʻau]  placename. land areas, Honuʻapo, Mauna Loa, and Pāhala qds., Hawaiʻi. Formerly a pond and home, Pearl City peninsula, Oʻahu, famous in song. lit.: bath enclosure.

paʻauhau [paʻau·hau]  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

Pāʻauhau [-ʻauhau]  placename. village, gulch, and land sections, Hāmākua, Mauna Kea, and Waikiʻi qds., Hawaiʻi, and site of an indecisive battle between Kamehameha and Keōua (RC 151). Site of a Maui battle (near Kalaeokaʻīlio) in which Kamehameha distinguished himself and saved the life of Kekūhaupiʻo (RC 84). lit.: tribute enclosure.

Paʻauilo  placename. village and elementary and high school, Hāmākua qd., Hawaiʻi.

paʻa uma  n.v. a type of hand wrestling in which each player tried to push his opponent's hand back to his chest (uma); to wrestle thus.

pahi paʻa umadraw knife

paʻawaha [paʻa·waha]  n.v. gag; to gag the mouth. lit., make the mouth solid. (Hal. 39.1)

-paʻa waiwai 

hoʻopaʻa waiwaito insure property; property insurance

paʻa walu  n. octagon.

paʻawela₁ [paʻa·wela]  nvt. a burned area; a scar from burning; to burn.

Ma kahi maikaʻi e paʻawela ana .Instead of beauty, burning. (Isa. 3.24)

paʻawela₂ [paʻa·wela]  n. probably a wrasse fish. FIS

Paʻawili [Paʻa-wili]  placename. land section, south Lānaʻi. lit.: held twisting.

CD  see CD.

padi  var. spelling of pāki₂, paddy...

pae₁  nvs.
  • cluster, group;
  • row,
  • margin or bank, as of a taro patch;
  • level, as of a platform.
. cf. pae ʻāina, pae kō, pae moku. [Pn(CE) *pae, row, barrier, side] [ʻAoʻao. Pae mauna: he mau mauna a puʻu kohu mauna e waiho ana ma kekahi wahi.]₁₄TAR

hoʻopaeto build up an embankment, row, cluster

I ka hele ʻana o ka imu ā ʻenaʻena, ua ʻōhelo nohoʻi ka lāʻau ulu imu a nonoho a pae like.When the oven is red-hot, the oven-poking stick is pushed around so that [the stones] are in even levels.

pae  n. chain, range, series of geographical features. GEO

pae₂  vi.
  • to land, disembark, come ashore;
  • to mount or catch a wave, as of a surf rider;
  • washed or drifted ashore.
[PPn *paʻe, be cast ashore, drift] [Ka hiki aku o ka waʻa i kahakai. Hiki o ka waʻa a mea holo kai like i uka o ka ʻāina.]₃,₄,₁₄BIR CAN

ʻAʻole e pae waʻa o ke aliʻi iāʻoe.The chief's canoes cannot land because of you. (Nak. 56)

E ʻai kākou Mahalo, ua pae kēia waʻa.Let's eat. Thanks, this canoe has landed. [i.e., I have eaten]

hoʻopaeto cause to land, reach shore

hoʻopae malūto smuggle, bring in secretly

manu paea bird that lands from afar, as a migratory bird

niho paea loose tooth

pae i ka naluto ride a wave into the shore

palaoa paewhale washed ashore

poʻe pae maiimmigrants

waiwai hoʻopae malū ʻiasmuggled goods

pae₃  n. type of sweet potato, pronunciation uncertain. (For. 5:664–5) SWP

pae₄  n. stage, level of development; level of difficulty, as intermediate or advanced; rank, as in an orderly arrangement. Niʻihau cf. kūlana. see hoʻokaʻina pae. [He ʻanuʻu o ke ola a hana paha; he ʻanuʻu o nā makahiki o ke ola.]₁₄

pae₅  n. platform, as DOS, UNIX, Macintosh, etc., for a computer program. pae ʻōnaehana. operating system. CMP

paʻē  vs. to strike the ear, as a distant sound. [PPn *pakee, sharp sound, crack] [Ka lohe ʻana i ke kani o kekahi mea. Ka pā ʻana o ka pepeiao i kekahi kani mai kahi mamao mai. Hōʻea mai kekahi kani i ka pepeiao.]₁,₇,₁₄

Paʻē mai ana ka leo o ke kai.The sound of the sea strikes the ears.

pāʻē  nvt. to peel, as bark; a bunch of cleaned bark, as of olonā. rare.  [Pn(CE) *paa-keke, to remove skin, bark by scraping, peeling: *paa-ke(e)ke(e)]

paea  n. flint. Eng. (fire). STO TOO

pōhaku paeaflint (Isa. 50.7) ; agate, carbuncle (Isa. 54.12)

paʻea  n. a variety of taro. TAR

paeaea₁ [paea·ea]  nvi. to fish with a light pole offshore; polefishing. FIS

Hele kākou i ka paeaea.Let's go pole-fishing.

kanaka paeaeafisherman

paeaea₂ [paea·ea]  nvi. a chant of supplication; to chant thus, perhaps so called as a means of "fishing" for something. (PH 149)FIS

pāeaea₁ [·ea·ea]  vs. smooth, calm, as the sea.

pāeaea₂ [·ea·ea]  n. a variety of fish mentioned as having sharp protuberances. (Malo 46)FIS

pāeaea₃ [·ea·ea]  vt. to signal with the arms. rare. 

pāʻeaʻea  severe (EH)

paeaea ʻaʻama [paea·ea ʻaʻama]  n. a method of catching ʻaʻama crabs with a coconut fiber snare on a coconut midrib; it is looped over the crab's eye and jerked upward; to crab thus. CN CRA

paeaea ʻōhiki [paea·ea ʻō·hiki]  n.v. a method of catching ʻōhiki sand crabs, with a blossom, usually nohu, tied to the end of a line as bait; to crab thus. CRA

Paeahu [Pae-ahu]  placename. large land section in Honuaʻula, Mākena qd., Maui. lit.: row [of ] heaps.

pae ʻāina, paeʻāina  n. group of islands, archipelago. [Paemoku, he mau mokupuni e waiho pū ana.]₁₄

pae ʻāina  n. group of islands, archipelago. also pae moku. see pae moku.

Ka pae ʻāina ʻo ʻAleutaAleutian islands

pae ʻakahi akahi  n. novice level.

pae awāwa  n. series of valleys. GEO

paʻeʻe  vs. on-line, i.e. describing the state of an electronic device ready to receive data, connected to a computer network, or accessible by means of a computer or computer network. cf. pahemo. see hoʻopaʻeʻe. CMP

Ke paʻeʻe hou mai nei kamepiula ma hope o ka hoʻā hou ʻia ʻana o ka pūnaewele e ka luna pūnaewele.The computers are coming on-line again after the network supervisor restarted the network.

pāʻēʻē₁  vs. here and there, everywhere but the right place.

hoʻopāʻēʻēto cause to go astray, mislead, misrepresent

kuhi pāʻēʻēto misdirect, mislead, give inaccurate information

pāʻēʻē₂  vs. supernatural.

Ka lāhui kino pāʻēʻē i kapa ʻia he Melehune.A people with supernatural bodies, called Melehune.

paeheu [pae·heu]  n. large bundle. rare. 

pae hewa  S  vi. to stray.

paehiʻa [pae·hiʻa]  vt. to fasten ʻaho sticks to thatching, of a house.

pae holomua [pae holo·mua]  n. advanced level.

pae hoʻomaka [pae hoʻo·maka]  n. beginning or introductory level.

ehu lepo  n. dustpan (preceded by ke).

paehumu₁ [pae·humu]  n. taboo enclosure about a chief's house or about a heiau. (Kep. 137) [He pā kapu e puni ana i ka hale o ke aliʻi. Ka pale a puni ka lānai i ʻole i kekahi poʻe e puka i waho o ka lānai.]₁₁,₇

Mālama o ka ʻauwae i ka paehumu.Be careful or the chin will rest on the taboo enclosure [you will get into serious trouble). (saying)

paehumu₂ [pae·humu]  n. bannister.

paehumu [pae·humu]  n. railing, ballustrade. cf. ʻūlili, hūlili.

pae i ka nalu  to ride a wave into shore (surfing) (EH)

Paekakoleo [pae·kako·leo]  n. Pythagoras, Pythagorean. Greek.. MTH

Manaʻohaʻi o PaekakoleoPythagorean theorum.

pae kānāwai [pae ··wai]  vi. legal alien; to arrive as a legal alien. lit., come ashore legally. cf. pae malū. LAW

ʻO ka poʻe pae kānāwai, he mālama ʻia lākou mau pono ma lalo o ke kānāwai o ka ʻāina.Legal aliens have rights that are protected under the laws of the land.

paʻeke  n. pocket. Eng.

pāʻeke  n. small corral.

pāʻeke [·ʻeke]  n. corral.

paekiʻi [pae·kiʻi]  n. row of clouds, as on the horizon. lit., row of images. WIN

pae kō  n. cultivation of sugar cane growing along a border. SUG

pae kuahiwi [pae kua·hiwi]  n. mountain range. GEO

pae kuahiwi mokuhonua [pae kua·hiwi moku·honua]  n. continental divide. lit., mountain range division. [+]GEO

Pae Kuahiwi Mokuhonua [pae kua·hiwi moku·honua]  n. the Great Divide. lit., continental divide. [+]GEO

pāʻele₁  nvt. Negroid, dark, black; to blacken; to tattoo solid black without design; to paint black, as a canoe; to blot. [Kanaka i pāʻele.]₁₄CAN

hoʻopāʻeleto blacken, etc

pāʻele i ka ʻalaea a me ka nānahupaint black with red coloring and charcoal (FS 259)

Pāʻele₂  n. Negro, Black. [I kēia manawa, he kanaka ʻili ʻeleʻele no ʻApelika mai paha kona mau kūpuna.]₁₄

pāʻele₃  n. a variety of sweet potato. also nika. SWP

pāʻelehilimānoanoa [pāʻele-hili-mā·noa·noa]  n. a variety of taro. lit., thick-barked blackness. TAR

pāʻele hili mānoanoa [pāʻele hili ·noa·noa]  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

pāʻele kūlani, pāʻelekūlani [pāʻele ·lani]  n. solid tattooing of one side of the body; Kahekili, chief of Maui, was said to have been tattooed thus. lit., chiefly darkening.

pāʻeli  vt. to dig the earth, as to plant in a taro patch. PLA TAR

hoʻopāʻelito cause such digging

pāʻeliʻeli  redup. of pāʻeli, to dig the earth, as to plant in a taro patch...

hoʻopāʻeliʻeliredup. of hoʻopāʻeli, to cause such digging....

Paeloahiki [Pae-loa-hiki]  n. name of a star or for the Milky Way. lit., eastern long row. STA

pae lua pele  n. chain of craters. VOL

Paemāhū [Pae-māhū]  placename. one of four stones at the western end of Kūhiō Beach Park, Waikīkī, Honolulu, believed to have been medical kāhuna from Tahiti that guarded this spot; formerly they were in the sea. Rocks at mouth of Wailua River, Kauaʻi, believed to have been men turned to stone by Kapo. lit.: homosexual row.

pae malū  vi. illegal alien; to arrive as an illegal alien. lit., come ashore illegally. cf. pae kānāwai.

Hiki mai ka poʻe pae malū ma ʻano like ʻole: ma luna o ka ʻāina, ka moku, a me ka mokulele kekahi.Illegal aliens arrive by different means: by land, on ship, and by air as well.

pae mauna kai  n. chain of seamounts.

Ka pae mauna kai ʻo ʻEmepelaEmperor Seamounts

pae moku  n. group of islands, archipelago. lit., cluster of islands. [Paemoku: pae ʻāina.]₁₄GEO

pae moku  n. group of islands, archipelago. also pae ʻāina. see also pae moku hoaka, island arc. see Keimana, Lāina, Lalokona, Balearika, Tuamotu, and.. . GEO

Ka pae moku ʻo FakalanaFalkland Islands, Falklands

Ka pae moku ʻo KalolainaCaroline Isles. also Ka pae moku ʻo Karolina

Ka pae moku ʻo KeneleCanary Isles

Ka pae moku ʻo MākalaMarshall Islands. also Mākala, Mākala ʻAilana

pae moku hoaka  n. island arc. lit., arch archipelago.

ʻO pae moku ʻo Hawaiʻi a me ʻAleuta he mau laʻana o ia mea he pae moku hoaka.The Hawaiian and Aleutian archipelagos are examples of island arcs.

pae mokupuni [pae moku·puni]  n. archipelago.

paena  n. landing place, as of canoes (paena waʻa) or of waves (paena nalu); landing. cf. pae₂, to land, disembark, come ashore... PCP *paenga. CAN

paena nalu  wave landing (EH)

Paenapalaua [Paena-palaua]  placename. gulch, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi. Perhaps this name should be Paenapalaoa (whale landing).

paena Pūnaewele [paena ·nae·wele]  n. web page. lit., internet landing place. [+]

E nānā kāua i paena Pūnaewele no ka ʻukulele.Let’s look at web pages about the ʻukulele.

paena waʻa  canoe landing (EH)

pae niho  n. row of teeth. [Ka nui niho o loko o ka waha ma ke ā luna a me ke ā lalo.]₁₄

pae oʻo  n. varsity, as a league of sports at school. lit., mature level. cf. pae ʻōpio, junior varsity... SPO

Maikaʻi maoli kēia kau no ke kime pae oʻo.The varsity team is having a great season.

pae ʻōpio [pae ʻō·pio]  n. junior varsity, as a league of sports at school. lit., young level. cf. pae oʻo, varsity, as a league of sports at school... SPO

paepae₁ [pae·pae]  nvt.
  • a support, prop, stool,
  • to support, hold up, sustain;
  • pavement,
  • house platform;
  • plate of a house on which the rafters rest;
  • block to keep an outrigger float off the ground;
  • log or wooden horse that supports a seesaw;
  • rows.
PPN *paepae. [1. kahua i kīpapa pōhaku ʻia i luna i wahi e kü ai ka hale. 2. kākoʻo, hāpai i luna.]₁₄FIS TAR

E paepae mai i ka uluna ā kiʻekiʻe.Pile the pillows high.

hoʻopaepaeto build up a paepae (platform) or a taro embankment; to finish a space in quilting

loina paepae ʻāhuacustoms that add prestige; lit., elevated mound customs

paepae ʻoʻopuold term for a built-up pool for keeping ʻoʻopu fish

paepae₂ [pae·pae]  redup. of pae₂, to land, disembark, come ashore...

hoʻopaepaeredup. of hoʻopae, bring ashore, cast ashore...

paepae₃ [pae·pae]  n. boom of a ship. cf. kaula paepae, sheet from boom to after outrigger boom...

paepae₄ [pae·pae]  same as iwi ʻaoʻao, rib, rib bone..; wife...

paʻēpaʻē [paʻē·paʻē]  to publicize. redup. of paʻē;

hoʻopaʻēpaʻēto be noisy, as a distant sound; to talk loudly

paepae alapiʻi [pae·pae ala·piʻi]  n. staircase landing. lit., stairs platform.

paepae aniani kaupaneʻe [pae·pae ani·ani kau·paneʻe]  n. stage, as of a microscope. usu. paepae. lit., platform (for) slides. see aniani kaupaneʻe, slide, as for a microscope...

paepae kī [pae·pae ]  n. ti-stalk fence (the stalks are crossed and a stick put into the notches made by the crossings). TII

paepae komo huila  n. axle of a wheel. lit., support where wheel enters. (1 Nal. 7.33)

paepae komo huila [pae·pae komo huila]  n. axle, i.e. a shaft on which a wheel turns. also iho.

paepae poho [pae·pae poho]  n. chalk tray.

paepae puka [pae·pae puka]  n. threshold. lit., door platform. (Isa. 6.4) HOU

paepae puka [pae·pae puka]  n. threshold, of a door. HOU

paepae pukaaniani [pae·pae puka·ani·ani]  n. window sill.

paepae pukaaniani [pae·pae puka·ani·ani]  n. window sill.

paepae wāwae [pae·pae ·wae]  n. footstool. (Iak. 2.3)

pae palaka uila  n. surge protector (KAN)

pae pali   n. palisade. lit., row of vertical cliffs. [+]GEO

pae pōhaku  a row of stones (EH)

pae poʻo, paepoʻo, paepo  see paipo, a short surf board, a body board...

paʻē pū  nvi. to sound together, a deafening roar.

pae puʻu  n. row or cluster of hills.

pae pūʻulu meaʻai [pae ·ʻulu mea·ʻai]  see pūʻulu meaʻai.

paʻewa, pāʻewa  {pa- + ʻewa₁} S  nvs. crooked, misshapen, bent, uneven, odd, imperfect; wrong, incorrect; error, mistake. [Pn(CE) *pakewa, not straight; in error] [Ke kapakahi a kekeʻe paha; ka hewa me ka hemahema pū.]MTH

helu paʻewaodd number. cf. ʻauipaʻewa

hoʻopaʻewato cause to be crooked, wrong, etc

paʻewa  S  n. bias, i.e. systematic error in gathering data, in math. see kīloi paʻewa. MTH

vs. distortion; distorted, as in size or shape. [+]

Ma luna o kekahi mau ʻano palapala mahola ʻāina, paʻewa ka nui o ka wēlau ʻākau me ka wēlau hema.On certain map projections, the size of the North and South Poles is distorted

pae waena  n. intermediate level.

pāʻewaʻewa  S   biased, partial, unfair, prejudicially. redup. of paʻewa;

E ʻimi pono me ka pāʻewaʻewa ʻole.Investigate carefully and impartially.

hoʻopāʻewaʻewaredup. of hoʻopaʻewa

pāʻewaʻewa [·ʻewa·ʻewa]  S  n. bias; biased.

He hoʻāʻo ka poʻe haʻilono e haʻi aku i ka hou me ka pāʻewaʻewa ʻole i ʻole e manaʻo ʻia ua ʻume ʻia ka mea haʻilono e kekahi ʻaoʻao.Journalists attempt to report the news without bias so as not to appear that they are influenced by one side or another.

paʻewa ka hopuna  mispronounce (EH)

paʻewa ke kaʻi ʻana  out of step (EH)

PʻĀH  abbreviation for palena ʻāluna o ka hewa (greatest possible error).

paha₁  nvt. to improvise a chant; an improvised or conversation chant, as the kepakepa. PCP *pa(f,s)a.

paha₂  n. uncooked young taro leaves. cf. lūʻau, pēʻū. (PH 74)TAR

paha₃  same as kūpala, a plant. PLA

paha₄  n. a kind of surfboard. rare. 

paha₅  short for pahāha, swollen, strut... rare. 

paha₆  part.
  • maybe, perhaps, probably, possibly, may, might
    (very common, used to make speech less blunt and more conciliatory, something like English use of the conditional mode;
    it frequently follows ʻaʻole and pēlā, and never occurs after a pause).
(Gram. 7.5)   [Pn(CE) *pafa, perhaps]

ā pahaor

ʻAʻole paha.Maybe not, possibly not, likely not, probably not.

ʻelua ā ʻekolu pahatwo or three (For. 4:259)

Hele paha.[I] may [or might] go.

ʻO ka poʻe kōkua e hana i kekahi hewa ʻofeni, ā ua noho paha malaila.The people who help in the committing of an offense, or are present there. (Ka Lahui Hawaii 1:11, 11 March, 1875. p3, col. 2 bottom)

Pēlā paha.Maybe so.

pāhā [·]  vt. by fours, four at a time, four times; to distribute to four; to divide by four.

pāhaʻa [·haʻa]  vs. short in stature.

pāhaʻahaʻa₁ [·haʻa·haʻa]  redup. of pāhaʻa, short... [Ka pōkole a i ʻole ke kokoke i ka honua. Haʻahaʻa; ʻaʻole lōʻihi loa.]₈,₁₄

pāhaʻahaʻa₂ [·haʻa·haʻa]  same as noʻunoʻu₂, a gourd. [Pn(CE) *paa-saka, a gourd or calabash]PLA

pahaha  n. young stage of the mullet, also called kahaha. (KL. line 173) FIS

pahāha  vs. swollen, as the neck or the cheeks of one with mumps; to strut, walk proudly. cf. ʻauwaepahāha, manō pahāha. rare. ILL

hoʻopahāhato cause swollenness; to hoist the shoulders; to strut

pāhai [·hai]  n. plaque, i.e. a commemorative tablet. cf. kiahai.

pahakū [paha·]  n. name of a design on Niʻihau mats consisting of squares with corners touching and forming a line.

Pāhala  placename. quadrangle and town, southwest Hawaiʻi. lit.: cultivation by burning mulch.

pāhala [·hala]  n. a method of making mulch soil by placing pandanus (hala) branches and leaves in holes in rocky soil containing mulch, and then burning the hala for fertilizer. PAN


He kanaka hoʻopāhala, he manaʻoʻiʻo ʻole.A skeptical person of no faith. (Kep. 107),


Pāhale [-hale]  placename. stream, Honomū and Mauna Kea qds., Hawaiʻi. lit.: house lot.

pā hale  n. house lot, yard, fence. HOU

pā halihali [ hali·hali]  n. tray (preceded by ke). lit., plate for carrying.

halihali [ hali·hali]  n. tray (preceded by ke).

Pāhālōna [-hālōna]  placename. land section, Waikāne qd., Oʻahu. lit.: peering wall.

Pahama, Bahama  n. Bahama. G

Pahama, Bahama  n. Bahamas; Bahamian. G

pāhana [·hana]  n. project, as for a class.

pāhaneli, pāhaneri, pāhanele [·haneli]  nvt. a hundredfold, by the hundred; to distribute to a hundred.

pāhaneli [·haneli]  hecto-, a prefix meaning hundred (h). abb. ph.

pāhaneri  var. spelling of pāhaneli, a hundredfold...

pā hao₁  n. iron fence.

pā hao₂  n. iron dish, pan (preceded by ke).

pāhaʻo₁ [·haʻo]  {pā-₂ + haʻo₁} S   about the same as the more common pāhaʻohaʻo, mysterious...

pāhaʻo₂ [·haʻo]  S  n. name of a guessing game. rare. SPO

pā hao  iron dish or pan, iron fence (EH)

pāhaʻohaʻo [·haʻo·haʻo]  S  vs. mysterious, puzzling, incomprehensible; transfigured. [He mea huikau ke noʻonoʻo aʻe a i ʻole he mea e kāhāhā ai. Nūnē a noʻonoʻo nui i ke kupaianaha o kekahi mea.]₇,₁₄

hoʻopāhaʻohaʻoto mystify, bewilder, cause wonder, puzzle; transfigured

Hoʻopāhaʻohaʻo ʻia ihola ia i mua o lākou.He was transfigured before them. (Mat. 17.2)

pāhaʻohuna [·haʻo·huna]  n. magic trick, illusion, sleight of hand; to perform a magic trick. lit., secretly mysterious. cf. hoʻokalakupua. see kēpuka.

Ua pāhaʻohuna ʻo ia i ke ale pahi kaua.He performed the sword-swallowing trick.

-pahaola  see akepahaola.

pāhaʻoweli [·haʻo·weli]  n. stunt, a feat which requires unusual daring or skill, as in movie or video production; to do or perform a stunt.

E pāhaʻoweli au i ka ulia kaʻa ma ka wikiō.I'll perform the car-accident stunt in the video.

kanaka pāhaʻowelistuntperson

luna pāhaʻowelistunt coordinator

pahapaha₁ [paha·paha]  redup. of paha₁, improvise a chant, paha₅, swollen... PCP *pa(f,s)apa(f,s)a.

pahapaha₂ [paha·paha]  same as līpahapaha, sea lettuce.

pahapaha₃ [paha·paha]  n. Oʻahu name for a kind of stone used for poi pounders. Called makawī on Kauaʻi. POI

pahapaha kuahiwi [paha·paha kua·hiwi]  n. a liverwort (Dumortiera sp.). PLA

pahapahaopolihale [paha·paha-o-Poli·hale]  n. a kind of pahapaha said to be found only at Polihale, Kauaʻi; after drying it was believed to revive when immersed in sea water; it was made into leis. (FS 103)PLA LEI

pahapaha wai [paha·paha wai]  n. a sea lettuce (Ulva sp.) with narrow frond. Found where sea and fresh water meet. SWD

Pāhau [-hau]  placename. point, southwest Niʻihau. lit.: Possibly lit., hau enclosure.

pāhau₁ [·hau]  n. striped flatfish. (KL. line 156) FIS

pā hau₁ [ haun·]  enclosure or fence of hau trees. TRE

pāhau₂ [·hau]  nvs. person who cared for chief's food and clothes; well-cared for, as clothes. rare. 

pā hau₂ [ haun·]  white pearl-shell lure or shell.

pāhau₃ [·hau]  vt. to filch. rare. 

pāhawewe [·hawewe]  vi. radiation; to radiate, as in the form of waves. cf. malele. SCI

pāhawewe ʻātomaatomic radiation

pāhawewe ikehuradioactivity

pāhawewe solar radiation

pāhawewe nukeleanuclear radiation

pahē  vs.
  • soft-spoken, soft-mannered;
  • soft and about to spoil, as fruit; pulp, of fruit.
see the more common waipahē.

pāheahea [·hea·hea]  S  nvt. to call, especially to invite someone to eat; hospitality.

paheʻe₁  {pa- + heʻe₁} S  vi. slippery, smooth, as a surface; soft, satiny; to slide, slip, skid; sliding, slipping. cf. holo paheʻe, pakika, pōhaku paheʻe ʻānai. [PPn *pa-seke, slip, slide]

hoʻopaheʻeto cause to slip, slide; to make smooth, slippery; to smooth with oil, as the hair; to lubricate. see ex., kū₁₃

lole paheʻesilk (Hoik. 18.12)

ʻōlelo paheʻefluent speech; glib or cunning tongue

paheʻe₂  S  n. cleared area, bare dirt.

paheʻe₃  S  n. spear throwing (FS 114–5); dart-throwing; sport of sliding a stick over a smooth surface; the dart itself. (Buck) describes the darts as from 34.5 to 67 inches (about 85 to 170 cm) long, tapering at one end, with the greatest diameter of from 1 to 1½ inches (2.6 to 3.9 cm). cf. moa₅. SPO

paheʻe₄  n. shallow hole or grave, as for flexed burial. (For. 5:571)

paheʻe₅  same as pāheʻeheʻe, seaweed. SWD

Pāheʻeheʻe  placename. ridge and hill (652 feet elevation), Waiʻanae qd., Oʻahu. lit.: slippery.

pāheʻeheʻe₁ [·heʻe·heʻe]  S   redup. of paheʻe₁, slippery, smooth, as a surface; soft, satiny... PPN *pasekeseke.


wahi pāheʻeheʻeslippery places (Hal. 73.18)

pāheʻeheʻe₂ [·heʻe·heʻe]  n. a green cushion-shaped solid seaweed (Porphyra sp., formerly Dictyosphaeria). also līpaheʻe, līpāheʻeheʻe, līpāhoe, paheʻe. SWD

paheʻe keʻa  dart (EH)

Paheʻeolono [Paheʻe-o-Lono]  placename. point, Molokini Islet. lit.: Lonoʻs slide.

paheʻe ʻulu  S  n.v. to bowl; bowling.

paheʻe wai  S  vi. water slide; to go on a water slide (Slip ʻnʻ Slide).

moena paheʻe waiwater-slide mat

pahele₁  {pa- + hele₅} nvt. a snare, noose, trap; to ensnare, trap; deceit, treachery. also ʻahele, ʻalehe. [Ka hoʻohei ʻana a i ʻole ka hopu malū ʻana i kekahi mea. He hei a i ʻole he mea e hihia ai i waiho ʻia a i ʻike ʻole ʻia e ka mea maopopo ʻole i hihia ʻo ia a pilikia.]₉,₇

hoʻopaheleto cause to be ensnared; to ensnare, deceive

i pahele a i ʻūpiki no ka poʻea trap and a snare to the people (Isa. 8.14)

ʻōlelo paheledeceitful speech

pahele₂ [pahelenvt·]  nvt. same as mānai, needle.

Pahelehala [Pahele-hala]  n. wind off Waiʻanae, Oʻahu (PH 161), and associated with Naue, Kauaʻi (For. 5:97). lit., pandanus ensnarement. WIN PAN

pāhelehele [·hele·hele]  redup. of pahele, snare.

he pāhelehele ʻōpaea snarer of shrimps (Nak. 85)

he pāhelehele puhi no Hāmākuaan eel snarer from Hāmākua

pāhelene [·helene]  n. discus. lit., Greek disk. SPO

kīloi pāheleneto throw a discus

pahelo₁  var. of pakelo, slip out, as of a trap...

hoʻopahelovar. of hoʻopakelo

pahelo₂  vt. to peel, as taro. Kauaʻi. TAR

pāhemahema [·hema·hema]  about the same as hemahema: awkward, unskilled.

hoʻopāhemahemasame as pāhemahema; to cause awkwardness, to fake lack of skill

pāhemahema i ka hoʻonohonoho ʻana i hua ʻōleloawkward in the arranging of words, as of one speaking brokenly

pāhemahema i ka hoʻonohonoho ʻana i nā hua ʻōlelo  speak brokenly (EH)

pahemo  {pa- + hemo₁} S  nvs. loosened, slipping off; to loosen, get loose; weakening, as a voice. about the same as hemo₁, loose, separated, untied, unfastened, open, satisfied...; [Ka hemo ʻana. Ka hemo ʻana a i ʻole ka pakele ʻana.]₇,₉

hoʻopahemoto cause to slip, slacken, loosen, etc

iwi pahemodislocation

Ua pahemo ka mai ke kūʻau.The hoe slipped off the handle.

pahemo  S  vs. off-line, i.e. describing the state of an electronic device not ready to receive data, or not connected to a computer or computer network. cf. paʻeʻe. see hoʻopahemo.

Ke ʻā maila kaʻu kamepiula, akū, ʻaʻole pahemo, no ka mea, ʻaʻole i hoʻokuʻi ʻia me ka pūnaewele.My computer is on, but it is not on-line because it is not connected to the network.

pāhemohemo [·hemo·hemo]  S   redup. of pahemo.

hoʻopāhemohemoredup. of hoʻopahemo

paʻa pāhemohemoto remember here and there, imperfectly, as a song

pāhenehene [·hene·hene]  vt. to ridicule, laugh at, make fun of, mock, scoff. [Ka hoʻohenehene ʻana.]


pāheona [·heona]  n. art, artwork; fine arts. see heona, artistic...

luna pāheonaart director, as for movie or video production

Nui koʻu hoihoi i ka pāheona Pākē.I'm very interested in Chinese art.

pahepahē [pahe·pahē]  redup. of pahē, soft-spoken...

pāheu [·heu]  n. allergy. ILL

hopena pāheuallergic reaction

Ua loaʻa wau i ka pāheu i kekahi mau ʻano pua.I am allergic to some kinds of flowers.

pāheuheu [·heu·heu]  n. a fish (no data). FIS



see below...

  pahi₁ - knife, flint; to skin, as cattle. [with ke KAN]
  pahi₂ - to stand on edge.
  pahi āmū - razor
  pahi hahau - cleaver, chopping knife. lit., striking knife.
  pahi kā - cane knife, machete. lit., striking knife.
  pahi kahi - razor. cf. more common pahi ʻumiʻumi. lit., shaving knife.
  pahi kākiwi - sickle, scythe, cutlass. lit., bent knife.
  pahi kanikani - knife made of a piece of hoop iron. lit., sounding knife.
  pahi kaua - sword. lit., war knife.
  pahi kaua pālahalaha - cutlass. lit., flat war knife.
  pahi kekeʻe - sickle.
  pahi koli - carving knife.
  pahi leka - letter opener. lit., letter knife.
  pahi lole pipi - sharp knife used for dressing beef. lit., knife for skinning beef.
  pahi maka lua - double-edged sword or knife.
  pahi ʻō - dagger. lit., piercing knife.
  pahi ʻokiʻoki - carving knife.
  pahi ʻokiʻoki pipi - butcher knife.
  pahi olo - a saw; to saw.
  pahi olo kā - hack saw.
  pahi olo lua - whipsaw.
  pahi olo poepoe - an unknown type of saw mentioned in wills during the 1850s.
  pahi olo uila - electric saw.
  pahi paʻa uma - drawknife. lit., knife solid [at] chest.
  pahi paʻipaʻi - pruning knife.
  pahi pākākā - chopping knife of any kind.
  pahi pelu - jackknife, penknife, folding knife.
  pahi poʻo muku - short-bladed knife. lit., cut head knife.
  pahi ʻume - drawknife.
  pahi ʻumiʻumi - razor. lit., beard knife.
  pahi wakawaka - flaming sword (Kin. 3.24); saw, sword. lit., shining knife.

pahi₁  nvt. knife, flint; to skin, as cattle. [with ke (KAN)] PCP *pa(f,s)i. TOO


Haku pahiPaleolithic, in anthropology

Ke au haku pahiPaleolithic age, period

pahi₂  to stand on edge. (And.)

pāhia [·hia]  inter. How many to each? How many in a group?

pāhia [·hia]  How many to each, to a group?

E pāhia ia na kekahi keiki?How many was it for each child?

Pāhia ʻōhiʻa a kekahi?How many ʻōhiʻa for each one?

pāhiʻa [·hiʻa]  nvt. a slipping, falling down; oblique cut; obliquely, as of clipping, cutting, falling; to miss. PCP *paasika. [Ka paheʻe; ke ʻoki ākepakepa; ka pā lihi o kekahi mea i kekahi mea aʻe.]₁₄

pāhiʻa kuʻu pua i ke kaha.My arrow slipped to one side of the mark.

lele pāhiʻaleaping sideways into water without a splash, as in the lele kawa sport

pāhiʻa [·hiʻa]  see ʻoki pāhiʻa, cut diagonally...

hiahia [· hia·hia]  n. performing art.

pāhiʻahiʻa [·hiʻa·hiʻa]  redup. of pāhiʻa. PCP *paasikasika.

pā hī aku, pāhī aku  n. bonito hook; lure (EH)

pahi āmū  razor (EH)

pahi hahau  n. cleaver, chopping knife. lit., striking knife. TOO

Pāhihi [-hihi]  placename. gulch, Kaupō qd., Maui. lit.: entangled enclosure.

pāhihi [·hihi]  vi. to spread, as vines; to stream, as water over a cliff. [Pn(CE) *paa-sii, flow: *paasii(sii)]

pahi kā  n. cane knife, machete. lit., striking knife.

pahi kahi  n. razor. cf. more common pahi ʻumiʻumi. lit., shaving knife. TOO

pahi kākiwi [pahi ·kiwi]  n. sickle, scythe, cutlass. lit., bent knife. TOO

pahi kanikani [pahi kani·kani]  n. knife made of a piece of hoop iron. lit., sounding knife.

pahi kaua  n. sword. lit., war knife. TOO

pahikaua₁ [pahi·kaua]  same as kala liʻiliʻi, a fish (see kala₃). FIS

pahikaua₂ [pahi·kaua]  n. a long narrow bivalve, possibly the Pinna shells (Pinnidae). FIS

pahi kaua pālahalaha [pahi kaua ·laha·laha]  n. cutlass. lit., flat war knife. TOO

pahi kekeʻe  n. sickle. TOO

pahiki  n. probability, in math. cf. papaha. MTH

pahiki hoʻokolohuaexperimental probability

pahiki liʻiliʻilow probability

pahiki makemakikamathematical probability

pahiki nuihigh probability

pāhiki [·hiki]  vi. to pass quietly, go lightly, touch gently.

pahi koli  n. carving knife.

pāhiku [·hiku]  vt. sevenfold, by sevens; seven times; to distribute to seven or divide by seven.

pāhila [·hila]  vi. to stagger. cf. hilala.

pahilau [pahi·lau]  vs. untrue, false; untruth (contraction of pāhili, variable, and lau, much). cf. ʻalapahi.

hoʻopahilauto tell lies

pahi leka  n. letter opener. lit., letter knife. [+]TOO

pahili  vt. to braid. fig., to confuse, entangle, deceive. cf. hili₁, braid, plait...

Pāhili  placename. road, Puʻunui, Honolulu. (TM) see Kapāhili. lit.: to blow strongly.

pāhili [·hili]  vi. to blow strongly, as a wind, especially of a veering wind; to lash, as a storm. [Ka pā ʻana o ka makani me ka ikaika loa.]FER WIN

hoʻopāhilito cause such a wind; to blow, as such a wind, etc

Ka pāhili ʻia o ka ʻamaʻu e ka Mālualua.The lashing of the ʻamaʻu fern by the Mālualua wind.

makani pāhilistrong wind, cyclone, hurricane

pāhili hau [·hili hau]  n. blizzard. lit., strong, snowy wind. also makani pāhili hau. see makani pāhili.

pahilo  same as puāhilo.

pahi lole pipi  n. sharp knife used for dressing beef. lit., knife for skinning beef.

pahilolo [pahi·lolo]  vs. proud, strutting. rare. 

pahi maka lua  n. double-edged sword or knife. TOO

pāhina [·hina]  n. topping, as for ice cream. FOO

pahinu  vs. about the same as hinu.

hoʻopahinuto make shiny, etc

kāmaʻa pahinupatent-leather shoes; lit., shiny shoes

pahiō [pahi·ō]  {pa- + hiō} vi. leaning, slanting, stooping; tall, slender. see hiō. (And.)

pahi ʻō  n. dagger. lit., piercing knife. TOO

pahi ʻokiʻoki  n. carving knife.

pahi ʻokiʻoki pipi  n. butcher knife.

pahiʻoki pepa, pahi ʻoki pepa  n. paper knife.

pahi olo, pahiolo  nvt. a saw; to saw. TOO

pahi olo   n. hack saw. see kā₁, hack... (HE)

pahi olo lua  n. whipsaw.

pahi olo poepoe [pahi olo poe·poe]  n. an unknown type of saw mentioned in wills during the 1850s.

pahi olo uila, pahiolo uila  n. electric saw. (HE)

Pahiomu  placename. fishpond, Kamalō qd., south Molokaʻi; also listed as Pahioniu (Summers 98).

pā hipa  n. sheepfold. ANI

pahi paʻa uma  n. drawknife. lit., knife solid [at] chest.

pahipahi [pahi·pahi]  nvi. to slap hands; to play "peas-porridge-hot"; this game; a game formerly played by children: a rotten object was buried in the sand and others were asked to dig for it, while the leader said: SPO

"Kōhi kōhi kūpā, no wai, no wai ka lima i hawahawa."Gather, gather, dig, whose hands, whose hands are dirtied.

Pahipahiʻālua [Pahipahi-ʻālua]  placename. land section and gulch near Kawela, Oʻahu; there was a fishing shrine here.

pahi paʻipaʻi [pahi paʻi·paʻi]  n. pruning knife. TOO

pahi pākākā [pahi ··]  n. chopping knife of any kind.

pahi pelu  n. jackknife, penknife, folding knife. TOO

pahi poʻo muku  S  n. short-bladed knife. lit., cut head knife. TOO

pāhiʻu [·hiʻu]  n. dart, as for a dart game. SPO

pāhiʻuhiʻu₁ [·hiʻu·hiʻu]  nvt. a game: throwing darts at a target, or pushing a stone with sharp sticks to a goal; to play this game. SPO

Hele ana ʻoe i hea? Hele ana i ka pāhiʻuhiʻu.Where are you going? To play pāhiʻuhiʻu [to pry into others' affairs, snoop].

pāhiʻuhiʻu₂ [·hiʻu·hiʻu]  n. a type of sorcery. (Kam. 64:131, 140)

pahi ʻume, pahiʻume  S  n. drawknife.

pahi ʻumiʻumi, pahiʻumiʻumi  n. razor. lit., beard knife. TOO

pahiʻumiʻumi  var. spelling of pahi ʻumiʻumi, razor...

pāhiwa, pahiwa [·hiwa]  {pā-₂ + hiwa₁} nvs. dark, to darken (note that hiwa is a sacred, desirable black that contrasts with uli).


Ka lani nui pāhiwa.The sacred, dark, heavenly one. (chant)

lau pāhiwadark leaf (KL. line 280)

pahi wakawaka, pahi waka-waka [pahi waka·waka]  n. flaming sword (Kin. 3.24) ; saw, sword. lit., shining knife. TOO

pahō  var. of pohō, loss, damage...

Pāhoa  placename. village, elementary and high school, and junction, Kalapana and Makuʻu qds., Hawaiʻi. Land section, Keʻanae qd.; land section, Lahaina qd., Maui. Coastal area, Kamalō qd., south Molokaʻi. Avenue, Kaimukī, Honolulu, in some accounts named for a moʻo destroyed by Hiʻiaka; stream, Kaʻena qd.; land section, Waiʻanae qd., Oʻahu, where Kamapuaʻa was dragged by ʻOlopanaʻs men; they desisted from butchering him with daggers (pāhoa) when Kamaʻs friends said this would damage the body and make it a poor sacrifice. (FS 204.)

pāhoa [·hoa]  n. short dagger; sharp stone, especially as used for a weapon; Moloka'i name for stick for beating clothes; taboo sign. [Pn(EP) *pa-foa, beat bark-cloth]STO TOO

koʻi pāhoastone battle-axe

kūkulu i ka pāhoato set up a taboo sign

pāhoe [·hoe]  n.v. to paddle; to drive fish into a net by beating the paddles rhythmically against the canoe; paddler. cf. homa₃, kāpapa. FIS CAN NET

E pākaʻau ʻia i pāhoe āpau.40 [fish] for each paddler. (Nak. 106)

Pāhoehoe  placename. land section and stream, Honomū qd.; land sections, Kailua and Hōnaunau qds., Kona, Hawaiʻi. The Kona place was named for a chiefess, Pāhoehoewahineikiakalani (little woman [and] smooth lava of the chief). lit.: smooth type of lava.

pāhoehoe₁ [·hoe·hoe]  nvt. smooth, unbroken type of lava, contrasting with ʻaʻā; to turn into pāhoehoe lava (see ex., namu₂). [He ʻano pöhaku i ʻano like kona nānā ʻana me ko ka ʻili o ke kahawai e kahe ana.]₁₄VOL

pāhoehoe₂ [·hoe·hoe]  n. satin. CLO

pāhoehoe laubrocaded satin

pāhoehoe₃ [·hoe·hoe]  redup. of pāhoe, to paddle.... WIN

Haʻa ke akua i ka laʻi o Mahiki, pāhoehoe i luna a ka Puʻulenathe goddess does a bent-knee dance in the calm of Mahiki, paddling above the Puʻulena breeze. (chant)

pāhoehoe lau  brocaded satin (EH)

pāhoehoepele [·hoe·hoe·pele]  hooks used in catching sea turtles. (And.) FIS

pā hohonu  n. soup plate, deep dish (preceded by ke).

pāhola₁ [·hola]  S  vt. to spread about, extend, diffuse; spread too thin, dissipated. cf. hohola. [Ka waiho ʻana a lōʻihi a laulā. Hāʻawi mai ma luna ma ke ʻano e uhi mai ana. Ka laha ʻana ma ʻō a ma ʻaneʻi. 1. Ka wehe ʻana i kekahi mea a lōʻihi a ākea. 2. Ka waiho ʻana a lōʻihi a ākea o kekahi mea ma kekahi wahi. Uhi.]₂,₉,₁₀,₇,₁₄

E pāhola mai i kou aloha maluna o mākou.Spread forth your love to us. (prayer)

hoʻopāholato cause to spread, have spread

pāhola₂ [·hola]  vt. to stupefy fish by drugging with ʻauhuhu, the poison spreading (pāhola) through the water. FIS

pāholahola [·hola·hola]  S   redup. of pāhola₁, pāhola₂.

pahole  {pa- + hole₁} same as pohole, bruised, peeled... [Pn(MQ) *pofore, skinned]

paholehole [pahole·hole]  redup. of pahole.

pāhōlei, paholei [··lei]  n. legendary name for kava. (For. 5:607) KAV

pāholo [·holo]  vi. to appear in great numbers, as octopuses. rare. 

pā holoholona [ holo·holona]  n. an enclosure for animals, as a dog pound. ANI

pā holoi  n. wash pan or basin (preceded by ke).

pāhono [·hono]  vt. to mend, sew up a tear, patch, darn, repair.

hoʻopāhonoto have mended, etc

pāhonohono [·hono·hono]  redup. of pāhono, to mend, sew up a tear, patch, darn, repair...

hoʻopāhonohonoredup. of hoʻopāhono

Pāhonu [-honu]  placename. offshore pond (500 feet long, 50 feet wide), Waimānalo, Oʻahu, visible at low tide, said to be where captured turtles were kept for chiefs. (Sterling and Summers 5:340.). lit.: turtle enclosure.

pā hoʻokani [ hoʻo·kani]  n. phonograph record.

pahoʻolā [pahoʻo·]  torn tapa. (And.) TAP

pā hoʻolapalapa [ hoʻo·lapa·lapa]  n. saucepan (preceded by ke). lit., boiling pan. FOO

pāhoʻonui [·hoʻo·nui]  n. exponent, in math; power, i.e. a product in which each factor is the same. see kapuaʻi pāhoʻonui lua, kumu pāhoʻonui lua. MTH

ka pāhoʻonui lua o ka heluthe square of the number

kūlana pāhoʻonuiorder of magnitude

pāhoʻonui kolucubed, as in exponential counting

pāhoʻonui luasquare

pāhoʻonui lua [·hoʻo·nui lua]  n. quadratic. see pāhoʻonui. MTH

hahaina pāhoʻonui luaquadratic function

haʻihelu pāhoʻonui luaquadratic equation

pā hoʻopuni [ hoʻo·puni]  n. central corral.

pāhouhou [·hou·hou]  same as pāʻouʻou, young of the fish hou. FIS

pā hōwai  dish containing liquids (EH)



see below...

  pahu₁ - box, drum, cask, chest, barrel, trunk, tank, case, ship binnacle, collection box, ....
  pahu₂ - stake, staff, stick, post, pole.
  pahu₃ - to push, shove; to thrust or hurl, as a spear or javelin; to pierce ....
  pahu₄ - to cut off short; odd-numbered.
  pahu₅ - trunkfishes, boxfishes, cowfishes (Ostracion). Malo says that ....
  pahu₆ - name of a region below the ʻilima and above the kula.
  pahu₇ - gill net used in shallow water.
  pahu₈ - base or plate, as on a baseball diamond.
  pahu₉ - court, as for volleyball. Niʻihau.
  pahu ʻai holo - end zone, on a football field. lit., touchdown box.
  pahu aniani - glass box, especially a glass-bottomed box for fishing; glass case, as in a museum.
  pahu aʻo - dialog box, in a computer program. lit., teaching box.
  pahu berita - var. spelling of pahu pelika, ark of the covenant...
  pahu ʻea - plastic container
  pahu hae - flagpole.
  pahu hao - safe, strong box. lit., iron box.
  pahu hau - icebox, refrigerator.
  pahu heiau - temple drum.
  pahu hōʻike - ark of the testimony. lit., testifying box.
  pahu holoholona - cage
  pahu hoʻokele - controller, as in Nintendo games. lit., box (to) steer.
  pahu hoʻolele kiʻi - television
  pahu hoʻolele leo - radio. intercom HE. Niʻihau.
  pahu hoʻonui leo - amplifier. lit., box (for) increasing sound.
  pahu hoʻoulu meakanu - planter, as for growing plants. lit., box (for) growing plants.
  pahu hoʻowela wai - water heater. lit., tank (for) heating water.
  pahu hope - final goal or stake.
  pahu hopu - final goal. lit., catching goal.
  pahu hula - hula drum.
  pahu iʻa - small aquarium box for fish.
  pahu ihe - to throw a javelin
  pahu kaha - check box, as in computer programs. lit., box (to) check.
  pahu kāhea - walkie-talkie. Niʻihau.
  pahu kālā - safe-deposit box. cash register HE
  pahu kāleka - card catalog (library)
  pahu kāleka kuhi puke - card catalog, as in a library.
  pahu kanaloa - prayer drum (perhaps from pahu kala loa, drum proclaiming to a distance).
  pahu kānāwai - ark of the testimony. lit., legal box.
  pahu kani - drum; tabret (Kin. 31.27), eardrum (Kel. 115; translation from ....
  pahu kapu - a stake beyond which it was taboo to pass; sanctuary. lit., taboo stake.
  pahu kīkā - cigar box.
  pahu kui - hypodermic injection; to be injected. lit., needle piercing.
  pahu kupapaʻu - coffin. lit., corpse box.
  pahu laka - locker.
  pahu lako kāhiko - jewelry box.
  pahu leo - speaker, as for a stereo. lit., sound box.
  pahu lole - clothes chest or trunk.
  pahu manamana - intersection, crossroads. lit., branching stake.
  pahu manu - cage
  pahu mea hana - tool box.
  pahu mea pāʻani - toy chest, toy box.
  pahu meli - beehive.
  pahu mīka - meter box.
  pahu noho - box, as at a theater.
  pahu ʻōlelo - phonograph. lit., speaking box.
  pahu pā - meat safe, cupboard. lit., dish box.
  pahu paʻahau - freezer.
  pahu kula - cooler (insulated food container)
  pahu paʻi - small sharkskin hula drum. lit., beating drum.
  pahu paʻi wikiō - camcorder, video camera. lit., video camera.
  pahu paka - tobacco box or container.
  pahu palapala - writing desk; formerly a container for the coloring liquid used in printing ....
  pahu pānānā - binnacle.
  pahu papakaumaka - monitor, as for a computer or in movie or video production. lit., screen box.
  pahu pāpale - hatbox; wooden block upon which a hat is plaited; such hats are called pāpale pahu.
  pahu pelika - ark of the covenant. lit., covenant box.
  pahu pepa - cardboard box. lit., paper box.
  pahu pono haʻawina - schoolbox. lit., box (for) lesson supplies.
  pahu poʻo liʻiliʻi - keg. lit., small-headed barrel.
  pahu puke - bookcase.
  pahu ʻuiki uila - fuse box.
  pahu uila - phonograph (one of the names used for an early phonograph said to have recorded ....
  pahu ʻume - drawer, bureau, buffet.
  pahu ʻume - bureau, dresser.
  pahu ʻume o ka lumi ʻaina - sideboard
  pahu wai - water barrel, tank.
  pahu waiho lole - clothes chest or trunk.
  pahu waihona - chest of drawers, cabinet, bureau.
  pahu waihona pepa - file cabinet. lit., container (for) paper files. also pahu waihona, waihona pepa.
  pahu waihona waiwai - treasure chest. lit., chest (for) storing valuables.
  pahu waiho puke - bookcase
  pahu wai kaʻa - radiator (automobile).
  pahu waiū - milk carton.
  pahu wāwahie kūwaho - external fuel tank, as on a spaceship.

Pahu  placename. point. see Laeokapahu.

pahu₁  n. box, drum, cask, chest, barrel, trunk, tank, case, ship binnacle, collection box, keg, ark, coffin, dresser, bureau, cabinet; bald heads were sometimes ridiculed as drums. cf. hulipahu, pahu pāpale. [Pn(CE) *pasu, drum n]

hula pahudance to drum beat, perhaps formerly called ʻai haʻa (UL 103)

pahu  n. case. cf. ʻope. see pūʻolo, ʻekeʻeke.

pahu koloakacase of soda

pahu piacase of beer

pahu₂  n. stake, staff, stick, post, pole. cf. pahu hope, pahu hopu, pahukū. [He lāʻau a mea like paha i hou ʻia i loko o ka lepo.]₁₄

pahu₃  vt.
  • to push, shove;
  • to thrust or hurl, as a spear or javelin;
  • to pierce with a sharp instrument, as in letting blood;
  • to fall overboard.
  • fig., to bruise the feeling of others.
(For. 5:123) [(FJ) PPn *pasu, to pound, thump v.t] [Hou i ka lāʻau. Hou; ʻō i loko o kekahi mea.]₁₂,₁₄

hoʻopahuto cause to push, etc

WaipahuPushing water, said to be named for water that forced its way out of the earth at Waipahu, Oʻahu, said to have been formerly called Waipahū (see pahū). (place name)

pahu  vt. to push. also pohu.

pahu₄  vt. to cut off short; odd-numbered. cf. ʻāpahu, ʻoi₃, pahupū. MTH

I pahu ʻoukou ʻaoʻao.If your side is odd-numbered. (For. 6:53)

pahu₅  n. trunkfishes, boxfishes, cowfishes (Ostracion). (Malo) says that pahu were taboo to women. also moa. (Malo 29)FIS

pahu₆  n. name of a region below the ʻilima and above the kula.

pahu₇  n. gill net used in shallow water. (Malo 213, Emerson note)NET

pahu₈  n. base or plate, as on a baseball diamond. SPO

pahu ʻekahifirst base

pahu ʻekoluthird base

pahu ʻeluasecond base

pahu eohome plate

pahu₉  n. court, as for volleyball. Niʻihau. also kahua pōpaʻipaʻi. SPO

pahū  {pa- + hū₁} nvi. to explode, burst; explosive, blast, thud; outburst. cf. pōkā pahū. see ex. walawala. PPN *pasuu.

hoʻopahūto explode, set off, as dynamite or firecrackers; to blast, blow up

mokulele hoʻopahū nuilarge bomber

pahua₁  pas/imp. of pahu₃. see hula Pahua, a spear dance (UL 183) [Pahu ʻia.]₁₂

pahua₂  vs. downtrodden, as grass where cattle have stamped. rare. PLA

pahuʻa  nvs. unsuccessful, ineffective, ruined, spoiled; lack of success. KAV

hoʻopahuʻato spoil, wreck

Ka pahuʻa o ka ʻawa i ke keiki.The lack of effect of the kava on the child.

Ua pahuʻa ia mea he "maka ʻewaʻewa."This thing "crooked eyes" [said insultingly of Oʻahu] doesn't amount to anything.

-pāhua  rare. 

hoʻopāhuʻato move sideways; to sail to windward

pāhuʻa [·huʻa]  similar to kīpuka₁, said especially of clear areas in pastures where it is easy to rope cattle.

pāhuʻa [·huʻa]  n. open dirt area in pasture, clearing in range land.

pahu ʻai holo  n. end zone, on a football field. lit., touchdown box. SPO

Pahualoo  placename. land section, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi.

pahu aniani [pahu ani·ani]  n. glass box, especially a glass-bottomed box for fishing; glass case, as in a museum. FIS

pahu aʻo  n. dialog box, in a computer program. lit., teaching box. CMP

Ua ʻōʻili ʻemo ʻole mai nei kekahi pahu aʻo.A dialog box suddenly appeared.

pahu berita  var. spelling of pahu pelika, ark of the covenant...

pahu ʻea  n. plastic container (KAN)

pahu hae  n. flagpole. [He pou e kau ai ka hae.]₁₄

pahu hao  n. safe, strong box. lit., iron box.

pahu hau, pahuhau  n. icebox, refrigerator.

pahuhau  var. spelling of pahu hau, icebox...

pahu heiau [pahu hei·au]  n. temple drum.

pahu hōʻike  n. ark of the testimony. lit., testifying box.

E kau ana i mua a ka pahu hōʻike, i mua hoʻi o ka noho aloha e kau ana maluna o ka pahu kānāwai.Put it before the ark of the testimony before the mercy seat that is over the testimony. (Puk. 30.6)

pahu holoholona  cage (EH)

pahuhonuaea [pahu·honua·ea]  n. terrarium. lit., aerated box (of) earth. cf. pahumeaolaea, pahuwaiea.

pahu hoʻokele [pahu hoʻo·kele]  n. controller, as in Nintendo games. lit., box (to) steer. SPO

pahu hoʻolele kiʻi  n. television . also kīwī. (HE)

pahu hoʻolele leo [pahu hoʻo·lele leo]  n. radio. intercom (HE). Niʻihau. also lēkiō.

pahu hoʻonui leo [pahu hoʻo·nui leo]  n. amplifier. lit., box (for) increasing sound. cf. pahu leo.

pahu hoʻoulu meakanu [pahu· hoʻo·ulu mea·kanu]  n. planter, as for growing plants. lit., box (for) growing plants.

pahu hoʻowela wai [pahu hoʻo·wela wai]  n. water heater. lit., tank (for) heating water. also kula hoʻowela wai.

pahu hope  n. final goal or stake.

pahuhope [pahu·hope]  n. finish point, as in a race. cf. pahukū. SPO

laina pahuhopefinish line

pahu hopu  n. final goal. lit., catching goal.

pahuhopu [pahu·hopu]  n. goal. also pahuhopu laulā.

pahuhopu hāikiobjective

pahuhu  n. young of the fish uhu. FIS

pāhūhū [··]  vi. to gush, ooze forth, as blood. BOD

hoʻopāhūhūto cause to gush forth

pahu hula  n. hula drum. HUL MUS

pahu iʻa  n. small aquarium box for fish. FIS

pahu ihe  to throw a javelin (EH)

pāhuʻihuʻi [·huʻi·huʻi]  var. of pāhiʻuhiʻu, a game. SPO

pahukaʻa [pahu·kaʻa]  n. juice extracted from a green gourd by pounding, said to be used in an enema.

pahu kaha  n. check box, as in computer programs. lit., box (to) check. [+]CMP

pahu kāhea [pahu ·hea]  S  n. walkie-talkie. Niʻihau.

pahukaina [pahu·kaina]  n. ashes. also lehu, noho hale.

pahukala₁ [pahu·kala]  n. sham battle with sharp weapons. (Malo 66)WAR

pahukala₂ [pahu·kala]  n. herald who announces (kala) war.

pahu kālā [pahu ·]  n. safe-deposit box. cash register (HE)

pahu kāleka  n. card catalog (library) (HE)

pahu kāleka kuhi puke [pahu ·leka kuhi puke]  n. card catalog, as in a library. see kāleka helu kuhi puke.

pahu kanaloa [pahu kana·loa]  n. prayer drum (perhaps from pahu kala loa, drum proclaiming to a distance).

pahu kānāwai [pahu ··wai]  n. ark of the testimony. lit., legal box. cf. pahu hōʻike.

pahu kani  n. drum; tabret (Kin. 31.27) , eardrum ((Kel. 115); translation from Eng.). fig., bald head. lit., sounding drum.

pahu kapu  n. a stake beyond which it was taboo to pass; sanctuary. lit., taboo stake.

Pahukauila [Pahu-kauila]  placename. gulch, Kamalō qd., south Molokaʻi. lit.: kauila wood drum.

pahu kīkā [pahu ·]  cigar box. see ʻukulele pahu kīkā, cigar box ʻukulele... MUS

Pahukini [Pahu-kini]  placename. heiau behind Kapaʻa quarry, Kailua, Oʻahu; also called Moʻokini. (McAllister 182-183.). lit.: many drums.

pahukū₁ [pahu·]  n. goal or stick at the starting place of a race.

pahukū [pahu·]  n. starting point, as in a race. cf. pahuhope. SPO

laina pahukūstarting line

pahukū₂ [pahu·]  n. reserve of an army, especially a rear guard.

pahukū₃ [pahu·]  vt. to repel, as in war.

pāhuku [·huku]  same as pōhuku, swollen...

Pahukui [Pahu-kui]  placename. street, Kalihi Waena, Honolulu.

pahu kui  n.v. hypodermic injection; to be injected. lit., needle piercing. ILL

pahu kupapaʻu [pahu kupa·paʻu]  n. coffin. lit., corpse box.

pā hula  n. hula troupe, hula studio, place reserved for hula dancing. platform (HE) HUL

pahu laka  n. locker. also waihona pāiki.

pā hula keʻena aʻo hula  hula studio (EH)

pahu lako kāhiko  n. jewelry box. (KAN)

pahuleka, pahu leka  n. mailbox, address. (NKE)

pahu leo  n. speaker, as for a stereo. lit., sound box. cf. pahu hoʻonui leo.

pahu lole  n. clothes chest or trunk.

Pahulu  placename. street, Kalihi Uka, Honolulu, probably named for the god of nightmares.

pahulu₁  nvs. nightmare (named for a chief of evil spirits on Lānaʻi who was killed by Kaululāʻau [Ka-ulu-lāʻau]; his spirit enchanted certain fish, especially goatfish, weke; if a weke head is eaten near bedtime, nightmares are said to result; the closer to Lānaʻi the weke is caught, the worse the nightmare); ghost; haunted; unlucky. FIS

he hale pahulua haunted house

hoʻopahuluto have a nightmare; nightmare; to haunt; to bring bad luck; unlucky

maka i ka noe, i ka pahulu i ke ala loa.Eyes blinded by the mist, by the haunts of the long road. (ON 2689)

pahulu₂  nvs. exhausted, worn-out, of over-farmed soil; such soil.

hoʻopahuluto exhaust the soil; to let the land rest and lie fallow

pahulu₃  n. volunteer sweet potatoes, sweet potatoes of the second growth. SWP

pahuluhope [pahulu·hope]  vs. demented, to behave as if crazy.

pahululu [pahu·lulu]  vs. somewhat rainy, showery. rare. WIN

pahu manamana [pahu mana·mana]  n. intersection, crossroads. lit., branching stake.

pahu manu  cage (EH)

pahu mea hana  n. tool box. (HE)

pahumeaolaea [pahu·mea·ola·ea]  n. vivarium. lit., aerated box (of) living things. cf. pahuhonuaea, pahuwaiea. SCI

pahu mea pāʻani [pahu mea ·ʻani]  n. toy chest, toy box. also waihona mea pāʻani, toy box...

pahu meli  n. beehive. INS

pahu mīka  n. meter box.

pahuna  n. a pushing, thrust, hurling, piercing, etc., as of an ihe spear. cf. pahu₃.

Hoʻokahi ia pahuna, ʻo ka hāʻule ia.But a single thrust and he fell.

pāhune [·hune]  n. platelet (preceded by ke). lit., tiny disk. SCI

pahu noho  n. box, as at a theater.

pahu ʻōlelo [pahu ʻō·lelo]  n. phonograph. lit., speaking box.

Pahuomāui [Pahu-o-Māui]  placename. name of a heiau that stood at the site of the lighthouse below Diamond Head, Oʻahu. lit.: Māuiʻs drum.

pahu pā  n. meat safe, cupboard. lit., dish box.

pahu paʻahau [pahu paʻa·hau]  n. freezer. see paʻahau.

pahupahu₁ [pahu·pahu]  redup. of pahu₃, to push, shove; to thrust or hurl; fig., to bruise the feeling of others... PPN *pasupasu.

Ua pahupahu ʻoia i kāna kaikaina.He bruised the feelings of his younger brother.

pahupahu₂ [pahu·pahu]  n.v. billiards, pool; to play billiards or pool.

pahupahu₃ [pahu·pahu]  blunt, dull. redup. of pahu₄, to cut off short; odd-numbered...; TOO

pahūpahū₁ [pahū·pahū]  firecrackers. redup. of pahū, to explode, burst, explosive, blast, thud, outburst...; PPN *pasuupasuu. FIS

hoʻopahūpahūredup. of hoʻopahū; to drum or stamp with force; to squeeze certain types of small fish so they burst

pahūpahū [pahū·pahū]  n. firecracker (preceded by ke). see ahihoʻoleʻaleʻa. FIS

kālī pahūpahūstring of firecrackers

pahu kula  n. cooler (insulated food container) (NKE)

pahūpahū₂ [pahū·pahū]  same as kāʻekeʻeke, bamboo pipes, varying in length from .3 to about 1 m...

pahūpahū₃ [pahū·pahū]  n. tiny and worthless taro offshoot from an offshoot of several generations. see kalo. (Kep. 153)TAR

pahu paʻi  n. small sharkskin hula drum. lit., beating drum. HUL

pahupaʻikiʻi, pahu paʻikiʻi [pahu·paʻi·kiʻi]  n. camera, kodak. lit., box for printing pictures.

pahu paʻi wikiō [pahu paʻi wiki·ō]  n. camcorder, video camera. lit., video camera. see paʻi.

neʻena pahu paʻi wikiōvideo camera movement

pahu paka  n. tobacco box or container.

pahu palapala [pahu pala·pala]  S  n. writing desk; formerly a container for the coloring liquid used in printing tapa. lit., document box. TAP

pahu pānānā [pahu ··]  n. binnacle.

pahu papakaumaka [pahu papa·kau·maka]  n. monitor, as for a computer or in movie or video production. lit., screen box. see papakaumaka. CMP

pahu papakaumaka kamepiulacomputer monitor

pahu papakaumaka kīwīTV monitor

pahu pāpale [pahu ·pale]  n. hatbox; wooden block upon which a hat is plaited; such hats are called pāpale pahu.

pahu pelika, pahu berita  n. ark of the covenant. lit., covenant box. (Ios. 3.3)

pahu pepa  n. cardboard box. lit., paper box. cf. pepa pahu.

pahu pono haʻawina [pahu pono haʻa·wina]  n. schoolbox. lit., box (for) lesson supplies.

pahu poʻo liʻiliʻi [pahu poʻo liʻi·liʻi]  n. keg. lit., small-headed barrel.

pahupū [pahu·]  vs. cut in half, cut in two, severed, cut short, chopped off. CAN

E ʻoki ʻo mua me hope o ka waʻa ā pahupū.Sever the bow and stern of the canoe, completely sever. (FS 187)

nui pahupūof uneven size; poorly proportioned, as overly large buttocks, shoulders; unsymmetrical

pahu puke  n. bookcase.

pahu ʻuiki uila  n. fuse box.

pahu uila  phonograph (one of the names used for an early phonograph said to have recorded Kalākaua's voice as he lay dying in 1891 in San Francisco). (EH)

pahu ʻume, pahuʻume  S  n. drawer, bureau, buffet.

pahu ʻume  S  n. bureau, dresser. see ʻume.

pahu ʻume o ka lumi ʻaina  sideboard (EH)

pahu wai  n. water barrel, tank.

pahuwaiea [pahu·wai·ea]  n. aquarium. lit., aerated box (of) water. cf. hale hōʻikeʻike iʻa, pahuhonuaea, pahumeaolaea.

pahu waiho lole  n. clothes chest or trunk.

pahu waihona [pahu wai·hona]  n. chest of drawers, cabinet, bureau.

pahu waihona pepa [pahu wai·hona pepa]  n. file cabinet. lit., container (for) paper files. also pahu waihona, waihona pepa.

pahu waihona waiwai [pahu wai·hona wai·wai]  n. treasure chest. lit., chest (for) storing valuables.

pahu waiho puke  bookcase (EH)

pahu wai kaʻa  n. radiator (automobile). (HE)

pahu waiū [pahu wai·ū]  n. milk carton. FOO

pahu wāwahie kūwaho [pahu ·wahie ·waho]  n. external fuel tank, as on a spaceship. SCI

pai₁  S  vt. to urge, encourage, rouse, stir up, excite. [(AN) PPn *pai, good] [Hāpai i ka manaʻo.]₁₄

hoʻopaito encourage, cause to rouse, etc

pai₂  vt. to raise, lift up, increase. PCP *pai.

pai₃  vt. to laud, praise, exalt. cf. pai aliʻi.

pai-  vt. a prefix meaning to laud, encourage; -ism, a suffix in English meaning devotion or adherence to something.

pai₄  vt. to pamper, spoil, as a favorite child; to make a pet of.

I ka hoʻokiʻekiʻe i ka pai ʻia e ke kupuna wahine.The willfulness is due to being pampered by the grandmother.

pai₅  n. a funnelshaped wicker basket used for catching shrimps and small fish, so called because it was lifted (pai) from the water. also ʻapai, ʻāpua. FIS

pai₆  n. a native fern (Adenophorus hymenophylloides) with clustered, narrow, pinnate fronds, 5 to 13 cm long, growing on trees at rather high altitudes. also huna palai, palai huna. [Pn(CE) *pai, plant sp]FER TRE

pai₇  n. a kind of snail shellfish said to be poisonous to touch (no data). FIS

pai₈  same as pānānai, flat, shallow, as a dish... see kīkala pai. rare. 

pai₉  n. pie, tart. Eng. (1 Sam. 17.18) FOO

pai₁₀  n. pi (π), in math. see kī pai, pakuhi pai. Eng. MTH

helu kohu paitranscendental number



see below...

  paʻi₁ - to slap, spank, beat, hit, clap; a slapping, slap, to print, publish; ....
  paʻi₂ - to tie; a draw; equal; to make an agreement (said to be so called because champions ....
  paʻi₃ - to mix, as ingredients; to mingle.
  paʻi₄ - to put clothes to soak, as in soapy water.
  paʻi₅ - a bundle, package, especially of food; to tie up such a bundle; bunch, cluster, as ....
  paʻi₆ - to strip, as bark.
  paʻi₇ - lining, as of pandanus or sugar-cane leaves, inside thatching of pili ....
  paʻi₈ - decaying, of fruits or plants; blight.
  paʻi₉ - short for paʻimalau₁, Portuguese man-of-war...
  paʻi₁₀ - a heap.
  paʻi₁₁ - to evict, as from land.
  paʻi aʻa - root system, rootlets, small branches.
  paʻi aʻa koko - vein (small)
  paʻi ʻai - hard, pounded but undiluted taro; heavy, as poorly made cake.
  paʻi ʻana - printing, edition.
  paʻi ʻana no ka hoʻoponopono - proofs (of printing)
  paʻi ā paʻi - equal, as of two persons; to tie, have a draw.
  paʻi berena - var. spelling of paʻi pelena, loaves...
  paʻi hakahaka - printing, as contrasted with handwriting (kākau); form, questionnaire; ....
  paʻi hakahaka - to type. Niʻihau.
  paʻi hale - to thatch or line a house.
  paʻi hewa - misprint, typographical error; to make such an error. lit., mistaken printing.
  paʻi hou - reprint
  paʻi hua₁ - bundle of fruit; fruit cluster, as of grapes.
  paʻi hua₂ - bulge, as in canoe sides.
  paʻi hua fiku - var. spelling of paʻi hua piku, cake of figs...
  paʻi hua piku - cake of figs.
  paʻi hua waina - cluster of grapes.
  paʻi i ka pāpākole - spank
  paʻi ipu - to drum, drummer
  paʻi kāhela - to pan, as with a movie or video camera (preceded by ke). lit., take ....
  paʻi kau - equal.
  paʻi kiʻi - to take pictures, photographs; photographer. lit., snap pictures.
  paʻi kiʻi - to photograph or take a picture, either still or motion (preceded by ke).
  paʻi kinipōpō - baseball bat, tennis racquet; to hit a ball.
  paʻi koli - to trim, cut short.
  paʻi kukui - a kind of dark tapa cloth dyed with juice from kukui bark, said to ....
  paʻi kulo - to make a sidewinder serve, in volleyball. Niʻihau.
  paʻi lihi - to dink, i.e. to mishit or clip (the ball), in volleyball. lit., slight hit. ....
  paʻi lua - double hit
  paʻi manamana - to volley, i.e. keep the ball in play, in volleyball. lit., hit (with) ....
  paʻi pālahalaha - to spike with open hand, in volleyball. Nīʻihau.
  paʻi palaoa - cakes of fine flour.
  paʻi palaoa - dough. lit., mix flour.
  paʻi palapala - printing press; to print.
  paʻi pelena - loaves.
  paʻi puna - to whitewash, plaster. lit., to slap coral.
  paʻi ʻuala - cooked and compressed sweet potatoes allowed to ferment slightly and used as a ....
  paʻi ulele - service, in volleyball; to serve (the ball). lit., hit (to) get into action.
  paʻi umauma - chest-slapping hula.
  paʻi ʻuwala - sweet-potato poi
  paʻi waina - cluster of grapes.
  paʻi wale - a draw or tie; to have a draw or tie.

paʻi₁  nvt.
  • to slap, spank, beat, hit, clap; a slapping, slap,
  • to print, publish; stamping, printing
  • to snap, as pictures;
  • to break, as a taboo;
(several old types of tapa begin with paʻi: paʻipaʻinahā, paʻiua, paʻiʻula; preceded by ke).
cf. paʻi ā paʻi, paʻi kiʻi, paʻi puna. [(AN) PPn *paki, slap]TAP

hoʻopaʻi hāluʻasets of parallel lines on a beater at right angles

hoʻopaʻi₁to slap, hit, punish, chastise, fine, pay back, seek revenge; punishment, revenge, fine, penalty

hoʻopaʻi₂design with 12 to 18 ruled parallel lines on a tapa beater

ka mea hoʻopaʻi kokoavenger of blood (Ios. 20.9)

ke kolu o ke paʻi ʻanathird edition

ʻōlelo hoʻopaʻisentence (penalty)

paʻi ʻanaprinting, edition, impression

paʻi iputo beat a gourd drum

paʻi  vt. to print, as on a computer (preceded by ke).

mīkini paʻiprinter

n. shot, as of a photograph or in movie or video production (preceded by ke). see kokoke, laulā, lōpū, paʻi kiʻi.

ʻano paʻitypes of shots

paʻi kokokeclose-up

paʻi kokoke loaextreme close-up

paʻi laulāwide shot

paʻi laulā loaextreme wide shot

paʻi lōpūmedium shot

vt. to take, shoot, or snap, as a photograph (preceded by ke). cf. ʻāpona. see pahu paʻi wikiō.

mea paʻi kiʻiphotographer, cameraperson

paʻi kiʻiʻoniʻonito shoot a movie film

paʻi wikiōto shoot a video

paʻi₂  nvs. to tie; a draw; equal; to make an agreement (said to be so called because champions slapped each other's open palms after they had agreed on the terms of a match or race, and with a draw it was as though they had no more than concluded the terms). cf. paʻi ā paʻi.

Inā e paʻi ana e koho ana ʻoia.If it's a tie, he will vote.

paʻi₃  vt. to mix, as ingredients; to mingle. [Ke kāpili a i ʻole ke kūkulu ʻana.]FOO

paʻi₄  to put clothes to soak, as in soapy water.

paʻi₅  nvt. a bundle, package, especially of food; to tie up such a bundle; bunch, cluster, as of grapes (preceded by ke). cf. paʻi aʻa, paʻi ʻai, paʻi palaoa, paʻi ʻuala, paʻi waina.

ke paʻi.What a load [of work to do]. (ON 1901)

paʻi₆  to strip, as bark. rare var. of paʻipaʻi₃;

paʻi₇  nvt. lining, as of pandanus or sugar-cane leaves, inside thatching of pili grass; to line thus. PAN PLA

paʻi₈  vs. decaying, of fruits or plants; blight. cf. kāpaʻi₂, poultice. rare. PLA

paʻi₉  short for paʻimalau₁, Portuguese man-of-war... FIS

paʻi  n. Portuguese man-of-war (Physalia). Niʻihau. also paʻimalau. see paʻipeʻa, paʻipihi. FIS

paʻi₁₀  n. a heap.

paʻi₁₁  vt. to evict, as from land.

ʻO ka paʻi ʻana o ʻAikanaka i mākua ma kēia paʻi ʻana a ʻAikanaka i mākua.As for Man-eater's eviction of the parents … in this eviction by Man-eater of the parents [from their land] (note possessive prepositions o and a in similar environments). (FS 47)

paia  nvs. wall, side of a house, clearing in a forest (often translated bower); walled in, as by vegetation. [Kū i ka pilikia; mai ka ʻōlelo haole mai, “up against the wall”.]₁₄PAN PLA

Paia ʻala i ka hala.Forest bower fragrant with pandanus [also said of grass houses with hīnano bracts stuck in the walls so that all might enjoy the fragrance].

paiʻā  n. bracken, a fern (Pteridium aquilinum var. decompositum). also kīlau, kīlau pueo. (Neal 15–16)FER PLA

paʻia  vs. temporarily deaf, as from ascending to a high altitude. ILL

ua paʻia hinihiniheard indistinctly

Pāʻia  placename. quadrangle, village, bay, and school, East Maui. lit.: noisy.

pāʻia  v. fenced in; struck. cf. pā₁, . [PPn *paakia, slapped, hit (passive or transitive)]

paʻi aʻa  n. root system, rootlets, small branches. [Pn(NP) *pakiaka, root of a plant]BOD PLA

Paʻi aʻa kokosmall arteries or veins

paʻi aʻa koko  vein (small) (EH)

pā ʻia e ke Kona  hit by the Kona wind (EH)

Lanalana, ʻia e ke Kona, huli .Spider, hit by the southerly wind, turns over, (of a weakling). (ON 1948) (FS 183)

paʻiaha [paʻi·aha]  n. a variety of taro. TAR

Paiahaʻa [Pai-a-haʻa]  placename. land division and ancient surfing area east of South Point, Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi. (UL 191.). lit.: lift and sway [of waves].

paiāhaʻa₁, paiahaʻa [pai·ā·haʻa]  vs. short, dumpy, as a person or animal.

paiāhaʻa₂ [pai·ā·haʻa]  vi. dancing, surging, undulating, as the sea; tossing, as a canoe in a rough sea. CAN

paʻi ʻai  n. hard, pounded but undiluted taro; heavy, as poorly made cake. TAR

lima paʻi ʻailoose-flowing sleeve

ʻōlelo paʻi aiEnglish or pidgin Hawaiian

paʻia kuli, pāʻia kuli  vs. deafening. [Ka piha ʻana o nā pepeiao i ka hana kuli.]

Pāʻiakuli [Pāʻia-kuli]  placename. reservoir (now abandoned), Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: deafeningly noisy.

paialewa [pai·alewa]  vt. convectional, i.e. to circulate, as air or liquid, between a lower and higher stratum due to variations in density, heat; and gravity; convection; convective. SCI

No ka paialewa, ʻike ʻia ao ʻōpua nui ma luna o ka mokupuni a me ka ua nui ma uka o pali.Because of convection, large clouds form over the island and rain falls over the interior mountainous sections.

paiālewa [pai·ā·lewa]  vt. tossed here and there, as by a rough sea; to carry back and forth, to and fro, up and down, as a boat or kite; to tote. lit., lift unto space. (For. 5:548) [Ke kīloi ʻana i kekahi mea i ʻō a i ʻaneʻi a i luna a i lalo e like me ka moku e kīloi nui ʻia ana e nā ʻale nui o ke kai.]

pai aliʻi  v. to laud or praise a chief; to elevate one's own ego by recounting one's association with chiefs; name-dropping.

Paialoa [Paia-loa]  placename. fishpond (now filled in), Kamalō qd., south Molokaʻi. lit.: long wall.

Paialopāʻowā [Pai-alo--ʻowā]  n. wind inland of Hāna, Maui. WIN

paialou [pai·alou]  vt. to make a pitch, as a sales pitch, or to 'sell' an idea.

paʻi ʻana  n. printing, edition.

paʻi ʻana no ka hoʻoponopono  proofs (of printing) (EH)

paia o hope  back wall of a house (EH)

paʻi ā paʻi  vs. equal, as of two persons; to tie, have a draw. cf. paʻi₂. CLO

hoʻopaʻi ā paʻito make similar; to copy the clothing or manners of another, to ape, mimic, imitate

Ua paʻi ā paʻi lāua ma ka naʻauao.They are equals in wisdom.

paiʻāpala [paiʻā·pala]  n. apple pie. Eng. FOO

paʻiāuma [paʻi·ā·uma]  v. to slap the chest, as in grief. fig., to show grief, wail in lamentation. (Gram. 8.7.2)   [Uē paʻiāuma: Ka uē ʻana me ka paʻi pū i ka umauma; hana mau ʻia i ke au kahiko no ka hōʻike ʻana i ke kaumaha no kekahi kanaka i make. Ke paʻi ʻana i ka umauma ma ka uē kaumaha nui ʻana i ka make ʻana o kekahi poʻe. Kūmākena, ʻo ka ʻoi loa aku, ke kūmākena ʻana ma ke paʻi ʻana i ka umauma.]₂,₇,₁₄

Paʻiāuma wale aku i ke aloha i kāne.Just showing great grief from love for the husbands.

paʻi berena  var. spelling of paʻi pelena, loaves...

paiʻea  n. an edible crab, found where the ʻaʻama is found, but with a harder shell and shorter legs fringed in front with short, stiff hair; perhaps one of the grapsids; one of the names of Kamehameha I. fig., a star athlete. [PPn *paʻikea, crab sp]CRA SPO

Pāʻieʻie [-ʻieʻie]  placename. land near Panaʻewa, Hilo, Hawaiʻi. lit.: ʻieʻie vine enclosure.

Luhe i ka wai o Pāʻieʻiedrooping over the water of Pāʻieʻie [comparing a drunk to drooping ʻieʻie vines]

paʻiha  same as ʻihaʻiha.

Paʻiha ʻoukou i ke ala, e ʻāpuʻe.You are strained on the path, struggle. (For. 6:294)

paihaʻa [pai·haʻa]  var. of paiāhaʻa₁, short, dumpy..., paiāhaʻa₂, dancing, surging...

paihaʻakei ʻili [pai·haʻa·kei ʻili]  vt. racism, i.e. adhering to a belief that one's own race is superior to another race. also paihaʻakei lāhui. cf. hoʻokae, hoʻokae ʻili.

paihaʻakei lāhui [pai·haʻa·kei ·hui]  see paihaʻakei ʻili, racism...

paʻi hakahaka [paʻi haka·haka]  n. printing, as contrasted with handwriting (kākau); form, questionnaire; blank, as on a questionnaire. lit., space printing.

paʻi hakahaka [paʻi haka·haka]  vt. to type. Niʻihau. also kikokiko.

paʻi hale  v. to thatch or line a house. see paʻi₇. HOU

paihānau [pai··nau]  n. pro-life, i.e. opposed to abortion; right to life. cf. paikoho. see kaupalena hānau.

paʻi hewa  S  nvt. misprint, typographical error; to make such an error. lit., mistaken printing.

paihī  n. trickling water, as down the face of a cliff. rare. 

paʻihi  vt.
  • clear, bright, cloudless;
  • neat, tidy,
  • well dressed in one's best;
  • to honor;
  • set, as a ship's sails
(often preceded by hao ā).
PCP *paki(f,s)i. WIN

Hōʻike ka nani o ka wahine, a i nui hao ā paʻihi.The beauty of the woman shows, and on your important day dress in your best. (name song for Kapiʻolani)

Kūlana hanohano i paʻihi ʻia aku maluna ona.An honor conferreed upon him.

pāʻihi₁  n. a small weed (Nasturtium sarmentosum), related to watercress; used medicinally and as a tapa dye. cf. ʻihi kū kēpau. (Neal 372) PPN *pakisi. PLA TAP

pāʻihi₂  n. Maui name for ʻōhiʻa hā, same as hā₇, a native species of Eugenia.

pāʻihiʻihi₁  redup. of paʻihi, clear, bright, cloudless; neat, tidy, well dressed in one's best; to honor; set, as a ship's sails ... see ex. mikihilina, oki₂. [Ke kūkulu ʻia ʻana o nā peʻa ma luna o ka moku a paʻa.]

pāʻihiʻihi₂  same as pāʻihi₁, small weed..., pāʻihi₂, Maui name for ʻōhiʻa hā...

paiho₁  vi. to project, as a bone through flesh. rare. ILL

paiho₂  vi. to make hand signals. rare. 

paiho₃  vs. peeled, as skin. rare. 

hoʻopaihoto peel

paihō [pai·]  n. flapping, of a malo. rare. 

paihoʻāhu kāloaʻa [pai·hoʻāhu ·loaʻa]  see paikāloaʻa, capitalism...

paihoʻohaeweli [pai·hoʻo·hae·weli]  n. terrorism. see hana haeweli, hoʻohaeweli, limahaeweli.[+]

paʻi hou  reprint (EH)

pai hua  n. custard pie, egg pie, fruit pie. FOO

paʻi hua₁  n. bundle of fruit; fruit cluster, as of grapes. FOO

paʻi hua₂  n. bulge, as in canoe sides. rare. CAN

paʻi hua fiku  var. spelling of paʻi hua piku, cake of figs...

paʻi hua piku, paʻi hua fiku  n. cake of figs. (1 Sam. 25.18) FOO

paʻi hua waina, paʻi huawaina  n. cluster of grapes. (1 Sam. 25.18) FOO

pāʻīʻiʻi  see nenue.

paiʻiʻihā [paiʻiʻi·]  n. a small, light-green, oblong fern (Dryopteris dentata), tapering at both ends and divided into many long, narrow divisions, widely distributed in woods of temperate and tropical countries. In Hawaiʻi it also volunteers in gardens. (Neal 20–1)FER PLA

paʻi i ka pāpākole  spank (EH)

paʻiʻina  redup. of paʻina.

paʻi ipu  to drum, drummer (EH)

paika  nvt. fight; to fight. Eng.

paʻi kāhela [paʻi ·hela]  vt. to pan, as with a movie or video camera (preceded by ke). lit., take (a picture) sweeping backward and forward

paikala [pai·kala]  vt. public relations. also ʻoilaulaha.[+]

Na ka māhele paikala o kēia hui e kūkala aku i ka nūhou maikaʻi i ka lehulehu.It's the job of this company's public relations department to announce good news to the public.

Pāikalani [-i-ka-lani]  placename. ancient taro patch, three acres in area, Honomuni Valley, southeast Molokaʻi, said to have been set aside by Piʻilani, chief of Maui, and to have been used later by Kamehameha I. A variant name is Pāikahāwai (reach the water flume). (Summers 142-144.). lit.: reach the sky.

pā i ka leo  hurt feelings, rebuked (EH)

paikāloaʻa [pai··loaʻa]  vt. capitalism. also paihoʻāhu kāloaʻa. see ahu kāloaʻa.

Ua hoʻohiki maila ke aupuni o Kina e hoʻomau ʻia ana ka ʻōnaehana paikāloaʻa ma Honokaona ma hope o ka hoʻihoʻi ʻia ʻana o ia panalāʻau Beretānia o ka ma mua Kina.The Chinese government has promised that it would maintain a capitalistic system in Hong Kong after the former British colony reverts back to China.

pā i ka makau  wary (as a fish) (EH)

paikano [pai·kano]  vt. to make a great pet of; to treat with great favor.

E paikano nui ana ʻoia i ke aliʻi.He treated the chief with great favor.

paikau [pai·kau]  vi. to march, drill, parade, pass to and fro; to practice firearms. [Kaʻi hele na kekahi pūʻulu a pūʻali nui i mea e nānā ʻia e ka lehulehu.]₁₄

He kumu paikau no koa hele wāwae.Manual of arms for infantry soldiers.


paʻi kau  vs. equal. rare. 

pā i ka ʻū  grief-stricken (EH)

paikauhale [pai·kau·hale]  vt. to go gadding about from house to house.

Paikauhale [Pai-kau·hale]  n. name of a star. see Auhaele. STA

paikaulei [pai·kau·lei]  rare var. of pakaulei.

paikauleia [pai·kau·leia]  pas/imp. of paikaulei, gad about...

pā i ka ʻupena  wary (as a fish) (EH)

pā i ke kai nui  struck by a big sea (EH)

He ʻūlili holoholo kahakai, i ke kai nui, hina.A tattler running on the beach, struck by a big sea, falls. (of weaklings). (ON 957) (EH)

paiki, pāiki, pāisi  n. bag, suitcase, satchel, pocketbook, purse. Eng.

pāiki, pāisi  n. suitcase, purse.

pāiki₁ [·iki]  n. hollow of the hand. rare. 

pāiki₂ [·iki]  vs. cramped, pressed close, crowded. rare. 

pāiki hāʻawe, pāisi hāʻawe [pāiki ·ʻawe]  n. backpack, knap-sack lit., backpack bag. also ʻawe.

paʻi kiʻi  n.v. to take pictures, photographs; photographer. lit., snap pictures. cf. pahu paʻi kiʻi, pepa paʻi kiʻi.

paʻi kiʻi  vt. to photograph or take a picture, either still or motion (preceded by ke). see kiʻi paʻi, paʻi.

paikikala [pai·kikala]  n. bicycle (usually follows kaʻa, vehicle). Eng.

paikikala [paiki·kala]  n. bicycle. cycling (HE) . cf. kalaikikala. CAR

kaea paikikalabicycle tire

kalaiwa paikikalabicycle handlebars

kaulahao paikikalabicycle chain

ke ʻau paikikalabicycle handlebars

kua hao paikikalabicycle crossbar

noho paikikalabicycle seat

paikikala holo kuahiwimountain bike

taea paikikalabicycle tire

pāiki lola  n. tape case, cassette holder. cf. poho lola.

paikini [pai·kini]  n. fashion, style. Eng.

paʻi kinipōpō [paʻi kini·pōpō]  n.v. baseball bat, tennis racquet; to hit a ball. SPO

paiki paʻalima, paiki paʻa lima [paiki paʻa·lima]  n. handbag.

Paikō  placename. lagoon, peninsula, and drive,Kuliʻouʻou, Honolulu, named for Pico, a part-Portuguese resident of the area.

paikoho [pai·koho]  n. pro-choice, i.e. advocating legalized abortion. cf. paihānau. see kaupalena hānau.

paʻi koli  vt. to trim, cut short.

paikomo [pai·komo]  vt. recruitment; to recruit. cf. painoho.[+]

paiku  pass (to and fro) (EH)

paikū kaʻawale [pai· kaʻa·wale]  n. isolationism. lit., adhering to (the principle of) standing separate.

paʻi kukui  n. a kind of dark tapa cloth dyed with juice from kukui bark, said to be from Hālawa, Molokaʻi (Ii 83). According to (And), a pale yellow tapa made on Molokaʻi. also paʻipaʻi kukui. TAP

paikuli [pai·kuli]  those in charge of a chief's property. (And.)

paʻi kulo  vt. to make a sidewinder serve, in volleyball. Niʻihau. SPO

paikumu [pai·kumu]  vs. to have connections with important or influential persons. rare. 

paila₁  nvt. pile, heap; to heap up. Eng.

ka paila.A big pile [work to do]. (ON 1892)

paila₂, baila  nvt. to boil, percolate. FOO

E paila aku i ka ʻiʻo pipi.Boil the beef.

paila  vi. to boil. see kēkelē. FOO

kēkelē pailaboiling point

pailaha [pai·laha]  n. credit, as the name of a person who has contributed to a performance.

paila ʻia  piled (EH)

pailaka, pailata [pai·laka]  nvt. pilot; to pilot. [1. Ka hoʻokele ʻana i ka moku a i ʻole i ka mokulele. 2. Ke kanaka nāna e hoʻokele i ka moku.]

Iesū, e pailaka iaʻuJesus, pilot me. (hymn)

pailani [pai·lani]  similar to mailani, to praise, but often pejorative; to spoil. cf. mailani.


pailani loa  indulged (EH)

pailata  var. spelling of pailaka, pilot...

pailata mokulele  aviator (EH)

paʻilauʻula [paʻi·lauʻula]  n. dry pandanus leaves still clinging to the tree. lit., cut red leaves. rare. PAN TRE

paila wahie  n. woodpile, pile of firewood.

paileki [pai·leki]  n. Pyrex. Eng. SCI

hano hoʻokolohua pailekiPyrex test tube

pāʻili  n. swelling, as of newly made tattooing. rare. 

pā ʻili  v. to touch the skin. FIS

Ka iʻa ʻili kanaka o Waimea.The fish that touches the skin of the people of Waimea [said of great schools of hinana, fish].

ʻili  see lāʻau make pā ʻili, contact poison...

paʻi lihi  vt. to dink, i.e. to mishit or clip (the ball), in volleyball. lit., slight hit. also hoʻokulu. see ʻai hele wale. SPO

pā ilina, pāilina  n. cemetery, graveyard. see ex. wailua₁.

pāilina  var. spelling of pā ilina, cemetery...

pailoka [pai·loka]  same as pailaka, pilot

pailola [pai·lola]  n. wintergreen. (scientific name Pyrola). Eng. FOO

Pailolo [Pai-lolo]  placename. channel between Maui and Molokaʻi, 8.5 miles wide; probably a contraction of pai (lift) and oloolo (shifting).

pailolo₁ [pai·lolo]  n. a variety of sugar cane. also hou, pakaweli. SUG

Pailolo₂ [pai·lolo]  n. name of the channel between Molokaʻi and Maui.

pailua [pai·lua]  nvs. nausea; nauseating, abominable. [Pn(CE) *pairua, nausea; feeling of disgust]ILL

hoʻopailuato cause nausea, vomiting; nauseating, sickening, revolting, disgusting, loathsome

mea lele ʻē aʻe apau e kolo ana, me wāwae ʻehā, he mea ia e hoʻopailua ʻia e ʻoukou.All other flying things that creep, which have four feet, shall be an abomination unto you. (Oihk. 11.23)

paʻi lua  double hit SPO

ʻaʻena paʻi luadouble-hit violation, in volleyball

paʻimalau₁ [paʻi·malau]  n. Portuguese man-of-war (Physalia). jellyfish (HE) [PPn *paki-paki, Portuguese man-of-war (Physalia sp.)]FIS

paʻimalau [paʻi·malau]  n. Portuguese man-of-war (Physalia). also paʻi. see paʻipeʻa, paʻipihi. FIS

paʻimalau₂ [paʻi·malau]  n. a fleet of canoes fishing for aku with the malau, bait carrier. [He ʻauwaʻa hī aku. Hoʻohana ʻia ka malau no ka hī aku ʻana. (paʻi + malau).]₁₁FIS CAN

paimana aupuni [pai·mana au·puni]  vt. communism. lit., adhering to government power. GOV

paimana kaʻawale [pai·mana kaʻa·wale]  n. federalism, i.e. the principle of division of power between the state and national governments. lit., adhering to separate power. GOV

paʻi manamana [paʻi mana·mana]  vt. to volley, i.e. keep the ball in play, in volleyball. lit., hit (with) fingers. also pohu. cf. lelekīkē. SPO

pai me nā mea ʻai ʻokiʻoki ʻia  mince pie (EH)

paina₁  na form of pai₂; to lift; lifting, swelling or breaking, as waves.

paina₂  n. fine cloth like serge.

paina₃  n. pine trees and all kinds of conifers; ironwood; cedar (RSV), ash (KJV). Eng. (Isa. 44.14) TRE

paina  n. pine, conifer, or any tree which resembles a pine. also paina lau kukuna, paina tidara (Bib). TRE

paina₄  n. pint. Eng.

paina  n. pint. abb. pin.

Paʻina  placename. old name for Wilhelmina Rise, Honolulu. lit.: crackle.

paʻina₁  nvi. to crackle, snap, click, tick, pop, resound; crackling, etc; brittle, easily torn. cf. kānepaʻina, ʻuʻina. PEP *pakinga.

paʻinato click, ticktack

paʻina  n. click, as the sound produced when clicking a computer mouse. see kaomi, kōmi. CMP

He kuli nui ka paʻina o kēia ʻiole.This mouse has a loud click to it.

paʻina₂  n. Hawaiʻi Island name for pohā₂, cape gooseberry. PLA FOO

pāʻina  nvt. meal, dinner, small party with dinner; to eat a pāʻina. FOO

pāʻina ahiahi [pāʻina ahi·ahi]  n. evening meal, dinner, supper. FOO

pāʻina ʻai poi  poi supper (EH)

painaʻāpala [paina·ʻā·pala]  n. pineapple. also hala kahiki. SCI FOO

ʻea painaʻāpalapolyethylene

paina kahakai [paina kaha·kai]  n. French tamarisk (Tamarix gallica), shrub or small trees. Niʻihau. cf. (Neal 587). PLA TRE

paina Kuke  n. Cook pine. also kumu paina Kuke. TRE

Paʻinakuli [Paʻina-kuli]  n. a stroke in lua fighting. lit., deafening crackle. LUA

pāʻina hānau  n. birthday party (KAN)

paina luhe  S  n. ironwood. lit., drooping pine. also paina. TRE

pāina male, pāʻina male [·ina male]  n. wedding feast or reception. FOO

pāʻina poi  n.v. poi lunch or supper. POI FOO

paina Pukikī [paina puki·]  n. Portuguese cypress. also paina tireza (Bib.). TRE

paina pupupu  Niʻihau. same as paina kahakai;

painiki [pai·niki]  vt. to dress in tight-fitting garments; buttoned up tightly. cf. niki, to tie

pai niu  n. coconut pie. CN FOO

painu.jpgborder=0paʻiniu [paʻi·niu]  n. some native Hawaiian lilies (Astelia spp) with long, narrow, silvery or tan leaves forming rosette-shaped plants growing either on the ground or perching on trees. Small yellow or greenish flowers develop in a panicle on a stalk shorter than the leaves. Formerly, Hawaiians braided hat leis out of the shiny outer layer of the leaves and wore them as a sign that they had visited Kīlauea Volcano, where one species is common. Also used, rarely, for house thatch (For. 5:655). (Neal 192)PLA TRE FLO LEI

paʻiniu [paʻi-niu]  n. a very thin type of tapa. TAP

painoho [pai·noho]  vt. retention, as of students enrolled at a school; to retain. cf. paikomo. see noho.[+]

He aha ke ʻano o papahana painoho haumāna o ke kula?What kind of student retention programs are there at the school?

painu  n. gram. verb, or any word used as a verb. māka painu, verb marker. see pepeke painu. (PHG)

painuʻu₁ [pai·nuʻu]  vt. to carry on the hip or back, as a heavy child; to lug, as a heavy object that must be hitched up now and then.

Ahonui kēia kaikamahine i ka painuʻu i ke kaikaina.This girl is so patient in lugging about her little sister.

painuʻu₂ [pai·nuʻu]  vt. to boast. see ex. ʻēkā.

paio  nvt. to quarrel, argue, fight; combat, argument, conflict, strife, battle, struggle; to contend, as conflicting winds. WAR

ʻahahui paiodebating club

Haʻa makani, e paio nei, paio i ke alo o makani lua.Moving low are the winds, striking as they contend here, blustering before the strong-blowing winds. (For. 6:299)

hoa paioopponent, enemy

hoʻopaiocaus/sim (For. 6:487)

paiō [pai·ō]  n. fixed swing, as with two or more ropes or chains. Niʻihau. . cf. lele koali.

pā ʻiʻo, pāʻiʻo  nvt. fishhook baited with flesh; to remove flesh from bones, as of fish. cf. pā₃. FIS

paioa [pai·oa]  vs. tall, slim. cf. leioa. [He lōʻihi a wīwī.]

paioea, paiowea [paio·ea, paio·wea]  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

pai ʻōhua [pai ʻō·hua]  n. basket trap for fishing ʻōhua. cf. pai₅. FIS

paio kālaimanaʻo [paio ·lai·manaʻo]  n. debate, argument.

paio kālaimanaʻo [paio ·lai·manaʻo]  vt. debate; to debate.

hui paio kālaimanaʻodebate club

paiola [pai·ola]  vs. nutritious. cf. ʻaiaola. FOO

pā ʻiole, pāʻiole  n. food left for rats on a tray ().

Paiʻoluʻolu [Pai-ʻoluʻolu]  placename. point, south side of Hanauma Bay, Oʻahu. lit.: lift gently.

paionia [pai·onia]  nvs. pioneer. Eng.

pai ʻoʻopu  n. basket trap for fishing ʻoʻopu. cf. pai₅. FIS

paiowea  var. spelling of paioea, a variety of sweet potato...

paipai₁ [pai·pai]  S   to lobby. redup. of pai₁, urge, encourage...;

hoʻopaipairedup. of hoʻopai, to encourage, cause to rouse, etc...; to promote, cheer, lobby; promotion, agitator

luna paipai pilafloor leader, as a member of a legislative body

paipai₂ [pai·pai]  S   to rock. redup. of pai₂, raise, lift up...; see noho paipai, rocking chair...

paʻipaʻi₁ [paʻi·paʻi] 
  • to applaud, clap; applause;
  • to sprinkle coloring matter (as charcoal or red cloth) on tapa and beat it in.
redup. of paʻi₁, to slap, spank, beat, hit, clap...; PPN *pakipaki. TAP

hoʻopaʻipaʻiredup. of hoʻopaʻi₁, to slap, hit, punish, chastise...

paʻipaʻi₂ [paʻi·paʻi]  mixed, diluted. redup. of paʻi₃, to mix, as ingredients, to mingle; FOO

lama paʻipaʻi ʻiamixed alcoholic drink, cocktail

waiū paʻipaʻidiluted milk

paʻipaʻi [paʻi·paʻi]  vt. to dilute or mix, as a drink. cf. hoʻokaiaka. FOO

Ua paʻipaʻi ʻia ka lama i ka wai.The alcoholic beverage was diluted with water.

paʻipaʻi₃ [paʻi·paʻi]  vt. to trim, prune, cut, clip, as a plant or the hair; to strip off, as leaves. PLA

ʻAʻole ia e paʻipaʻi ʻia, ʻaʻole hoʻi e ʻōlaʻolaʻo ʻia.It shall not be pruned, nor dug. (Isa. 5.6)

lauoho paʻipaʻitrimmed hair

paʻipaʻi₄ [paʻi·paʻi]  vt. to dribble, as a basketball. Niʻihau. also pākimokimo, pāloiloi. cf. pekupeku. SPO

paipaieʻe [pai·pai·eʻe]  same as pepeieʻe, overripe breadfruit or banana kneaded with coconut cream... FOO

paʻipaʻiʻiole [paʻi·paʻiʻiole]  rat haircut. said to be named for an irregular haircut given to Pikoiakaʻalalā (a demigod born of a crow father, who sometimes appeared as a rat) by his rat sisters. see papaʻiole, irregularly cut, of hair...

paipai kalaiʻāina  campaign (political) (EH)

paʻipaʻi kukui [paʻi·paʻi kukui]  same as paʻi kukui, kind of dark tapa... TAP

paʻipaʻi lāʻau  chemistry (EH)

paʻipaʻi lima [paʻi·paʻi lima]  n.v. to clap, applaud; applause, clapping.

paʻipaʻi mālie  pat (EH)

paipai manaʻo [pai·pai manaʻo]  n. memorial, revived memory. (Puk. 30.16)

paʻipāʻina [paʻi·pāʻina]  redup. of pāʻina, meal, dinner...

paʻipaʻinahā [paʻi·paʻi·nahā]  n. tapa cloak worn over the shoulder like a cape. TAP CLO

paʻipāʻi pālua [paʻi·pāʻi ·lua]  vt. to double dribble, in basketball. also pākimokimo pālua, pāloiloi pālua. SPO

Paipala, Baibala [pai·pala]  n. Bible; Biblical. Eng.

Wehe i ka Paipala.Open the Bible [at random, select a passage and interpret this as help or solution to a problem]. (Nānā 204)

pai palaʻai  n. pumpkin pie. FOO

paʻi pālahalaha [paʻi ·laha·laha]  vt. to spike with open hand, in volleyball. Nīʻihau. see hili, kuʻi puʻupuʻu. SPO

Paipala Hemolele  Holy Bible (EH)

paʻi palaoa  n. cakes of fine flour. (Nah. 6.15) FOO

paʻi palaoa  n. dough. lit., mix flour. FOO

paʻi palapala [paʻi pala·pala]  S  n.v. printing press; to print.

paʻipeʻa [paʻi·peʻa]  n. by-the-wind-sailor, a kind of jellyfish. see paʻi, paʻipihi. FIS

paʻi pelena, paʻi berena  n. loaves. (1 Sam. 25.18) FOO

paʻipihi [paʻi·pihi]  n. blue-button, a kind of jellyfish. see paʻi, paʻipeʻa. FIS

pai pika  n. pizza. also pika. Eng. FOO

paipo  nv. a short surf board, a body board. "During the early 1900s, the term paepo'o was commonly used in Waikīkī, and it meant riding a wave with only the body. After World War II … referring to bodysurfing with a small board." (The Beaches of O'ahu, By John R. K. Clark. University Press of Hawaii, 1977.) reportedly coined by Hawaiian surfing legend Wally Froiseth ca. 1956, his (mis)spelling of pae po, a shortened form of paepoʻo. see mypaipoboards.org.

paipu  n. pipe, faucet. Eng. TOO

kala paipupipe wrench

kanaka hoʻomoe paipuplumber

ke o ka paipufaucet key

kuʻi paipupipe fitting

paipu lawe ʻinosewage system

tuko paipuplastic pipe cement

tuko paipu ʻeaplastic pipe cement

wai paiputap water

pai pū  n. pumpkin pie.

pā ipu₁  n. calabash, wooden dish in general, cooking utensil, bowl (preceded by ke). cf. waihona pā ipu. (Ier. 52.18)

Lawea mai i kau ipu a kākou.Bring our dishes, cooking utensils.

pā ipu₂  n.v. to beat a gourd drum; the drum itself and accompanying chant and sitting dance by the chanter. also hula kuolo. HUL

paipu ahi  n. exhaust pipe, as on a car. Niʻihau. cf. kini paipu ahi. CAR

paipu hanu  n. windpipe, trachea, in anatomy. lit., pipe (for) breathing. also paipu hanu o lalo. cf. paipu moni. see kaniʻāʻī, and entry below. BOD

ke pani paipu hanuepiglottis

paipu hanu o lunalarynx

paipu hanu  n. snorkel. lit., pipe (for) breathing. SPO

ʻauʻau paipu hanuto snorkel

paipu kinai ahi  n. fire hydrant. lit., pipe (for) extinguishing fire. also piula wai.

paipu koʻo  S  n. pipe used to hold up clear plastic sheeting over an aquaculture tank. lit., support pipe.

paipu lawe ʻino  n. sewer, the pipe.

ke pani paipu lawe ʻinomanhole cover, as for a sewer

paipuliʻi [paipu·liʻi]  n. pipette. SCI

paipuliʻi ʻumelauohocapillary pipette

paipu moni  n. esophagus. lit., pipe (for) swallowing. cf. paipu hanu. BOD

paʻi puna  v. to whitewash, plaster. lit., to slap coral. [Ka hana ʻana i ke kimeki a i 'ole kekahi 'ano mea ho'opaʻa e like me ke kimeki ma ke kūkulu 'ana i kekahi mea e like me ka pā a i 'ole ka hale paha.]

paʻipunahele [paʻi·puna·hele]  n.v. to fete a favorite (punahele), especially by composing songs in his honor, and staging dances and feasts for him; an expression of love for a favorite. [Mālama a hoʻohanohano ma ke ʻano he punahele me nā hana hoʻohauʻoli hoʻi.]₁₄HUL

He paʻipunahele kēlā ke kupuna i ke keiki.That is the grandparent's expression of affection for the child.

paipu omo wai  n. drain. Niʻihau.

paipu wai  n. fire hydrant. water pipe (KAN) (HE)

pairogalola [pai·roga·lola]  n. pyrogallol. Eng. SCI

pāisi  var. spelling of paiki, bag...

pāisi hāʻawe  n. back pack. (NKE)

paʻiua [paʻi·ua]  n. fine, white tapa. TAP

paʻi ʻuala  n. cooked and compressed sweet potatoes allowed to ferment slightly and used as a substitute for poi when poi was scarce. Also poi ʻuala by analogy with poi. SWP POI

paʻiʻula₁  n. tapa made by beating red rags or tapa pieces to form a mixture of white and red (as outer or kilohana sheet for bedcovers). also welu ʻula. cf. moelola. [Ka paʻūpaʻū i hana ʻia ma ke kuku ʻana i kekahi mau ʻāpana ʻulaʻula me kekahi mau ʻāpana keʻokeʻo.]TAP

paʻiʻula₂  calabash receptacle for sarongs. (AP) CLO

paʻi ulele  vt. service, in volleyball; to serve (the ball). lit., hit (to) get into action. cf. hānai, hānai puʻupuʻu. SPO

ʻaʻena paʻi uleleservice violation

kaʻa paʻi uleleside out

paʻi umauma [paʻi uma·uma]  n. chest-slapping hula. [Pn(MQ) *paki-uma, chest-slapping dance]HUL

paʻi ʻuwala  sweet-potato poi (EH)

paiwa  n. drama; dramatic. Tongan faiva (entertainment)..

hana keaka paiwadramatic play

pāiwa [·iwa]  vt. nine times, nine at a time, to divide by nine or distribute to nine.

paʻi waina  n. cluster of grapes.

paʻi wale  n.v. a draw or tie; to have a draw or tie. cf. paʻi₂. SPO

pai wela me nā mea ʻai ʻokiʻoki ʻia  hot mince pie (EH)

paka₁  vt. to remove the dregs, such as fibers, from herbs used for medicine; to strain. ILL

paka₂  vt. to criticize constructively, as chanting; to look for flaws in order to perfect; to teach, correct.

paka₃  n. raindrops, patter of rain, especially of big drops. [(OC) PPn *pata, raindrop]WIN

Hana ka uluna i ka paka o ka ua.Work the pillow during the dropping of rain. [i.e., might as well rest when it's raining]. (ON 459)

ʻO ka ua paka kahi, paka lua, pakapaka ua, paka ua, kūlokuloku.The rain falling in single drops, in double drops, the many drops, raindrops, rain in streams. (chant for Kuakini)

paka₄  same as kākala, cartilage. BOD

paka₅  n. Kaʻū name for ʻōpakapaka, a fish. FIS

paka₆  n. tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum), a hairy annual herb from tropical America, which may grow nearly 2 m high, introduced to Hawaiʻi in about 1812. It was tried out unsuccessfully from 1908 to 1929 as a possible industry. Plants are now growing both wild and cultivated. Wild tobacco (Nicotiana glauca).(Neal 751). (Neal 752)PLA FOO

paka₇  n. butter (usually follows waiū). Eng. FOO

paka₈, bata  n. curds. (Kin. 18.8) , (KJV). Eng. FOO

paka₉  n. bugger. Eng.

pakā  vt. to dunk (the ball), in basketball. onomatopoeia. also ʻūpoʻi. cf. pākī. SPO

Ua kaʻa ke eo o ka hoʻokūkū pakā Spud Web.Spud Web took the slam dunk contest.

pāka₁  n. park. Eng.

ʻOihana o Pāka a me Hana HoʻonaneaDepartment of Parks and Recreation

pāka₂  vt. to park, as a car. Eng.

pākā₁ [·]  var. of pākaʻa₁, lean, as meat... FOO

ʻiʻo pākālean meat

pākā [·]  vs. lean, as meat. FOO

pākā loaextra lean

pākā₂ [·]  vt. to cut in long slices, to hack, as pig or fish for salting; to cut back, as a plant. FIS PLA

pākā [·]  vt. to skin, as a pig or sheep. Niʻihau. ANI FOO

pākā hapahāto quarter, as an animal

pākā₃ [·]  vt. to scramble, as eggs.

hua pākāscrambled eggs, omelet

pākā₄ [·]  vi. to surf, as with canoe, board, or body; to skim, as a surfing canoe; to skip stones. CAN

pākā₅ [·]  n. sinker on a fish line for deep-sea fishing. (For. 4:293) [He kēpau; he pōhaku hoʻi i nākiʻi ʻia i ke aho no ka lawaiʻa ʻana ma ke kai hohonu.]₁₁FIS

pākā₆ [·]  vt. to fish with hook and line but no pole, as ulua. also kākā. FIS

pākā₇ [·]  var. of pākākā₁, low and broad, especially of a wooden bowl or door...

pākā₈ [·]  vs. wrinkled. cf. pākāeaea, pakalua. rare. 

pākā₉ [·]  same as hoka, to strain rare. 

pākaʻa₁ [·kaʻa]  vs. lean, as meat. FOO

pākaʻa₂ [·kaʻa]  var. of ʻākaʻa, tear off, peel...

pākaʻa₃, pakaʻa [·kaʻa]  vt. to converse, tell interesting tales or anecdotes. rare. 

pākaʻapohe [·kaʻa·pohe]  n. rosette.

pākaʻau [·kaʻau]  vt. forty at a time; to divide by forty or distribute to forty. see ex. pāhoe.

pāka aupuni [pāka au·puni]  n. national park. G

ʻOihana Pāka AupuniNational Park Service

Pāka Aupuni ʻo HauneneʻeGlacier National Park

Pāka Aupuni ʻo IosemiteYosemite National Park

Pāka Aupuni ʻo KīlaueaHawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

pākaʻawili [·kaʻa·wili]  spiral. same as pākaʻuwili, kaʻawili;

Ke ahi e pākaʻawili ana iāia iho.The fire enfolding itself. (Ezek. 1.4)

pākaʻawili [·kaʻa·wili]  n. spiralateral, in math. MTH

kaha pākaʻawilito draw a spiralateral

pākāeaea [··ea·ea]  vs. wrinkled. cf. pākā₈.

ʻAi ka lani Hawaiʻi, kau ka pākāeaea i lunathe heavenly chief rules Hawaiʻi, [he] is covered with wrinkles. (For. 6:386)

pakaha.jpgborder=0pakaha  n. a native herb (Lepechinia [Sphacele] hastata) found only at altitudes of 600 to 1800 m on East Maui. It is a mint, 1 to 1.5 m high, more or less downy, with large leaves and clustered, narrow red-violet flowers. (Neal 732)PLA FLO

pākaha₁ [·kaha]  vt. to cheat, fleece, plunder, rob, raid; robbery, raid, etc. see song, ʻānulu.

hoʻopākahato cause to cheat

pākaha mai ka lewaair raid

pākaha₂ [·kaha]  n. a kind of shell, perhaps a conch. see maile pākaha. FIS

pākahakaha [·kaha·kaha]  n. a native fern (Pleopeltis thunbergiana), with related forms in Asia and Africa, common on forest trees. A creeping, underground stem bears erect, short-stemmed, narrow fronds 15 to 30 cm long. also ʻēkaha ʻākōlea, puaʻakuhinia. (Neal 25)FER TRE

pākaha mai ka lewa  air raid (EH)

paka hanuhanu [paka hanu·hanu]  n. snuff. lit., inhaling tobacco.

pā kāhea [ ·hea]  S  n.v. welcoming call; to call in welcome. WIN

Lohe mai i ka kāhea a ke Koʻolauwahine.Hear the call of Koʻolauwahine (a wind).

Pākahi  placename. place, Wilhelmina Rise, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: first.

pākahi [·kahi]  vt. singly, once, one at a time, one by one, respectively, separately, apiece, individually; to distribute one at a time or one apiece. MTH

miki pākahito dip in succession for poi; to eat poi successively

pākahi [·kahi]  MTH

hoʻonui paukū pākahito multiply through, in math

pepa pākahione-dollar bill

pākahikahi [·kahi·kahi]  vs. one at a time, one by one. Niʻihau. see kākau pākahikahi.[+]

ʻAʻole hiki iaʻu ke paʻi hakahaka ʻāwīwī; pono wau e hana pākahikahi.I can’t type fast; I have to do it one at a time.

pākahikahi [·kahi·kahi]  see kākau pākahikahi, ʻoka pākahikahi.

paka honihoni [paka honi·honi]  n. snuff. lit., smelling tobacco.

pakai₁  n. spleen amaranth (Amaratihus dubius), a coarse, erect, spineless, weedy, tropical herb; it looks much like spinach, and the young plants are similarly used. PLA

pakai₂  n. slender amaranth (Amaranthus viridis), resembling the spleen amaranth and used for greens. It differs in its habit of spreading close to the ground. Called ʻāheahea in some localities and pakapakai on Niʻihau. (Neal 334)PLA FOO

pakaiea₁ [pakai·ea]  n. Hawaiʻi. same as līpahapaha, sea lettuce. SWD

pakaiea₂ [pakai·ea]  n. same as halāliʻi, a variety of sugar cane; named for the seaweed. SWD SUG

pakaiea₃ [pakai·ea]  n. a variety of taro. TAR

Pakaiea₄ [pakai·ea]  n. name of a wind at Waiʻanae, Oʻahu. WIN

pakaiea₅ [pakai·ea]  n. name of a type of wave at Kai-mū, Hawaiʻi. (FS 255)

pakaiele [pakai·ele]  n. young of the hou, a fish. FIS

Pākaikai  placename. land section and wind name, Waialua, Molokaʻi, where Kamehamehanui (an older brother of Kahekili) was hidden as a child and raised on taro leaves. His bathing pool in a stream was known to older residents. Remnants of nearby taro terraces are said to be still visible. see Kahekili, Moanui, Welokā. (Summers 149.)

pākaikai₁ [·kai·kai]  vt. to pound, as with a pestle, especially small fish for bait. FIS TOO

pākaikai₂ [·kai·kai]  same as pakai₁, spleen amaranth, pakai₂, slender amaranth... PLA

pākaikai₃ [·kai·kai]  same as pakaiea₁, seaweed, pakaiea₂, sugarcane, pakaiea₃, taro, pakaiea₄, wind, pakaiea₅, wave... SWD SUG TAR WIN

pākaikāwale [·kai··wale]  n. a fish, perhaps an ʻōpakapaka. [Pn(CE) *paataitai, a fish]FIS

pakai kukū  n. spiny amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus), a widespread, weedy herb, 30 to 70 or 80 cm high, with many branches bearing narrow or ovate leaves, each leaf with a pair of spines at the base, and male flowers in long spikes. (Neal 333–4)PLA FLO

Pākākā  placename. old canoe landing, Honolulu Harbor (Honolulu in 1810). Wharf built in 1827 at the same site. see Robinson. lit.: to skim (as stones over water).

pākākā₁ [··]  nvs. low and broad, especially of a wooden bowl or door; a low, wide wooden bowl, according to (Buck) the largest ever made.

hoʻopākākāto shape into a low, wide door or bowl

nīnau pākākāleading question

puka pākākālow side door in a house, not the main door, through which one must stoop to enter (FS 119)

pākākā₂ [··]  n. a variety of gourd: squatty, small, used for meat and fish (ipu kai). also noʻunoʻu. (HP 208)FIS

pākākā₃ [··]  slab, as of salted pork. redup. of pākā₂, slice, pākā₃, scramble, pākā₄, surf...

pākākā₄ [··]  vt. to inflate, blow up, as a balloon with air.

pākākā₅ [··]  to skim...

heluhelu pākākāto skim read

ka heluhelu pākākā ʻanaskim reading

pākakaʻa [·kakaʻa]  vi. to roll one at a time. cf. kakaʻa.

hoʻopākakaʻacaus/sim.; to mill around

pākakahi [·kakahi]  vt. to distribute one at a time to several; scattered, here and there, as light rain. cf. kakahi, pākahi. (Gram. 10.3)   [pakakaʻikahi: Ke kulu ʻana ma ka liʻiliʻi.]FIS WIN

E pākakahi aku i ka iʻa i kamaliʻi.Giving the children fish one each, or one at a time.

pāka kāniwala [pāka kāni·wala]  n. amusement park. lit., carnival park. Eng. SPO

pākākā waʻa [·· waʻa]  v. canoe surfing.

Ua aʻo au i ʻano heʻe nalu like ʻole: ʻo ka heʻe nalu maʻamau ʻoe, ʻo ka kaha nalu ʻoe, ʻo ka pākākā waʻa ʻoe, a ʻo ka heʻe ma ka papa paipo hoʻi.I learned various kinds of surfing: the usual surfing, body surfing, canoe surfing, and paipo board surfing as well. (NMOK 20:4(5))

pakakē [paka·]  nvi. gibberish, garbled speech, jibber jabber; to jabber.

hoʻopakakēto talk thus

pakakeha [paka·keha]  n. mat spread across a door for privacy. rare. 

pāka ke kaʻa  to park a car (EH)

pakakeʻu [paka·keʻu]  vt. to scold excessively.

pakakī₁ [paka·]  vi. to talk irrationally, loudly, or contentiously.

pakakī₂ [paka·]  vi. to skim over the water, as a flying fish. FIS

pakakū [paka·]  vi. to fall; falling in heavy splotches, as rain. (Kep. 37)WIN

pākala₁ [·kala]  n. young of the kala, a fish. FIS

pākala₂ [·kala]  vs. rough, as skin of kala, a fish. FIS

pākala₃, bakala [·kala]  n. buckle. Eng.

pā ka lā  The sun shines (EH)

Pākalā [-ka-]  placename. village and point, Waimea district; points east of Kīlauea, northeast Kauaʻi; at one of these places was a heiau of the same name. see Infinities. lit.: the sun shines.

pāka lāhui [pāka ·hui]  n. national park.

pākalakala₁ [·kala·kala]  n. gray-backed tern (Sterna lunata), also called the bridled, spectacled, or gray wide-awake tern. The forehead is white, as is a broad stripe over the eye; the nape, the top of the head and a stripe through the eye are black; the upper parts are dark ashy, with white beneath. BIR

pākalakala₂ [·kala·kala]  same as pākala₁, pākala₂, young kala... FIS

pākalakala₃ [·kala·kala]  n. a coarse, nonedible seaweed (Galaxaura spp.) . cf. kaunoʻa, ʻōkala, pākolekole, pilikoʻa. SWD

pakalaki [paka·laki]  nvs. bad luck, unlucky. Eng. [Pōmaikaʻi ʻole.]₁₄

hoʻopakalakito cause bad luck

Pakalalē  placename. the ʻEwa side of Smith Street near Hotel Street, Honolulu, named for the British ship Butterworth. lit.: Butterworth.

pakalana [paka·lana]  n. the Chinese violet (Telosma cordata), which has yellowish-green flowers. cf. miulana. (Neal 700–1)PLA FLO

pākale [·kale]  n. second growth stage of the ʻōpakapaka, a fish. FIS

pakalī [paka·]  n. parsley. Eng. FOO

pākali₁ [·kali]  vt. to dole out little by little; to decoy fish by doling out bait little by little; a decoy. cf. kali, to wait. [Pn(CE) *paatari, entice, attract]FIS

pākali₂, batari [·kali]  n. battery. Eng.

pakalia [paka·lia]  pas/imp. of paka₁, strain, paka₂, to correct...

pakaliao [pakali·ao]  n. codfish. Portuguese. FIS

pākalikali [·kali·kali]  redup. of pākali₁, to dole out little by little...

Hāʻawi pākalikali.To pay in irregular installments, to give piecemeal.

Uku pākalikali.To pay on the installment plan, little at a time.

pakaliona, bataliona [paka·liona]  n. battalion. Eng.

paka lōlō [paka ·]  n. marijuana, "pot," "grass" (Cannabis sativa). lit., numbing tobacco. PLA

pakalua [paka·lua]  vs. wrinkled, coarse, as skin or bark; encrusted, as with grime or rust.

pakanā [paka·]  n. partner. Eng.

pākana- [pā·kana-]  same as pāpākana-, prefix to numbers from kolu (three) to iwa (nine)...

pākana [·kana]  n. waist, shirtwaist, blouse; pattern. Eng. CLO

Pākanaka [-kanaka]  placename. fishpond, Airport qd., south Molokaʻi. (Summers 71-75.). lit.: touched [by] commoners (it could be used by commoners).

pākanaka, pakanaka [·kanaka]  vs. tame, accustomed to people, unafraid of people; to know a man carnally; concerning humanity; commoner.

Kaʻina mai ke akua pākanaka, he akua kanaka, ua walea wale, he akua kanaka, ʻo ʻoe ia, ē Kalani.Coming along is the god who knows mankind, a human god who pleases himself, a human god, such are you, O heavenly one. (chant for Kalākaua)

pākanaloa₁ [·kana·loa]  same as pakaiele, young of the hou, a fish. [Pn(EC) *paa-taŋaloa, a fish]FIS

pākanaloa₂ [·kana·loa]  n. a kind of banana. BAN

paka nau  n. chewing tobacco.

pakaneo [paka·neo]  vs. destitute, poverty-stricken.

He mea hoʻopakaneo ka piliwaiwai.Gambling causes poverty.

hoʻopakaneoto bring destitution or poverty

pakanika [paka·nika]  n. parsnip (Pastinaca sativa). Eng. (Neal 659)PLA

pā kanu  n. garden, cultivated field. lit., planting enclosure. PLA

pākaʻo [·kaʻo]  similar to pōkaʻo, barren, dry, destitute... rare. 

pakapaka₁ [paka·paka]  redup. of paka₃, raindrops... WIN

pakapaka₂ [paka·paka]  vs. many, numerous. FIS

Pakapaka ka iʻa a Paulo.Paul has a great lot of fish.

pakapaka₃ [paka·paka]  wrinkled; scaly. same as ʻōpakapaka₂, ʻōpakapaka₃; cf. pakalua. [Pn(CE) *pata, spot or mark; spotty, pimply]BOD

pakapakai₁ [paka·pakai]  n. young pakai seedlings.

pakapakai₂ [paka·pakai]  see pakai₂, Niʻihau name for slender amaranth (Amaranthus viridis)...

pakapakai₃ [paka·pakai]  Niʻihau name for slender amaranth (Amaranthus viridis)... same as ʻāheahea₂; PLA

pā kāpili moku [ ·pili moku]  n. dock.

kapuahi [ kapu·ahi]  n. burner, as on a stove. lit., stove plate. cf. kapuahi papakau.

paka puhi  n. smoking tobacco.

pākau [·kau]  nvt. to place; table, stand. fig., beloved. see pākaukau.

Hoa pākau nohoʻi i ke aloha.Companion upon whom [my] love rests.

pākau [·kau]  n. podium. also pākau haʻiʻōlelo.

paka ua  n. raindrops. [He ʻāpana ua a wai paha e kulu ana. Nā kulu wai ua mai ka lani mai.]₇,₁₄WIN

ʻōmamaka kēwai o paka ua.The liquid beginnings of raindrops.

Pākaua [-kaua]  placename. point, northwest Niʻihau. lit.: fortress.

pā kaua  n. fortress, stronghold; palace. lit., war enclosure. (Neh. 1.1)

pakauʻaʻaka  vs. cranky, cantankerous. cf. ʻaʻaka, cranky rare. 

hoʻopakauʻaʻakasame as pakauʻaʻaka; provocative of crankiness

pakauahelo [pakaua·helo]  rare var. of pakauhelo, to live as a vagabond, wander...

pākauākeʻe [·kau·ā·keʻe]  S   crooked, bent, curled; dishonest. same as kīkeʻekeʻe; rare. 

pakauele [pakau·ele]  n. general name for small fish that are easily caught by hand, as manini, lauhau, pāoʻo. FIS

pakaueloa [pakaue·loa]  var. name for young stage of hou, a fish. FIS

pakauhelo [pakau·helo]  vi. to live as a vagabond, wander. rare. 

pākaukani [·kau·kani]  vt. by thousands, thousandfold; to distribute to thousands or divide by thousands.

pākaukani [·kau·kani]  kilo-, a prefix meaning thousand (k). abb. pk. see ʻai pākaukani.

ikehuʻā pākaukanikilocalorie

pākaukau₁ [·kau·kau]  n. table, counter, stand, booth, desk; formerly a long mat on which food was placed (kaukau) (occasionally preceded by ke).

pākaukau [·kau·kau]  see puna pākaukau, tablespoon...

pākaukau₂ [·kau·kau]  vt. to sell, as over the counter (said also of wanton women).

pākaukau ʻaina [·kau·kau ʻaina]  n. dining table.

pākaukau hana  desk (EH)

pākaukau kāinoa [·kau·kau ·inoa]  n. check-in counter, registration desk. lit., registration table. [+]

pākaukau makeke  market stall (EH)

pākaukau moe [·kau·kau moe]  n. bedside table, nightstand. lit., bed table.

pākaukauʻopiʻopi [·kaukauʻopiʻopi]  n. folding table.

pākaukau pikiniki  n. picnic table (KAN)

pākaukau uai i ka loa [·kau·kau uai i ka loa]  n. table that can be lengthened by adding new leaves. lit., table with movable length.

pākaukau wai [·kau·kau wai]  n. water table, as used in preschools. cf. papa wai.

pākaula [·kaula]  n. rigging. rare. CAN

pakaulei₁ [pakau·lei]  vi. to gad about as a vagabond, to live without care or responsibility, carefree; to live wantonly with one mate after another. [Ka manaʻo a i ʻole ka noho ʻana me ka nānā ʻole i ka pono a i ʻole ka pono ʻole.]

pakaulei₂ [pakau·lei]  vi. same as kaulei, too high or short.

pakaulele [pakau·lele]  vi. to go from house to house, especially to ask for favors.

pākāuna [··una]  vt. four at a time. (Nak. 106)

pā kau ulua  n. hook for ulua, fish. rare. FIS

pakaʻuwili  enfold (EH)

pākaʻuwili [·kaʻu·wili]  same as pākaʻawili, to turn, twist, writhe...

kawaūea [ kawa·ū·ea]  n. relative humidity.

pakaweli₁ [paka·weli]  n. a variety of sugar cane, with different names on different islands. A deep purple-red and green striped cane resembling ʻakilolo but the leaves somewhat variegated; also producing mutants of solid yellow and red, like nānahu, pilimai. also hou, pailolo. SUG

pakaweli₂ [paka·weli]  n. a fish (no data). FIS

Pakawia  Batavia (EH)

pake, pate  n. putty. Eng. TOO

pake  n. putty. TOO

pahi pakeputty knife

pakē₁  vs. brittle; weak, of health (rare).

hoʻopakēto cause to be brittle, weak

pakē₂  n. a variety of sugar cane. SUG

pakē₃  n. plain undyed tapa. rare. TAP

Pākē [·]  nvs. China, Chinese (noted in documents in the State Archives dated 1854, but possibly of earlier introduction) also Kina. see maʻi Pākē, maiʻa Pākē. Chinese pake ye, father's older brother..

ʻĀina Pākē.China.

hoʻopākēto imitate or act like a Chinese

Pākē [·]  n. Chinese. see kalo Pākē, ʻōpae Pākē. also Kina. G

ʻāina Pākēchina

pākea₁ [·kea]  vs. pale, gray, as the face of a sick person. cf. kea₁. rare. ILL

pākea₂ [·kea]  n. white inner sheets of sleeping tapa. TAP

pākea₃ [·kea]  n. kind of mat made of makaloa rush, without design. cf. hoehoepākea. rare. 

pākea₄ [·kea]  n. type of stone (no data). rare. STO

pākea₅ [·kea]  n. a variety of taro. TAR

pakeʻai  short for pākela ʻai, to eat to excess.

Pakekaka  Bagdad (EH)

pākeke₁ [·keke]  n. a variety of sweet potato. Eng. SWP

pākeke₂, bakete [·keke]  n. bucket, pail. Eng.

pākeke₃ [·keke]  n. pocket. see ʻinipākeke. Eng.

Kauoha Hou Pākekepocket-sized New Testament

pākeke₄, pakete [·keke]  n. packet (a ship). Eng.

pākeke kinai ahi  fire bucket (EH)

pākeke liʻiliʻi [·keke liʻi·liʻi]  n. pail. lit., small bucket.

pakeki  n. spaghetti. Eng. FOO

pakeko  n. small slimy discharges, as of diarrhea. ILL

pākela [·kela]  S  nvs. excess; excessive, surpassing, intemperate; to exceed, surpass, excel; exceedingly; great person who excels. cf. kela, to exceed [Ka nui loa aʻe ma luna o ka mea maʻamau (laʻana: pākela pepehi; pākela uʻi). Ka ʻoi aku o kekahi mea ma mua o kekahi mea.]₆,₇

hoʻopākelato cause to exceed

Na ia mea i hoʻopākela aku i kona ʻike.It was this thing that made his knowledge great.

pākela inudrink to excess, heavy drinker

Pākela nani.Glory that excelleth. (2-Kor. 3.10)

pākela ʻai [·kela ʻai]  S  n.v. to eat to excess; gluttonous; gluttony, glutton. FOO

He kanaka pākela ʻai, pākela inu waina.A man gluttonous, and a winebibber. (Mat. 11.19)

pākela ʻai lāʻau [·kela ʻai ·ʻau]  S  vs. to overdose on drugs. lit., take drugs to excess. ILL

pakela hoʻālohaloha loa  sentimental (EH)

pākela inu  to drink excessively (EH)

pākela inu lama  intemperate drinker (EH)

pākela inu waina  winebibber (EH)

pākela koko piʻi [·kela koko piʻi]  S  n. hypertension, i.e. abnormally high arterial blood pressure. lit., excessive high blood pressure. ILL

Hiki ke pilikia i ka pākela koko piʻi ke nui loa ka ʻaloʻahia.Extremely high stress can lead to hypertension.

pākela mahaʻoi  overfamiliarity (EH)

pakele  vt. to escape, be exempt. [Ka haʻalele ʻana i ke kanaka nāna e hoʻāʻo ana e hopu iā ʻoe. Hōʻalo i ka pilikia a make paha. ʻAʻole loaʻa i ka ʻenemi e hoʻāʻo ana e hopu iā ʻoe; ʻalo.]₅,₁₂,₁₄BIR

hana kinai ahi hoʻopakelefire-protection work

hoʻopakeleto rescue, save or deliver from danger, free; to protect; to help escape

I pakele mai au i ka nui manu.I escaped from the many birds. (song)

ka poʻe pakele i ka ʻauhaupeople exempt from taxes

Na wai, na wai ʻoe aʻe pakele aku?Who, who can escape you? (song)

pakele mai ka hopu ʻiafreedom from arrest

pakele aku  elude (EH)

pakeleawaʻa [pakele-a-waʻa]  n. an edible seaweed. also huluhulu waena. SWD

pakeleke [pake·leke]  see pea. FOO

pea pakelekepear, usually Bartlett

pakele māhunehune  narrow escape (EH)

pakele mai ka hopu ʻia  freedom from arrest (EH)

pakele mai make  narrow escape (EH)

Pakelika [pake·lika]  n. Patrick. Eng. [+]

Kana PakelikaSaint Patrick.

Kana PakelikaSaint Patrick’s Day.

pakelo₁  vi. to slip out, as an animal from a trap or a fish from the hand; slippery, slick, slipping, sliding; to thrust, as a spear. see ex. uhu₁. [Pn(CE) *paatero, dart forth, protrude]FIS


ʻōlelo pakeloto talk in a wily, slippery fashion

pakelo₂  n. a purgative in which a slimy substance made of hau bark is drunk. ILL

pakelo₃  n. a seaweed. SWD

pakelokelo, pākelokelo [pakelo·kelo]  slippery (EH) redup. of pakelo₁, slip out...

pakelona, paterona [pake·lona]  n. patron, patron saint. Eng.

Pakelona, Baselona  n. Barcelona. G

pakemo  same as pakelo, to slip out... slippery, slick, slipping...

pakeneka [pake·neka]  n. per cent, percentage. Eng.

pākēneka [··neka]  n. percent, percentage; rate.

pākēneka ʻauhautax rate

pākēneka uku paneʻerate of interest

pākēneka hoʻopiʻi [··neka hoʻo·piʻi]  n. markup, as in the price of an article. lit., percentage (of) raising.

pākēneka o ka papaʻai [··neka o ka papa·ʻai]  n. Percent Daily Value, formerly known as percentage of US Recommended Daily Allowances (USRDA). lit., percent of diet. FOO

pākēneka paʻakai [··neka paʻa·kai]  n. salinity. lit., percentage (of) salt. [+]

He aha ka pākēneka paʻakai o kēia wai? He iwakālua pākēneka.What’s the salinity of this water? It’s twenty percent.

pākeneki  b. percentage (HE)

pakeʻo  {pa- + keʻo₄} vi. to project, stick out, as the tongue tip (a gesture of contempt); slipped, escaped by slipping.

hoʻopakeʻoto thrust out, slip out, etc

pākeokeo [·keo·keo]  people who might eat with the chief. (And.) FOO

pākepa [·kepa]  n. extravagant mourning behavior, as knocking out the teeth, cutting the hair, destroying property.

pakēpakē₁ [pakē·pakē]  friable. redup. of pakē₁;

pakēpakē₂ [pakē·pakē]  n. a seaweed. also pakūpakū. SWD

pakē pīneki [pakē ·neki]  n. peanut brittle. FOO

pakete  var. spelling of pākeke₄, packet...

pākeu [·keu]  vt. excessive, over and above; to surpass. [Keu; ka maikaʻi loa o kekahi kanaka ma kekahi hana paha, a ʻaʻohe kanaka ʻē aʻe i ʻoi aku kona maikaʻi ma ia hana.]₁₃

hoʻopākeuto increase, exceed

Ua hoʻopākeu ʻia aku keneka o ka waiwai kūʻai.More cents were added to the sales value.

Ua pākeu aku ʻAukele lele i kaikoʻeke.ʻAukeleʻs flying surpassed that of the brothers-in-law. (For. 4:79)

pākeu [·keu] 

hoʻolilo pākeudeficit spending

lilo pākeudeficit, as an excess of expenditure over revenue

loaʻa pākeusurplus, as a quantity or amount over and above what is needed

pākeupali [·keu·pali]  vs. excessively great, greatly exceeding.

Ka pākeupali aku o ke kuko.The excessiveness of the lust.

pakī  {pa- + kī₃} vs. to splash, spatter, squirt, spurt; splashing, spattering, squirting. [Pn(EP) *pa-tii, spurt, splash] [Ka lele a ke kinowai ke pā ikaika ia i kekahi mea.]₁₄

hoʻopakīto splash, spatter, etc.

ka ʻauwai pakīthe ditch [that is but a] splatter

Nānā a ka ʻulu i pakī kēpau.Look for the breadfruit spattered with gum [mature; fig., a man of substance]. (ON 2271)

pāki₁  n. barge. Eng.

pāki₂, padi  n. paddy. Eng.

Pākī  placename. avenue and playground alongside Kapiʻolani Park; Kamehameha Schools classroom built in 1960, Honolulu; all named for High Chief Abner Pākī, descendant of Maui kings.

pākī₁ [·]  vt. to smash, crush, pound, dash to pieces, flatten, throw; worn-out, driven to death, as an abused horse. cf. pākī ʻai, pākī lio.

hoʻopākīto smash, etc.

pākī [·]  vt. to slam dunk, in basketball. see , and entry below. SPO

vt. to spike (the ball), in volleyball. also hili; hitter. see hili, ʻai hele wale. SPO

mea pākīhitter

pākī ʻepaan off-speed shot, i.e. to make a fake spike

pākī₂ [·]  vs. numerous, overplentiful, surfeit, so many of a thing that it is sold cheaply; well-equipped, abundant, well-supplied, well cared for. FIS

hoʻopākīto act as though one has plenty, to show off, as by spending in a flashy way

Pākī ka hahalalū i ka mākeke.The hahalalū [fish] were so numerous that they were sold cheaply in the market.

pā kīʻaha, pākīʻaha  v. to hold a glass, as to make a toast; to drink intoxicants (EH)

ʻano wai kīʻaha like ʻoleall kinds of alcoholic drinks

pā kiaʻi  n. watchman's stand, as in an enclosure or on a wall.

pākīai [··ai]  vs. over-sexed, sensual. lit., excessive copulation.

pākīʻai₁ [·kīʻai]  vs. scorched, burned, parched, as land by the sun in hot months; sunburned. lit., excessively eaten. (Kep. 91)

pākīʻai₂ [·kīʻai]  vi. to break up cooked taro with a pounder in first stage of poi making. TAR POI

pākiʻakiʻa [·kiʻa·kiʻa]  vs. wanton.

pākihuila [pāki·huila]  n. flatbed trailer. lit., barge (with) wheels. cf. kaleila. CAR

pākiʻi₁ [·kiʻi]  vs. flat, fallen flat, spread out flat, flattened.

hoʻopākiʻito flatten out

ihu pākiʻiflat-nosed

moe pākiʻito lie sprawled

pakiʻi  vs. flat, as a tire. Niʻihau. cf. ʻananuʻu. CAR

pākiʻi₂ [·kiʻi]  n. various flatfishes (Bothus mancus). The name may be qualified by the terms haʻawale and moana. [Pn(CE) *paa-tiki, a fish, flounder, flatfish]FIS

pākiʻi₃ [·kiʻi]  vs. broiled, as puppies that were split and laid flat.

pākiʻi haʻawale  flatfish (EH)

pākiʻikiʻi₁ [·kiʻi·kiʻi]  redup. of pākiʻi₁, flat...

hoʻopākiʻikiʻiredup. of hoʻopākiʻi

pākiʻikiʻi₂ [·kiʻi·kiʻi]  n. small dip net used in fishing in shallows. FIS NET

pākiʻi moana  flatfish (EH)

pakika  {pa- + kika₁} vs. slippery, smooth; to slip, slide.

He pakika, he paheʻe i ke ala.Slipping, sliding on the road. (song)

hoʻopakikato make smooth, as by polishing; to make slippery, as by greasing; to cause to slip and slide

pakika  vi. to skid, as a car; to slip, as on a wet sidewalk. CAR

pākikakika [·kika·kika]  redup. of pakika, slippery, smooth; to slip, slide...

hoʻopākikakikaredup. of hoʻopakika, to make smooth, as by polishing; to make slippery...

pakikawaiō [pakika·wai·ō]  same as kikawaiō.

pākīkē [··]  nvt. to answer saucily or rudely; rude, sarcastic, insolent, saucy, impudent; rudeness. cf. -kīkē, ʻuʻu.


pākīkē ʻiainsulted, taunted, jeered at (For. 4:291)

pākīkēkīkē [····]  redup. of pākīkē.

pakī ke kuha  spit constantly (EH)

pakikī [paki·]  redup. of pakī, splash...


pākīkī [·kīkī]  same as pākiʻi₂, various flatfishes...

pākīkī₁ [·kīkī]  to crush, as pandanus aerial roots with a stone in order to obtain fibers for kava strainers. redup. of pākī₁; PCP *paatiitii. PAN KAV

hoʻopākīkīredup. of hoʻopākī.

pākīkī₂ [·kīkī]  n. a variety of poisonous crab, said to be the same as kūmimi. CRA

pākiko [·kiko]  nvi. temperate, abstemious, frugal, economical, skimpy; temperance (sometimes preceded by ke). [Ka hoʻomakauliʻi ʻana; ka mālama ʻana i ke kālā me ka hoʻolilo wale ʻana nō no nā mea e pono ai.]

ʻai pākikoeat sparingly; continence

He pono ke pākiko mamua o hana hoʻokelakela wale aku.It is better to be economical than to [indulge in] extravagant display.


inu pākikodrink temperately

pākīkō [··]  n. stone adze. STO TOO

pākīkoʻele [··koʻele]  nvi. a rolling, rumbling sound; to rumble.

pākikokiko₁ [·kiko·kiko]  redup. of pākiko.


pākikokiko₂ [·kiko·kiko]  vs. scattered, dotted, spotted. [Pn(CE) *patito, ?? [small protrusions]]

pāki lawe ukana  barge (EH)

Pākīlehua [Pākī-lehua]  placename. valley, central Niʻihau. lit.: crush Lehua or many experts.

pākīlio [·kīlio]  v. to ride a horse until it is exhausted or dead.

pākiliona [·kili·ona]  tera-, a prefix meaning trillion (T). abb. pkl. MTH

pākimokimo [·kimo·kimo]  vt. to dribble, as a basketball. also pāloiloi, paʻipaʻi. SPO

pākimokimo pāluato double dribble

Pākini [-kini]  placename. land section, Ka Lae qd., Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi, once well populated. Street, Āliamanu, Honolulu. (Ii 11.)

pā kini, pākini  n. tin pan, pan, basin (preceded by ke).

kini holoiwash pan

Pakinihama, Bakinihama  n. Buckingham. G

pā kini holoi  washpan (EH)

Pākini lki [-kini lki]  placename. land sections, South Point, Hawaiʻi. lit.: small Pākini.

pākini meaʻai  n. food trough (with ke) (KAN)

Pākini Nui [-kini nui]  placename. land sections near South Point, Hawaiʻi. Menehune built a heiau near here called Poʻokanaka. A heiau poʻo kanaka is one where human sacrifices were made; nevertheless, Pākini Nui was a heiau hoʻoulu ʻai where offerings were made in the hope of increasing food production. lit.: large Pākini.

pākiʻo [·kiʻo]  vi. to settle in pools, as rain water; to drizzle; to evacuate the bowels. WIN

pākiʻokiʻo [·kiʻo·kiʻo]  to leave excreta here and there, as an animal. redup. of pākiʻo; WIN

ua pākiʻokiʻoshort showers; to rain often and clear between showers

pākipa [·kipa]  n. barkeeper. Eng.

pakīpakī [pakī·pakī]  redup. of pakī, splash...


pakipakika [pakipa·kika]  redup. of pakika, slippery...

hoʻopakipakikaredup. of hoʻopakika

Pakipi  n. Poughkeepsie. Eng. G

Pākīpika  placename. Pacific.

Pākīpika, Fatifika [··pika]  nvs. Pacific. G

ʻAha Hoʻomalu Lawaiʻa o ka Pākīpika KomohanaWestern Pacific Fishery Management Council

Moana PākīpikaPacific Ocean

pākī pōhaku [· ·haku]  v. to throw stones.

Pakitana [paki·tana]  n. Pakistan; Pakistani. Eng. G

pako, baso  n. bass. Eng. MUS

pākō [·]  n. operand, as a digit in a computer mathematical operation. cf. haʻi hoʻokō. CMP MTH

Pakoa  n. Catholic term for Easter, Passover. Gr. Pascha or possibly Portuguese Pascoa or Spanish Pascua.

pā koa  n. barracks.

pako ʻaila, bato ʻaila  n. measures of oil. Gr. batous. (Luka 16.6)

Pakohana  placename. street, Pacific Heights, Honolulu, named for an ʻEwa chiefess who was grandaunt of Lahilahi Webb. (TM). lit.: bare.

pakohana [pako·hana]  {pa- + kohana} bare. same as kohana;

ʻAu pakohana i Wainiha, lehua o Luluʻupaliswimming naked at Wainiha, are the lehua blossoms of Luluʻupali. (song)

pakoke  rare var. of pakeko.

pākole₁ [·kole]  var. of pōkole, short

hoʻopākolevar. of hoʻopōkole

pākole₂ [·kole]  n. a fish (no data). FIS

pākole₃ [·kole]  vs. uncertain. rare. 

pākōlea₁, pākolea [··lea]  vt. to train to grow straight, as an infant's crooked limb; to train to grow in a desired shape, as a plant. PLA

pākōlea [··lea]  vt. to provide physical therapy. PLA

kanaka pākōleaphysical therapist

Ma hope o koʻu ulia kaʻa, ua pono wau e hele pinepine i ka pākōlea ʻia ma ke kikowaena pākōlea.After my car accident, I had to go often for physical therapy at the physical therapy center.

mea pākōleaphysical therapist

pākōlea₂ [··lea]  vt. to tie or fasten, as a canoe mast. CAN

pākōlea₃ [··lea]  vt. to gather information about one's relatives.

pākolekole₁ [·kole·kole]  same as pākalakala, a seaweed. SWD

pākolekole₂ [·kole·kole]  redup. of pākole, short...

pākōlī [··]  n. musical scale, named for the first three notes of the scale. [Ke ʻanuʻu mele o nā hua mele.]

pākōlī [··]  n. musical scale: , , , , , , , . also alapiʻi mele. MUS

pākolokolo [·kolo·kolo]  n. probably a weir (term used in land claims of the 1840s).

Pākololiokaiāulu [-kolo·lio-kai·ā·ulu]  n. wind associated with Keālia, Maui. WIN

Pākolu  placename. place, Wilhelmina Rise, Honolulu. lit.: threefold.

pākolu [·kolu]  vt. by threes, three at a time, three times, three-fold; to distribute to three, to divide by three, treble.

pākolu [·kolu]  BOD

pepeiao pākolutricuspid valve, of the heart

pākonākonā [·konā·konā]  similar to konākonā, contemptuous (For. 6:454)

Pakona Luka, Batona Rusa  n. Baton Rouge. G

Pākōnane [-kō·nane]  n. name of a star said to appear on the night of Hilo in the month of Hinaiaʻeleʻele. STA

pā kōnane [ ·nane]  vi. to shine brightly, of the moon.

pākoni [·koni]  {pā-₂ + koni} vi. to throb, ache, as teeth. ILL

kopa  n. soap dish (preceded by ke).

pākoʻu [·koʻu]  rare var. of pōkoʻu, short.

paku₁  vt. to unite portions of tapa by beating. rare.  [(AN) PPn *patu, strike with a blow]TAP

paku₂  vt. to send away, expel . cf. kipaku, to send away, drive away, expel, discharge, banish... rare. TAP

paku  vt. to block (a shot), in basketball. SPO

paku ʻinoto roof

Ua paku ʻino ʻia ia nei e ia ala.He was roofed by that guy.

vt. to block (the ball), in volleyball. also pālulu; blocker. see ʻai hele wale. SPO

mea pakublocker

paku₃  vs. physical, as a scientific term relating to physical matter. cf. kālaiaopaku. SCI

ʻanopili pakuphysical properties

pakū  vi. to burst out, break open; squeeze out; crushed. see ex. au₄.

hoʻopakūto burst, etc

pākū [·]  n. curtain, screen, partition, veil; partitions before openings of deep-sea bag nets. fig., shield, defense. [Pn(CE) *paa-tuu, a screen] [Ka ʻāpana lole a kapa paʻūpaʻū laulā e lewalewa ana ma kahi o ka pukaaniani a i ʻole ka ʻīpuka i pale. 1. he pale e like me ka pale maka ʻupena i hoʻolewalewa ʻia ma luna o ke kanaka hiamoe i ʻole e komo mai ka makika i ka pō. 2. ʻākeʻakeʻa aku i kekahi mea e hana ʻia ana.]₉,₁₄NET

Iēhowa mākou pākū.The Lord our defense. (Hal. 89.18)

pākū ka pali o Nihoa i ka makani.The cliff of Nihoa stands as a bulwark against the wind [said of one bravely facing misfortune]. (ON 1924)

Pākua [-kua]  placename. hill, Honuʻapo qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: back wall or enclosure.

pākūā, pākūwā, pakuā [··ā, ··]  vs. commonplace, trite, ordinary.

hoʻopākūāto do over and over; to render commonplace or trite, as a song

pā kūʻai  n. public mart (term found in laws 1845 – 7).

pā kualau [ kua·lau]  n. pearl-shell lure that is dark-colored inside. lit., showery lure. WIN

pākū ʻauʻau  n. shower curtain. (HE)

pākūʻei [·kūʻei]  vi. to do hurriedly and without thoroughness, to skimp. rare. 

pakuhi, pākuhi  n. chart, graph, plot.

piko pakuhiorigin of a graph. also piko

pakuhi ʻaukā [pakuhi ʻau·]  n. bar graph. cf. pakuhi paʻa ʻaukā pakuhi ʻaukā alapine. histogram, i.e. a bar graph showing frequencies, in math. MTH

pakuhi ʻau me ka lau  n. stem and leaf plot, in math. MTH

pakuhi hoʻololi [pakuhi hoʻo·loli]  n. conversion chart. lit., chart (for) changing.

pakuhi hoʻololi mekalikametric conversion chart

pakuhi huina ʻikepili [pakuhi huina ʻike·pili]  n. cross-tab graph, in math. lit., data juncture graph. MTH

pakuhi kaʻina  n. flow chart. see kākuhi kaʻina.

pakuhi kiʻi  n. pictogram, pictograph, as in a computer program. lit., picture chart. CMP

pakuhi kikokiko [pakuhi kiko·kiko]  n. scattergram, in math. lit., graph (of) points. cf. pakuhi lū. MTH

pā kuhikuhi manawa [ kuhi·kuhi manawa]  n. sundial. lit., flat surface telling time.

pakuhi lākiō [pakuhi ·kiō]  n. line graph. lit., ratio chart.

pakuhi   n. scattergraph, in math. cf. pakuhi kikokiko. MTH

pakuhi makaʻaha [pakuhi maka·ʻaha]  n. spreadsheet, as in a computer program. lit., grid chart. CMP

polokalamu pakuhi makaʻahaspread-sheet program

pakuhi paʻa ʻaukā  n. double bar graph, in math. lit., pair (of) bars graph. cf. pakuhi ʻaukā. MTH

pakuhi pahu me ka ʻumiʻumi [pakuhi pahu me ka ʻumi·ʻumi]  n. box and whiskers graph, in math. MTH

pakuhi pai  n. pie chart, as for showing statistics. MTH

pakuhi papa  n. table, as of statistics, etc. lit., list chart. MTH

pakuhi pōʻai [pakuhi ·ʻai]  n. circle graph, in math. MTH

Pakuhiwa  var. spelling of Hakuhiva, Fatu Hiva...

pākū hoʻolele kiʻi [· hoʻo·lele kiʻi]  n. screen for projecting slides or movies. lit., screen (for) projecting pictures.

Pākuʻi  placename. peak (4,380 feet high), and heiau (Summers 119), Kamalō qd., Molokaʻi. Street, Pālolo, Honolulu; central peak of the three peaks of Mount Olomana, Oʻahu, named for the keeper of the fishponds at Kaʻelepulu and Kawainui, a swift runner (Sterling and Summers 5:266-267). lit.: attached.

pākuʻi₁ [·kuʻi·]  nvi. to splice or add on, append, annex, supplement, engraft (Roma 11.17) , graft; suffix, prefix, affix; extension, wing of a house; additional. see ʻōlelo pākuʻi.

Hōʻike pākuʻirebuttal

Lumi pākuʻiadditional room

mea pōmaikaʻi pākuʻifringe benefits

pākuʻi [·kuʻi]  vt. to graft. see papa huaʻōlelo pākuʻi.

hoʻoulu pākuʻito grow by grafting

pīlali pākuʻigrafting wax

vt. to annex, in math, as in annexing a zero to show both decimal parts as a hundreth: 6.10 - 3.25 = .

pākuʻi₂ [·kuʻi·]  vt. to beat, pound, oppose, oppress. PCP *paatuki.

hoʻopākuʻito beat, cause to beat

Ua pākuʻi ka makani mamua o lākou.The wind beat ahead of them. (Mar. 6.48)

pākuʻi₃, pakuʻi [·kuʻi·]  vs. heavy scented, whether sickly sweet or foul. [Ka paoa ʻana o kekahi ʻala, ʻoiai ʻo ka ʻaʻala paha ia, a i ʻole ʻo ka pilopilo a hohono paha ia.]₁₄

Pākuʻi lua pali o Pelekunu.Doubly foul-smelling are the cliffs of Musty. [said of vile-smelling places] (saying)

Ua ana pākuʻi i ke aloha.Satiated with the aroma of love. (chant)

Ua hoʻopailua loa mākou i kēia kālā, ua pākuʻi.We are sick of this money, [it's] foul smelling.

pā kuʻi a lua, pākuʻi a lua  n. arena where lua fighting was taught. lit., striking in lua style enclosure. LUA

pākuʻi hoʻololi [·kuʻi hoʻo·loli]  n. amendment, i.e. an addition or change to a bill, constitution, etc.; to amend. lit., addendum (to) amend. LAW

Nui pākuʻi hoʻololi i pākuʻi ʻia i ke kumukānāwai o ka Mokuʻāina.There have been many amendments added to the State constitution.

pākuʻi hou  rider (supplement) (EH)

pakuikui [pakui·kui]  var. of pākukui₁, pākukui₂, shiftless, enriching soil with kukui leaves...

pākuʻikuʻi₁ [·kuʻi·kuʻi] 
  • to splash by beating the water;
  • disjointed, as a poorly constructed story.
redup. of pākuʻi₁, to splice or add on, append, annex, supplement, engraft ..., pākuʻi₂, to beat, pound, oppose, oppress... (2 Sam. 22.43) PCP *paatukituki.

hoʻopākuʻikuʻiredup. of hoʻopākuʻi, to beat, cause to beat ...

Ua hoʻopākuʻikuʻi ʻia mai lāua noho ʻana malaila e kānaka.Their way of life there received blow after blow from the people.

pākuʻikuʻi₂ [·kuʻi·kuʻi]  vt. to argue, contradict.


pākuʻikuʻi₃ [·kuʻi·kuʻi]  n. a long fishing net; (Emerson) specifies a net laid in coral reef, into which fish were driven by beating the water (Malo 212, Emerson note); the joining together of long nets. also ʻākuʻikuʻi. FIS NET

pākuʻikuʻi₄ [·kuʻi·kuʻi]  n. a surgeonfish (Acanthurus achilles), good eating. [(FJ) PPn *paatuki, hand-fish (Cirrhites pinnulatus)]FIS

pākuʻina₁ [·kuʻina]  n. affix, in grammar; appendix, as in a book. LNG

pākuʻina kau hopesuffix

pākuʻina kau lokoinfix

pākuʻina kau muaprefix

pākuʻina₂ [·kuʻina]  n. amendment (Galuteria 49)

pākuʻina kumukānāwaiconstitutional amendment

pākuʻipai [·kuʻi·pai·]  n. shrimp net. also pāloa. NET

Pakuka  Paducah (EH)

pakūkaʻā [pakū·kaʻā]  n. kingfisher. Ute pagūcaʻā. BIR

pakūkū [pakū·]  redup. of pakū.

He hehi ʻia a pakūkū ka waina.The grapes were tramped on and crushed.

Pakūkū ahi ka makani.The wind breaks forth like fire. (For. 6:387)

pākukui₁ [·kukui]  nvi. shiftless, vagabond; to wander; to play the wanton; to nibble but not take the hook, of fish. FIS

pākukui₂ [·kukui]  n. a method of enriching the soil for taro plantings by use of kukui leaves, which in rocky areas were covered with dirt in order to make soil. lit., candlenut enclosure. (Kep. 153)PLA TAR

pākule [·kule]  var. spelling of pā akule.

pākulekele [·kule·kele]  n. bureaucracy; bureaucratic.

kanaka pākulekelebureaucrat

No ka nui pupū o ka holo o ka pākulekele, ʻaʻohe puka o kaʻu noi i luna.Because of bureaucratic stalling, my request to the administration was not approved.

Pākūlena [Pākū-lena]  placename. stream, Pūpūkea, Oʻahu. lit.: yellow barrier.

pākū makaliʻi [· maka·liʻi]  n. marquisette, a kind of curtain. lit., small-meshed curtain.

pākū makika [· makika]  n. mosquito net or netting. NET

pākū makika [· makika]  n. mosquito netting. NET

pakupaku [paku·paku]  rare var. of pokopoko, short.

pakūpakū [pakū·pakū]  see palaoa pakūpakū, dumplings... FOO

pakūpakū₁ [pakū·pakū]  redup. of pakū, to burst out, break open; squeeze out; crushed...

hoʻopakūpakūredup. of hoʻopakū, to pop, as a Portuguese man-of-war that is stepped upon on the beach

pakūpakū₂ [pakū·pakū]  n. a seaweed. also pakēpakē. SWD

pā kupapaʻu [ kupa·paʻu]  same as pā ilina.

pākū pouli [· pouli]  n. window shade. lit., dark-night curtain.

pākū pukaaniani [· puka·ani·ani]  n. window curtain, drapes.

pākūwā, pakuwā [··]  var. spelling of pākūā, commonplace, trite...

pākuwā ʻole  uncommon (EH)

Pala  placename. street, Lanakila section, Honolulu. lit.: ripe.

pala₁  vs.
  • ripe, mellow;
  • yellow, as leaves;
  • soft, as an infected boil;
  • rotten, as taro corm.
. cf. huapala, pala ʻehu, pala heheʻe, pala lau hala. [PPn *pala, rotten, decayed]BAN TAR

hoʻopalato ripen, turn yellow

hoʻopala maiʻato ripen bananas [as by burying in a pit]

Pala ʻeʻehu ka lau o ka ʻulu.The breadfruit leaves are reddish-yellow.

pala₂  n. daub, smear, smudge, blot; dab of excreta (cf. pala kūkae). see also ʻai pala maunu, hāpala, kāpala, pala niho, pala ʻole. [Pn(NP) *pala, excrement; soiled]

hoʻopalato daub, besmear

pala₃  vs. underdone. FOO

Pupuhi ka umu, moʻa pala ka ʻai.When the oven smokes, the food is underdone. [(not enough steam remains inside to cook the food) said of one who does a lot of enthusiastic talking, but can't knuckle down to business] (ON 2754)

pala₄  vs. coated, as the tongue. cf. waha pala. ILL

pala₅  n. a form of gonorrhea. [PPn *pala, pustulous sore]ILL

pala₆  n. intoxicating drink made of watermelon juice.

pala₇  n. a native fern (Marattia douglasii), with a short trunk and large, long-stemmed, much divided, dark-green fronds. In time of famine, the thick, starchy, hoof-shaped bases of the frond stems, which cover the short trunk, were eaten after being baked in an imu over night. The mucilaginous water resulting from slicing and soaking the raw stems in water was used medicinally. Pieces of the fronds mixed with maile leis enhanced their fragrance. The fern was used also in heiau ceremonies. (Neal 6, 7) [(EO) PPn *pala, tree-fern sp]FER ILL PLA LEI

pala₈  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

pala₉  n. a variety of taro. TAR

pala₁₀  n. seaweeds or scum. SWD

pala₁₁  n. parlor. Eng.

palaa.jpgborder=0palaʻā₁  n. the lace fern (Sphenomeris chinensis syn. chusana), a common wild fern in Hawaiʻi; also known in other parts of Polynesia and in Asia. Long, slender stems support smooth, ovate, pointed fronds, about 30 cm long, which are subdivided three times. Formerly a brown dye was extracted from the fronds. [(Neal 15): "The palaʻā is said to have been worn about the hips of Hiʻiaka, sister of Pele, the volcano goddess, and was the fern that she sent to trip and entangle the moʻo, or dragons, when she fought against them. In female ailments, the palaʻā was used to disperse disease, as Hiʻiaka used it to disperse her foes."] . also palapalaʻā, pāʻūoPalaʻe. (Neal 15)FER PLA

palaʻā₂  n. a tapa of māmaki bark dyed brownish-red with palaʻā fern, of silky quality. FER TAP

palaʻā₃  vs. brownish-red.

palaʻā₄  n. type of stone, used for sinkers for octopus fishing. FIS

pala ʻai, palaʻai  n. a daub of food, especially the film of poi that adheres to the walls of the container after the mass has been eaten. POI

palaʻai₁  n. original name for pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo), as well as squash, named for their resemblance to a long-extinct gourd of the same name. see also . PLA FOO

palaʻai [pala·ʻai]  n. pumpkin. see ipu. FOO

palaʻai₂  nvs. fat, as animals. ANI

ʻōpū palaʻaipotbellied, a term of ridicule

palaʻai heleuī [pala·ʻai hele·]  n. Jack-o'-lantern. lit., Halloween pumpkin. also pū heleuī.

palaʻai Kepanī  n. kabocha, Japanese pumpkin (KAN)

pā laʻalaʻau  hedge (EH)

Pālāʻau [-lāʻau]  placename. three land divisions, Airport and Kaunakakai qds., north central and southwest Molokaʻi; State park overlooking Kalaupapa peninsula and containing the phallic stone Kaule-o-Nānāhoa. see Puʻulua. lit.: wooden fence or enclosure.

pālāʻau, pālaʻau [·lāʻau]  vt. to heal, as with herbs.

ʻO Hiʻiaka ke kāula nui, nāna i hana, nāna i pālāʻau i maʻi apauHiʻiaka the great priest, she acts, she treats all ailments. (prayer)

pā lāʻau₁  n. wooden fence, hedge.

lāʻau ʻoiʻoithorn hedge (Mika 7.4)

pā lāʻau₂  n. wooden dish or tray (preceded by ke).

pā lāʻau ʻoiʻoi  thorn hedge (EH)

pā lāʻau ʻoʻoi  thorn hedge (EH)

palaʻe₁  short for pāʻūopalaʻe.

palaʻe₂  n. scar or lump, as left by a disease of glands in the neck (usually follows ʻāʻī, neck). cf. ʻalaʻala. ILL

palaea  n. pliers. Niʻihau. also palaea huki. TOO

palaeʻa [pala·eʻa]  var. name for young stage of hou, a fish. FIS

palaʻehu  vs. reddish-yellow.

pālaʻelaʻe [·laʻe·laʻe]  vs. bright, as the sun.

palaʻewa  S  vs. oblique.

palaha  vi. to slip and fall, stumble; smooth, slippery, slick.

hoʻopalahato cause to fall, trip, push over; to fall

pālaha₁ [·laha]  S  vs. spread out, extended, flattened, wide, broad, broadened. [Pn(??) *pa-lafa, flat, wide] [Ka waiho laulā ʻana ma ʻō a ma ʻaneʻi. Ka hele ʻana a kauliʻiliʻi ke ʻano.]₁₀,₁₄WIN

hina pālahato fall sprawling

hoʻopālahato spread, extend, flatten; leveling, flattening

Ke hoʻopālaha maila ka moa maluna o hua.The hen spreads out over the eggs.

Pālaha akula ka ua ma ka ʻāina.The rain spread over the land.

pālaha₂ [·laha]  vi. to broil, of flattened-out flesh on coals.

hoʻopālahatransitive of above

pālaha₃ [·laha]  n. a kind of small ʻahi, a tuna (Germo alalunga). FIS

pālaha₄ [·laha]  n. ti-leaf sandals. rare. TII

pala hāʻama  vs. yellow but not dead ripe, of bananas; half ripe. BAN

palahaikala [pala·hai·kala]  old name of an illness (no data). cf. haikala. ILL

pālahalaha₁, pālālā [·laha·laha]  S   redup. of pālaha₁, spread out, extended, flattened... PCP *paalafalafa. ILL

hoʻopālahalaharedup. of hoʻopālaha₁

maʻi pālahalahacontagious disease, epidemic

Ua hoʻopālahalaha mai ke Akua iaʻu.God has caused me to be fruitful. (Kin. 41.52)

pālahalaha₂, pālālā [·laha·laha]  (sometimes shortened to pālālā.) same as līpahapaha, a seaweed SWD

pālahalaha₃ [·laha·laha]  see moe pālahalaha, to dive, in volleyball..., paʻi pālahalaha, to spike with open hand, in volleyball...

pālahalaha lau [·laha·laha lau]  S  vs. having many leaves, but little fruit. PLA

pala hao  n. a form of gonorrhea. lit., hard rottenness. ILL

palahē [pala·]  vs. fragile, easily torn, as rotting cloth; pulverized, smashed.

moʻa palahēovercooked to the point of falling apart, as meat

Pōluku ʻia a palahē ke kino.A body pounded and mashed.

palahē [pala·]  vs. mushy, as rice cooked with too much water. Niʻihau. FOO

palaheʻa [pala·heʻa]  vs. stained, smeared, bedaubed. [Pn(CE) *para-seka, ??]

Ā hoʻopalaheʻa no wau i koʻu ʻaʻahu apau.I shall stain all my raiment. [with blood] (Isa. 63.3)

hoʻopalaheʻato stain, besmear

palaheʻaheʻa [pala·heʻa·heʻa]  redup. of palaheʻa, stained...

hoʻopalaheʻaheʻaredup. of hoʻopalaheʻa

pala heʻe  S  nvs. a running boil; to run, of a sore. ILL

palaheʻe₁ [pala·heʻe]  vs. overripe, as fallen fruit. PLA

palaheʻe₂ [pala·heʻe]  S  vi. to flee in fear. rare. 

hoʻopalaheʻeto cause to flee, chase

palaheha [pala·heha]  vs. lazy, negligent. cf. maheha.

palahēhē [pala··]  n. pus. ILL

Pakū ka palahēhē.The pus breaks out.

palahēhē [pala··]  vs. infection; infected. ILL

pala heheʻe  S  n. abscess, running sore. ILL

palaheʻī  n. region below kualono. rare. 

Palahemo [Pala-hemo]  placename. a deep water hole inland from South Point, Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi, believed connected underground to the sea and haunted by a moʻo of the same name; in times of rain it was taboo to bathe there. Two sayings refer to Palahemo:

E hoʻi Kaʻū i Palahemo.Go back to Kaʻū and Palahemo. [an insult, since Palahemo means 'loose dab of excreta', a name given because of markings on the walls of the hole suggesting excreta]

I ʻike ʻoe Kaʻū a puni, a ike ʻole ʻoe Palahemo, ʻaʻole ʻoe i ʻike Kaʻū.If you have seen all Kaʻū, but have not seen Palahemo, you haven't seen Kaʻū.

palahemo [pala·hemo]  S   similar to pahemo, loose, easily untied. rare. 

palaheo [pala·heo]  vs. not clear, as the speech of some old persons. Perhaps Waimea, Hawaiʻi.

palahī [pala·]  nvi. diarrhea, liquid bowel evacuations; to have diarrhea. ILL

palahiʻa [pala·hiʻa]  vi. to glide. cf. pāhia. [Ka pā lihi ʻana, ʻaʻole naʻe i kū.]₁₄

ʻO ka lua o ka ihe ua palahiʻa wale akula .The second spear glided along.

Palahinu [Pala-hinu]  placename. rocky point, northwest Lānaʻi. lit.: grease-daubed.

pala hinu  vs. polished, bright.

palahō [pala·]  nvs. rotten, putrid, decayed, corrupt; rot.

hoʻopalahōto cause to rot, etc

pale palahōantiseptic

palahoʻa [pala·hoʻa]  n. young ʻamaʻu fern fronds cut to be made into palaholo paste. FER

palahoana [pala·hoana]  see puhi palahoana.

palaholo₁ [pala·holo]  n. rolled-up frond of the ʻamaʻu fern; paste made of sap from the fronds, used in welding strips of tapa together. tapa made with old torn pieces added to new pieces was also called palaholo. (For. 5:641) FER TAP

palaholo₂ [pala·holo]  same as palahuki, rotten...

palaholo₃ [pala·holo]  n. gel. cf. ʻūnina. SCI

palaholo lauohohair gel, Dep

palaholo silaka gsilica gel g, i.e. a powder used as the sorbent layer in thin-layer chromatography (pronounced palaholo silaka ).

palahū₁ [pala·]  nvs. rotten; to spoil, rot; overripe.

palahū₂ [pala·]  n. same as pelehū, turkey. [Ka manu pelehū.]BIR

palahū₃ [pala·]  n. a kind of ʻōpelu, a fish. FIS

palahuki [pala·huki]  vs. rotten, as a banana stump; overripe, as banana fruit with juice dripping and black skin, as used in medicine. ILL BAN

palahuli [pala·huli]  vi. to turn over, fall over.

hoʻopalahulito cause to turn, fall

Palahuli i lalo ka waha ʻai ai.The food-eating mouth is fallen over. [said of one in serious trouble]. (ON 2586)

palapalai.jpgborder=0palai₁  n. a native fern (Microlepia setosa), growing wild and cultivated, 95 to 130 cm high. The lacy, ovate fronds look much like those of the palaʻā but are somewhat hairy instead of smooth. The palai was one of the important plants placed on the hula altar to Laka, goddess of hula; it is famous in song (see wilia). also palapalai. see ex. popohe. (Neal 12) [PPn *palai, a yam (Dioscorea nummularia)]FER PLA HUL

palai₂  vi. to turn the face away, as in embarrassment, confusion, humility; bashful; to conceal one's true feelings; to cloak dissatisfaction or feign friendship; hypocritical. (often used with maka). (Kel. 130)

E hilahila auaneʻi, a e hoʻopalai maka hoʻi ka poʻethe people shall be put to shame and confounded. (Isa. 41.11)

hoʻopalaito have turned the face away, to cause to turn away; ashamed, confused, etc.

hūnā palai iki ke akamaito hide and conceal somewhat the cleverness

palai₃, parai, farai  vt. to fry; frying, fried. Eng. FOO

palaoa palaipancake

palai aliʻi  n. a variety of palai, a fern. FER

Palaʻie  placename. ancient surfing area, Lahaina qd., Maui. (Finney-Houston 28). lit.: inconstant.

palaʻie₁  vs. flexible, inconstant, changeable.

palaie.jpgpalaʻie₂  nvi. to play the game of loop and ball; the game itself: a flexible stick made of braided coconut leaflets with a loop at one end and a tapa ball on a string attached below the loop, the object being to catch the ball in the loop; this game was often played to a chant. CN TAP SPO

palai hihi  n. a native filmy fern (Vandenboschia davalioides), climbing on trees in damp forests, with narrow dark-green fronds, 13 cm long or more, divided three times. lit., creeping palai. FER TRE

palai hinahina [palai hina·hina]  n. a native filmy fern (Sphaerocionium lanceolatum), climbing on trees, with narrow fronds 5 cm long or longer, divided three times, edged with red hairs. lit., white-haired palai. FER TRE

palai hoʻoluʻu [palai hoʻo·luʻu]  S  vt. to deep-fry. lit., fry (by) immersing. FOO

Ma ka palai hoʻoluʻu ʻana, hoʻowela nui ʻia ka ʻaila ma loko o ka ipu hao, a hoʻoluʻu maoli ʻia ka meaʻai i ke kuke ʻana.In deep-frying, the oil is made very hot in a pot, and the food is actually dipped into it to cook.

palai huna, palaihuna  same as pai, a native fern. FER

palaʻiʻi  same as lehua palaʻiʻi, a variety of taro. TAR

palai kahawai [palai kaha·wai]  same as hihiawai, a fern. FER

palaiki [pala·iki]  nvi. sound of a stone falling into water; to fall with a sound; plump. rare. 

pala ila  vs. overripe, as bananas that have turned black. lit., spotted ripening. BAN

palai lāʻau  n. a small native fern (Adenophorus pinnatifidis), with narrow fronds 10 to 40 cm long, having many short side lobes; they hang down on forest tree trunks. lit., plant palai. FER TRE

palailai, pālailai [palai·lai]  n. young of the lai, a fish. FIS

Pālailai  placename. gulch, Barberʻs Pt. and Waiʻanae qds., Oʻahu. lit.: the young lai fish.

palai lau liʻi  n. a small native filmy fern (Sphaerociomium obtusum), growing on forest trees, 2.5 to 6 cm long, with oblong, much-divided fronds. lit., small-leafed palai. FER TRE

palaʻili [pala·ʻili]  n. T-shirt; any pullover-style shirt. Niʻihau. cf. paleʻili. CLO

palaʻili kāʻawe [pala·ʻili ·ʻawe]  n. tank top. lit., t-shirt (with) strap. also paleʻili kāʻawe. cf. palaʻili, paleʻili. CLO

palaʻīloli [palaʻī·loli]  vs. discolored, as of pandanus fruit that darkens; to assume a softer, darker color. PAN

palai maka  see palai₂, confusion...

palai moe anu  n. a variety of stunted fern. FER

palaina₁  n. turning away in embarrassment, confusion, or humility, concealment of true feelings. cf. palai₂.

palaina₂  vt. to smooth, as fresh cement with a trowel.

palaina₃  n. a word said in card games (no data).

palaina helehelena [palaina hele·helena]  n. foundation, for makeup. lit., smooth (the) face.

palaina kimeki  n.v. cement; to cement. cf. palai₂.

palaina puna  n.v. whitewash; to whitewash. cf. palai₂. [Ka hoʻomoe ʻana i ke kimeki a puna paha ma ke kūkulu ʻana i kekahi mea.]

palaina puna  an exclamation used by the winner in a card game to the loser meaning 'you got wiped out!' also pāpaʻa piele. SPO

palaiʻula, palai ʻula  n. dark-stemmed form of palai. also laʻa.

palaka₁  {pa- + laka₁} nvs. indifferent, inactive, uninterested, lax, listless, apathetic, oblivious, careless or negligent in doing something, as going to church; disinterest, indifference. cf. kūpalaka. (FS 111) [Ke kau ʻana i ka manaʻo ma luna o kekahi mea me ke kāpae wale ʻana i nā manaʻo ʻē aʻe a pau. ʻO ia ka hele ʻana o ka naʻau a moloā i ka hana i kekahi mea a hana paha.]₇,₁₄

hoʻopalakato feign indifference; indifferent, etc (Isa. 6.10.)

Palaka ka naʻau.The heart has grown dull. (Mat. 13.15)

palaka₂  n. a fish (no data). [Pn(CE) *parata, shark sp]FIS

palaka₃  n. a checkered shirt, usually blue and white, of block-print cloth; in the 19th century, a coarse work shirt worn by males, known then in English as a "frock", mentioned frequently in the literature and especially in Peter Kaʻeo's letters in 1873–4 to his cousin, Queen Emma (Korn 1976, pp. 14–38), and hence probably from English "frock" rather than from "block". Eng. CLO

palaka  n. shirt, with short or long sleeves. CLO

palaka alohaaloha shirt

palaka₄  n. block, as block and tackle. Eng.

palaka₅  n. plug. Niʻihau. see niho palaka, puka uila. Eng.

palaka niho koluthree-pronged plug

palaka niho luatwo-pronged plug

palaka uilaelectrical plug

palaka₆  n. block, i.e. the child's toy. cf. pōlaka, city block... SPO

palaka  n. blocks (children's toy). Eng. (HE)

palaka aloha  n. aloha shirt. see palaka₃, a shirt...

pala kāʻao  vs. ripe, as pandanus. PAN

-palakaʻeo  cf. kaʻeo. rare. 

hoʻopalakaʻeopeeved, resentful

palakahē [palaka·]  short for palakāhela₁.

palakāhela₁ [pala··hela]  vs. overripe, spoiled; yellowed and falling, as leaves.

Palakāhela ka ʻai o Makaʻūkiu.The food crops of Makaʻūkiu are spoiled. (chant)

palakāhela₂ [pala··hela]  vs. curved, bent; stooped, as one lifting a weight to one's back.

hoʻopalakāhelato curve, bend, stoop

palakahuki [palaka·huki]  overcooked to the point of falling apart, as meat (less common than moʻa palahē). same as palahuki; FOO

palakai [pala·kai]  vs. sickly, withered, stunted, puny, as unhealthy plants or people. PLA ILL

pala kaia  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

palakaiko, paradaiso [pala·kaiko]  n. paradise. Gr. paradeisos. (Luka 23.43)

palaka kepa  n. snap cube. lit., snap block.

palaka kimeki  n. pier block, in construction. lit., cement block. cf. paomeki. INS BUI

palaka kimeki pale termite block

palakalī [palaka·]  n. broccoli. Eng. FOO

palakama, balasama [pala·kama]  balsam. Eng.

palaka pipili  n. Legos (toy blocks) (HE)

palaka uila  n. plug, electric plug (HE)

palakē [pala·]  vs. soggy and watery, as taro or sweet potatoes of poor quality. SWP TAR

palakea₁ [pala·kea]  n. a variety of taro, tall and stocky, distinguished by the black edge of the petiole; corm white, less acrid than most taros, used chiefly as a table taro also medicinally. The name may be qualified by the colors ʻeleʻele and keʻokeʻo. also lauloa hāʻeleʻele, lauloa palakea. TAR

palakea₂ [pala·kea]  vs. soft, white, clear, unclouded. WIN

palakei [pala·kei]  n. rocky patch, as for planting. rare. PLA

Palakeliko, Paradelito [pala·keliko]  n. Counselor (RSV), Comforter (KJV). Gr. paracletos. (Ioane 14.16)

palaki₁  nvt. brush; to brush. Eng.

palaki₂  vs. black, as skin. Eng. COL

palaki₃, barati  n. ballast. Eng.

palaki₄  n. flush, in poker. Eng.

palakī [pala·]  n. small daubs of soft excrement, so called because bowels were loosened during time of famine by eating ti root. lit., ti daubs.

palakiʻānai [palakiʻā·nai]  n. scrubbing brush.

palaki ʻauʻau [palaki ʻau·ʻau]  n. brush for bathing.

palakiko [pala·kiko]  petty pilfering; to pilfer little by litile. (AP)

Palakiko o ʻAkiki  Francis of Assisi (EH)

Palakila, Barazila  n. Brazil, Brazilian. G

Palakila, Barazila [pala·kila]  n. Brazil; Brazilian. G

palaki lauoho [palaki lau·oho]  n. hairbrush.

Palakimoa, Balatimoa  n. Baltimore. G

palaki niho  n. toothbrush.

palakiniuma [palaki·niuma]  n. platinum. Eng. SCI

palakiʻo [pala·kiʻo]  n. a venereal disease. ILL

pālākiō [··kiō]  n. scale, in math. MTH

kiʻi pālākiōscale drawing

pane pālākiōrating response

papa pālākiōconversion scale

pālākiō ikehu ōlaʻi [--kiō ikehu ōlaʻi]  n. Richter scale. lit., earthquake power scale. SCI

pālākiō lālani [··kiō lālani]  n. linear scale, in geography. lit., line scale. SCI

pālākiō palapala ʻāina [··kiō pala·pala ʻāina]  S  n. map scale. lit., map ratio. [+]

Ma ka pālākiō palapala ʻāina, ua like hoʻokahi ʻīniha ma kēia poepoe honua me 300 mile ma ka honua.In map scale, one inch on this globe is equal to 300 miles on the earth.

pālākiō pH [··kiō ph]  n. pH scale, for measuring acidity. [+]SCI

palakiu [pala·kiu]  vs. rotted, as taro corm in cold, wet weather. TAR

palaku  n. palate, in linguistics. Eng. LNG

palaku iwihard palate

palaku kīleosoft palate

palakū [pala·]  vs. ripe to perfection, as of bananas that drop when touched; to ripen uniformly. [PPn *pala-tuʻu, over-ripe, of fruit]BAN

palakua [pala·kua]  var. of palakū.

Palakuae, Paraguae [pala·kuae]  n. Paraguay; Paraguayan. G

pala kūkae [pala ·kae]  n. residue of excreta that remains to be wiped off. lit., excreta daub.

ahu ka pala kūkaea heap of excreta daub [an expression of contempt]

palala  n. barrel. Eng.

palala  see pānini palala, barrel cactus... PLA

palalā [pala·]  n. a low or rumbling sound (similar to palalū). cf. kōhikōhikūpalalā. PPN *palalaa.

pā lala  vi. to strike obliquely, as wave or wind.

pālala₁ [·lala]  nvi. gift or tax given to a chief at the birth of a child; to honor a child with a gift; house-warming feast; to have such a feast. (Laie 445)

ʻahaʻaina pālalafeast, as in honor of a child

pālala₂ [·lala]  vs. clear. rare.  PCP *paalala.

pālālā [·lālā]  S   same as pālahalaha, spread out...

pālala (palaloa)  ceremonial gift (EH)

palalaha [pala·laha]  S   same as pālahalaha₁, spread out...

pālalahuki [·lala·huki]  same as palahuki.

pālalakaʻimoku [·lala·kaʻi·moku]  plain, cape, land jutting into the sea. fig., kingdom. (AP)

pālālā kīlaha  wide (EH)

palalalo₁ [pala·lalo]  n. gonorrhea. ILL

palalalo₂ [pala·lalo]  n. soft, rotten. (And.)

Palalau [Pala-lau]  placename. coastal area, Māʻalaea qd., Maui. lit.: yellow leaf.

pala lau hala, palalauhala  vs. yellow as a pandanus leaf, said of the very old. PAN

palalē₁ [pala·]  nvi. to speak imperfectly, as of one with a foreign accent or speech defect; to work in a disorderly, slipshod way; confusion. cf. hiohio haole, kīpalalē. [Pn(EP) *pa-rare, speak imperfectly]


palalē₂ [pala·]  vi. to drip, spatter, spill, fart.

He mau ʻōhua lemu kaumaha, he mau ʻopeʻope palalē.Heavy-butted passengers, farting bags. (For. 4:577)

palaleha [pala·leha]  vs. indifferent, careless, slack, neglectful of duty. cf. paleha.

hoʻopalalehacaus/sim. to neglect

ʻO ka lima hoʻopalaleha, he mea ia e ʻilihune ai.He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand. (Sol. 10.4)

palalehe [pala·lehe]  var. of palaleha.

hoʻopalalehevar. of hoʻopalaleha

palalei [pala·lei]  n. uncut tapa fringe. rare. TAP

palalī [pala·]  nvs. any flutelike, shrill, or high sound; to sound thus; sound of flatulency. MUS

palaloa₁ [pala·loa]  same as pālala₁, gift, tax... (Malo 199, Emerson note)

palaloa₂ [pala·loa]  nvi. a circuit of the island by the high chief, building heiaus (Malo 189); to make such.

palaloli [pala·loli]  same as palaʻīloli, darken...

palalū₁ [pala·]  nvi. a low rolling or rumbling sound, as cooing of a dove or low blare of a trumpet; sound of the moho, wingless rail; to make such. BIR

hoʻopalalūto sound thus

palalū₂ [pala·]  vs. weak, nervous, with shaking limbs.

hoʻopalalūto cause nervousness, weakness

pala luhiehu [pala luhi·ehu]  nvs. golden yellow, a beautiful yellow.

Palalupi  placename. cape, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi.

palama₁  n. plum. Eng.

palama₂  n. plumber; plumbing. Eng.

Pālama [-lama]  placename. street and section 7 of Honolulu (map 6). lit.: lama wood enclosure. see Kapālama.

pālama₁ [·lama]  nvi. a sacred and taboo enclosure, especially for royal women placed under taboo; to place under taboo. lit., lama wood enclosure. (For. 5:387)

hoʻopālamat guard, protect, as a taboo princess in a pālama

Kapālama.The sacred lama enclosure. (place name)

Ke ʻī aʻe wau, ʻoi ka ʻoi o ka pālama, mālama ʻia kino.I do say, the best of the sacred enclosures is to care for your body. (song)

Ua pālama ʻia ke keiki.The child is under taboo.

pālama₂ [·lama]  n. palm. Eng. TRE

pala mahiki₁  n. a variety of taro. TAR

pala mahiki₂  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

pālamalama [·lama·lama]  redup. of pālama₁.

palama waiū [palama wai·ū]  n. Madagascar olive, a rare evergreen (Noronhia emarginata). (Neal 677)PLA

Palamea  placename. lane, Pālama, Honolulu. lit.: plump.

palamea₁ [pala·mea]  vs. plump. rare. BOD

palamea₂ [pala·mea]  n. clear atmosphere. rare. WIN

palami  n. brumby, a wild Australian horse. Eng. ANI

palamiko [pala·miko]  n. flamingo. also manu palamiko. Eng. BIR

Palamila, Palamira  n. Palmyra. G

palamimo [pala·mimo]  vi.
  • to pilfer quickly, as of a skilled pickpocket;
  • to move easily and noiselessly;
  • to do or act deftly;
  • neatly; neat.
  • swift,
. also palamio.

Palamimo ka hoʻonoho ʻana i ka ukana.The gear is packed neatly.

Palamimo ka lima i ka ulana.The hand is deft in plaiting.

palamio [pala·mio]  same as palamimo, to pilfer quickly, to do or act deftly; neatly... cf. mio₁, to disappear swiftly; to move swiftly...

Palamira  var. spelling of Palamila, Palmyra...

pālāmoa₁ [··moa]  n. thick, dense, as clouds. see ex. kaunana. WIN

pālāmoa₂ [··moa]  n. a grass. (UL 124) PLA

pālāmoi [··moi]  n. second growth stage of the moi, a fish, about 13 cm long (Kauaʻi); third growth stage, about 30 cm long (Hawaiʻi). FIS

Palamola, Palamora  n. Palmyra. G

Palamora  var. spelling of Palamola, Palmyra...

Palanaheika, Faranaheita [palana·heika]  Fahrenheit. Eng.

Palanaheika [palana·heika]  n. Fahrenheit. abb. Ph. see kēkelē.

pālānai [··nai]  same as pānānai, flat

pālanaiki [·lana·iki]  nvs. small, compact; slim and trim figure.

pala naio  n. pinworm daub, a term of contempt something like "not worth a daub of excreta," so called because naio were believed to get into the bowels of children and cause itching. INS

He aha kāna pala naio?What in blazes is he good for?

palanehe [pala·nehe]  vs. noiseless, quiet, dainty, deft; to move in a dainty fashion. also paʻanehe. [Hāmau; ʻaʻohe kani o kēlā ʻano kēia ʻano ma ka nana a hele. Ka hana ʻana me ka maiau a me ka hāmau.]₂,₇

wāwae, kiʻi palanehe.Your feet, dainty fetching. (chant)

Palani  placename. avenue, Alawai section, Honolulu, named by Frank L. James, who developed the area in 1926 for his son, Francis Peter James. lit.: Frank.

palani.jpgborder=0palani₁  n. a surgeonfish (Acanthurus dussumieri), famous for a strong odor. [(FJ) PPn *palaŋi, a surgeonfish (Acanthurus sp.)]FIS

palani₂  nvi. to stink, smell sour or rancid; a detested person; a kauā, outcast.

hoʻopalanito cause to go sour, rancid

palani₃  n. a variety of sugar cane, short, purple with deep olive-green cast when young, changing to reddish-yellow on exposure, pith dark. Probably the parent of ʻakoki. Sometimes qualified by hao or ʻula. (For. 5:585) SUG

palani₄  n. a variety of sweet potato SWP

palani₅, barani  n. brandy. Eng.

ʻula palanibrandy red

Palani₆, Farani  nvs. France; Frenchman; French; Frank. Eng. HUL G

hula Palanisame as the paʻi umauma hula (UL 203)

Palani, Farani  n. France; French. G

Polenekia PalaniFrench Polynesia

palani₇  n. bran. Eng.

pālani [·lani]  vi. to skim lightly; to paint or daub lightly, especially to paint tapa in light shades. cf. mālani. [PPn *pala, smear, smudge: *pala(-i,-ngi,-si)]TAP

pala niho  n. tartar of the teeth.

ʻai pala nihofood remnants; to eat food remnants; an eater of food scraps left by others [a term of reproach]

palanioa [palani·oa]  vs. sour or rancid smelling, especially of an improperly washed or insufficiently sunned food container.

Palanipoka, Faranifota  n. Frankfort. G

Palanipoka [palani·poka]  n. Frankfort, the capital of Kentucky. [+]G

palani pualu  surgeonfish (EH)

palaʻo₁  n. walrus. also waleluka, wolu. ANI

palaʻo  n. walrus. also ʻelepani o ke kai. ANI

Palaʻo₂, Parao  n. Pharaoh. Eng.

Palaʻo  n. Pharaoh. see Au Palaʻo Kūhou, Au Palaʻo Kūkahiko, Au Palaʻo Kūwaena.

palaʻō  same as līpālāwai, fresh-water algae. SWD

Palaoa  placename. point, southwest Lānaʻi. Place, Waikīkī, Honolulu. lit.: whale (dead whales were sometimes washed ashore here; (TM)).

palaoa₁  n. sperm whale; ivory, especially whale tusks as used for the highly prized lei palaoa; whale-tooth pendant. [Pn(EP) *paraaoa, whale] [Ka mea i hana ʻia ai ka niho o ka holoholona, ʻo ia hoʻi, ka niho o ke koholä, ka niho o ka ʻelepani kai, a me ko ka ʻelepani holo honua.]₁₄FIS LEI

makau palaoafishhook made of whale ivory

palaoa₂  n. flour, bread, wheat. cf. lāwalu. Eng. FOO

palaoa  n. bread. FOO

hunahuna palaoabread crumbs

palaoa hoʻopāpaʻa [palaoa hoʻo··paʻa]  n. toast. see pāpaʻa, cooked crisp, overdone, burned... FOO

palaoa hoʻowali ʻia, palaoa hoʻowaliʻia [palaoa hoʻo·wali ʻia]  S  n. dough. FOO

palaoa huika  n. wheat bread. cf. palaoa huika piha. see palaoa mākuʻe. FOO

palaoa huika piha  n. whole wheat bread. cf. palaoa huika. see palaoa mākuʻe. FOO

palaoa huluhulu [palaoa hulu·hulu]  n. barley (Hordeum spp.). lit., hairy flour. (Puk. 9.31) FOO PLA

palaoa keko  n. dumplings. also palaoa mokumoku, palaoa pakūpakū. FOO

palaoa keʻokeʻo [palaoa keʻo·keʻo]  n. white bread. FOO

palaoa kīpoʻopoʻo [palaoa ·poʻo·poʻo]  n. waffle. lit., pitted bread. FOO

palaoa kuʻi  n. whale-tooth pounder or pestle, as for crushing medicine, a highly valued chief's possession. ILL

palaoa liʻiliʻi [palaoa liʻi·liʻi]  n. roll, biscuit. FOO

palaoa linalina [palaoa lina·lina]  n. thin pancake made without baking powder. FOO

palaoa linalina [palaoa lina·lina]  n. unleavened pancake. FOO

palaoa lūlū [palaoa ·]  n. dumpling (some localities), Hawaiian-style mush (Hawaiʻi). FOO

palaoa lūlū [palaoa ·]  n. Hawaiian-style mush, made of flour and water. FOO

palaoa maka  n. flour. FOO

palaoa maka  n. flour. FOO

palaoa maka huika pihawhole wheat flour

palaoa mākuʻe [palaoa ·kuʻe]  n. brown bread, a layman's term for any bread made with dark flour. see palaoa hapa huika, palaoa huika. FOO

palaoa mokumoku [palaoa moku·moku]  n. dumpling. FOO

palaoa mokumoku [palaoa moku·moku]  n. dumplings. also palaoa pakūpakū, palaoa keko. FOO

palaoa pae  whale tooth (EH)

palaoa pakūpakū [palaoa pakū·pakū]  n. dumplings. also palaoa keko, palaoa mokumoku. FOO

palaoa palai  n. pancake. lit., fried flour. see palai₃, to fry... FOO

palaoa pāpaʻa [palaoa ·paʻa]  n. toast. lit., crisp bread. cf. pāpaʻa palaoa. FOO

palaoa pikeke  n. biscuit. also pikeke. FOO

palaoa pūhaʻuhaʻu [palaoa ·haʻu·haʻu]  n. popover. lit., puffed-out bread. FOO

palaoa pūlehu [palaoa ·lehu]  n. toast. FOO

pālaʻolaʻo₁ [·laʻo·laʻo]  same as laʻolaʻo, mote.

pālaʻolaʻo₂ [·laʻo·laʻo]  n. a fish (no data). FIS

pala ʻole  vs. perfect, flawless, consummate. lit., without a daub.

He ʻike pala ʻole.A perfect knowledge.

Palaʻole [Pala-ʻole]  n. name of a lua stroke. LUA

palaʻole  fight (EH)

palapaʻa [pala·paʻa]  n. any wooden calabash with a thick base. see ex. kūmau₂.



see below...

  palapala₁ - document of any kind, bill, deed, warrant, certificate, policy, letter, tract, writ, ....
  palapala₂ - Maui name for pualu, a fish.
  palapala₃ - var. name for maomao, a fish.
  palapala ʻae - permit, license. lit., agreeing document.
  palapala ʻae e hoʻopae - permit to discharge, as cargo
  palapala ʻaelike - written contract, as for labor; treaty, agreement.
  palapala ʻaiʻē - note (to pay money), bond. lit., debt document.
  palapala ʻāina kahua - site map.
  palapala ʻāina kumuhana - thematic map. lit., topic map.
  palapala ʻāina ua - rainfall map.
  palapala alodio - var. spelling of palapala ʻalokio, alodial title...
  palapala ʻalokio - alodial title, fee simple title.
  palapala ʻalolio - alodial title, fee simple title
  palapala ʻāpono - letter of recommendation
  palapala bona - var. spelling of palapala pona, bond...
  palapala haʻalele - letter of resignation.
  palapala haʻalele ʻoihana - letter of resignation
  palapala haʻi ā kuhikuhi hewa - writ of error. lit., document reporting error.
  palapala haʻi hewa - writ of error. lit., document reporting error.
  palapala hānau - birth certificate.
  Palapala Hemolele - Holy Scriptures.
  palapala hiʻona ʻāina - topographic map.
  palapala hōʻaiʻē - promissory note.
  palapala hoʻālohaloha - written condolence.
  palapala hoʻāmana - power of attorney. lit., document giving power.
  palapala hoʻāpono - any document granting permission, as a passport.
  palapala hōʻike - affidavit, report, certificate. lit., reporting document.
  Palapala Hōʻike Hopena Kaiapuni - Environmental Impact Statement. lit., document showing environmental consequences.
  palapala hōʻike manawa - chronology, timetable.
  palapala hōʻike no ke ola - bill of health. lit., document reporting concerning the health.
  palapala hōʻike ola - health certificate
  palapala hōʻike pilikino - identification papers. lit., document telling about self.
  palapala hōʻike ukana o ka moku - bill of lading. lit., document reporting cargo of the ship.
  palapala hōʻike waiwai - report of finances.
  palapala holo ʻāina ʻē - passport. lit., document (for) traveling abroad.
  palapala hoʻohanohano - honorary diploma or document of any kind.
  palapala hoʻohiki - adoption paper; certificate that a child is legally adopted; a written oath.
  palapala hoʻohiki - guarantee, an assurance of quality or length of use with promise of reimbursement. ....
  palapala hoʻohiki ʻia - affidavit.
  palapala hoʻohui - charter. lit., association-forming document.
  palapala hōʻoia - certificate.
  palapala hōʻoiaʻiʻo - voucher, certifying document.
  palapala hōʻoiaʻiʻo a ke kanikela - counselor's certificate
  palapala hōʻoia kulanui - collegiate certificate; college diploma.
  palapala hōʻoia mākaukau - professional certificate.
  palapala hoʻoilina - last will and testament. lit., document to convey inheritance.
  palapala hoʻokaʻa - receipt, as fo