Pukui & Elbert - 1986
Māmaka Kaiao - 2003-10
Lorrin Andrews - 1865
updated: 1/19/2018

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words ending in -na
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 -na     -ana     -ena     -ena     -ena     -ina     -ona     -una       


-na₂ rare pas/imp.; suffix. see ʻaina, haʻina, kiʻina. (Gram. 6.6.3)   PPN *-na.

naprep. by, for, belonging to (a-form; see no). (Gram. 9.11)   PCP *na(a).

Aloha ʻolua na Kawai.Greetings to you both from Kawai. [close of a letter]

he puke na Puaa book for Pua; a book by Pua [ambiguous]

Na wai ʻoe?Who was your parent? (Lit., by who you?). (FS 117)

nasimp. prep Of; for; belonging to. Placed before nouns or pronouns, it conveys the idea of possession, property or duty. It has the relation to no that a has to o, or ka to ko. Gram. § 69, 1, 2, 3.

na-, nā- prefixes indicating a quality or state. see nāhili, naholo, nakele, nākiʻi, nakulu, and others (Gram. 6.3.2)   PPN *nga(a)-.

-na₁ common nominalizing suffix, sometimes with shortening of a long vowel in the base. see haʻi, haʻina, hāpai, hapaina, kālai, kalaina, ʻohi, ʻohina, piʻi, piʻina, and others. (Gram. 6.6.2)   [(OC) PPN *-ŋa, gerundive suffix]

-na₃ his, her (in poss. kāna, kona). (Gram. 8.2)   [PPN *-na, third person singular possessive marker]

nā-var. spelling of na-, prefixes indicating a quality or state...

nā₁vs. calmed, quieted, pacified, assuaged, soothed; settled, as a claim. [PPN *naʻa, become quiet (of a crying child); pacified]

E hoʻi, ē Pele, i ke kuahiwi, ua lili, inaina.Return, O Pele, to the mountain; your jealousy, your rage are pacified. (chant)

hoʻonāto relieve pain, soothe, comfort, quiet, appease, lull, placate, make calm, pacify, console, find solace; to end, as a taboo; to settle a claim

hoʻonā waleto attempt to pacify without effect; to try vainly to assuage, allay pain, grief

Komikina Hoʻonā ʻĀinaLand commissioners who settle land claims

Poʻe hoʻona kuleana ʻāinaBoard of commissioners to quiet land titles

nav. To be quiet; to be pacified, as a child; ua na ke keiki, the child is quiet; to be comforted, as one in affliction. Ier. 31:15. To enjoy respite from pain; a pau kana heluhelu ana, noho iho la ia e na aku i ka mea manao ole. Hoo. The same; also, in a legal sense, to settle difficulties; to decide between different claimants; as, e hoona kumu kuleana aina, to settle land claims. adj. Quiet; pacified, as an aggrieved child; calmed; quieted, as one's passions.

nā₂vi. to moan, groan, wail. [(EO) PPN *ŋaa, breathe, pant]

ka ihuto snore with prolonged sounds

na To gasp or half breathe, as a dying person.

nā₃ plural definite article. (Gram. 10.2)   [PPN *ŋaa, plural marker preposed to definite or specific nouns]

lanithe chiefs

naart. standing before nouns, represents the plural number; as, ke alii, the chief; na alii, chiefs or the chiefs. Na often answers the double purpose of a plural article (that is, a plural for all the other articles which are singular), and the sign of the plural number of the noun. As an article, it is both definite and indefinite. Gram. § 67; also, § 83. 86 and 87.

nā₄demonstrative part. indicating the addressee, sometimes said disrespectfully and translated 'you'. cf. kēnā. (Gram. 8.3.2)   [(EO) PPN *na, there (near addressee): *na(a)]

Ē keiki lapuwale.O you worthless children.

na A particle somewhat frequent, adding strength to an expression either positive or negative; aole na he wahine e, o ka moopuna na a Waka, she is not certainly any other woman, she is certainly the grandchild of Waka. Laieik. 128;

 -na     -ana     -ena     -ena     -ena     -ina     -ona     -una       


  • to measure, measurement,
  • survey, evaluate, rate,
  • fathom;
  • pattern, design, plan, model, standard,
  • meter, gauge, die.
  cf. anana, ana ʻole, and numerous types of measurements listed below.
see lani₂. [(MP) PPN *haŋa, span (measurement)]

ana i ka hohonuto sound the depths

hoʻoana, hoʻānato make measurements, rearrange, put in order

kaula anameasuring line (Ier. 31.39)

anan. measurement; dimension, in math. also nui.

ana ākea, ana laulāwidth

ana hohonu, ana kiʻekiʻeheight

ana loa, ana lōʻihilength

ʻEhia ke ana o kēia lumi?What are the dimensions of this room? vt. assessment; to assess, i.e. make an evaluation as of progress or damage. see kāki Iauhau.

ana [a-na]v. To measure. Hoik. 21:16. To measure in any way; e hiki ia’u ke ana i ka loa, a me ka laula, a me ka hohonu, a me ke kiekie o keia mea; met. Ana wau i kou pono a me kou hewa, I measured your good and your evil; no ke ana ana, in measuring. Oihk. 19:35. Mea ana hora, a dial. Isa. 38:8. Hoo. To set apart; to set aside. Puk. 16:33. To restrain; keep back. Oih. 5:2. s. A measure, as for cloth. Puk. 26:2. A measure of any kind. Kanl. 25:14. Ana ohe, a measuring rod. Ezek. 40:3.

ana₂vi. to have enough or too much, satisfied, satiated, surfeited.

Ā ana kūpuna o Kawelo i ke kahūmu ʻai na Kawelo.The grandparents of Kawelo had had enough of tending food ovens for Kawelo. (FS 33)

ʻAʻole e ʻōlelo mai ana ke ahi ua ana ia.Fire will never say that it has enough. [of love] (ON 225)

Ua hele au ā ana.I've had all I can take; I'm disgusted.

ana [a-na]v. To be satiated; satisfied, as thy eye with seeing. Kekah. 1:8. To have a sufficiency of property. Kekah. 5:10. FIG. To drink sufficiently, as the sword drinks blood, i. e., to be revenged. Isa. 34:6. Hoo. To satiate, as with food. Ier. 31:25. As with drink. Hal. 104:11. Ua ana, it is enough. Sol. 30:15. adj. Satisfied, as with food, having eaten sufficiently; maona.

ana₃n. cave, grotto, cavern. [PPN *ʻana, cave]

Kokoke aku i kahi ana o ka .Near the cavern of the night /depths of the night/. (GP 34)

ana [a-na]s. A cave; a den formed by rocks. Kin. 19:30; Ios. 10:16. A cave for the retreat of the vanquished; a place where the conquered are found.

ana₄n. larynx.

ana [a-na] Name of a hollow place in the mouth, by which the voice is modified. Anat. 11.3.

ana₅part. after e (verb). See e (verb) ana. (Gram. 5.3)   [(CE) PPN *ana, post-posed particle, marking continuance of action or state]

ana [a-na] The participial termination of verbs answering to the Eng. ing; as, lawe ana, carrying; hana ana, working; but it has some peculiarities. The ana is not united with the verb as ing is in Eng. The ana may be separated from the verb, and any qualifying word or words, and also the verbal directives may come between. Gram. § 233. As, e kukulu hale ana ia, he is build house ing; e hopu bipi ana, he is catch cattle ing, &c. In many cases the participial termination ana becomes united with a noun and becomes a participial noun; in which ease the first a of the ana is dropped, or coalesces with the last letter of the preceding word, and they both become one word; as hopena for hope ana; haawina for haawi ana. &c.

ana₆demon. following verbs indicating a single event, whether a command or a statement, whether completed or incompleted. see also e₁. (Gram. 7.4)   Probably PNP *ana(a).

He ʻaukai ana ʻoia nei.He will be a seafarer.

Iāia ā hala, ana ke kaʻa.As soon as he had gone, the car came.

Nou ana kēia hale.This house will be yours.

ʻOia ana .It's the same; regardless. To be affected at contempt or vile treatment. Hal. 123:3, 4.

ānaposs. his, her, hers (singular, a-form, zero-class). (Gram. 9.6.3)   PPN *haʻana.

ana [a-na]pron. The oblique case of the pronoun, third person sing.; of him; of her; of it; his; hers. Gram. § 139. Auipili.

ʻana₁n. pumice, used as a rubber. [PPN *kana, a kind of sponge used as an abrasive; to polish with such]

ana [a-na]s. A kind of light stone found in the sea, used by nurses to cure the ea, or the white fur on the tongue; also used in rubbing and polishing off canoes and wooden calabashes.

ʻana₂n. siliceous sponge (Leiodermatium), used as medicine and as sandpaper.

iwi ʻanacancellous bone

ʻana₃ nominalizing part. (Gram. 6.6.2)  

kona hele ʻana maihis coming here

ana [a-na]v. To suffer; to undergo, as an experiment of healing in sickness. To be grieved; troubled. Oih. 16:18. v. To praise much and covet another’s wealth. s. Grief; sadness; sorrow; trouble from the conduct of others. The feelings of a parent towards a child that refuses his instructions; a mixed feeling of weariness, anger and love. Oih. 16:18. Fatigue from hard labor or toil.

e (verb) ana particles indicating incompleted action and future. (Gram. 5.2)   [(CE) PPN *e__ana, continuous aspect marker]

ʻaʻanavi. to use abusive language, revile, malign. cf. ʻaʻa, daring.


Mai ʻaʻana mai ʻoe.Donʻt use defiant language.

aana [a-a-na]v. To speak angrily; to fret; olelo aana mai oia.

hoʻolaʻaʻana consecration, dedication. (EH)

mea anan. gauge, a measuring instrument. lit., thing (for) measuring.

ʻahaanan. design said to resemble duck tracks, carved on tapa beaters. also ʻaha, kapuaʻikoloa.

kīʻaha anan. measuring cup (KAN)

kaha anan. benchmark, in math. lit., mark (for) measuring.

hōʻeha ʻana battery (assault) (EH)

mea ʻike ʻia ʻana apparition (EH)

Laweʻiaʻana Assumption (as of the Virgin Mary) (EH)

ʻoia anainterj. Let me see! Show me! I dare you! (sarcastically) (Usually shortened to ʻoiana or ʻoliana.)

hoʻokuʻu ʻia mai ka hopu ʻia ʻana exemption from arrest see kuʻu₁, to release, let go, discharge, abandon, free, dismiss, give up, yield, slacken; to pay out, as a line or cable; to settle, as earth; to diminish, as stream water; to fail to help...

kaʻana₁, kāʻanavi. to divide, share, apportion.

hoʻokaʻanato divide equally among, share

kaʻana₂, kāʻanavi. to decoy, especially to attract uhu fish with a live uhu decoy; to proselyte.

Ke pōʻai haele nei ʻoukou i ke kai a me ka ʻāina, i kaʻana mai ai na ʻoukou kekahi haumana.You encompass the seas and lands to make one proselyte; lit., so one pupil is decoyed by you. (Mat. 23.15)

kaana [ka-a-na]v. To make alike; to resemble. To bring over to one's party or purpose; to proselyte. Mat. 23:15. To make; to gain. To deceive; to entrap; to outwit. To compare, i. e., to resemble; to make like; to be mingled in with others; ua kaana ka iho (kapa) me ka hewa; ua kaana mai ka bipi hihiu maloko o ka bipi laka a laua, the wild cattle were mixed with the tame.

kaʻana₃n. a rolling, as of stones.

kaana [ka-a-na]To fall away from one party to another. 1 Oihl. 12:19. See kaa.

kāʻanavi. var. spelling of kaʻana₁, to divide, share, apportion.

KāʻanaPH. land section, Waimea district, Kauaʻi. Hill, Airport qd., Molokaʻi, famous for lehua. According to Emerson (UL 45), a rock here is the body of Kapo, a hula goddess and sister of Pele. The hill is said to be the site of the original school where the ancients learned hula dancing of every kind. Above the hill lived Kūa-Pākaʻa, the punster and hero; he taught men to farm, build houses, and fish. (Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, September 14, 1922.). lit.: division.

kaʻakaʻana [kaʻa·kaʻana] redup. of kaʻana.

hookaana [hoo-ka-a-na]v. To make tame or gentle; to follow after one.

hoʻokaʻanato divide equally among, share see kaʻana₁, to divide, share, apportion.

pukaʻanan. exit, Exodus (in the Bible).

ka puka ʻana o ka sunrise

Pukaʻana [Puka-ʻana]PH. church built by Kuakini between Keālia and Hoʻokena, South Kona, Hawaiʻi. Kuakini, brother of Kaʻahumanu, was governor of Hawaiʻi in the 1830s. lit.: Exodus.

Kapukaʻana [Ka-puka-ʻana]PH. Congregational church between Keālia and Hoʻokena, East Maui. lit.: the Exodus.

waiwai no ka hoʻopukapuka ʻana investment (EH)

laana [la-a-na]adj. See laa, devoted. Devoted to destruction, as for having broken kapu; e hu laana.

laʻanan. example; specimen. cf. kumu hoʻohālike, hāpana, example, model, as of behavior...; sample, as a small part of a larger whole...

E haʻi mai i laʻana o ka iʻa keʻokeʻo.Give me an example of a white fish.

laʻana hōʻolecounterexample

hoʻolālāʻana scheme. (EH)

waiho helahela ʻana panoramic view (EH)

hoʻoholo pili laʻana [hoʻo·holo pili laʻana]n. inductive reasoning, i.e. generalizing from examples, in math. lit., decide concerning examples.

ola ʻana existence (EH)

hulaʻanan. place where it is necessary to swim past a cliff that blocks passage along a beach or coast; sheer cliff where the sea beats.

hulaana [hu-la-a-na]v. To swim past a cliff that projects into the sea and interrupts the passage along the beach. s. A place where one must swim to pass a precipice that projects into the sea. Laieik. 73.

ʻau hulaʻananvt. to swim around a hulaʻana, or precipice facing the sea; course or route for swimming here.

auhulaana [au-hu-la-a-na]adj. The act of swimming round a pali where there is no road; he poe auhulaana no ka pali; those swimming round the pali; ke hele la ka poe auhulaana o Milolii ma Kauai.

lula anan. tape measure (HE)

māʻana₁n. beginning. (Kep. 175)rare. 


māʻana₂ common colloquial pronunciation of māʻona, full.

mālama ʻana, mālamaʻana maintenance, preservation; custody (EH)

mālamaʻana var. spelling of mālama ʻana, maintenance, preservation; custody

hoʻomāʻanabeginning see māʻana₁, beginning.

nāʻana [·ʻana]n. review, checkpoint. sh. nānā + ʻana.

ʻanaʻana₁vs. pellet-shaped, as goat dung.

anaana [a-na-a-na]adj. In small balls, as the dung of sheep or goats; he anaana ka lepo o ke kao a me ka hipa; anaana ka lepo i ka ai liilii.

ʻanaʻana₂ to shiver, tremble. (And.)

anaana [a-na-a-na]v. To be in a tremor, as the muscles after great fatigue; anaana pu na wawae i ka maloeloe i ka hele ana.

ʻanāʻanānvt. black magic, evil sorcery by means of prayer and incantation; to practice this. see kahu ʻanāʻanā, kahuna ʻanāʻanā. [(CE) PPN *kaŋa, to place a curse on someone]

ʻO ke kahu ʻanāʻanā aka mai ma ke kala ʻana i ka ʻanāʻanā ʻia mai e kekahi.The master of black magic skillful in countering the sorcery being directed at him by another.

anaana [a-na-a-na]v. To practice divination or sorcery by prayer; e anaana ana ia kakou, they were practicing sorcery upon us. s. A kind of sorcery or prayer used to procure the death or a curse upon one. Nah. 22:7. Witchcraft. 1 Sam. 15:23. Divination. Ier. 14:14. adj. Divining; consulting divinations; kahuna anaana, a diviner. Kanl. 18:10. Pule anaana, a praying one to death.

hāʻanaʻanan. short strips of wauke bark, as used for tapa.

kāʻanaʻanan. constipation. cf. ʻanaʻana. rare. 

kahuna ʻanāʻanān. sorcerer who practices black magic and counter sorcery, as one who prays a person to death. cf. kahu ʻanāʻanā.

puleʻanāʻanā see ʻanāʻanā, black magic...

noʻeau ka hana ʻana good workmanship (EH)

poho kuni ʻanāʻanān. small cup-shaped stone used for sorcery.

Kanaʻanan. Canaan. (for Hawaiian glottal stop, (Gram. 2.9.3) ) Heb. Kenaʻana or Gr. Kanaʻan.

Kanaʻanan. Canaan.

moanaana [moa·naana] redup. of moana₃, broad, wide...

moanaana [mo-a-na-a-na]v. See moana. To be broad; to be extended. To be opened widely. adj. Widely extended; opened widely.

moanaana [mo-a-na-a-na]To leave a thing to its own care or protection.

pōʻanaʻana rare redup. of poʻana₂, undermine...

poanaana [po-a-na-a-na]adj. Weary; lame; sore, as with walking or lying in one position; fatigued, as with carrying a burden.

kahu ʻanāʻanān. master or practitioner of sorcery and counter sorcery. See ex., ʻanāʻanā. cf. kahuna ʻanāʻanā.

pūʻanaʻana same as pūʻaliʻali, varying thickness...

puanaana [pu-a-na-a-na]v. To swell and diminish frequently, as poorly made ropes; e pauakaaka, e paulinalina.

puna anan. measuring spoon (KAN)

hōʻaʻana caus/sim of ʻaʻana, to use abusive language, revile, malign...

paʻanā [paʻa·] same as paʻapaʻanā₁, .

anan. balancing tray for scales (preceded by ke). lit., measuring plate.

paʻapaʻanavi. var. spelling of paʻapaʻanā₂, to hurry, hasten.

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. 

hoʻopaʻapaʻanāto cause pain to be soothed; to entertain see paʻapaʻanā₁, to ease, as pain; to soothe; to entertain, amuse.

pāpaʻanā [·paʻa·] same as paʻapaʻanā₁, , to ease, as pain, to soothe, to entertain, amuse...; hurry, hasten...

E pāpaʻanā mai ʻoe e kōkua mai iaʻu.Haste thee to help me.

papaana [pa-pa-a-na] To overcome; to conquer. To lay a kapu; to prohibit. See papa. To govern; to establish laws. adj. Resting; confiding; comfortable; satisfied; overcoming difficulties. v. To be quick, as in gaining strength after sickness; papaana oe i ka nui, you have grown fleshy quickly; to hasten. Hal. 22:19. To be at ease; to rest; to breathe freely. To escape from danger.

pāpā ʻana prohibition (EH)

noho papa ʻana sequence (EH)

hoʻokupa ʻana naturalization. (EH)

kuaʻana₁n. term of address for older sibling or cousin of the same sex, or cousin of the same sex of the senior line of a family; also sometimes used to replace the much more common kaikuaʻana or kaikuʻana. [(OC) PPN *tua-kana, elder sibling of same sex]

kuaana [ku-a-a-na]s. Epithet of a relationship signifying the older of two children of the same sex; as, kai-kuaana, the older of two brothers or of two sisters, each to each; ka hoahanau mua ma ka hanau ana.

kuaʻana₂n. first brewage of liquor; mixtures following are called pōkiʻi, little brother or sister.

kaikuaʻana, kaikuʻana [kai·kuaʻana, kai·kuʻana]n. older sibling or cousin of the same sex; sibling or cousin of the same sex of the senior line, whether older or younger. see kuaʻana. (Gram. 2.7)   PCP *tuakana.

hoʻokaikuaʻanato claim a kaikuaʻana relationship, to act as a kaikuaʻana, to address and treat as kaikuaʻana; to address a kaikaina as kaikuaʻanaas a means of showing great respect,

kaikuaana [kai-kua-a-na]s. The elder of two brothers or sisters; used by a brother when speaking of a brother, or by a sister when speaking of a sister; but when a brother speaks of an elder sister, it is kaikuwahine. When a sister speaks of an elder brother it is kaikunane.

hoʻokaikuaʻana to claim a kaikuaʻana relationship, to act as a kaikuaʻana, to address and treat as kaikuaʻana; to address a kaikaina as kaikuaʻana as a means of showing great respect... see kaikuaʻana, older sibling or cousin of the same sex; sibling or cousin of the same sex of the senior line...

banavar. spelling of pāna, band...

bānan. banner. cf. kīlepalepa, pana, streamer, banner, tassel...; banner... Eng. (NKE12)

Aia ka bāna o ka lanakila Kanakā.Canada has the victory banner. (NKE12 2:25)

korebana [ko-re-ba-na]s. Gr. Corban; a gift; consecrated property. Mar. 7:11.

Ladanavar. spelling of Lākana₂, London...

Towera o Ladanavar. spelling of Kowela o Lākana, Tower of London...

Sudanan. Sudan; Sudanese. Eng.

hōʻiaeʻanapassivization, making a passive form from an active one see ʻiae, gram. passive voice. (PHG)

waeʻanan. var. spelling of wae ʻana, selection, choice; nomination...

wae ʻana, waeʻanan. selection, choice; nomination (EH)...

paneʻe ʻana postponement (EH)

heana₁n. corpse, especially of one slain in battle; victim, human sacrifice; carcass (Mat. 24.28) , remains. [(MQ) PPN *sea-ŋa, victim, corpse]

kāu heanayour victim

kou heanayour corpse (Kanl. 28.26)

heana [he-a-na]s. The dead body or corpse of one or more slain in battle. Kanl. 28:26. A carcass of any dead animal. Mat. 24:28. See he, a grave.

heana₂ calling, as in greeting.

He heana kanaka, he pihana kamaliʻi.A calling of people, a gathering of children.

weheʻanan. var. spelling of wehe ʻana, opening, untying, etc.; prelude...

wehe ʻana, weheʻanan. opening, untying, etc.; prelude (EH)

Ka wehe ʻana i ka nanehaʻi.The solving of the problem.

wehewehe ʻana definition, demonstration, explanation, interpretation, solution (EH)

luheana [lu-he-a-na]v. To feel comfortable, as a hungry person after eating; e luheana e ka malie.

ʻaieana [ʻai·eana] same as ʻaiea₃, exhaustion...

Keana [Ke-ana]PH. land division and fishpond, Kāneʻohe qd., Oʻahu; the old name for Kokokahi; land section, Lāʻie; cave near the sugar mill, Kahuku, Oʻahu, containing two stones that were boys turned to stone for disobeying their mother's instruction not to make any sound during thunderstorms. (PH 233.). lit.: the cave.

ʻAekeana [ʻae·keana]n. Aegean. Eng.

Ke kai ʻo ʻAekeanaAegean Sea

ʻōnaehana kauka no ka lapaʻau like ʻana [ʻō·nae·hana kauka no ka lapa·ʻau like ʻana]n. coordinated physician referral system. lit., doctors' system for treating medicinally together.

Hōʻike ʻAnan. Revelation. (Bib.) see ʻike.

hoikeana [ho-i-ke-a-na]s. A showing; exhibiting. The name of the last book in the Bible, Revelations.

honokeana [ho-no-ke-a-na]s. Name of a species of soft porous stone.

HonokeanaPH. land division and bay, Honolua qd., West Maui. lit.: the cave bay.

male ʻana marriage, wedding (EH)

ʻohana pili ma ka male ʻana in-laws (EH)

uku hoʻomau mahope o ka ʻoki male ʻana alimony (EH)

pale ʻana warding off (EH)

kaupaleʻanan. var. spelling of kaupale ʻana, blockage, barrier, etc.

kaupale ʻana, kaupaleʻana [kau·pale ʻana]n. blockage, barrier, etc.

hoʻokaʻawale ʻana segregation. (EH)

kāna hele ʻana his going. (EH)

ʻoleana [ʻole·ana] same as ʻoliana₂.

ʻakoleana [ʻakole·ana]n. accordion. Eng.

hoʻopōkole ʻana, hoʻopōkoleʻana contraction, abbreviation. (EH)

hoʻopōkoleʻana var. spelling of hoʻopōkole ʻana, contraction, abbreviation.

kuleana, kūleana [kule·ana]nvt. right, privilege, concern, responsibility, title, business, property, estate, portion, jurisdiction, authority, liability, interest, claim, ownership, tenure, affair, province; reason, cause, function, justification; small piece of property, as within an ahupuaʻa; blood relative through whom a relationship to less close relatives is traced, as to in-laws. cf. ʻākuleana.

ʻElua loʻi ʻai, ua kuleana ʻia e aʻu.Two taro patches claimed as kuleana by me [will].

hoʻokuleanato entitle, give right to possess; to give a responsibility

ka hoʻolimalima kuleana kūʻairental with the right to buy

ke kuleana o ke kanakaman's rights and privileges, human rights

haʻi kuleanaother persons' affairs or business

kuleana ala hele e hiki aku airight of way of access

Kuleana hapakolu o ka wahine kāne make.Dower right of widow to a third of an estate.

kuleana lakosupplies, equipment

Kuleana o ke kāne male.Estate by courtesy, of a husband's right in the estate of his wife.

kuleana pulenecessary prayers, prayer responsibilities

kuleana waiwater rights

Make wale lākou me ka hewa ʻole, a me ke kuleana ʻole no ka make.They were killed without having done wrong, and without justification for death. (Kep. 147)

ʻO Hina mākou kuleana, ʻaʻole ʻo ke kāne.We are related through Hina, not through the husband.

palapala hoʻokuleanapatent, copyright

kuleana [kule·ana]n. privilege or rights, as in a computer network.

Keʻena Kuleana HawaiʻiOffice of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA).

kuleana [ku-le-a-na]s. A part, portion or right in a thing. Oihk. 7:33. A right of property which pertains to an individual. A friend; a portion belonging to a friend. One's appropriate business; hookahi o kaua makamaka, o ka imi naauao, oia hoi ko kaua kuleana e noho ai ma keia kulanakauhale. NOTE.—In modern times, kuleana often refers to a small land claim inside another's land, that is, a reserved right in favor of some claimant; the original term was synonymous with lihi, an attached piece of land which another was allowed to cultivate and had some claim to.

kuleana [ku-le-a-na]v. To stir up; to excite, as the ripples or waves of water. Laieik. 15.

kūleananvt. var. spelling of kuleana, right...

ākuleanavt. var. spelling of ʻākuleana, to give property or a right to it; to delegate responsibility.

ʻākuleana, ākuleana [ʻā·kule·ana]vt. to give property or a right to it; to delegate responsibility.

He hōʻailona ia o ka luhi a me ka hoʻākuleana.This is a sign of toil and of obtaining property. (Kep. 117)


mana ʻākuleanadelegated powers, as of Congress

mana ʻākuleana [mana ʻā·kule·ana]n. delegated powers, as of Congress. lit., power (to) delegate responsibility.

-paʻa kuleana

hoʻopaʻa kuleananvt. Copyright; to copyright

hoʻopaʻa kuleananvt. copyright; to copyright see -paʻa kuleana.

mea kuleana [mea kule·ana]n. one with a kuleana; claimant of a kuleana.

mea kuleana i hoʻokō ʻiaconfirmed claimant

hoʻākuleana to give or delegate responsibility. caus/sim of ʻākuleana, to give property or a right to it; to delegate responsibility...

He hōʻailona ia o ka luhi a me ka hoʻākuleana.This is a sign of toil and of obtaining property. (Kep. 117)

mea nāna ke kuleana claimant (EH)

hoʻokuleana to entitle, give or delegate right to possess; to give a responsibility; copyright (OO) see kuleana, right, privilege, concern, responsibility, title, business, property, estate, portion, jurisdiction, authority, liability, interest...

palapala hoʻokuleana [pala·pala hoʻo·kule·ana]n. patent, copyright. lit., document granting ownership. see kuleana, right, privilege, concern, responsibility, title...

hana hai hoʻokuʻu kuleanan. work made for hire, i.e. work, usually of artistic nature, for which the creator recieves compensation and agrees to relinquish all rights over said work. see ʻaelikehana haihoʻokuʻu kuleana., lit. work (for) hire releasing ownership. also hana hai.

He kaha kiʻi ʻo Maile e hana ana i hana hai hoʻokuʻu kuleana.Maile is an artist doing work made for hire. add3

ʻaelike hana hai hoʻokuʻu kuleanan. work made for hire contract. see hana haihoʻokuʻu kuleana., also ʻaelikehana hai., lit. work made for hire contract.

Ua pūlima anei limahana i ka ʻaelike hana hai hoʻokuʻu kuleana?Have the employees signed the work made for hire contract? add3

ʻumeʻana drawing (pulling) (EH)

Kāneana [Kāne-ana]PH. large cave (formerly taboo) in Puʻu-o-Hulu hill, near Mākua, Waiʻanae district, Oʻahu, where Māui and his grandmother lived. In other versions a shark man lived here. Mākuacave nearby is sometimes called Kāneana. (Sterling and Summers 2:97–100; Westervelt, n.d.:119.). lit.: Kāne's cave.

līpine ana [·pine ana]n. tape measure, as a tailor's or for track events, etc. lit., measuring ribbon. cf. lula poho.

lawe ʻana transportation (EH)

lawelawe ʻana administration, performance, procedure (EH)

ola ōewe ʻanan. natural selection. (ōewe: gene, genetic)

ōewe ke ola ōewe ʻana [ō·ewe ke ola ōewe ʻana]n. natural selection.

Gānan. Ghana; Ghanaian, Ghanian. Eng.

peganavar. spelling of pekana, pagan...

ʻUganan. Uganda; Ugandan. Eng.

Hana- bay, valley (only in place names, as Hanalei, Hanapēpē. Also Hono-, as in Honolulu). (Gram. 8.1)  PN, 245–7 [PPN *faŋa, bay]

-hana nominalizing suffix. cf. ʻana₃. (Gram. 6.6.2)   PPN *-fanga [see kilohana 2] and PNP *-sanga [see hauhana].

  • work, labor, job, employment, occupation, duty, office, activity, function, practice, procedure, process, deal, incident, reason, action, act, deed, task, service, behavior;
  • to work, labor, do, behave, commit, make, manufacture, create, transact, perform, prepare, happen;
  • to develop, as a picture;
  • to have a love affair (FS 115);
  • to induce by sorcery;
  • to handle (as a court case);
  • to conduct (as a class).
  • (translated by many English words, but seldom by ‘work’)
cf. hana wale, (Puk. 12.47) , and many examples below.
[(FJ) PPN *saŋa, work, make, do]

ʻAʻohe kona he maʻi maoli, he maʻi hana ʻia.His is not a natural sickness, it is induced by sorcery.

E hana ke anaina kanaka o ʻIseraʻela a pau ia mea.The whole community of Israel must celebrate it. (Puk. 12:47)

hana ā maikaʻifix

hana ʻiamade, completed, wrought

Hana ʻia maila ka wai ā ʻono.The waters were made sweet. (Puk. 15.25)

Hana maikaʻi i ka ʻāina.Clear the soil well.

hoʻohanato use, employ, cause to work, carry out, administer, manage, encourage; use, employment, management, administration

i hanawhen; as; while; at the time that

I hele aku kona hana, ua lilo ka pāpale.When he went, the hat was gone.

ka haʻi ʻana i ka hana akuactive voice

ka haʻi ʻana i ka hana ʻia maipassive verb

Ka hana ia a ka loea, ʻo ke akamai paheʻe ʻulu.That is the way an expert does, smart in bowling. (chant)

Ke hana mai ʻo Pele i kāna hana.When Pele does her work.

luna hoʻohanamanager, administrative head

maikaʻi ka hanawell done

mea hanatool; task; offering to ʻaumākua gods

mea hoʻohanatools, implements, or anything to work with

noho hoʻohanato act or serve as manager

ʻO ka hana, ua hana ʻia.The work has been done [a completed task].

poʻe hanaworkers, employees

hanan. errand. also ʻāpana hana.

Nui kaʻu mau hana e hana ai i ke kaona i kēia .I have a lot of errands to do/run in town today. n. function, as on a calculator or computer keyboard. cf. hahaina, lawelawe hana. see hana hoʻomākalakala.

ke pihi hanafunction key vt. to take, as a test. cf. haku i ka hōʻike. also kākau.

hana i ka hōʻiketo take a test

hana [ha-na]v. To do; to work; to cause; used in the most extensive sense; to act; to labor. To make; to do a thing; to affect; to produce. Rom. 3:32. To perform a duty; to cause a thing; to build, as an edifice. To form for a particular purpose. To observe a ceremony; to keep a command. Puk. 12:47. PASS. To cause to be done, i. e., to become. Puk. 15:25. s. Work; labor; duty; office; calling; trade, &c.; hana mana, a miracle; hana a ka lani, the doing or the work of the chief.
NOTE.—Hana is qualified by other words; hana paa, to bind; imprison. Luk. 3:20. Hana is often used in a causative sense. Oih. 3:12. Hana hou, to proceed to do again, or something similar. Oih. 5:3. Hana make, to destroy; kill. Rom. 14:15. Hana kanawai, to keep a law. Hana is often causative of the following verb. Isa. 42:2. Hana ino, to do badly. Hana kumu ole, to do without cause. Hoo. To cause or compete. Ezek. 14:23. To work; to afflict. Puk. 1:13. To refresh; to renew.

  • worthless;
  • provoked.
cf. hana wale.

ʻAi mai nei hana kanaka a waiho mai nei i naʻu e holoi.This worthless person ate and left the dishes for me to wash.

hoʻohanato tease, provoke, nag, plague; one who teases or provokes

hana₃ same as kilohana, a tapa.

hana [ha-na]s. Name of the white or wauki kapa.

hana₄ same as hahana, warm. cf:
  hahana, heat, warmth; warm, sultry, hot
  hoʻohahana, to create heat; to rouse to fury
  mahana, warmth, heat, warm...
  hoʻomahana, to warm, create warmth, heat
  pumahana, var. of pumehana, warmth, affection...
  hoʻopumahana, var. of hoʻopumehana
  hanahana, hot, warm, vehement
  māhanahana, lukewarm...
  hoʻomāhanahana, to make warm, heat...
  kōhanahana, warm, hot
  mehana, var. of mahana, warmth...
  ola mehana, mesolithic, mid-temperature loving...
  kukui hoʻomehana, heating lamp
  pumehana, warm, warm-hearted; warmth, affection
  kapuahi hoʻopumehana, fireplace
  koʻehana, warmth, heat; warm
  imu hau hana, oven in which hau wood was heated
rare.  [(MP) PPN *fana, hot; heat n]

hana [ha-na] To be or become warm. See this in the compounds hahana, ma or mehana, hanahana, and koehana.

hana₅n. notch, as in a tree. [(CP) PPN *saŋa, to be forked]

Hana [Hana-]PH. prefix of many place names (also Hono-). See Appendix 5.2.

hāna₁vs. alert.

I hāna ka , i hāna ke ao.So the night may be alert, the day alert. (ON 1154)

Hāna₂n. name of a district and town, East Maui.

HānaPH. quadrangle, village, bay, surfing area, elementary and high school, beach park, district, forest reserve, plantation, and road, East Maui.Queen Kaʻahumanu was born here at a place called Pōnahakeone (circle [of] the sand). (Ii 172.) See Nānuʻalele.

ʻāina ua, lani haʻahaʻarainy land, low-lying sky [poetic for Hāna] (PH 210)

hānā₁ [·]n. ridgepost supporting each end of the ridgepole.

hana [ha-na]s. Name of the middle post of a house; pou hana.

hānā₂ [·]n. wood shavings. (Kam.)rare. 

hānā [·]n. wood shavings.

ahana same as ahahana, syllables repeated in chants, usually at ends of verses...

ʻAhanaPH. street, Sheridan Tract, Honolulu, named for a Chinese merchant who lived there. (TM)

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

paahana [paa-ha-na]v. Paa and hana, to work. To be busy; to work constantly. s. One busily engaged; a workman. 2 Oihl. 34:10. A mechanic; an artificer. Kin. 4:22. A tradesman.

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

mea paʻahanatool, workman

paahana [paa-ha-na]adj. Instruments, fixtures, or what belongs or accompanies other things. Nah. 7:1.

Paʻahana [Paʻa-hana]PH. 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.

mea paʻahana apparatus, instrument, tool, utensil (EH)

hoa paʻahana [hoa paʻa·hana]n. fellow worker.

hale paʻahana [hale paʻa·hana]n. workshop, tool house.

nalo meli paʻahana [nalo meli paʻa·hana]n. worker bee. lit., industrious honey bee.

mea hanan. tool, as a shovel, crowbar, etc. see hāmeʻa, maomeka, mauhaʻa.

waihona mea hanan. tool chest (KAN)

pahu mea hanan. tool box. (HE)

hahananvs. heat, warmth; warm, sultry, hot. [(MP) PPN *fana, hot; heat n]

Hahana ka wela.The heat is hot [anger].

Hahana ke kaua.The battle waxes hot. (see hana₄).

Holo ka hahana i kuʻu piko.Heat rushes to my navel [moved with emotion, as sorrow, love, fear]. (FS 41)

hoʻohahanato create heat; to rouse to fury

hahana [ha-ha-na]v. See the root hana, to work. To be warm; applied to the heat of the sun. To be warm from hard work. To cook popolo, laulea, akeakea, &c., with hot stones. s. Warmth; a genial heat. adj. Very warm, as the heat of the sun, the weather, or the effect of labor.

ahahana₁ [aha·hana]interj. syllables repeated in chants, usually at ends of verses, similar to ēhē; also ahana and ahana kōkō lele, both meaningless.

ʻĀ ʻoia a e lilo ana ʻoe iaʻu, ahahana!That’s right, I am going to win you, oh, oh! (song, "ʻĀ ʻOia" written by John Kameaaloha Almeida)

ʻUhene ahahana kaʻu lei, naʻu ia.Oh joy, oh boy, she's my darling.

ahahana₂ [aha·hana]interj., v. a taunting singsong teasing phrase, used especially by children, meaning "Oh! Oh! Aha! Shame on you! You are going to catch it!"; as a verb, to tease. see ahahana₁.

Mai ahahana ʻoe i kou pōkiʻi.Don't tease your young brother.

hahahana [haha·hana] redup. of hana₁, to work, of many persons.

hahahana [ha-ha-ha-na]v. See the root hana, and Gram. § 225. To cause to work; to do; to do frequently; pela laua i hahahana ai.

hoʻohahana [hoʻo·hahana] to create heat; to rouse to fury see hahana, heat, warmth; warm, sultry, hot.

kahanan. cutting, drawing of a line; turning point. cf. kaha₁, .

Eia maʻaneʻi ke kahana alanui e iho ai i kahakai.Here's the turn of the road to go down to the beach.

Kahana [ka-ha-na]s. The name of a valley on Kauai.

KahanaPH. stream and valley, Waimea district, southwest Kauaʻi. Land division, camp, point, and stream, Honolua qd., Maui. Land section, quadrangle, village, valley, State park, bay, beach park, and stream, Kahana and Waikāne qds., Oʻahu; ʻĀhiu is the associated wind. lit.: cutting.

akahana [aka·hana]vt. to work carefully or slowly.

kahakahana [kaha·kahana]n.
  • markings, scratchings, lines, stripes;
  • narrow strip of cloth, usually white.

kahakahana kaumahamarks of worry, as on the face

kahakahana lolenapkin (Ioane 11.44)

kahakahana [ka-ha-ka-ha-na]s. The clothes in which a corpse is dressed; grave clothes. Ioan. 11:44.

kanaka hanan. worker, servant.

neʻepapa ka hana joint action (EH)

MālaekahanaPH. land division and stream, Puʻukapu and Kahuku qds., Oʻahu, the name of the mother of Lāʻieikawai (see Lāʻie; HM 526), and also the name of an image that enraptured (hoʻohihi) Kumukahi, the rascal child in the Halemano legend (FS 260).

paʻa i ka hana busy, employed (EH)

pilikia i ka hana handicapped in work (EH)

maikaʻi ka hana well executed (EH)

nele i ka hana unemployed (EH)

poʻe nele i ka hana unemployed (EH)

ʻaʻako aku i ka hana get going with the work. (EH)

Holokahana [Holo-ka-hana]PH. lane, Lanakila section, Honolulu. lit.: success.

lā hanan. workday.

lahana [la-ha-na]s. La, day, and hana, to work. A day's work; the work of a day.

mahana₁nvs. warmth, heat; warm. cf. hahana, hanahana, mehana, pumehana. [(MP) PPN *ma-fana, to be warm: *ma(a)fana]

hoʻomahanato warm, create warmth, heat

mahanavs. temperature, when weather considered warm. lit., warm. also mehana. cf. anu, wela. see kēkelē, mehana.

ʻEhia ka mahana o kēia ?How warm is it today?

mahana [ma-ha-na]v. Ma and hana, work; exercise. To be or become warm, as the rising sun. Puk. 16:21. To warm, as one person in contact with another. 1 Nal. 1:1, 2. Hoo. To warm, i.e., to make warm by the fire or by exercise. See mehana. s. A small degree of heat; warmth. adj. Warm, as by the influence of the sun. Neh. 7:3. Warm; not yet cooled, as newly baked bread. 1 Sam. 21:6.

mahana₂n. rest. cf. maha₆, rest, repose, vacation; freedom from pain; at ease, comfort...

hoʻomahanavacation, rest

mahana₃ same as mahina, plantation.

mahana₄n. a class of chiefs.

MahanaPH. hill (1,800 feet high), Honolua qd., Maui. Locality, Airport qd., Molokaʻi. The Molokaʻi Ranch, which in 1908 had 17,000 sheep, had a shearing shed here. The ranch stopped raising sheep in the 1920s.

māhana₁ [·hana]nvs.
  • twins;
  • double;
  • having two branches or forks.
[PPN *maa-saŋa, (pair of) twins]

Māhana lua kukuithe torch lights are double [said of one drunk as with kava] (UL 130)

mahana [ma-ha-na]s. For mana, a branching out, ha inserted. Any substance branching out; anything double; having two branches; hence, A pair of twins; mau mahoe; two things connected; na mea elua, a pair of things. adj. Double; mates; branching out.

Māhana₂ [·hana]n. Castor or Pollux. The two together are called Kamāhana, Nāhōkūmāhana, Nāmāhoe. Individual names include Māhoe Hope, Māhoe Mua, Nānā Hope, Nānā Mua.

kaʻamāhana [kaʻa··hana]vi. to replicate, as in any of the various phases in cell mitosis.

Kamāhana [ka-mā·hana]n. the constellation Gemini. lit., the twins. see Māhana.

NamahanaPH. peak (2,650 feet), land section, and valley, Hanalei district, Kaua'i.

Nāmāhana [Nā-māhana]PH. street, Waikīkī, Honolulu, named for Lydia Pīʻia Nāmāhana, a daughter of Keʻeaumoku, and for a Maui chiefess also named Nāmāhana. The street was named by the subdivider, Bruce Cartwright. (TM). lit.: the twins.

limahana [lima·hana]nvs. labor, laborer, worker, employee; industrious, busy. staff (HE). cf. hana lima under lima₁.

Komisina o limahana.Labor commission.

Papa limahana.Labor board.

limahana [lima·hana]n. member of a work crew.

limahana paʻi wikiōvideo production crew

lānui o nā limahanan. var. spelling of Lānui o nā Limahana, Labor Day. lit., holiday of the laborers.

Lānui o nā Limahana, lānui o nā limahana [lā-nui o lima·hana]n. Labor Day. lit., holiday of the laborers.

papa limahana [papa lima·hana]n. labor board.

lumi limahanan. staff room (HE)

hoʻomahana₁ vacation, rest see mahana₂, rest.

hoʻomahana₂ [hoʻo·mahana]vt. to warm, create warmth, heat see mahana₁, warmth, heat; warm...

hoomahana [hoo-ma-ha-na]v. See mahana, warm, also mehana. To cause to be warm; to warm by the fire or by the sun.

mea hoʻomahana heater (EH)

kaumahana [kau·mahana]n. native mistletoes. also hulumoa.

ikehu mahanan. thermal energy. lit. heat energy.

Nāhōkūmāhana [nā-hō·kū-mā·hana] see Māhana, Castor or Pollux. The two together are called Kamāhana, Nāhōkūmāhana, Nāmāhoe...

pumahana [puma·hana] var. of pumehana, warmth, affection... (Ioba 31.20)

ā hoʻopumahana lākou ihowarming themselves (Ioane 18.18)

hoʻopumahanavar. of hoʻopumehana

pumahana [pu-ma-ha-na]v. Pu and mahana or mehana, warm. The first orthography is the most correct. To be warmed, as with clothing. Iob. 31:20. To be warm in friendship; to have fellow feeling with a person; aole e pumahana ke aloha i waena o ke kane ame ka wahine; to be warm, as in contact with another. Kekah. 4:11. Hoo. To warm one's self by a fire. Ioan. 18:18. To heat a thing in a small degree. s. Warmth physically. Warmth of feeling, of love or attachment. 1 Pet. 4:8. adj. Warm; lukewarm.

hoʻopumahana var. of hoʻopumehana see pumahana, Var. of pumehana warm, warm-hearted; warmth, affection...

ā hoʻopumahana lākou ihowarming themselves (Ioane 18.18)

hoopumahana [hoo-pu-ma-ha-na]v. See pumehana. To warm, as by fire; to warm by covering with clothes; to warm up, as food.

hanahana₁ [hana·hana]vs. hot, warm, vehement. see hana₄, hahana, mahana₁, pumehana. PPN *fanafana.

Ua hanahana loa ka .The famine was violent. (Kin. 47.13)

hanahana [ha-na-ha-na]v. To be severe; to be hard; to affect evilly; to afflict, as a famine. Kin. 47:13. To be fatal; deadly, as sickness. To be warm, as from violent exercise; to be warm, as by the sun or fire. NOTE.—This word is often used by foreigners as an intensive of hana, to do quickly or frequently, but Hawaiians never use it in this sense unless in imitation of foreigners. See hana. adj. Warm; heated, as with exercise or other ways. See hahana, mehana, &c. See the root hana.

hanahana₂ [hana·hana]vs. sour, stinking.

hanahana [ha-na-ha-na]adj. Disagreeable to the smell; offensive; stinking; hanahana ka ai awaawa.

kāhanahana [·hana·hana]n. redup. of kahana; clearing, as in a forest. Kaʻū. (For. 6:61) [PPN *tafa-ŋa, naked, bare, clear]


hoʻomāhanahanato dedicate, as a temple (FS 117); to offer first fruits to the gods

māhanahana₁ [·hana·hana] redup. of mahana₁ warmth, heat...
  • smarting, painful;
  • unpleasant odor, as of flatulency; bad-smelling,
  • lukewarm.
PPN *mafanafana.

hoʻomāhanahanato make warm, heat

Ka paʻi māhanahana.A slap that smarts.

mahanahana [ma-ha-na-ha-na]v. See mahana. To warm very much or frequently. Hoo. To warm one's self by a fire. Isa. 44:15.

māhanahana₂ [·hana·hana] redup. of mahana₂, rest...

hoʻomāhanahanato relax rigor of taboo during a long rigorous session (Malo 160, 176)

hoʻomāhanahana₁ to make warm, heat see māhanahana₁, warmth, heat... smarting, painful; unpleasant odor, as of flatulency; bad-smelling, lukewarm...

hoomahanahana [hoo-ma-ha-na-ha-na]v. Freq. of above.

hoʻomāhanahana₂ to relax rigor of taboo during a long rigorous session see māhanahana₂, Redup. of mahana₂ rest... s. Name of one of the last kapus; kakali iho la oia i pau ka hoomahanahana, a neenee aku.

hoʻomāhanahana₃ to dedicate, as a temple (FS 117); to offer first fruits to the gods see -māhanahana.

kōhanahana [·hana·hana]vs. warm, hot. cf. mahana.

kohanahana [ko-ha-na-ha-na]v. Ko and hanahana, to be warm. To be hot; to be warm; to burn. See hanahana.

pehea ka holo ʻana o kāna hana How did his work fare? (EH)

ua pono kāna hana his conduct is righteous (EH)

He manaʻopaʻa kona, ua pono kāna hana.He is convinced his conduct is righteous. (EH)

pehea ka pono o kāna hana? How did his work fare? (EH)

ʻāpana hana [ʻā·pana hana]n. errand. also hana.

keʻena hanan. place to work, workshop, office, laboratory.

mea kiaʻi keʻena hana receptionist (EH)

kaʻina hanan. procedure, process to follow. lit., sequence (of) tasks.

keʻehina hana [keʻe·hina hana]n. solution, remedy.

kiʻina hanan. method, technique. also kiʻina.

kiʻina ʻohi hāpanasampling methods

luna hanan. overseer, foreman, anyone in charge of work.

aʻoāhana [aʻo·āhana]vt. on-the-job training; to train on the job. also aʻo ma ka hana.

ʻAʻohe ōna ʻike i ke kūkulu hale, akā, ua hai ʻia ʻo ia, no laila, ma ke aʻoahana ʻo ia e aʻo ai.He has no knowledge of homebuilding; however, he was hired, so he will learn through on-the-job training.

hoa hanan. fellow worker, colleague, partner, accomplice.

hoahana [ho-a-ha-na]s. Hoa, companion, and hana, to work. A fellow laborer in any kind of business. 1 Kor. 3:9.

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

papa hana₁n. work method, plan, stratagem, policy, program, agenda, project; workbench.

ʻO ka papa hana kēia a KuaʻuaʻuThis is Kuaʻuaʻu's method [that of a famous medical practitioner]

papa hanan. plan. cf. papa hoʻolālā. n. project, as in a curriculum program. cf. pāhana.

Papahana ʻŌhiʻaʻŌhiʻa Project

papa hana₂n. ceremony for the gods, as in offering kava.

wehena papahana [wehena papa·hana]n. opening ceremonies. lit., program opening.

ua pono kā kāua hana Our work is successful (EH)

huahana [hua·hana]n. product, i.e. something that has been produced or manufactured. lit., fruit (of) labor.

luna huahanaproduct manager

kahua hanan. subject, as of a discussion, basis for work; foundation principles, is a political platform; work site.

kahua hanan. principle, as an accepted rule of action. also kulehana. see kulehana.


hoʻomahuahanavt. to disturb, bother

kuahana [ku-a-ha-na]s. The name of a god who killed men.

akua hanan. a god to whom one appealed with offerings for help, as in fishing, farming, or killing an enemy. lit.. work god.

mokuāhana [moku·ā·hana]nvi. dividing into factions, strife, opposing sides; disagreement.

hoʻomokuāhanato divide, alienate

Hoʻomokuāhana i lākou mau alelo.Confuse their tongues. (Hal. 55.9)

mokuahana [mo-ku-a-ha-na]v. To be divided, as a kingdom, a city or a family into two or more contending parties; to be split, as a community into factions. Hoo. To cause divisions. Hal. 55:9. To set one against another, as parties. adj. Split into parties or factions, as a people; divided; unfriendly; opposed.

hoʻomokuāhana to divide, alienate see mokuāhana, dividing into factions, strife, opposing sides; disagreement.

Hoʻomokuāhana i lākou mau alelo.Confuse their tongues. (Hal. 55.9)

mokumokuāhana [moku·moku·ā·hana] same as mokumokuāhua, grief...

manawa hanan. working time or shift.

Kaleiwahana [kaleiwa·hana]n. a nickname for ClarisWorks, the computer program. Niʻihau.

laʻehana [laʻe·hana]interj. syllables repeated in chants at ends of verses to mark time and for gay effect, similar to ehehene.

ʻōnaehana [ʻō nae·hana]n. system.

keʻehana [keʻe·hana]n. any footrest, footstool, footprint; ground or floor stamped on or trodden on. (Probably keʻe + -hana, nominalizer; keʻehi₁, below, is probably keʻe + -hi, transitivizer.) see papa keʻehana. (Gram. 6.6.2)  

keehana [ke-e-ha-na]s. Kee and ana, h inserted. See kee. The bottom or sole of the foot; kapuai. A place for the bottom of the foot, or a place to rest a thing on. Ground stamped upon or trodden by the foot. A footstool; a place to put the feet upon. A prop; a supporter; keehanawawae. Isa. 66:1. See kehana. A place for the feet, i. e., a floor. 1 Nal. 6:16. A pavement. Ezek. 4:17.

papa keʻehana [papa keʻe·hana] var. of papa keʻehina, floor. lit., trampled stratum... (1 Nal. 6.30)

papakeehana [pa-pa-kee-ha-na]s. A floor. 1 Nal. 6:30.

makehana [make·hana]vs. useful. cf. makepono.

puke hōʻike hanan. catalogue.

hale hanan. workshop, factory.

mahele hanan. duty, work section, shift.

māhele hana [·hele hana]

māhele hanajobs, as for movie or video production. lit., work categories

papa māhele hanacall sheet, i.e. a list of jobs

papa māhele hana [papa ·hele hana]n. call sheet, as a list of jobs for movie or video production. lit., list (of) job categories.

limanelehana [lima·nele·hana]n. unemployed. lit., hand lacking work.

Kohu mea , he pilikia i manawa a pau ka lawa ʻole o kūlana hana maikaʻi me ka piʻi o ka heluna o ka poʻe limanelehana.It seems as if there are never enough good jobs, and the number of unemployed keeps rising.

lolehana [lo-le-ha-na]s. Lole and hana, work. A working garment. See lole. s.

kulehana [kule·hana]n. principle, as an accepted rule of action. also kahua hana. cf. kulekele.

ke kulehana a ʻAkimikaArchimedes' principle, i.e. the buoyant force on an object submerged in a fluid is equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by that object, in science

ke kulehana a PenuliBernoulli's principle

kulehana huinahā lōʻihi hapaluahalf·rectangle principle

kulehana no ka helu ʻanabasic counting principle

mehana var. of mahana₁, warmth...

ka mehana a ka the warmth of the sun (Laie 613 [187])

mehanavs. warm; temperature, when weather considered warm. also mahana. see kēkelē. cf. anu, wela.

ʻEhia ka mehana o kēia ?What's the temperature today?

kuʻina mehanawarm front, as of weather

mehana earoom temperature

mehana lumiroom temperature

mehana [me-ha-na]v. See mahana. To be or become warm. kekah. 4:11. s. See mahana. Heat; warmth. Isa. 18:4.

ola mehanavi. mesophilic, i.e. midtemperature-loving. lit., live (in) warmth. cf. ola wela.

koʻohune ola mehanamesophilic bacteria

kukui hoʻomehana [kukui hoʻo·mehana]n. heating lamp. lit., light (for) warming.

pumehana [pume·hana]nvs. warm, warm-hearted; warmth, affection.

hoʻopumehanato warm, heat

Me ke aloha pumehana.With warm aloha.

pumehana [pu-me-ha-na]v. Pu and mahana or mehana, warm. The first orthography is the most correct. To be warmed, as with clothing. Iob. 31:20. To be warm in friendship; to have fellow feeling with a person; aole e pumahana ke aloha i waena o ke kane ame ka wahine; to be warm, as in contact with another. Kekah. 4:11. Hoo. To warm one's self by a fire. Ioan. 18:18. To heat a thing in a small degree.

PumehanaPH. street, Pāwaʻa section, Honolulu. lit.: warmth.

hoʻopumehanato warm, heat see pumehana, warm, warm-hearted; warmth, affection. v. See pumehana. To warm, as by fire; to warm by covering with clothes; to warm up, as food.

kapuahi hoʻopumehana [kapu·ahi hoʻo·pume·hana]n. fireplace. lit., stove (for) warming.

ʻenehana [ʻene·hana]n. technology. sh. ʻenekini + mea hana. cf. ʻoiʻenehana.

hope luna ʻenehanaassistant production engineer

luna ʻenehanaproduction engineer, as for movie or video production

manakia ʻenehanaproduction manager

mea ʻenehanatechnician

mea ʻenehana kanisound technician

mea ʻenehana kiʻigraphics technician

mea ʻenehana [mea ʻene·hana]n. technician. lit., technology person.

mea ʻenehana kanisound technician, as for movie or video production

mea ʻenehana kiʻigraphics technician

keʻena ʻenehana [keʻena ʻene·hana]n. production department, in publishing. lit., technology department.

luna keʻena ʻenehana [luna keʻena ʻene·hana]n. senior production person, in publishing. lit., production department supevisor.

ʻoiʻenehana [ʻoi·ʻene·hana]n. industry, especially that with a highly technological structure of production or service; industrialized; developed, as a first world country. cf. hōʻoiʻenehana. see ʻenehana.

ʻāina ʻoiʻenehanadeveloped country; first world country

He ʻāina ʻoiʻenehana ʻo Kelemānia; ʻo ka hana kaʻa kekahi o ʻoiʻenehana o laila.Germany is an industrialized country; car manufacturing is one of its businesses.

hōʻoiʻenehana [·ʻoi·ʻene·hana]vt. to industrialize; developing, as a third world country. cf. ʻāina hōʻoiʻenehana. industrializing (HE). developing country; third world country. cf. ʻoiʻenehana.

I ka hōʻoiʻenehana o ʻāina o ʻeulopa, kūkulu nui ʻia hale wili like ʻole he nui.In the industrialization period of the european nations, many factories of various types were built.

wahine hanan. female servant.

koehana₄ [koe·hana]n. artifact. see hulikoehana.

koʻehana₁ [koʻe·hana] warmth, heat; warm. (And.)

koehana [ko-e-ha-na]adj. Warm; applied to weather; mehana, welawela. s. Warmth; heat, as of the sun; ka wela o ka la.

koʻehana₂ [koʻe·hana] boxing ring, grandstand, booth. (AP)

koehana [ko-e-ha-na]s. A footstool. See kuhana.

koʻehana₃ [koʻe·hana] constant labor. (AP)

hulikoehana [huli·koe·hana]n. archaeology. see koehana.

kanaka hulikoehanaarchaeologist

mea hulikoehanaarchaeologist

ua hulikoehanaarchaeological site

poʻe hana employee, personnel, staff (workers) (EH)

lawehana [lawe·hana]nvs. workman, laborer; industrious; to do labor, work.

hoa lawehanafellow worker

lawehana [la-we-ha-na]v. Lawe and hana, work. To engage in business; to commence and carry on work; to be ready for any business; to be industriously engaged. s. One that engages in work; a workman; a laborer; one engaged in any set of duties. 1 Oihl. 25:1. Hoa lawehana, a helper in any business.

luna lawe hanan. chief servant, minister. lit., officer undertaking work. (Kol. 1.23)

lunalawehana [lu-na-la-we-ha-na]s. Luna and lawe, to take, and hana, work. A minister; a chief servant. Kol. 1:23.

hoa lawehana [hoa lawe·hana]n. fellow laborer or worker, helper.

hoalawehana [ho-a-la-we-ha-na]s. Hoa, companion, lawe, to bear, and hana, work. A fellow laborer; a fellow workman; a helper; an assistant. Ezer. 5:3. See lawehana.

lawelawe hana [lawe·lawe hana]n. function, administration.

kāna lawelawe hana ʻanahis administration

haʻihana [haʻi·hana]n. verb (old name).

haihana [hai-ha-na]v. Hai, to declare, and hana, to do, i. e., to declare something done. In grammar, a verb; a modern word.

mea nāna i hana maker (EH)

wahi hanan. workshop, place to work.

kuhikuhi hana [kuhi·kuhi hana]n. work program.

hakihana [haki·hana] same as hakina, broken piece, remnant, portion...

ʻoneki hanan. payload bay, i.e. the part of a spacecraft where scientific instruments and passengers are carried. lit, work deck.

mokihana₁ [moki·hana]n. a native tree (Pelea anisata), found only on Kauaʻi, belonging to the citrus family. The small, leathery, cube-shaped, anise-scented fruits, which change from green to brown, are strung in leis; they represent Kauaʻi in the leis of the islands, as designated in 1923 by the Territorial legislature. The large leaves are also fragrant. (Neal 478)

mokihana [mo-ki-ha-na]s. A species of strong scented wood. An odor; a fragrance.

mokihana₂ [moki·hana]n. a variety of kava famous on Kauaʻi; it has short, stubby internodes. It is named for the mokihana fruit because of its fragrance.

mokihana₃ [moki·hana]n. a native variety of taro. (HP 33)

MokihanaPH. valley and stream, Waimea district, northwest Kauaʻi. lit.: Pelea anisata (a tree found only on Kauaʻi; its flowers, strung in leis, represent Kauaʻi).

mokihana [mo-ki-ha-na] A species of mushroom.

ʻawa mokihana [ʻawa moki·hana]n. a variety of kava with short yellowish-green internodes and hairlike roots, named for the mokihana plant because of its fragrance, and yielding a strong brew; famous on Kauaʻi. (HP 202)

kolihana [koli·hana]vs. straight, tall.

Oki kolihana ka pali o Waialoha.Very straight and tall is the cliff of Waialoha [admiration for a tall, well-formed person].

huli hanav. diligent in work; to seek work.

ʻimi hana₁v. to seek work.

Kōmike ʻimi hana.Employment committee.

ʻimi hana₂, ʻimihanav. to stir up trouble.

lumi hanan. work room, multipurpose room (school) (HE)

ʻoihana₁ [ʻoi·hana]nvs. occupation, trade, job, employment, position, career, service (as religious or military), ministry, rite, industry, business, bureau, customs, activities, department, agency, office; Biblical book of Acts; professional.

ʻike pili ʻoihanaprofessional knowledge

ma o ka ʻoihanaex officio

noho ʻoihanaoffice or job holder; to stay in an office or job

ʻoihana mahi ʻaiagricultural industry

ʻoihana mākaukau loaspeciality

ʻoihana ʻokoʻa o hua ʻōlelofunction of words

ʻoihana [ʻoi·hana]n. business, career, occupation; professional, professionally. cf. kāloaʻa, pāʻoihana. see kākoʻo ʻoihana olakino.

mea hulahula ʻoihanaprofessional dancer

ʻoihana pōhilibaseball career

paʻi ʻoihana ʻiaprofessionally printed n. department, office. also keʻena. cf. māhele.

oihana [oi-ha-na] The name of the book of Acts in the New Testament. s. Oi, principal, and hana, work. A special duty or business; the work peculiar to one; an occupation; a trade. Oih. 18:3. Duty; employment. Kin. 47:3. Service. An observance; custom; ministry; labor; calling; office.

ʻoihana₂ [ʻoi·hana]n. tools, utensils. (Puk. 38.3)

oihana [oi-ha-na] One's tools; instruments or apparatus for any business. Puk. 27:3. Na kapu kahiko a me na oihana wahahee, the ancient kapus and the false customs, i. e., customs founded on false notions; na oi hana lapuwale, foolish customs; ke hoike mai nei na kumu a kakou i keia oihana o na aina naauao.

ʻoihana₃ [ʻoi·hana]n. order, in taxonomy.

ma o ka ʻoihana ex officio (EH)

papa luna ʻoihana labor board (EH)

pāʻoihana [·ʻoi·hana]n. business, i.e. a person or company engaged in business; commercial, i.e. relating to commerce or business. cf. kaona, ʻoihana.

ʻāpana pāʻoihana kauwaenacentral business district

Nui pāʻoihana o ke kaona ʻo Honolulu, ʻo ka hale ʻaina ʻoe, ʻo ka panakō ʻoe, a pēlā aku.There are many businesses in the city of Honolulu: restaurants, banks, etc.

pāʻoihana hoʻoulu meakanucommercial growers

pāʻoihana kaʻaliloa business or company which has a monopoly

hale ʻoihanan. business establishment, office building (EH)

haleʻoihana [haleʻoi·hana]n. shop, workshop.

palapala haʻalele ʻoihana letter of resignation (EH)

lawelawe ʻoihana to transact business (EH)

kula aʻo ʻoihana [kula aʻo ʻoi·hana]n. trade school.

palapala waiho ʻoihana [pala·pala waiho ʻoi·hana]n. letter of resignation.

nohoʻoihana var. spelling of noho ʻoihana, office or job holder...

noho ʻoihana, nohoʻoihana [noho ʻoi·hana] office or job holder... see ʻoihana₁.

koʻokoʻo ʻoihana [koʻo·koʻo ʻoi·hana]n. mace. lit., professional cane.

pihananvs. fullness, filling up, completion. see ex. heana₂.

pihana kanakaa crowd or gathering of people

PihanakalaniGathering place [of] high supernatural beings. (place name)

PihanaPH. road and heiau, Wailuku qd., Maui. According to HM 333, this heiau was built by Menehune in a single night from stones brought from Paukūkalo beach; others say it was built by Chief Kahekili. A variant name is Halekiʻi (image house). The Maui chief, Kekaulike, was brought here to die in 1736 (RC 69–70) . lit.: fullness.

ʻohana₁nvs. family, relative, kin group; related. [(CE) PPN *koofaŋa, nest]

ʻohana holoʻokoʻa, ʻohana nuiextended family, clan

ohana [o-ha-na]s. A family. 2 Sam. 9:1. A brood of birds. Kanl. 22:6. A litter, as of puppies or pigs; an offspring; a tribe. Ios. 14:1, 2, 3. All the young of one animal; ka ohana moa, ka ohana ilio, &c.; ohana uuku, an endearing appellation for little children; ohana hipa. a flock of sheep. adj. Of or relating to a family; he mohai ohana, a family sacrifice. 1 Sam. 20:29. s. A family of parents, children and servants living together; o ke kakae no ia o ka lepo o Lahainaluna me he ohana moa la.

ʻohanan. family, in taxonomy.

ʻohana₂vi. to gather for family prayers (short for pule ʻohana).

haohana [hao·hana] scooping; handful. (Probably hao₃ + -hana, nominalizer.) rare. 

pilina ʻohanan. kinship.

luna ʻohanan. head of a family; headman of a tribe. (1 Oihn. 9.34)

lunaohana [lu-na-o-ha-na]s. Luna and hana, work. An overseer or officer of work. 1 Oihl. 9:34.

inoa ʻohanan. family name, surname.

limumakeohānan. a coelenterate (Palythoa sp.) containing a toxin, reported as deadly poisonous at Hāna, Maui. Also limumakeo Muʻolea.

male ʻohana intermarry (EH)

pule ʻohananvi. family prayer; to pray, of a family.

hohana [ho-ha-na]v. To grasp; to seize hold of with the hand; to hold fast; e puili. s. A measure, both hands full, used in giving out food, small fish, &c.; a small measure box or calabash.

pili ʻohana relationship by blood (EH)

lumi ʻohanan. family room.

lālani ʻohana lineage (EH)

  • nude, naked; bare,
  • alone, by itself.
[PPN *tafa-ŋa, naked, bare, clear]

ʻai kohanato eat one thing only, whether flesh or vegetable

hele kohanato go naked, empty-handed, or alone

hoʻokohanato strip bare or naked (Ier. 49.10)

kohanato stand naked; to stand alone

kohana [ko-ha-na]v. Hoo To make bare; to strip naked. Ier. 49:10. To be destitute of covering. s. Nakedness; an utter destitution of clothing; hele wale, aole kapa. adj. Naked; destitute of clothing; not even a malo. adv. Nakedly; holo kohana, fled in nakedness. Oih. 19:16. Ku kohana, to stand nakedly, i. e., to be in nakedness. Isa. 58:7.

wehe a kohana to strip naked (EH)

pakohana [pako·hana] same as kohana; bare.

ʻAu pakohana i Wainiha, lehua o Luluʻupaliswimming naked at Wainiha, are the lehua blossoms of Luluʻupali. (song)

PakohanaPH. street, Pacific Heights, Honolulu, named for an ʻEwa chiefess who was grandaunt of Lahilahi Webb. (TM). lit.: bare.

Lapakohana [Lapa-kohana]PH. cinder cone (2,268 feet high), Kamalō qd., south Molokaʻi. lit.: bare ridge.

holokohana [ho-lo-ko-ha-na]v. Holo, to go, and kohana, destitute of clothes. To go about naked; to be destitute of clothes, not even a malo.

hoʻokohanato strip bare or naked see kohana, nude, naked; bare, alone, by itself.

kukohana [ku-ko-ha-na]v. Ku and kohana, naked. To strip off one's clothes; to be naked. Isa. 32:11. To go about without clothing; e hele aole kapa e uhi ana ia ia iho.

kilohana₁ [kilo·hana]nvs. name of the outside, decorated sheet of tapa in the kuʻinakapa, bed coverings; the four inner layers were white, contrasting with the decorated kilohana. Hence extended meanings: best, superior, excellent.

He aliʻi ke aloha, he kilohana e paʻa ai.Love is like a chief, the best prize to hold fast to. (ON 536)

kilohana [ki-lo-ha-na]s. The outside kapa of a pa-u, which was of the best material and the most beautifully printed. The very best as contrasted with that which was poorer; ka mea maikai loa i huipuia me na mea ino. adj. Fine; beautiful; excellent; best.

kilohana₂ [kilo·hana]n. hillock, heap, lookout, top, view out, high point (kilo + -hana, nominalizer). Probably PPN *tirofanga; cf. Tongan siofi, siofia and Samoan tilofia.

kilohana [ki-lo-ha-na] A hillock or heap of stones used as a resting places; he puu hoomaha.

KilohanaPH. land divisions, Mauna Loa qd., south Hawaiʻi (UL 124); land division (at 9,620 feet), and Girl Scout camp, Wai-kiʻi qd., north Hawaiʻi. Peak and crater, Līhuʻe district, Kauaʻi (Macdonald-Abbott 389, figure 260). A boy, Lahi, and his uncle, while hunting ʻuwaʻu birds on the summit, lured a giant into a hole and killed him; warriors came to catch the bird hunters, but Lahi hid at a pass and threw the men one at a time over a cliff (HM 331, Rice). Lookout, Waimea Canyon, Kauaʻi (PH 183). Quadrangle, elementary school, and summit observatory, Haleakalā, East Maui, now called White Hill. Summit of the mountain separating ʻUalapuʻe and Wailau; point near Kalaʻe overlooking Kalaupapa; park and school, ʻUalapuʻe, Molokaʻi. Peak at the head of Kalihi Valley, Honolulu. The sorceress Haumea (mother of Pele) lived here with her husband Wākea. While fishing at Heʻeia, she had a premonition of danger to her husband. She returned to Kilohana, left her fishing basket with its crabs and pōhuehue vines (which are still found there), and went down to Waikahalulu (former reef off the Honolulu waterfront); men had tied up Wākea and were carrying him to Waikīkī for execution. She begged permission for one last embrace. At her touch the bonds fell away and the two disappeared into a tree (HM 281). In some versions the tree was a breadfruit. Street, Kalihi Uka, Honolulu. lit.: lookout point or outer tapa or best, superior.

olohana, ʻolohana [olo·hana] rare var. of ʻolohani, strike, quit work...

Olohana [o-lo-ha-na]s. Eng. All hands ; the name given to Mr. John Young.

ʻolohana var. spelling of olohana, strike, quit work...

ʻOlohanaPH. street, Waikīkī, Honolulu. lit.: all hands. (This was the Hawaiian name of John Young, adviser and aide to Kamehameha I; as an English sailor and boatswain he had shouted this to his sailors. See Young.)

komohana [komo·hana]nvs. west, western, so-called because the sun "enters" (komo) the sea in the west. (Komo, to enter + -hana, nominalizer) (Gram. 6.6.2)   PEP *tomo(f,s)anga.

komohana [komo·hana]n. west. abb. Km.

poepoe hapa komohanawestern hemisphere

komohana [ko-mo-ha-na]s. Komo and hana, h inserted for ana. An entering in, as the sun in setting appeared to Hawaiians to enter into the sea; the sinking or going down of the sun. The west, the place where the sun enters the sea. See komo, to sink. adj. Western; pertaining to the west. Puk. 10:19.

ʻĪnia Komohanan. West Indies.

Wilikinia Komohanan. West Virginia.

ʻAha Hoʻomalu Lawaiʻa o ka Pākī pika Komohana [ʻaha hoʻo·malu lawaiʻa o ka · pika komo·hana]n. Western Pacific Fishery Management Council.

Kapa Komohana [kapa komo·hana]n. West Bank.

Sahara Komohana [sahara komo·hana]n. Western Sahara; Western Saharan.

Kīkomohana [Kī-komohana]n. Key West.

Nūhōlani Komohanan. Western Australia.

ʻAoʻao Komohanan. Western Hemisphere.

Kelikoli ʻĀkau Komohana [ keli·koli ʻā·kau komo·hana]n. Northwestern Territories.

Hōkūkomohana [·kū-komo·hana]n. Morning Star. lit., western star. (Kep. 83)

ʻano hanan. method, case, technique, as in solving problems.

pono hanan. tools. see also pono₆.

hoʻohana₁ [hoʻo·hana] to use, employ, cause to work, carry out, administer, manage, encourage; use, employment, management, administration. see hana₁, work, labor, job, employment, occupation, duty, office, activity, function, practice, procedure, process, deal, incident, reason, action, act...

hoʻohana [hoʻo·hana]n. to take advantage (of). also hoʻohana wale. cf. keu pono.

ʻOiai ʻo ia ma ʻaneʻi, e hoʻohana kākou i kona mākaukau.Since she is here, let’s take advantage of her expertise.

hoohana [hoo-ha-na]v. See hana, to work. To cause to work; to do service for another; to compel to work, as a slave; to encourage to work.

hoʻohana₂ to tease, provoke, nag, plague; one who teases or provokes see hana₂, worthless; provoked.

hoʻohana₃ [hoʻo·hana] see helu hoʻohana, wā hoʻohana, constant, in math...; session...

mea hoʻohana tool (EH)

mea hoʻohana [mea hoʻo·hana]n. implement, tool.

mea hoʻohana [mea hoʻo·hana]n. end user, as of computer programs. lit., one (who) uses.

luna hoʻohana [luna hoʻo·hana]n. manager, administrative head, overseer. lit., supervisor to cause work to be done.

hoʻohana [ hoʻo·hana]n. session, i.e. a period of time spent in an application of a computer program. lit., using time.

noho hoʻohana to act or serve as manager (EH)

helu hoʻohana [helu hoʻo·hana]n. constant, in math. lit., number (for) use.

moʻohana [moʻo·hana]n. reptile.

noʻonoʻo hana creative (EH)

poʻohana [poʻo·hana]n. terminal, i.e. a computer device which is connected to a network system.

hauhana [hau·hana]nvt. lashing, as of adze to handle; to lash. (hau₃ + -hana, nominalizer) cf. imu hau hana. (Gram. 6.6.2)   PNP *faʻusanga.

pale hauhanacloth protecting (pale) lashing of ʻiako, outrigger boom, to the canoe float

pale hauhana [pale hau·hana] cloth protecting (pale) lashing of ʻiako, outrigger boom, to the canoe float see hauhana, lashing, as of adze to handle...

imu hau hanan. oven in which hau wood was heated (hana) to be bent for a canoe outrigger.

Kauhana [Kau-hana]PH. street and place, Pālolo, Honolulu. lit.: work season.

kākau hana [·kau hana]n. recorder.

pākaukau hana desk (EH)

paʻu hananvs. constantly at work, drudgery,: tedious, prolonged work.

pauhana [pa-u-ha-na]adj. Constantly at work; e hana mau.

kuhanan. var. spelling of kūhana, each of two gable posts in the old Hawaiian house.

kūhana, kuhana [·hana]n. each of two gable posts in the old Hawaiian house.

hakuhana [haku·hana] same as hākuma.

haku hanan. overseer, superintendent, employer, boss.

hakuhana [ha-ku-ha-na]s. A word applied to the appearance or motion of the clouds; he ao hakuhana.

Lanikūhanan. name of a star. lit., chief stands [at] work.

uku hanan.v. wages, salary, pay for work; to pay wages.

heluhana [helu·hana]n. factor, as in arithmetic.

kumuhana [kumu·hana]n. topic, subject (as topic of discourse or grammatical subject); matter. (kumu₁ + -hana, nominalizer.) (Gram. 6.6.2)  

kumuhana [kumu·hana]n. general subject or topic, as in literature.

hopunaʻōlelo wehe kumuhanatopic sentence, as of a paragraph

palapala ʻāina kumuhanathematic map

puke kumuhanainformation book

palapala ʻāina kumuhana [pala·pala ʻāina kumu·hana]n. thematic map. lit., topic map. see kumuhana, general subject or topic...

puke kumuhana [puke kumu·hana]n. information book. lit., book (on a) topic.

Ua hele wau i ka hale waihona puke no ke kāinoa ʻana i kekahi mau puke kumuhana e pili ana i ke kai.I went to the library to check out some information books about the sea.

puke pai kumuhanan. journal, as a periodical dealing with scientific or professional issues. lit. subject-extolling book.

Nānā, ua paʻi ʻia Kimo pepa noiʻi ma loko o kēia puke pai kumuhana.Look, Kimoʻs research paper was printed in this joumal. add3

kūkulu kumuhana [·kulu kumu·hana]v. to pool thoughts and prayers to solving common problems, as during hoʻoponopono (Nānā 78–80) ; to set up topics for discussion, as an agenda.

pou hanan. ridge post. see illus. 1, illus. 2, illus. 3.

pouhana [pou·hana]n. post set in the middle of each end of the house, supporting the ridgepole. fig., support, mainstay, as of a family. PPN *pou + -sanga.

pouhana [pou-ha-na]s. See pou. The long end post of a house to which the ridge pole is fastened. n. step, as in problem solving. also ʻanuʻu.

ianan. ostrich (RSV), owl (KJV). (Isa. 13.21)

iana [ia-na]s. Heb A word translated owl in Isa. 13:21. The ostrich perhaps.

ʻaiana [ʻai·ana]nvt. clothes iron; to iron, press, as clothes. Eng.

aiana [ai-a-na]s. Eng The Hawaiian pronunciation of iron; a flat iron.

aiana [ai-a-na]adj. Walking wearily up and down precipices; he hele aikena, he maloeloe.

pehea ka ʻono o ka ʻai ʻana How does the food taste? (EH)

ʻono kāna ʻai ʻana he has a good appetite, his food is appetizing (EH)

papa ʻaianan. var. spelling of papaʻaiana, ironing board.

papaʻaiana, papa ʻaiana [papaʻai·ana]n. ironing board.

mahi ʻai ʻana cultivation, farming (EH)

mīkini ʻaiana [·kini ʻai·ana]n. clothes presser, mangle. lit., ironing machine.

paʻewa ke kaʻi ʻana out of step (EH)

noʻonoʻo i ka mea e hiki mai ana anticipate (EH)

wā e hiki mai anan. future tense or time.

paʻi ʻanan. printing, edition.

hapaiana [ha-pai-a-na]s. See hapai above.

Karebiana [kare·biana]n. Caribbean. also Kalepiana.

meredianavar. spelling of melekiana, meridian...

ʻInidiana [ʻini·diana]n. Indiana; Indianian. also ʻInikiana.

meridianavar. spelling of melikiana, meridian...

hianan. depression or hole, as under water.

hiana uluahole frequented by ulua

Kianan. Guiana. Eng.

Kiana PalaniFrench Guiana

kakiana [kaki·ana]n. sergeant. Eng.

leki anan. tape measure, measuring tape

melekiana, merediana [mele·kiana]n. meridian. Eng.

hānau keiki ʻana [·nau keikiʻana]n. childbirth.

melikiana, meridiana [meli·kiana]n. meridian.

ʻInikiana [ʻini·kiana]n. Indiana; Indianian. also ʻInidiana.

Luikiana, Luisiana [luiki·ana]n. Louisiana; Louisianan, Louisianian.

Luikiana, Luisianan. Louisiana.

melokiana [melo·kiana]n. melodeon. Eng.

melokiana [melo·kiana]n. melodeon.

aliana [ali·ana] same as ʻoliana, let me see.

Kaiokaliana, Dariana [Kai-o-Kaliana]n. Darien Sea.

pili ʻana connection (EH)

nīele e pili ana relevant questions (EH)

ʻoliana₁ [ʻoli·ana]n. a common ornamental shrub (Nerium oleander and var. indicum), native from south Europe to Japan. Its flowers may be single or double, white, pink, or red. also ʻoliwa. Eng. (Neal 695)

ʻoliana₂ [ʻoli·ana]n. a variety of sugar cane, like lahaina in type of growth and color, but the pith dark-brown and the leaf sheath covered with red-brown hairs. also ʻoleana. Eng. (Oriental).

ʻoliana₃ [ʻoli·ana]interj. Let me see! Show me! also aliana, inane, ʻoia ana.

koliana₁ [koli·ana]n. accordion. Eng.

koliana₂, koriana [koli·ana] coriander (Coriandrum sativum: (Neal 659)). Eng. (Puk. 16.31)

loli ʻana conversion, evolution, transformation, variation (EH)

hoʻāuhuli ʻana revolution (EH)

kuliana [ku-li-a-na]s. The desire of a gift or present to be made to one.

MianaPH. points northeast of Hōnaunau Bay, Kona, Hawaiʻi, and at the base of Makapuʻu, Oʻahu. lit.: urinal.

mīana [·ana]n. place for urinating (formerly certain places outdoors were set aside for this purpose); urinal.

mīana [·ana]n. urinal. see ipu mimi.

miana [mi-a-na]s. Mi and ana. The place for voiding urine. The member by which it is voided. also mii.

banianavar. spelling of paniana, banyan...

paniana, baniana [pani·ana]n. banyan (Ficus spp.) Eng.

ʻIniana [ʻini·ana]nvs. Indian, as Indian Ocean. Eng.

ʻIniana [ʻini·ana] cf ʻĪnia, India. see Moana ʻIniana, Indian Ocean

Moana ʻInianan. Indian Ocean.

KeonianaPH. street, Waikīkī, Honolulu, named for the second John Young, the kuhina nui under Kamehameha II and minister of foreign relations under Kamehameha IV (Kuy. 2:36). See ʻOlohana, Young. lit.: John Young.

mea e hoʻopuni ana environment (EH)

ʻoiana usu. shortened form of ʻoia ana, Let me see! Show me! I dare you! ... also ʻoliana₃, aliana, inane...

oiana [oi-a-na]int. Indeed! truly! Laieik.8. v. imp. Let it be seen; let it appear; show it me, &c. SYN. with inane. Oiane kau palapala, show your book; sometimes written oiana. SYN. also with hoike. E oiane oe i kau olele.

mea e koi ana claimant (EH)

Kakepiana, Kasepianan. Caspian.

Kalepiana, Karebianan. Caribbean.

Kalepiana [kale·piana]n. Caribbean. also Karebiana.

Kasepiana [kase·piana]n. Caspian. Eng.

Ke kai ʻo KasepianaCaspian Sea

kopiana [kopi·ana]n. scorpion. Eng.

kopiana [kopi·ana]n. scorpion.

Darianavar. spelling of Kaiokaliana, Darien Sea...

Mariana [mari·ana]n. Mariana. Eng.

Ka pae moku ʻo MarianaMariana Islands

Ka pae moku ʻo Mariana ʻĀkauNorthern Mariana Islands

Pae Moku Marianan. Mariana Islands.

koriana [ko-ri-a-na]s. Eng. Coriander; the seed of the coriander. Puk. 16:31.

Luisiana [luisi·ana]n. Louisiana; Louisianan, Louisianian. also Luikiana.

heluiaʻna [he-lu-ia'na]s. See helu. Heluia and ana, a number; a numbering. The being numbered. 1 Oihl. 27:1.

iwi ʻanan. cancellous bone. lit., pumice bone. cf. iwi ʻalā.

Iowiana [iowi·ana]n. Jovian, in astronomy. Eng.

Hōkūhele IowianaJovian planet

-kana nominalizer noted in pale, to ward off, and palekana, safety; pili, to cling, and pilikana, relative. PPN *-tanga.

kana₁num. tens (usually compounded with numbers from three to nine to indicate 30 to 90). (Gram. 10.3)  


kana ʻēkātens of banana hands (Kep. 159)

ʻo ka waʻa kana koʻokahiten one-man canoes (Nak. 40)

kana₂idiom. that follows perfective verb marker i and poss. o, and is followed by directionals; it is preceded by negatives. Also see kaʻe₂. extremely, beyond compare, without limit (in both favorable and pejorative senses).

ʻAʻohe i kana mai ka nui.Ever so huge.

ʻAʻole a kana mai ka uʻi!How perfectly beautiful!

ʻAʻole o kana mai kāu hana!What a lot of work you have to do! Theres no limit to your work! What dreadful things you do [in anger].

kana₃n. horizontal support in houses for carrying poles (ʻauamo).

Kana₄n. a stroke in lua fighting, for chiefs.

Kana₅ a demigod... The stretching demigod born as a rope on Maui. He could stretch from Molokaʻi to Hawaiʻi and wade in the deep sea. His exploits explain gashes, ledges, and footprints on the islands. He restored the sun and, with his brother Nīheu, rescued his mother, Hina, who had been stolen (not, perhaps, against her will) by a Molokaʻi chief. Emerson calls him a god of jugglers. (Malo 227-229, Emerson note). see Kapuaʻiokana. (HM 464-477)

Kana [ka-na]s. Name of a man who formerly resided at Hilo, said to have been four hundred fathoms high; he stepped over the hill of Haupu on Molokai and slipped down; he also fought with Keolaewanuiakamau. See the story.

kana₆ rare var. of pana, to shoot.

kana₇n. ton. also kona. Eng.

kanan. ton. abb. k.

kāna₁poss. his, hers, its (a-form). (Gram. 8.4, 9.6)   PNP *tana, taʻana; PEP *taʻana, PCP *taana,.

kana [ka-na]pron. An oblique case of the personal pronoun, third person singular of ia. His; hers; its (seldom used in the neuter.) Ka is a preposition, of. More often it signifies possession, where in English the apostrophic s would be used. See Grammar § 137, 138 and 139. pron. A possessive adjective pronoun; it has the same meaning of possession as the above, but is used in connection with some noun expressed or understood. Gram. § 149, 150.

Kāna₂, Sanan. Saint (in proper names).

Kāna Lui.Saint Louis.

kāna₃n. canna. Eng.

kana [ka-na]v. To dislike; to despise; to treat in an angry manner. See konakona; v. To see; to appear; to get a sight of; to obtain what one wished; i nana aku i ka hana i ka hale o ke alii, aole i kana mai, o ko'u hilahila no ia mea, I went to see the house of the chief, I did not see it (get sight of), I was ashamed; s. The outside of the neck; similar to kaniai.

Kapuaʻiakana [Kapuaʻi-a-Kana]PH. a place at Kēʻē, Kauaʻi, believed to show the foot-print of the stretching demigod, Kana, as he stepped from Niʻihau to Kauaʻi. lit.: footprint of Kana. (Jarrett 24.)

lewiakana, leviatana [lewia·kana]n. leviathan. Eng. (Ioba 41.1)

kakanavs. harsh, rude, ungracious, surly.

kakana [ka-ka-na]v. To speak sneeringly or contemptuously; to hurt one's feelings by sneering language. s. Contemptuous language; reproach; vilification.

Kākana, Satana [·kana]n. Satan. Eng.

lākana₁ [·kana]n. lantana (Lantana camara), a thorny tropical American bush with variegated flower heads, yellow, orange, red, white, and pink. Eng. Also lanakana (Niʻihau), mikinolia hihiu, mikinolia hohono, mikinolia kukū. (Neal 722–4)

Lākana₂, Ladana [·kana]n. London. Eng.

E aha ana kuʻu lani, e lualaʻi i Lākana.What is my lord doing, enjoying life in London. chant for Kalākaua

Kowela o Lākana, Towera o Ladanan. Tower of London.

makananvt. gift, present; reward, award, donation, prize; to give a gift, donate. cf. maka₂.

kāna makanahis gift [one that he gives or receives]

Makana hoʻi!What a gift! [sometimes said sarcastically, indicating that a person is ungrateful].

makanan. cookie, i.e. a small tag file left on a computer hard drive by a server in order to gather information about the end-user. dic. see palapala makana.

makana [ma-ka-na]v. To give freely or gratuitously; to make a present to one. s. A gift; that which is freely bestowed upon one by another; a present; that which is received gratuitously. adj. Freely given or received, as a present.

MakanaPH. cliff near Hāʻena Point, Hanalei district, Kauaʻi, from which firebrands were hurled; known today as Fireworks Cliff. lit.: gift.

mākana ferocious (EH)

palapala makana [pala·pala makana]n. gift certificate.

mōhai makana [·hai makana]n. free-will offering (Puk. 25.2) , gift offering.

mohaimakana [mo-hai-ma-ka-na]s. A free-will offering. Puk. 25:2.

uku makanan. tip; gift payment, bonus.

kakanakana [kakana·kana] a grass. (And.)

kakanakana [ka-ka-na-ka-na]s. A species of grass. A species of sea-weed; limu kakanakana; a slippery or smooth limu.

lanakana [lana·kana] see lākana₁, lantana (Lantana camara), a thorny tropical American bush...

ʻoulanakana, ouranatana [ʻou·lana·kana]n. orangutan. Eng.

Monakana, Monekana [mona·kana]n. Montana; Montanan.

pakanā [paka·]n. partner. Eng.

pākana- [·kana-] same as pāpākana-, prefix to numbers from kolu (three) to iwa (nine)...

pākana [·kana]n. waist, shirtwaist, blouse; pattern. Eng.

pāpākana- [··kana-] prefix to numbers from kolu (three) to iwa (nine). see pāpā-.

Kasakana [kasa·kana]n. Kazakhstan. Eng.

makekana, masetana [make·kana]n. mustang. Eng.

Balekanavar. spelling of Palekana, Balkans...

kalekana [kale·kana]n. a red- or yellow-flowered succulent (Kalanchoe blossfeldiana), a recent introduction. Latin. (Neal 378)

palekana₁ [pale·kana]nvs. safe, saved, rescued; convalescent; to ward off, brush aside, rescue, protect; to recover from illness; defense, savior, safety, security. (pale₁ + -kana, nominalizer). (Gram. 6.6.2)  

ai palekanasafe sex; to practice safe sex

ai palekana ʻoleunprotected sex; to practice unprotected sex

E hoʻoikaika mai ʻoe iaʻu ā laila palekana wau.Strengthen me, then I am saved. (Hal. 119.117)

He loaʻa i ka maʻi lele ai ma ka hana ai palekana ʻole.You can get sexually transmitted diseases (maʻi lele ai) through unprotected sex.

hoʻopalekanato save, rescue

palekana [pa-le-ka-na]v. To rest; to feel secure from danger; to breathe freely, i. e., to feel secure or safe; to be safe, i. e., to have made an escape. Hal. 119:117. s. One who has escaped from danger or secure from it. adj. Safe; in a state of safety from danger; escaped from danger; palekana, pau ka makau, pau ka luhi, pau ka hele ana i ka hana.

Palekana₂, Balekanan. Balkans.

ai palekana [ai pale·kana]vi. safe sex; to practice safe sex. lit., safe coition. see maʻi lele ai.

ai palekana ʻoleunprotected sex; to practice unprotected sex

E ai palekana ʻoe; e komo i ka pāpalekimo.Practice safe sex; wear a condom.

wahi palekana refuge (EH)

hoʻopalekana to save, rescue see palekana, safe, saved, rescued; convalescent; to ward off, brush aside, rescue, protect; to recover from illness; defense, savior, safety, security. (pale₁ + -kana, nominalizer).

pelekana [pele·kana]n. pelican. Eng.

kulekana, suletana [kule·kana]n. sultan. Eng.

panekana [pane·kana] var. of palekana, safe, saved, rescued; convalescent; to ward off...

Monekana, Monakana [mone·kana]n. Montana; Montanan.

Monekana, Monakanan. Montana.

pekana, pegananvs. pagan, heathen. Eng.

kamahaʻikana [kama·haʻi·kana] var. of kāmehaʻikana.

kāmehaʻikana [·mehaʻi·kana]n. a multitude of descendants; one of the names for the wondrous (kāmehaʻi) goddess Haumea, who presided over childbirth. She was thought to have borne numerous children to one husband, then to have gone to Kahiki, later returning as a young woman to bear numerous more children; she did this for many generations; hence her name is synonymous with prolificness.

He hanauna kāmehaʻikana lākou.They are a generation extremely numerous.

Kaikana [kai·kana]n. Titan, a moon of Saturn. Eng.

ʻAkepaikana [ʻake·pai·kana]n. Azerbaijan. Eng.

Wakikana, Vatikana [waki·kana]n. Vatican. Eng.

ʻUsepekikana [ʻuse·peki·kana]n. Uzbekistan. Eng.

Kaikikana [kaiki·kana]n. Kyrgyzstan. Eng.

Mikikanan. Michigan.

Mikikana [miki·kana]n. Michigan; Michigander, Michiganite.

Moana Wai Mikikanan. Lake Michigan.

Anegalikanavar. spelling of ʻĀnekalikana, Anglican...

ʻĀnekalikana, ʻAnekalikana [ʻāne·kali·kana]vs. Anglican. Eng.

pelikana [peli·kana]n. pelican. Eng. (Kanl. 14.17)

pelikana [pe-li-ka-na]s. Eng. A pelican, an unclean bird. Kanl. 14:17.

ʻilikana [ʻili·kana]n. corm immediately under the skirt, as of taro.

milikana [mili·kana] same as mīkana, papaya...

milikana [mi-li-ka-na]s. The name of the pawpaw tree; also the name of the fruit; he papaia, he hei.

pilikana [pili·kana]n. relation, relationship, kin, family. (probably pili, to cling, + -kana, nominalizer.) (Gram. 6.6.2)   PCP *pilitanga.

pilikana [pi-li-ka-na]v. To be related to one; to have an interest in one. s. An interest in one; a relation to one; a friend; a motive; heaha kou kuleana e wena aku ai ia ia? he hoahanau.

pilipilikana [pili·pili·kana] redup. of pilikana, relation, relationship, kin, family...

pulikana, pulitano [puli·kana]n. puritan. Eng.

mīkana [·kana]n. the papaya (Carica papaya), a small tree, a native of tropical America, long popular in Hawaiʻi for its melon-like fruits. Hawaiʻi. also hēʻī, milikana, papaia. (Neal 600–1)

ʻaimīkana [ʻai··kana]n. linnet, California house finch, papaya bird (Carpodacus mexicanus frontalis), an early introduction to Hawaiʻi, now well established throughout the Hawaiian Islands. lit., papaya eater.

manuʻaimīkana [manu-ʻai-mī·kana]n. linnet, house finch, or papaya bird (Carpodacus mexicanus frontalis), introduced before 1870. lit., papaya-eating bird. also manuʻaipapaia.

ʻApekanikana [ʻape·kani·kana]n. Afghanistan; Afghan, Afghani. also ʻAfekanisana.

Tukemenikana [tuke·meni·kana]n. Turkmenistan. Eng.

Dominikana Dominican. (EH)

ʻOpikana [ʻopi·kana] short for ʻOpikanalani or ʻOpikananuʻu.

Ē ka lewa nuʻu, ē ka lewa lani, ka ʻOpikana.O high atmosphere, O heavenly atmosphere, the faraway place. (FS 211),

Vatikanavar. spelling of Wakikana, Vatican...

o kana see kana₂, extremely...

okana [o-ka-na]adv. A contraction of oka and ana. Oka, to be small, few, and ana, the participial termination. See Gram. § 34. Generally preceded by aole; as, aole okana mai ka nui, not small the quantity or number, i. e., a great deal; not a little or a few; aole okana mai na la o kona mau makahiki. Kekah. 6:3. The days of his years are very many; aole okana mai o kona waiwai, there is no end of his wealth; aohe okana mai o kona hewa, there is no bound to his wickedness; aole okana mai ka olioli. Oih. 20:12. They were not a little joyful, i. e., a good deal. NOTE.—It is a word used in strong expressions or in exaggerated descriptions.

ʻokana₁n. district or subdistrict, usually comprising several ahupuaʻa; portion, as of food. see ʻoki, to cut.

okana [o-ka-na]s. A district or division of country containing several ahupuaas; o Kona, a o Kohala a me Hamakua, akolu okana; he mau okana iwaena o ka moku. See kalana. A division of food in dividing it out.

ʻokana₂n. organ. Eng.

ʻokana wili limahand organ

ʻokana see pānini ʻokana, organ pipe cactus...

hōkana, hosana [·kana]interj. Hosanna. Gr. hōsanna.

Kapuaʻiokana [kapu·aʻi-o-kana]n. a lua fighting stroke, reserved for chiefs. lit., footprint of Kana, a stretching demigod. see Kana₅.

pānini ʻokana [·nini ʻokana]n. organ pipe cactus.

pokana [po-ka-na]adj. Poka and ana. The quality of being round; rounded; liable to roll; rolling easily. Rolling in upon; coming to one gratuitously or without care; o loaa wale mai a nui.

ukanan. baggage, luggage, freight, cargo, supplies. [(CE) PPN *uta-ŋa, cargo, freight]

hoʻoukanato bundle up, pack up, load, as freight

kaʻa ukanabaggage car, baggage or freight vehicle

Ke mālama nei au i ka ukana a ke aloha.I preserve the love carried [by me]. (chant)

ukana [u-ka-na]s. See uka and ana. A sending; something sent. Property or something to be conveyed to another place. Baggage on or to be put on a canoe or vessel. Any movable property. Kin. 46:6. A bundle; one's substance. Ios. 14:4. The calabashes, remnants of food, &c., after a family has eaten. Laieik. 86.

UkanaPH. street, Āliamanu, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: baggage.

ʻUkanan. Uganda. Eng.

aukana [au·kana] short for au kanaiʻi. see au₂.

Ke aliʻi i makana ai, he koa a he aukana ia.The chief who gave the gift, a warrior and a strong soldier he.

kaʻa ukanan. truck, baggage car, baggage or freight vehicle. baggage cart (airport) (HE) see ukana, baggage, luggage, freight, cargo, supplies...

piha ukana loaded (EH)

wehewehe i ka ukana unload (EH)

laukana [lau·kana]vs. uninterested in religion, indifferent to religion. rare. 

laukana [lau-ka-na]adj. Applied to one who seldom prays in secret; laukana kahi mehameha.

ʻeke ukanan. basket, as on a bicycle (preceded by ke). Niʻihau. see ʻie.

pepa hōʻike ukana manifest (document) (EH)

hale ukanan. warehouse, storehouse.

mokuahi lawe ukana transport ship (merchandise) (EH)

pāki lawe ukana barge (EH)

lio lawe ukanan. pack horse. lit., horse carry gear.

moku lawe ukanan. freighter.

hali ukanan.v. to carry baggage; porter.

kaʻa hali ukanan. freight (ukana) conveyance.

kaʻa halihali ukanan. shopping cart. (HE)

hui hali ukanan. express company.

ʻakukana [ʻaku·kana]nvs. adjutant. Eng.

makukana [maku·kana]n. boxfish (Lactoria fornasini).

lumi waiho ukanan. storeroom. lit., room to leave goods.

hoʻoukanato bundle up, pack up, load, as freight see ukana, baggage, luggage, freight, cargo, supplies.

hooukana [hoo-u-ka-na]v. See ukana, goods to be carried along. To bundle up or pack movable goods.

pukana₁n. outlet, exit, issue, exodus, descendant.

pukana₂ keepsake, memento, remembrance, souvenir.

pukana₃n. issue, as of a newspaper or journal

Aia ma ka pākuʻina ke kope PDF o ka pukana hou loa ʻo Maka O Kana.The pdf copy of the newest issue of Nā Maka O Kana is in the attachment.

tūkana [·kana]n. toucan. Eng.

kanaka helu ukanan. shipping clerk.


Hoʻolana nohoʻi keiki.The children are so willful.

hoʻolanasame as lana₃, to be aware of noises as one wakes...

hoʻolanadisobedient, willful

lana [la-na] FIG. With manao, to have hope; to be confident; with manao dropped, e hoolana oukou, be cheerful; be of good courage. Mat. 14:27. s. The carriage or bearing of a person; the countenance. Isa. 2:11. Hence lanahaakei. See haakei.

  • floating, buoyant; moored, afloat, adrift; to drift, lie at anchor, as a fishing canoe (For. 4:295) ; anchor.
  • calm, still, as water;
cf. hālana, manaʻolana. [(NP) PPN *laŋa, be afloat, buoyant]

home hoʻolana maʻiconvalescent home

hoʻolanato cause to float, launch; to right a canoe. Fig., to launch a project; cheerful, unworrying, hopeful; to cheer up, encourage, be of good cheer; to lighten grief, as by taking a mourner on a trip and away from the grave of the one he mourns (Mat. 14.27)

hoʻolana i ka wai ke olalife barely surviving; semiconscious

Hoʻolana ka manaʻo.To have hopes.

hoʻolana kaumahato ease grief, condolence

hoʻolana maʻito ease the pain of sickness

Huki ka lana.Pull in the anchor. (Nak. 87)

Inā e maʻi kekahi kanaka, lana kona manaʻo i ke kauka.When a person is sick, he wants a doctor.

Lana ka manaʻo.Hopeful, without worry, thoughtful; to want.

Lana ke koko.Buoyant blood [of youth]; to circulate, of blood; high blood pressure. (Kam. 64:43)

Lana mālie iho hoʻi ka manaʻo me ka nani lei ʻawapuhi.Thoughts of the beauty of the ginger lei are serene. (song)

lana [la-na]v. To float; to swim on the surface of water. 2 Nal. 6:6. Hoo. To cause to swim; to bear up, as water does a vessel, that is, to cause to float. Kin. 7:17. To float or swim in the air; e hoolana kou uhane i ke ao, to cause your soul to float into the skies. adj. Buoyant; floating; mama.

lana₂n. lowest floor of the oracle tower where offerings were placed. cf. lananuʻu, mamao, nuʻu. (Malo 176)

-lana₂ nominalizing suffix. cf. kaulana, kūlana, manaʻolana. (Gram. 6.6.2)   PNP *-langa.

lana₃vs. to be aware of noises as one wakes. [(NP) PPN *ŋana, make small noises, chatter (problematic)]

Lana ka hiamoe.Awakening from sleep.

lana₄, ranan. frog. Latin rana, a genus.

LanaPH. ancient surfing area, southwest Niʻihau. (Finney-Houston 30). lit.: floating.

alananvi. awakening, rising. see ala₂, , waken; rise up...

Alana ʻia!Rise up! (Kel. 29)

ʻIke ʻia ke alana o ka pua.The upward flight of the arrow was seen.

ʻalāna [ʻalā·na] see kīkē ʻalāna, crashing sound...

ʻālana₁nvt. offering, especially a free-will offering, contrasting with a mōhai that was prescribed by a priest; to offer.

Ē ke kahuna ʻiʻo a me ka ʻālana ʻiʻo.O true priest and true victim [of Christ].

He ʻālana ka mea e hāʻawi aku ai e kala ʻia mai ai ka hula o ka mea lawehala.An ʻālana is the thing given so that the sin of a transgressor will be pardoned.

Moʻo kaʻao ʻālana ā hoʻolaʻa ʻia i mua o ka lāhui Hawaiʻi.A story … offered and dedicated to the Hawaiian people.

alana [a-la-na]s. A present made by a chief to a priest to procure his prayers. A present made to a god; he mekana e haawi aku ai i ke akua. An oblation or free will offering for any purpose. Puk. 18:12. A sacrifice. Puk. 29:28. Alana hoano, a holy oblation. Ezek. 48:10. He alana ka mea e haawiia aku ai e kalaia mai ai ka hala o ka mea lawehala. A fee prepaid to a physician to attend upon a sick person. v. To give or bring a present as an offering. Oihk. 12:14. To offer a sacrifice. Hal. 66:15.

ʻālana₂vs. light, buoyant, easily floating. see lana, floating, buoyant...

alana [a-la-na]adj. A and lana, to float. Light; not heavy; easily floating on the water; ho hookomo ole; not sinking.

alana [a-la-na]s. Alala, to cry, and ana. A crying; the voice of suffering or of complaint; ke oho alana makuakahi, the voice of complaint from an only parent.

kīkē ʻalāna [· ʻalāna]nvi. crashing sound, as of lava rock (ʻalā) smiting rock, or as made by an active aa lava flow; to sound thus. (PH 38)

hālana₁ [·lana]vi. to overflow, flood. cf. lana₁, floating, buoyant; moored, afloat... calm, still, as water...

hālana ka manaʻoto be hopeful


Me aʻu i hoʻohiki ai, ʻaʻole e hoʻohālana hou wai o Noa i ka honua.I have sworn that the waters of Noah shall go no more over the land. (Isa. 54.9)

hālana [·lana] see wai hālana, flood...

halana [ha-la-na]v. Ha and lana, to float. To overflow, as water over the banks of a river, or over a levee or low land. Amos 9:5. To float on the surface of the water. To be overflowed, i.e., to be drowned. Hoo. To flood; to overflow with a flood. Isa. 54:9.

hālana₂ [·lana]vs. quiet.

hālana māliecalm tranquillity

wai hālana [wai ·lana]n. flood.

kāohi wai hālanaflood control

kūkala makaʻala wai hālanaflood watch

kūkala pōʻino wai hālanaflood warning

kāohi wai hālana [kāohi wai ·lana]vt. flood control. lit, control floods.

hoʻohālana caus/sim of hālana₁, to overflow, flood...

Me aʻu i hoʻohiki ai, ʻaʻole e hoʻohālana hou wai o Noa i ka honua.I have sworn that the waters of Noah shall go no more over the land. (Isa. 54.9)

kaʻiālana [kaʻi·ā·lana]n. large traveling company. (For. 6:490)

hulialana [hulia·lana]v. to remove the bitterness, especially to pour off the bitter liquid and add fresh water to the preparation of arrowroot (pia).

I pau ka hulialana.To remove the bitterness. (Malo 199, (a prayer)

Ka luluka me ka hulialana, maʻemaʻe ka ʻāina, kōnalenale ka noho.The fright of peace and returned tranquillity, clean the land, calm the dwelling. (For. 6:403)

kalana₁n. division of land smaller than a moku or district; county.

kalanan. county.

hōʻikeʻike kalanacounty fair (see fea)

kalana [ka-la-na] The name of a division of an island next less than moku, and SYN. with okana in some places.

kalana₂nvs. release, forgiveness, etc. cf. kala₁.

kalana olalife-giving sun

kālana [·lana] same as kānana₁, , , , sieve; writing paper; examine; skull bone...

kalana [ka-la-na]s. The name early given by Hawaiians to white writing paper; he pono anei keia manao o na kumu ao a pau o keia kalana? v. To sift; to strain, as through a cloth, &c. See kanana. s. See the above. A sieve; a strainer.

Fakalana [faka·lana] see Ka pae moku ʻo Fakalana, Falkland Islands, Falklands...

kākālana [··lana]n. proclamation. cf. kala₁.

kakalana [ka-ka-la-na]v. To cry out; to call aloud.

pakalana [paka·lana]n. the Chinese violet (Telosma cordata), which has yellowish-green flowers. [(Neal 700-701): A vine with slender, cylindrical, downy branches, native to India and China, grown for the delightfully fragrant flowers, which in Hawaii are popular for leis. ... The narrow, cylindrical, podlike fruits sometimes develop in Hawaii. A Hawaiian name, pakalana, is sometimes applied to this vine, a name rightfully belonging to Michelia alba (cf miulana)]

Kekalanan. Shetland.

Keʻena Hoʻolālā o ke Kalana [keʻena hoʻo·· o ke kalana]n. County Planning Department.

pomeikalana [pomei·kalana]n. the pomegranate (Punica granatum), an ornamental and fruit-bearing shrub from Persia. also pomelaike, pomekelane, pomeraite. Eng. (Neal 620–2)

ʻOkalanan. Oakland.

loio kalanan. county attorney.

Pokalana Portland, city in Oregon, Maine...

lalana₁n. spider. also lanalana, nananana.

lalana [la-la-na]s. Name of some small animal or insect, perhaps a species of spider.

lalana₂n. warming, as at a fire. cf. lala, warm.

lalana [la-la-na]v. To warm, as by a fire. Mar. 14:54.

Lalana₃n. old term for London.

ʻalalāna [ʻala·lāna·]n. bleating, wailing. see ʻalalā₁.

lauhalalana [lau·hala·lana]n. vagabond, drifter, one as useless as pandanus leaves adrift in the sea. lit., floating pandanus leaf.

Nū Lalanan. New London.

malana same as manana, stretch out... Loose; pulling up easily, as weeds from soft ground.

mālana₁ [·lana]vs. buoyant, light; to float, as canoes; to move together, as people; unsteady, shallow-rooted. cf. lana₁. [PPN *ma-laŋa, rise up]

hoʻomālanato make buoyant, lighten

malana [ma-la-na]v. See manana. Ma and lana, to float. To float together, as a body of canoes; to move together, as a drove of cattle or a multitude of men; ke malana mai la na kanaka. Malana hiki ae i ka ili kai. s. A moving together, as many single things.

Mālana₂ [·lana]n. name of a star.

malana [ma-la-na] The name of a fine rain from the northeast at Waimea as it moves along before the trade wind; adj. Tottering; weak; feeble. See lana.

hoʻomālanato make buoyant, lighten see mālana₁, buoyant, light; to float, as canoes; to move together, as people; unsteady, shallow-rooted.

hoomalana [hoo-ma-la-na]v. To throw away, as refuse matter. To be disrespected. To take care of. To be large; to swell, as a dead body.

lanalana₁ [lana·lana] redup. of lana₁, floating... PPN *langalanga.

hoʻolanalanaredup. of hoʻolana

lanalana₂ [lana·lana]n. lashings, as of ornamental sennit binding the float (ama) to outrigger booms (ʻiako).

hoʻolanalanato make lashings, to lash

lanalana [la-na-la-na]s. See lana. A rope with which the ama and the iako of a canoe are tied; ka luikia i ka iako, ame ka lanalana i ka ama; also the name of the string with which the ancient kois were tied on to the handles.

lanalana₃ [lana·lana]n. spider. also lalana, nananana. (Isa. 59.5)

lanalana [la-na-la-na] The name of a large brown spider which stands high on its legs. Isa. 59:5.

lanalana₄ [lana·lana]n. ylang-ylang (Cananga odorata). (Neal 357–8)

lanalana [la-na-la-na] An image; an idol; v. See lana. To make light; the opposite of heavy; e hoomama; to cause to float; to be buoyant.

hālanalana [·lana·lana] redup. of hālana₁, , to overflow, flood...; quiet....

Hāloʻiloʻi me ka hālanalana o lākou waimaka.Their tears welled and flooded.

halanalana [ha-la-na-la-na]v. See halana. To overflow; to flow thick and fast, as the tears of one weeping; nolaila i halanalana ai lakou me ka haloiloi i ko lakou waimaka; to shed tears.

mālanalana [·lana·lana] redup. of mālana₁, buoyant, light; to float, as canoes; to move together, as people; unsteady, shallow-rooted...

hoomalanalana [hoo-ma-la-na-la-na]v. Freq. of above.

Pualanalana [Pua-lanalana]PH. coastal area, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: Possibly lit., floating flower.

hale lanalana [hale lana·lana]n. house built on a double canoe, as for chiefs.

halelanalana [ha-le-la-na-la-na]s. See halelana above.

ʻōlanalana [ʻō·lana·lana]nvs. nauseating; seasick; nausea.

hoʻolanalana₁ redup. of hoʻolana see lanalana₁, redup. of lana₁, floating...

hoolanalana [hoo-la-na-la-na]v. See lana and lanalana. To cause to be light; to float, &c.

hoʻolanalana₂ to make lashings, to lash see lanalana₂, lashings, as of ornamental sennit binding the float (ama) to outrigger booms (ʻiako).

kūlanalana [·lana·lana] redup. of kulana, to tilt, rock, reel, sway, toss and pitch; wobbly, shaky, unsteady, fig., insecure, hesitant... unsteady, tottering, unsettled, wavering, wobbly, undecided, uncertain, fluctuating. (For. 4:271)


kulanalana [ku-la-na-la-na]v. Ku and lanalana. See lana, to float. To be moved; to be agitated with fear. LIT. To stand trembling; to be disturbed in mind. To act upon uncertainties; to be troubled. Hal. 15:5. To be removed from its place. To stumble. Isa. 63:13. To walk in a stumbling manner. Isa. 59:10. To reel, as one drunk. s. A false step; a stumbling. Hal. 121:3.

hoʻokūlanalana caus/sim of kūlanalana, unsteady, tottering, unsettled, wavering, wobbly, undecided, uncertain, fluctuating...

hookulanalana [hoo-ku-la-na-la-na]v. See kulanalana, to walk weakly. To walk or stand unsteadily. To stumble; to recede back.

manalana [ma-na-la-na]v. Manao and lana, to float. To; buoyed up, as the mind; not to sink, in opposition to manao poho, to sink; to despond; hence, To hope; to trust in; to expect. Hal. 71:5.

huinapapalana [huina·papa·lana]n. raft. lit., collection of floating boards.

ʻAtalana [ʻata·lana]n. Atlanta, the capital of Georgia. Eng.

Ketalana Kirtland (EH)

huʻahuʻa lana [huʻa·huʻa lana]n. floating froth. fig., an ignoramus.

kualana₁ [kua·lana]vi. lazy, indolent, bored, fatigued; roving about without a chief to support one, as a "floater" (lana); to wander.

hoʻokualanacaus/sim; to fail in strength (For. 6:428)

kualana ka ʻōpūvery hungry

Lilo ʻoukou i ka ʻōlelo haole ā kualana mākou.Since you have all turned to speaking English, weʻre bored.

kualana [ku-a-la-na]v. To be idle; to be indifferent to all business; to wander about without object; to sit uninterested with nothing to engage attention, as one who does not understand the conversation; lilo oukou i ka olelo haloe a kualana makou; to sit idle, as one lazy (molowa) on a canoe instead of paddling. s. Indolence; laziness; fatigue; nui ka poe kualana e noho aina ole ana; o ke kanaka hoopili wale he kualana ia, he who joins himself to another without work is a lazy fellow. A man who roves about without a chief or haku or any support or any one to depend on. adj. Lazy; not disposed to work; o ka noho a ka ohua kualana. Fatigued, as a man by padding a canoe and lays down his paddle.

kualana₂ [kua·lana]vi. to float on the back; buoyant.

kualana [ku-a-la-na] Not sinking; floating; komo ole, lana.

hoʻokualana to fail in strength. caus/sim of kualana₁, lazy, indolent, bored, fatigued; roving about without a chief to support one, as a "floater" (lana); to wander...

uluʻālana [uluʻā·lana]n. offering, especially as made to priests for them to offer to the gods.

ulualana [u-lu-a-la-na]v. Ulu and alana, an offering. To offer upon an altar; to go up upon an altar. See alana.

wālana [·lana] var. of wānana, prophecy; to prophesy, predict, prognosticate, foresee, foretell... (For. 6:489)

lewalana [lewa·lana]vs. weightless, as when in outer space. [%%] cf. ʻumekaumaha ʻole, zero gravity.

Kaliwalanan. Cleveland.

Kelana Teheran (Kaua)

Nekelana [neke·lana]n. The Netherlands; Netherlander; Netherlandian. Eng.

ʻAukelanan. Auckland.

hale lanan. floating house, ark, houseboat.

Ka hale lana i ke kai.The house floating on the sea [a ship].

halelana [ha-le-la-na]s. Hale and lana, to float. A floating house; applied to Noah's ark.

Melelana, Merelana [mele·lana]n. Maryland; Marylander.

Melelana, Merelanan. Maryland.

Nufounelanavar. spelling of Nūpounelana, Newfoundland...

Nūpounelana, Nufounelanan. Newfoundland.

Lapelanan. Lapland.

Kumepelanan. Cumberland.

Merelana [mere·lana]n. Maryland; Marylander. also Melelana.

ʻIlanan. Iran; Iranian. also ʻIrana.

ʻailana₁ [ʻai·lana]vs. in love.

ʻailana ka manaʻoloving thoughts

ʻailana₂ [ʻai·lana]n. island. Eng.

Kaʻailana [Ka-ʻailana]PH. valley, southeast Niʻihau. lit.: the buoyancy.

Kalikimaka ʻAilana [kaliki·maka ʻai·lana]n. Christmas Island. Eng.

Neka ʻAilanaPH. same as Necker Island (a new name). lit.: Necker Island.

Poka ʻAilana Ford Island (EH)

Poka ʻAilanaPH. ford Island, Pearl Harbor. Formerly called Mokuʻumeʻume. lit.: Ford Island.

Ua pau koʻu lihi hoihoi i ka nani o Poka ʻAilana.All my delight in the beauty of Ford lsland is gone. [expression of disenchantment or anger].

Mākala ʻAilana [·kala ʻai·lana]n. Marshall Islands; Marshallese. also Mākala, ka pae moku ʻo Mākala.

Mākala ʻAilana, Mākalan. Marshall Islands.

Iāwisa ʻAilanan. Jarvis Island.

Rode ʻAilana [rode ʻai·lana]n. Rhode Island; Rhode Islander. also Loke ʻAilana.

Loke ʻAilana, Rode ʻAilana [loke ʻai·lana]n. Rhode Island; Rhode Islander.

Loke ʻAilana, Rode ʻAilanan. Rhode Island.

Kīʻailana, kiʻailana [kīʻai·lana]n. Sea Island, Gossypium barbadense, a variety of cotton grown in Hawaiʻi. Eng. (Neal 565)

Uēki ʻAilana [uēki ʻai·lana]n. Wake Island. Eng.

Siailanavar. spelling of Kīʻailana, Sea Island...

Ulukou ʻAilana [ulu·kou ʻai·lana]n. Howland Island.

Ulukou ʻAilana [ulu·kou ʻai·lana]n. Howland Island.

wailana₁ [wai·lana]nvs. calm, quiet, as the sea; still water.

wailana [wai-la-na]s. Wai and lana, to float. Still, calm water; a quiet place in the ocean.

wailana₂ [wai·lana]nvs. banished, as for unworthy conduct; exile. (perhaps wai₄, to leave, + -lana, nominalizer) (Gram. 6.6.2)  

wailana [wai-la-na]v. Wai and lana, to float. To cast out, as an evil person from society; to banish; to reject as unworthy of confidence. A state of banishment from society. One cast out for bad conduct.

wailana [wai·lana]vt. to expatriate, i.e. banish someone from their homeland. cf. kākupu, kolo kākupu.

No kona mau hewa i hana ai, ua wailana aku makaʻāinana i ko lākou aliʻi ʻālunu; ʻaʻole loa ʻo ia e hoʻi mai!For the wrongs he had committed, the people expatriated their greedy chief; he was never to return.

wailana₃ [wai·lana]n. a prayer uttered to free a taboo period.

Wailana [Wai-lana]PH. gulch, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: floating water.

mikilana, misilana [miki·lana]n. the Chinese rice flower (Aglaia odorata), a shrub or small tree in the mahogany family, from south China and Indo-China, grown ornamentally for the handsome leaves and fragrant flowers, which are tiny, round, and yellow; clusters of them are used for leis. (Gram. 2.9)  perhaps Chinese mei-sui-lan. (Neal 493)

Kuikilana [kuiki·lana]nvs. Switzerland; Swiss. Eng.

Kuikilana [kuiki·lana]n. Switzerland; Swiss. also Kuikilani.

Milanan. Milan.

Finilana, Finilani [fini·lana]n. Finland; Finn; Finnish.

Pinilana, Finilanan. Finland, Finnish.

misilanavar. spelling of mikilana, the Chinese rice flower...

Suazilana [suazi·lana]n. Swaziland. Eng.

manaʻolana [manaʻo·lana]nvt. hope, confidence, expectation; to hope (manaʻo + -lana, nominalizer). (Gram. 6.6.2)  

manaolana [ma-nao-la-na]s. Hope; expectation; a buoyancy of mind.

pepehi i ka manaʻolana to dash hopes, spoilsport (EH)

Lae Manaʻolana [Lae-Manaʻolana]n. Cape of Good Hope.

holana same as hola₁, same as hohola, to spread...

ʻiolana [ʻio·lana]nvi. to soar, poise, as a hawk; soaring hawk.

iolana [i-o-la-na]v. See lana. To float in the air, as a bird.

piliolana [pili·olana]n. biography; biographical. cf. hikapiliolana.

nōwela piliolanabiographical novel

hikapiliolana [hika·pili·olana] autobiography; autobiographical.

moʻolelo hikapiliolanaautobiography, autobiographical story.

koko lanan. high blood pressure. see lana₁.

hoʻolana₁ same as lana₃, to be aware of noises as one wakes...

hoʻolana₂ disobedient, willful

hoʻolana₃ [hoʻo·lana]
  • to cause to float, launch;
  • to right a canoe.
  • fig., to launch a project;
see lana₁, floating, buoyant; moored, afloat, adrift...

manehu hoʻolanabuoyant force, i.e. the upward force of a fluid on an object in it

hoolana [hoo-la-na]v. See lana, to float; to hope. To cause to float; to be light; to float upon, as upon water.

  • cheerful, unworrying, hopeful; to cheer up, encourage, be of good cheer;
  • to lighten grief, as by taking a mourner on a trip and away from the grave of the one he mourns.
  (Mat. 14.27)

home hoʻolana maʻiconvalescent home

hoʻolana i ka wai ke olalife barely surviving; semiconscious

hoʻolana ka manaʻoto have hopes

hoʻolana kaumahato ease grief, condolence

hoʻolana maʻito ease the pain of sickness

hoolana [hoo-la-na]v. See lana, to float; to hope.

hoolana [hoo-la-na] To offer, as a sacrifice.

hoolana [hoo-la-na] To listen with attention; e hoolana, i ka pepeiao.

hoolana [hoo-la-na]s. Indifference in regard to morals and moral principles; aole e pili nui kekahi mau hewa iloko o ka pono, o ka hookaulana, o ka hoolana, &c.

HoʻolanaPH. ancient surfing area, Kohala district, Hawaiʻi. (Finney, 1959a:51.). lit.: to cause to float.

moena hoʻolanan. floating lounger (KAN)

lina hoʻolana [lina hoʻo·lana]n. swimming tube. lit., ring (for) floating. cf. pela hoʻolana.

lakeke hoʻolanan. life jacket (HE)

moe hoʻolana [moe hoʻo·lana]vi. to doze.

ʻakihoʻolana [ʻaki·hoʻo·lana]n. drydock, lit., floating canoe-rest.

akihoolana [a-ki-hoo-la-na]s. Aki, stools for canoes, and hoolana, to float. A dry dock; ka hana ana i ka akihoolana i ke awa o Honolulu, building a dry dock in the harbor of Honolulu.

ulana₁vt. to plait, weave, knit, braid; plaiting, weaving. also unala, nala, unana. [PPN *laŋa, plait (as a mat, basket): *la(la)ga]

mea ulana ʻiaplaited or woven material, textile

mea ulana loleweaver (Isa. 38.12) , loom

ulana [u-la-na]v. To weave; to plait; to braid; to intertwine, as vines. Puk. 28:32. To wreathe; to weave. 2 Nal. 25:17. E ulana moena, to braid or weave a mat.

ulana₂vs. still, calm. cf. lana₁.

ulana [u-la-na]adj. Lying still or calm, as the surface of water unruffled by wind. Idle; unemployed; lulana, heha, molowa.

ulana₃nvt. prophecy of a seer (kilokilo); to prophesy.

ulana [u-la-na]adj. Iwi ulana. Kam., B. 2, p. 7, 3. The prophecy or expression of the kilokilo when looking upon a person in good health, meaning he will soon die.

UlanaPH. street and place, Kalihi Uka, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: still, calm.

Kahakaʻaulana [Kaha-ka-ʻau-lana]PH. old name for Sand Island, Honolulu. (RC 416) . lit.: the floating swimmers pass by. (Reference is perhaps to fishermen's containers that floated by while the people fished, as for crabs and seaweeds)

huinalāʻaulana [huina·lāʻau·lana]n. raft. lit., collection of floating logs. (1 Nal. 5.9)

huinalaaulana [hu-i-na-la-au-la-na]s. Huina, a uniting, laau, timber, and lana, to float. A union of floating timbers; a raft. 1 Nal. 5:9.

haulana [hau·lana]n. iceberg, floating ice.

mokuhaulana [moku·hau·lana]n. iceberg. lit., island (of) floating ice.

kaulana₁ [kau·lana]nvs. famous, celebrated, renowned, well-known; fame; to become famous.

hoʻokaulanato make famous; to spread a report concerning a person or thing

kaulanaday of celebration or festivity, famous day

kaulana [kau-la-na]v. To be or become famous or reowned; to be celebrated for some quality; ua kaulana aku keia wahi no, kanaauao, this place is famous for intelligence; a kaulana aku i na aina e, to be renowned even to foreign lands. Hoo. To publish; to spread abroad, as news; to publish evil reports. Kunl. 22:14. To make famous or renowned either for good or evil. s. Fame; report; renown.Ios. 9:9. adj. Universally known, noted or remarkable for some quality; celebrated; notable.

kaulana₂ [kau·lana]nvi. resting place, place to put things, placement; restful, quiet (kau, to place + -lana, nominalizer). (Gram. 6.6.2)   [PPN *tau-laŋa, anchorage]

kaulana [kau-la-na]Government of an island; he kaulana o ka aina.

KaulanaPH. bay, Ka Lae qd., Hawaiʻi. Coastal area and gulch, northeast Kahoʻolawe. lit.: [boat] landing.

hoʻokaulana to make famous; to spread a report concerning a person or thing. see kaulana₁, famous, celebrated, renowned, well-known; fame; to become famous.

hookaulana [hoo-kau-la-na]v. See kaulana, to be renowned. To make a person or event known as famous; to send abroad a report concerning a person or thing; to make famous.

miulana [miu·lana]n. orange and white champak (Michelia champaca and M. longifolia), tall trees with smooth gray trunks, from the Himalayas, related to the magnolia, bearing many-parted, orange or yellow flowers (M. champaca) or white flowers (M. longifolia), which are especially fragrant at night. (Neal 357) The orange and white species may be distinguished by qualifying miulana with the colors melemele and keʻokeʻo. The Chinese name for the white species is pak-lan, but cf. pakalana . (Gram. 2.9)  

kui ulanan. knitting needle.

kulanavs. to tilt, rock, reel, sway, toss and pitch; wobbly, shaky, unsteady. fig., insecure, hesitant.

hoʻokulanacaus/sim., to cause insecurity

Kulana o ka noho paipai.Rocking of a rocking chair.

kulana [ku-la-na]v. Ku and lana, to float. To pitch backwards or sideways, as one sitting in a chair and nodding. To nod, as a person partially asleep; to bend the neck in nodding. See kakiwi. To reel, as a drunken man. See naue and kunou. adj. Nodding; bending the neck; he poo kulana ka kela wahine. See kunewa.

kūlana [·lana]nvs. station, rank, title, condition, position, place, quality, grade, rating, reputation (see ex., kuene), stance, attitude, poise, carriage, posture, situation, patch, site; outstanding, prominent (, stand, + -lana, nominalizer). cf. kūlanakauhale. [PPN *tuʻu-raŋa, standing place; site, location; position, rank; time]

kūlana ipumelon patch

kūlana kiʻekiʻehigh position, rank, station

kūlana makahikiage

kūlana o ka nohonastandard of living

mamuli o ke kūlanaby reason of position, ex officio

kūlana o kēia kūʻai hoʻolilothe conditions of this sale

kūlana [·lana]n. status, rank, as position or social standing. cf. pae. see kūlana pale, moho.

kūlana ʻeluarunner-up, second place

kūlana olakinohealth status

Ua puka wau i ke kūlana ʻelua.I took second place.

kulana [ku-la-na]s. A place in a hulili or fortification where the men stand to throw their spears. The sides of a house; na kulana o ka hale.

kulana [ku-la-na]The sea in a calm immediately after a high wind, or the state of the sea when wind and current are opposite. See oloku. kulana nalu, a place in the sea where the surf rises high and thick, i. e., where the high surfs follow each other in quick succession.

kulana [ku-la-na]s. A place where many things are collected together, as a village, a garden; a meeting or collection of persons; e hele ana oukou i hea? E hele ana i o, i ke kulana pule, i.e., to a meeting which is held only once at a place or occasionally. A market place.

kulana [ku-la-na] Name of new food from foreign countries; he mea ai hou no na aina e mai.

pōhaku lana [·haku lana]n. mooring rock for anchoring canoes, said to float, perhaps of pumice or perhaps mythical. lit., floating stone. (For. 4:295)

makeʻe kūlana [makeʻe ·lana]n.v. to desire to preserve the status quo; conservative.

loli ke kūlana irregular (EH)

mamuli o ke kūlana ex officio (EH)

luliluli kulana pitch (motion of a vessel) (EH)

hoʻokulana to cause insecurity. caus/sim of kulana, to tilt, rock, reel, sway, toss and pitch; wobbly, shaky, unsteady. fig., insecure, hesitant...

lūlana [·lana] same as lūlā. see ex. kalakala ʻihi.

Kuʻu hoa lūlana i ka lipolipo.My peaceful companion in the forest depth.

Lūlana ihola ka pihe.The shouting quieted. (UL 288)

lulana [lu-la-na]v. To be calm, as people that have been wailing for a deceased person, they cease wailing and are still; lulana aku i ka ae wai liu la.

limu lanan. floating seaweed. fig., a drifter, vagabond.

pūlana [·lana]nvi. to float; a floating object.

humuhumu ulana [humu·humu ulana]vt. to darn, as socks.


hoʻomanacallus; callous. Kauaʻi

mana₁nvs. supernatural or divine power, mana, miraculous power; a powerful nation, authority; to give mana to, to make powerful; to have mana, power, authority; authorization, privilege; miraculous, divinely powerful, spiritual; possessed of mana, power. cf. -āmana. [(OC) PPN *mana, power, effectiveness, prestige]

E mana ana i ke konohiki.It is the privilege of the landlords. (Kep. 159)

E mana ma ka ʻumi.Effective on the tenth day [as a law].

He bila e hoʻomana ana i ke koho ʻia o luna mākaʻi.A bill authorizing the election of district sheriffs.

Hoʻomana KepanīBuddhist; Buddhism

hoʻomana kiʻiidolatry, idol worship

Hoʻomana NaʻauaoChristian Science

Hoʻomana o Iesu Kristo o Poʻe Hoʻāno o Hope NeiChurch of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Hoʻomana Palani (Farani)French religion; Catholicism

Hoʻomana Pīhopa (Bihopa)Episcopalian religion; lit., bishop's religion

Hoʻomana PōʻaonoSeventh Day Adventist; lit., Saturday religion

hoʻomanato place in authority, empower, authorize

hoʻomanato worship; religion, sect

Ke kumu i mana ai ka ʻaoʻao aliʻi.The reason for giving the chief's side power.

leo manavoice of authority that is obeyed

mana kiaʻiguardian power

mana loagreat power; almighty

mana makuaparental authority

noho manato wield power, occupy a position of power

ʻo kānāwai i hoʻomana hou ʻialaws re-enacted

mana [ma-na]s. Supernatural power, such as was supposed and believed to be an attribute of the gods; power; strength; might. See Oihk. 26:19. Applied under the christian system to divind power. Lunk. 6:14. Spirit; energy of character. 2 Nal. 2:9. Official power or authority; o kona mau kaikuahine ka mana kiai. Laieik. 101. Glory; majesty; intelligence; ka ihiihi, ka nani, ka ika. adj. Powerful; strong. 1 Sam. 2:4. Hoo. To reverence or worship, as a superior being, i. e., of superhuman power; a hoomana aku la i ua alii la e like me ka hoomana akua, they worshiped that chief as if they worshiped a god. To worship; to render homage to. Puk. 20:5. s. Hoo. Worship; reverence; adoration.

  • branch, limb, crotch;
  • crosspiece, as of the cross;
  • a line projecting from another line;
  • stream branch; road branch or fork, to branch out, spread out.
  • variant, version, as of a tale;
[(MP) PPN *maŋa, branch, fork; branching, forked]

Mana weu lani.Branch with divine foliage (a chief).

manan. version, as of a computer program, network, etc.

mana [ma-na] A branch or limb of a tree; the cross piece of a cross; a limb of the human body. A line projecting from another line. Puk. 37:19. SEE manamana. v. To branch out; to be divided; to be many.

mana₃n. hook used in catching eels.

mana [ma-na] Name of a species of fish-hook.

mana₄n. stage in growth of fish in which colors appear; stage of a foetus in which limbs begin to develop.

mana₅n. a native fern (Hypolepis punctata), with large, much subdivided fronds. The dark-brown mature stems were used to plait the best hats, after being scraped to remove the pulp. also olua.

mana₆n. a variety of taro used in medicine; it propagates by branching from the top of the corm. mana may be qualified by descriptive terms, as listed below. (HP 23)

mana [ma-na] The name of a species of kalo.

mana₇n. a taboo house in a heiau. cf. ʻaha hele honua.

mana [ma-na] The name of the place of worship in a heiau; a house in the Luakini; hence, The name of a particular class of heiaus.

mana₈n. toe. see manamana₃, finger, toe...

He māiʻuʻu ikaika ma kēlā mana kēia mana.He has a strong nail in each toe. (Holoholona 121)

ManaPH. heiau, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi. Place, Wilhelmina Rise, Honolulu. lit.: supernatural power.

manāvs. nasal, in linguistics. onomatopoeia.

māna₁n. a chewed mass, as of kava for drinking, coconut flakes or kukui nut for medicine. [(EO) PPN *maʻaŋa, mouthful of food]

māna ʻaifood chewed by adult for child; any mouthful of food

māna panifood taken after drinking kava. [lit., closing mouthful] (Kam. 76:74)

Pehea ka maʻi? Ua komo kahi māna ʻai.How is the patient? He has taken a little nourishment.

mana [ma-na] Food while being chewed in the mouth, children were fed by taking the food from the mother's mouth and putting it into the child's; a mouthful of food. To chew food for infants; e mana aku i ka ai na ke keiki.

māna₂n. trait believed acquired from those who raise a child.

i ka māna a ke kahu hānai.Trait acquired from association with the one who raised the child.

māna₃n. short for haumāna, student.

ʻO ke kumu, ʻo ka māna, hoʻopuka ʻia.The teacher, the pupil, come forth [challenge from pupil to teacher). (ON 2464)

mānā₁ [··]vs. arid; desert. cf. Mānā, place on Kauaʻi.

mānā₂ [··]n. a native fern (Pteris irregularis), with large, bright-green, much-subdivided fronds. also ʻae, ʻāhewa, ʻiwa puakea.

MānāPH. land division, Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi; land divisions and home of the owners of the Parker Ranch, Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi. dry western end of Kauaʻi, where an older sister of Pele, Namakaokahaʻi [Nāmaka-o-Kahaʻi] (the eyes of Kahaʻi), introduced the kaunaʻoa dodder. (Ii 150; PH 159; UL 79.). lit.: arid.


hoʻāmanato give authority, authorization; to empower, authorize, commission

Na wai ʻoe i hoʻāmana mai?Who gave you permission?

ʻāmana₁ [ʻā·mana]n.
  • y-shaped crosspiece at the end of a pole (as of a lāʻau kia);
  • horizontal line on an upright;
  • branches of a tree in the form of a Y;
  • gallows;
  • T-shaped;
  • shaft of an octopus lure.
cf. keʻa, koʻokoʻo ʻāmana, noho ʻāmana, peʻa, mana₂. (Kam. 76:68) [(CE) PPN *kaa-maŋa, branch, fork]

amana [a-ma-na]s. Two sticks crossing each other at oblique angles. The branches of a tree in the form of the letter Y. adj. Crossing; put together in the form of a cross or gallows; na laau amana kauia’i o Kuhama; he aleo kahi hale, he amana kekahi hale. v. Amana man ke kani ana o ka pu; amana mau ke kani o ka pu a ka anela.

ʻāmana₂ [ʻā·mana]

kuʻi ʻāmanato bump (the ball), in volleyball

ʻAnadamana [ʻana·damana]n. Andaman. Eng.

Ke kai ʻo ʻAnadamanaAndaman Sea

laudamanavar. spelling of laukamana, laudanum...

Kalaeʻāmana [Ka-lae-ʻāmana]PH. point, northeast Kauaʻi. lit.: the crosspiece point.

hāmana [·mana]nvs. fork; branching, forked. [(CE) PPN *saa-maŋa, branch, fork]

wahamana [waha·mana]n. screen, shutter. rare. 

wahamana [wa-ha-ma-na]s. Waha and mana, divided. A screen; a shutter.

waha mana₁n. voice of authority, person in authority. lit., powerful mouth.

waha mana₂nvi. one who digresses from subject to subject; to digress. lit., branching mouth.

wahamana [wa-ha-ma-na] A digression in one's speech; a turning off the subject in conversation.

kuʻi ʻāmana [kuʻi ʻā·mana]vt. to bump (the ball), in volleyball. lit., y·shaped strike.

kamanā [kama·]n. carpenter.

kamana [ka-ma-na]s. Eng. See kamena below. A carpenter. Mar. 6:3.

laukamana, laudamana [lau·kamana]n. laudanum. Eng.

Puʻukamana [Puʻu-ka-mana]PH. hill, Wahiawā qd., Oʻahu. lit.: hill [of] the supernatural power.

hana manan. miracle, supernatural deed, witchcraft.

hanamana [ha-na-ma-na]s. Hana and mana, supernatural power. The words are often separated; as, hana mana. Something done above or beyond human ability; a work of the gods; hence, Used in the Bible for a miracle. NOTE. Hawaiians supposed there was a class of gods having superhuman power, and next to these were the highest chiefs, who were reverenced as gods. Kamehameha was one.

manamana₁ [mana·mana] redup. of mana₁, supernatural or divine power... PPN *manamana.

hoʻomanamanato impart mana, as to idols or objects; to deify; superstitious

manamana₂ [mana·mana] redup. of mana₂; appendages, claws, branches, rays, forks; to branch out. PPN *mangamanga.

manamana.Sun with rays.

manamana [ma-na-ma-na]v. See mana, a branch. To branch out; to grow into branches; to form several divisions; to part asunder, as several things from each other. s. A branch; a limb of a tree or of a person. adj. Branching; projecting in parallel or radiated lines; divided; split, as limbs of trees, twings of branches, &c.

manamana₃ [mana·mana]n. finger, toe.

manamana [mana·mana]n. finger. also manamana lima. see paʻi manamana.

manamana₄ [mana·mana]n. third of three coconut husks tied to ʻahi fishing line. cf. nuku and poli, the first and second husks from the bottom.

manamana₅ [mana·mana]n. a variety of sweet potato with finger-like leaves, sometimes qualified by keʻokeʻo, white. (HP 142)

ManamanaPH. site of Queen's Hospital, Honolulu; place and street, Woodlawn, upper Mānoa, Honolulu. lit.: branching.

kāmanamana [·mana·mana]n. a large-leafed weedy plant (Adenostemma lavenia), known in many tropical regions, belonging to the daisy family. Whitish flowers are borne in small round heads in open clusters. In Hawaiʻi, the leaves are used to treat fever. (Neal 829–30)

pana i nā manamana snap the fingers (EH)

papa manamana [papa mana·mana]n. grate, grating. lit., branching flat surface.

papa manamana pukapuka keleawegrate of network of brass (Puk. 27.4)

papamanamana [pa-pa-ma-na-ma-na]s. Papa and manamana, branching. A grate; a grating. Puk. 27:4.

hāluʻamanamana [·luʻa-mana·mana]n. tapa-beater design.

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.

kīmanamana [·mana·mana]vs. branching in various directions.

līmanamana [·mana·mana]n. a kind of seaweed. lit., branching seaweed.

hao manamana [hao mana·mana]n. grate, grill, gridiron, lit., branched iron.

haomanamana [hao-ma-na-ma-na]s. Hao, iron, and manamana, divided. A gridiron; so called by natives from the divided irons.

hoʻomanamana [hoʻo·mana·mana] to impart mana, as to idols or objects; to deify; superstitious see manamana₁, Redup. of mana₁ supernatural or divine power, mana, miraculous power...

manaʻo hoʻomanamana [manaʻo hoʻo·mana·mana]n. superstition.

Kaumanamana [Kau-manamana]PH. bay, reef passage, and former fishpond, Airport qd., south Molokaʻi. Pākaʻa, skilled navigator and seer, lived here (RC 37) . See Hikauhi. lit.: place branching out.

laumanamana [lau·mana·mana]n. a variety of sweet potato.

lau manamana [lau mana·mana]n. a divided leaf; many leaves, many branches; descendants, as of a family.

laumanamana [lau-ma-na-ma-na]s. Lau and manamana, divided. Applied to that species of potato whose leaves are slim and much divided.

piʻipiʻilaumanamana [piʻi·piʻi·lau·mana·mana] same as ʻanaliʻi, a fern.

koali lau manamana [koali lau mana·mana] same as koali ʻai, an African morning-glory...

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

pahumanamana [pa-hu-ma-na-ma-na]s. A market; a market place; haule i ka pahu i ka pahumanamana.

Mokumanamana [moku·mana·mana]n. Necker, the island.

Mokumanamana [Moku-manamana]PH. old name for Necker Island. lit.: branching island.

pū manamana [ mana·mana]n. stalk with many branches, said of a person with many descendants.

hoʻāmana₁ [hoʻā·mana] to give authority, authorization; to empower, authorize, commission. cf. kula hoʻāmana, charter school. see -āmana.

Na wai ʻoe i hoʻāmana mai?Who gave you permission?

hoʻāmana₂ [hoʻā·mana]vt. to let, as in math problems; to assign a value or power.

E hoʻāmana ʻia ke K he 15 kōna waiwai.Let K equal 15.

palapala hoʻāmana [pala·pala hoʻā·mana]n. power of attorney. lit., document giving power.

kula hoʻāmanan. charter school

noho ʻāmana [noho ʻā·mana]n. pack saddle. lit., y-shaped crosspiece saddle.

noho ʻāmana [noho ʻā·mana]n. pack saddle. Eng.

koʻokoʻo ʻāmana [koʻo·koʻo ʻā·mana]n. cane with a handle. lit., tee-shaped cane.

Tasamana [tasa·mana]n. Tasman. Eng.

Ke kai ʻo TasamanaTasman Sea

Kai Tasamanan. Tasman Sea.

puamana [pua·mana]n. caret sign of omission.

puamana [pu-a-ma-na]s. A caret (^) or sign of omission in writing.

pua manan. same as ilioha, horseweeds.

hale manan. largest house in a luakini temple. Summers-1971, ix

keliluma kelemana, deliruma teremana [keli·luma kelemana]n. delirium tremens. Eng.

hoolemana [hoo-le-ma-na]v. Hoole, to deny, and mana, power; authority. To deny one's power or authority, as the people in Liholiho's time denied the authority of the priests and the ancient gods; as the Jews also denied the authority of Jesus Christ.

deliruma teremanavar. spelling of keliluma kelemana, delirium tremens...

daimana [dai-ma-na]s. Eng. A diamond, a precious stone. Puk. 28:13.

kaimana, daimana [kai·mana]n. diamond. See song, hulali₁. Eng.

lei kaimana diamond necklace (EH)

ʻōnohi kaimana diamond setting (EH)

puʻu kaimana diamond setting (EH)

ʻōpuʻu kaimana [ʻō·puʻu kai·mana]n. a cut diamond, as for a ring.

laimana [lai·mana]n. layman. Eng. rare. 

Puʻulaimana [Puʻu-Laimana]PH. cone built by the 1960 Kapoho eruption, Hawaiʻi. lit., Lymanʻs hill (named for Richard Lyman, Jr., owner of the land).

Waimana [Wai-mana]PH. land section, Kamalō qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: many waters.

Keimana [kei·mana]n. Cayman.

Ka pae moku ʻo KeimanaCayman Islands

Pae Moku Keimanan. Cayman Islands.

kuhimana meteorologist, seer (EH)

lekimana regiment (EH)rare. 

pikimana [piki·mana]nvs. bituminous; coal. Eng.

lānahu pikimanabituminous coal

lānahu pikimana bituminous coal (EH)

keonimana [keoni·mana]n. gentleman. Eng.

he mau lula no ka hoʻokeonimana ʻanarules for gentlemanly etiquette

hoʻokeonimanagentlemanly conduct or etiquette; to act as a gentleman

hoʻokeonimana gentlemanly conduct or etiquette; to act as a gentleman. see keonimana, gentleman.

he mau lula no ka hoʻokeonimana ʻanarules for gentlemanly etiquette

lula hoʻokeonimana [lula hoʻo·keoni·mana]n. rules of gentlemanly conduct, etiquette.

ʻOmanan. Oman; Omani. Eng.

KeomanaPH. land area, Kailua qd., Hawaiʻi.

leo manan. voice of authority.

E hele aku ʻoe Palani, he leo mana kona.Go to Frank, his orders are heeded.

noho mana wield power (EH)

kiomana [kio·mana]vt. to ride or sit astride, as on a horse; to straddle. cf. kīhelei.

Kiomana wāwae o ua keiki nei ma kēlā ʻaoʻao a me kēia ʻaoʻao o ua maiʻa nei.Then the legs of this child sat astride of each side of this banana trunk.

komanan. stone, as used with octopus lures. rare. 

Olomana [Olo-mana]PH. peak (1,643 feet high), ridge, stream, school, and golf course, Mōkapu qd., Oʻahu, named for a legendary giant who jumped from Kauaʻi to this peak. A sports field was nearby. The nearby peaks are Ahiki (nearest Waimānalo) and Pākuʻi (the central peak). See Mahinui. lit.: forked hill.

ʻolomana [ʻolo·mana]n. old man. Eng.

hoʻomana₁ to place in authority, empower, authorize see mana₁, supernatural or divine power, mana, miraculous power; a powerful nation, authority; to give mana to, to make powerful; to have mana, power, authority; authorization, privile

ʻo kānāwai i hoʻomana hou ʻialaws re-enacted

hoʻomana₂ to worship; religion, sect see mana₁, supernatural or divine power, mana, miraculous power; a powerful nation, authority; to give mana to, to make powerful; to have mana, power, authority; authorization, privile

Hoʻomana KepanīBuddhist; Buddhism

hoʻomana kiʻiidolatry, idol worship

Hoʻomana NaʻauaoChristian Science

Hoʻomana o Iesu Kristo o Poʻe Hoʻāno o Hope NeiChurch of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Hoʻomana Palani (Farani)French religion; Catholicism

Hoʻomana Pīhopa (Bihopa)Episcopalian religion; lit., bishop's religion

Hoʻomana PōʻaonoSeventh Day Adventist; lit., Saturday religion

hoomana [hoo-ma-na]v. See mana, superhuman power. To ascribe divine honors; to worship; to cause one to have regal authority.

hoʻomana₃ callus; callous. Kauaʻi see -mana.

anaina hoʻomana [anaina hoʻo·mana]n. congregation for worship.

mahele hoʻomana sect (EH)

mohaihoomana [mo-hai-hoo-ma-na]s.

mea wāwahi kiʻi hoʻomana iconoclast (EH)

nīnau pili hoʻomana [·nau pili hoʻo·mana]n. Catechism (Protestant). lit., questions concerning religion.

poʻomana [poʻo·mana]n. an eighth note (music). lit., branching note, named for the stem mark.

ʻaumana₁ [ʻau·mana]n. tributary.

ʻaumana kahawaistream tributary

ʻaumana muliwairiver tributary

He ʻaumana ʻo Misouri no Misisipi.The Missouri is a tributary of the Mississippi.

ʻaumana₂ [ʻau·mana]n. appendage (preceded by ke). also ʻaumanamana.

haumana, haumāna [hau·mana, hau·māna]n. student, pupil, apprentice, recruit, disciple (Mat. 10.1) . Perhaps lit., to lay before one a ball of masticated food (māna); also see hau-₂.

haumana aʻo ʻoihanatechnological student, trainee, apprentice

haumana komo hounew student, freshman

hoʻohaumānato act as a pupil, become a pupil; to make pupils of

haumana [hau-ma-na]v. To be or act, as a scholar. Hoo. To teach, as one teaches scholars; to make scholars or learners of persons. To teach them some art, or convey to them some knowledge they had not before. To instruct, as a scholar or apprentice in any art or handicraft. s. A scholar; an apprentice; a disciple. Mat. 10:1. var. spelling of haumana, student...

haumāna mua pukaundergraduate student

haumāna muli pukagraduate student

hoʻonaʻauao haumāna lolologifted education, as a school program

loiloi holomua haumānastudent assessment

hoa haumana [hoa hau·mana]n. schoolmate.

loiloi holomua haumāna [loi·loi holo·mua hau·māna]vt. student assessment. lit., scrutinize student progress.

hale noho haumāna [hale noho hau·māna]n. residence hall, dormitory, as at a school. lit., house where students live. cf. hale moe.

hoʻohaumāna to act as a pupil, become a pupil; to make pupils of see haumana, student, pupil, apprentice, recruit, disciple...

Kaūmana [Ka-ūmana]PH. caves, land division, and elementary school above Hilo, Hawaiʻi.

kaʻūmana₁ [kaʻū·mana] see Makuakaʻūmana, a star.

kaʻūmana₂ [kaʻū·mana]

pua kaʻūmanaazalea

Makuakaʻūmana [makua-kaʻū·mana]n. name of a star, said to be in the Kaulua constellation.

pua kaʻūmana [pua kaʻū·mana]n. azalea. lit., kaʻūmana flower, so named because many azalea grow there.

Mokumana [Moku-mana]PH. islet (0.7 acres, 40 feet elevation), Keʻanae qd.; gulch, Māʻalaea qd., Maui. lit.: divided island or divided district.

NumanaPH. road, Kalihi Uka, Honolulu, named for Paul Newman, a lawyer who came from San Francisco to Hawaiʻi in 1884. He was made a noble by Kalākaua; later he was a member of Liliʻuokalani's cabinet and defended her in her trial for treason. (TM)

puʻumana₁ [puʻu·mana]n. a caret sign of omission.

puʻumana₂ [puʻu·mana]n. a new mesh added in the enlargement of a net. lit., branching knot.

nana₁ var. of ulana₁, to plait, weave, knit, braid...

e nana moena anaplaiting mats

nana₂ short for ʻīnana, a plant... cf. kīnana, pūnana. PPN *langa.

Nana₃n. name of a star (no data).

Nana₄n. name of a month. see ex. ʻeʻelekū.

Nana [na-na]s. Name of a Hawaiian month answering to the month of March.

nana₅n. a variety of taro.

nana₆ similar to manana; to spread.

nana₇n. a variety of fish (no data). (KL. line 141)

  • snarling;
  • to strut or provoke, as one looking for a fight, as a threatening boaster, or stiff-legged dogs ready to pounce on each other;
  • sexually excited, of males;
  • to stretch, as muscles.
[(NP) PPN *nana, aggressive]

hoʻonanāaggressive, looking for a fight, threatening; to antagonize

ihu nanāsnarling nose; fig., quarrelsome, aggressive

nana [na-na] To bark; to growl; to snarl. s. A snarling, growling disposition; a finding fault with one.

nānan.-poss. for him, her, it; by him, her, it; belonging to him, her, it, whose (cf. nona, a-form, ). (Gram. 9. 11)   PCP *naana.

nānā₁ [·]vt. to look at, observe, see, notice, inspect; to care for, pay attention to, take care of. cf. kūnānā, nānā ʻole. [(CE) PPN *naa-naa, look at]

he keiki nānā mākuaa son who cares for his parents

Hiamoe wale ke kāne, nānā wale ka wahine.The husband just sleeps, the wife looks about but has nothing.

Hoʻokūkū hoʻonānā, nānā maka i ka mahina.Stand about, look, let your eyes see the moon. (children's game chant)

hoʻonānāto cause to look, show

Mai nānā i kāna ʻōlelo.Don't pay any attention to what he says.

maikaʻi ke nānā akugoodlooking

Nānā aʻela ia ma kiʻi maka nunui, koe kiʻi maka liʻiliʻi.He caters to the important people, and leaves out the ordinary folk.

nānā i puketo audit accounts

Nānā ma ka ʻākau.Dress right [military command].

nana [na-na]v. To look at an object when it is in sight; to see; to view attentively. 1 Sam. 1:12. To examine carefully; e nana hoi! look! see! behold! E nana i ka maka, to respect persons in judgment. Kanl. 1:17. He mea nanaia mai, a gazing-stock. Heb. 10:33. Hoo. To cause one to look. particle. Erroneously written for nane; as, i nane, let me see it.

nānā₂ [·]nvi. quiet restful. cf. nā₁, calmed. PPN *ngaangaa.

hula hoʻonānāa hula for amusement (UL 224)

Kau i ka nānā ka moe.Sleep in peace. (For. 6:396)

nana [na-na]v. See na. To quiet; to console; to be quieted or consoled, as a child. Hoo. To comfort or sympathize with one. Kin. 37:35. To comfort, as a mourner.

nana [na-na]Nana, erroneously for lana, to float. See lana.

nānā₃ [·]n. goat. cf. kao₅.

ananan. fathom: formerly the distance between tips of longest fingers of a man, measured with arms extended on each side; Catholic writers equated anana with one meter; to count by this measurement or by fathoms. cf. ana₁. (Kam. 76:50–1)

anana ʻēheuwingspan

anana [a-na-na]v. Conj. 9th of ana, to measure. s. A common but indefinite measure formerly used; the length of the arms and body when both arms were extended, to the ends of the longest fingers. A fathom.

ʻānananvt. same as kānana, sieve, strainer; to strain, as kava in fibers...; to strain, as juice or poi.

kahunaanana [ka-hu-na-a-na-na]s. Kahuna and anaana, sorcery. One who uses divination or sorcery. Kanl. 18:10.

hananan. occasion, event, occurrence, incident, time.

I hele mai malihini i kēlā hanana i ka male ʻana o keiki.The visitors come on that occasion of the marriage of the children.

hananan. event, as in math; also as a happening in a story.

hānana [·nana] var. of hālana₁, to overflow.

hanana [ha-na-na]adj. Crooking inwardly; bending; flowing away. v. See halana, a change of l for n. To flow, as water; to overflow, as a stream its banks; to overflow land.

HānanaPH. place, Puʻunui, Honolulu. lit.: overflow.

hahaʻianana [hahaʻi·anana] same as ʻawaiāhiki, also a name for syphilis. rare. 

kananā [ka·nanā]n. an early growth stage of the fish ʻahi; it is lighter in color. see ʻahi kananā, he aha sananā, and nanā.

kānana₁ [·nana]nvt. sieve, strainer; to strain, as kava in fibers; to filter, winnow (Ruta 3.2) ; to sift, as flour. also kālana.

kanana [ka-na-na]v. See kalana. To sift, as flour; to winnow, as grain. Rut. 3:2. To strain; to pour through a strainer, &c., with a view to separate the good from the poor. s. A sieve; a strainer. Amos 9:9.

kānana₂ [·nana]n. writing paper, stationery. also kālana.

Ua mākaukau ka ʻīnika a me ke kānana.The ink and writing paper are ready.

kanana [ka-na-na] White paper for writing; ua makaukau ia ka hulu, ka inika ame ke kanana.

kānana₃ [·nana]vt. to examine one's moral character. same as kālana but more frequent.

kanana [ka-na-na] To sift, i. e., to try one's moral character. Luk. 22:31.

kānana₄ [·nana] see iwi kānana, skull bone...

kauaikanana [kau-ai-ka-na-na]v. To sleep in the day time for pleasure or comfort; to take a siesta.

Kauaikananā [Ka-ua-i-ka-nanā]PH. stream and valley, Nāpali coast, Hanalei district, Kauaʻi. lit.: the rain defied. (During a storm, a man found shelter in a small cave; his companion stood under a tree and shouted: Ua ʻoe ē ka ua, ka ua o ka nanā keia, rain on, O rain, a rain defied is this. The man in the cave thought his companion had better shelter and ran out to see. The man under the tree then went into the cave.)

ahikananā var. spelling of ʻahi kananā, a shark or a fierce and courageous fighter...

ʻahi kananā, ahikananā same as kananā, a shark or a fierce and courageous fighter. see nanā.

Ka pūkaua ʻahi kananā.The warrior, fierce as an ʻahi fish.

pīkananā [pīka·nanā]vs. quick-tempered, snappish, cross; raging, storming.

iwi kānana [iwi ·nana]n. bone of the anterior part of the skull, forming the skeleton of the forehead.

iwikanana [i-wi-ka-na-na]s. Name of a bone in the front part of the head. Anat. 8.

lānana [·nana] var. of kānana, to strain.

lanana [la-na-na]v. To strain, as a liquid.

  • to stretch out, as arms, fingers, feet;
  • to spread out, as the tentacles of an octopus;
  • to protrude, as ears;
  • to distend, as nostrils while breathing hard;
  • swelling, as with disease (Ii 164).

hoʻomananato stretch out, extend; to loosen, as a grip

manana₂n. a variety of sweet potato.

manana [ma-na-na]s. Name of a kind of potato.

mānana [·nana] same as mālana, buoyant.

manana [ma-na-na] That which is buoyed up; hikike, hapai

MānanaPH. offshore island, also known as Rabbit Island, a tuff cone (67 acres, 200 feet elevation), Koko Head qd.; land division, elementary school, and stream at Pearl City, Oʻahu.

manana [ma-na-na] That which is tottering, weak or feeble. See malana; v. To be angry or displeased with; hoopili aku, a manana koke iho lo no. Manana ke kanaka i ka wahine, i ke keiki, ame na mea e ae.

kiʻimanana [kiʻi·manana]vi. enlarged, swollen, bloated, as of a rotting corpse.

kiimanana [kii-ma-na-na]v. To enlarge; to swell, as the belly god.

pepeiao manana protruding ears (EH)

hoʻomanana to stretch out, extend; to loosen, as a grip see manana₁, to stretch out, as arms, fingers, feet...

nanana₁vi. to flutter, as wings. cf. nana₂.


Hoʻonanana ka manu e lele.The bird flutters its wings to fly.

nanana₂ redup. of nana, to plait. PPN *lalanga.

nanana₃ same as nananana₁, spider.

nanana see nananana, spider...

nanana [na-na-na]s. See lanalana. The long legged spider; he olelo no ke akamai o ka nanana i ka hana upena ana, a description of the skill of the spider in making her web.

nanana₄n. swelling, as in dropsy. rare. 

nanana [na-na-na]v. To swell up, as the abdomen; to grow large, as in the dropsy or other diseases.

kānanana [·nanana] rare redup. of kānana₁, , , .

kananana [ka-na-na-na]v. See kanana. To separate what is evil from the good.

nananana₁ [nana·nana]n. spider (Araneida); today this is the house spider, formerly the outdoors spider. cf. peʻepeʻemakawalu.

nananana [nana·nana]n. general name for spiders, but particularly spiders that make webs (+). also nanana. cf. peʻepeʻe (+). see kalanakula, tutuatiʻi.

nananana [na-na-na-na]s. See lanalana. A species of spider. See punanana. A spider's web.

nananana₂ [nana·nana] var. of lanalana₁, floating

nananana [na-na-na-na]v. See lanalana, to float. To walk about; to exercise by walking.

nananana₃ [nana·nana] var. of lanalana₂, lashings...

nananana [na-na-na-na]A picture; an image.

nananana [na-na-na-na] The rope that fastens the ama and the ako of a canoe together. See lanalana.

ʻupena nananana [ʻupena nana·nana]n. spider web.

upenananana [u-pe-na-na-na-na]s. Upena and nanana, spider. The web of the nanana, a certain kind of spider. See nanana.

Puʻunananana [Puʻu-nananana]PH. coastal area, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: spider hill.

hoʻonanana caus/sim of nanana₁, to flutter, as wings...

Hoʻonanana ka manu e lele.The bird flutters its wings to fly.

luna nānā [luna ·]n. inspector; judge, as in song contests.

pūnanana₁ [·nanana]n. same as nananana, a species of spider.

punanana [pu-na-na-na]s. A species of spider. See nanana.

pūnanana₂ [·nanana]n. spider's web.

punanana [pu-na-na-na] A spider's web.

pananā [pana·]nvs. weak, tottering; such a person.

pānānā₁ [··]nvi.
  • compass;
  • pilot;
  • to row here and there irregularly.
cf. pahu pānānā, binnacle... [a stand for supporting a compass]

Aia i hea? Aia i ka ʻauwaʻa i pānānā.Where [is he]? With a fleet of straying canoes [anywhere, a way of avoiding the question]

pānānā [··]n. compass, as for navigation (preceded by ke). see kikowaena pānānā. cf. ʻūpā kāpōʻai.

pānānā paʻa limapocket compass

panana [pa-na-na]v. To row a canoe irregularly; to sail crookedly; to go here and there; to go beyond the place intended; to exhibit great awkwardness in steering a canoe or vessel. s. Pa and nana, to look. A compass, especially a mariner's compass. A pilot; one who directs the sailing of a vessel; he mea kuhikuhi holomoku.

pānānā₂ [··]n. possibly a local name of the Jacobean lily (Sprekelia formosissima), a kind of amaryllis from Central America, cultivated in Hawaiʻi since about 1850. The flowers are red, 8 to 10 cm long, irregularly funnel-shaped, usually single on a long stem. The plant is named for a chiefess, the wife of Samuel Parker, owner of the Parker Ranch. (Neal 223)

kikowaena pānānā [kiko·waena ··]n. field station, as used when mapping a certain area. lit., compass center.

pahu pānānā [pahu ··]n. binnacle.

he aha sananā [he aha sana·]interj. of scorn. What does it amount to? It's of no value. (Perhaps nanā is from he ʻahi kananā, a phrase describing a fierce fighter; cf. nanā.) also wēsenanā.

He aha sananā, he mauʻu Hilo?What does it amount to? It's just Hilo grass. (Kel. 138)

huahuanana [hu-a-hu-a-na-na]s. Huahua, froth, and nana for lana, to float. LIT. Floating froth. A reproaching; making use of reproachful epithets; calling one an ignorant nothing.

wānana [·nana]nvt. prophecy; to prophesy, predict, prognosticate, foresee, foretell. also wālana. [(NP) PPN *waanaŋa, speech, to speak]

KawānanakoaThe brave prophecy. (name)

wānana i ke au a ka manawaweather forecast

wānana [·nana]n. prediction; to predict, as in a scientific experiment. see waiwai wānana.

mākau wānanaprediction skill

wanana [wa-na-na]v. To prophecy; to foretell future events; to preach; to declare the will of the gods. Nah. 11:25. s. A prophecy; the declaration of the kilo or of the kaula; a declaration made before hand of what is to be, which was known by its fulfillment.

mākau wānana [·kau ·nana]n. prediction skill.

ʻohe nānā [ʻohe ·]n. spyglass, telescope, microscope.. lit., tube for looking. see ex. ʻōhuna.

ʻohenānā [ʻohe··]n. telescope.

paʻa ʻohenānābinoculars

ohenana [o-he-na-na]s. Ohe, bamboo, and nana, to see, look. A spyglass. See ohe.

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

hale ʻohenānān. observatory. lit. telescope building. also hale kilohōkū.

wēkenanā, wēsenanā [·kena·] same as he aha sananā; a pest, frequently followed by mauʻu Hilo

Wēsenanā, he mauʻu Hilo!Who cares! Just Hilo grass. No good!

Huana Pelenana, Huana Ferenanan. Juan Fernandez.

Huana Ferenanavar. spelling of Huana Pelenana, Juan Fernandez...

wēsenanāvar. spelling of wēkenanā, a pest...

inana [i-na-na]v. IMP. Let me see; let me hear; show it to me; exhibit it, &c., according to the subject. NOTE.— The last form, inane, is better language than the other. also inane.

ʻīnana₁ [ʻī·nana]nvi.
  • to come to life or activity, as of a sick person;
  • to show liveliness, as of young birds about to fly;
  • animated;
  • stirring of life.
cf. kīnana, pūnana, mother hen or bird and her brood, brooding place, chicken house...; nest, gathering place, shelter, hive...

Hōʻeu, kukupu, ʻīnana, i luna o ka moku.Bestir, grow, come to life, rule the island. (For. 6:267, ancient prayer)

hōʻīnanato animate, give life to

Ke ʻīnana mehe ʻōpae ʻoehaʻa.Active there like freshwater shrimps [of scattered foes]. (ON 1710)

Ō hoʻūlu ʻoe, ō ʻīnana ʻoe, hoʻīnana i ke ola.Inspire, animate, give life. (PH 150, prayer)

ʻO ka honua nui a Kāne i hoʻīnana a ʻahu kīnohinohi.The great earth that Kāne gave life to and clothed decoratively. (Kep. 123)

Wahi piopio moa i ka hua e ʻīnana nei i loko ou.Little chicken in the egg coming to life within you.

inana [i-na-na]v. To walk about idly, without any definite object; to loaf about.

ʻīnana₂ [ʻī·nana] see lau ʻīnana, plant, cotyledon.

ʻāinana [ʻāi·nana] short for makaʻāinana, commoner... (For. 6:39)

makaʻāinana [makaʻāi·nana]n. commoner, populace, people in general; citizen, subject. lit., people that attend the land. cf. lunamaka ʻāinana. [(CE) PPN *mata-kainaŋa, some social group, perhaps commoners inhabiting the same land division]

makaʻāinana [maka·ʻāi·nana]n. citizen. also kupa.

makaʻāinana kaumokuʻāina pāluadual citizen (also kupa kaumokuʻāina pālua).

makaainana [ma-ka-ai-na-na]s. See makaaina and ana, being of the land. The laboring class of people in distinction from chiefs; a countryman; a farmer; collectively, the common people in distinction from chiefs; o na 'lii ame na makaainana, the chiefs and the common people.

lunamakaʻāinana [luna·makaʻāi·nana]n. representative in the legislature. lit., people's officer.

Hale o nā lunamakaʻāinana House of Representatives (EH)

hoa makaʻāinana [hoa makaʻāi·nana]n. fellow citizen.

hoʻomakaʻāinana [hoʻo·maka·ʻāi·nana]vt. to naturalize, i.e. admit to citizenship of a country.

ka hoʻomakaʻāinana ʻananaturalization

haīnana [ha·ī·nana]vi. to talk with animation. rare. 

puhainānā [puhai··] to stare without replying, as to a question. (And.)

puhainana [pu-hai-na-na]v. To look only instead of answering a request.

hinanan. young of ʻoʻopu, a fish, formerly caught in nets and greatly relished. See saying, pā ʻili. [(OC) PPN *hinaŋa, fish sp., whitebait]

ʻAi wale i ka hinana, ka iʻa kaulana o ka ʻāina.Eat readily of the hinana, the famuous fish of the land.

hinana [hi-na-na]s. Name of a very small fish, the young of the oopu.

wahi nānān. lookout.

kīnana [·nana]n.
  • mother hen or bird and her brood;
  • a brooding place, chicken house.
cf. ʻīnana. [(AN) PPN *tinana, mother]

kinana [ki-na-na]s. A hen, especially one that has hatched chickens.

kīnānā [··]vs. redup. of kinā; disability, handicap; challenged, disabled, handicapped.

hoʻonaʻauao haumāna kīnānāspecial education, as a school program

hoʻonaʻauao haumāna kīnānā [hoʻo·naʻau·ao hau·māna ki··]vt. special education, as a school program. lit., educate challenged students. see kinānā.

moakinana [mo-a-ki-na-na]s. Moa and kinana, a hen. A hen that has laid eggs; he moa wahine i hanau i na hua.

aniani nānā [ani·ani ·]n. mirror, looking glass.

hoʻīnana, hōʻīnana to animate, give life to see ʻīnana, to come to life or activity, as of a sick person; to show liveliness, as of young birds about to fly; animated; stirring of life.

ʻO ka honua nui a Kāne i hoʻīnana a ʻahu kīnohinohi.The great earth that Kāne gave life to and clothed decoratively. (Kep. 123)

hōʻīnana var. spelling of hoʻīnana, to animate, give life to

pinananvi. to climb; a climb. see ex. ʻoe₁.

hoʻopinanato elevate, cause to climb

pinana ka ihuto elevate the nose, as in scorn

pinana [pi-na-na]v. Pi for pii, and nana, to look. To climb up, as a cat climbs up the side of a house. To be mischievous, as a child that climbs where he ought not; to climb up mischievously. To crook; to bend; to bend over; to bend out of shape. To be higher, as one part of an object than another. Hoo. To roll away; to flow fast, as a current; to miss the way; to go crookedly. See hoonanaau. adj. Mischievous; acting mischievously; going here and there.

hao pīnana [hao ·nana]n. jungle gym, a kind of playground equipment. lit., iron for climbing. cf. hao keko.

hoʻopinanato elevate, cause to climb see pinana, to climb; a climb.

hoopinana [hoo-pi-na-na]v. To swim standing upright; to float, as a log perpendicularly. To rise and pitch, as a vessel in a storm.

piohē huhu pinana [pio· huhu pinana]n. larva of the Hawaiʻi euphorb longhorn woodborer beetle (Plagithmysus montgomeryi). lit., mounting-woodborer larva.

ponu huhu pinanan. Hawaiʻi euphorb longhorn woodborer beetle (Plagithmysus montgomeryi). lit., mounting-woodborer beetle.

lau ʻīnana [lau ʻī·nana]n. cotyledon. lit., leaf (from) stirring of life.

lau ʻīnana kahimonocotyledon

lau ʻīnana luadicotyledon

ʻonanavs. weak, awkward, unskilled. cf. ʻīnana, kīnana.

onana [o-na-na]adj. Perhaps a contraction of ona and ana, partially intoxicated. Weak; awkward; unskillful; he kanaka onana, ikaika ole, hemahema.

Onana [o-na-na]s. Name of the third month of the year; more properly Nana.

HononanaPH. bay near Honolua Bay, West Maui. See Honoa-Piʻilani. lit.: animated bay.

hoonana [hoo-na-na]adj. See nana, to bark; to growl. Angry; cross; reluctant.

hoʻonanāaggressive, looking for a fight, threatening; to antagonize see nanā, snarling; to strut or provoke, as one looking for a fight, as a threatening boaster, or stiff-legged dogs ready to pounce on each other; sexually excited, of males; to stretch, as muscles.

hoʻonanā [hoʻo·nanā]vi. to act cocky, strut about looking for a fight. Niʻihau. lele hoʻonanā. aggression, as a threat of attack by one country upon another. cf. lele kaua.

Ua hoʻonanā hele ke keiki ma ka pāʻani.The boy went strutting around the playground looking for a fight.

hoʻonānā₁ to cause to look, show see nānā₁, to look at, observe, see, notice, inspect; to care for, pay attention to, take care of.

Hoʻokūkū hoʻonānā, nānā maka i ka mahina.Stand about, look, let your eyes see the moon. (children's game chant)

hoʻonānā₂ to quiet, soothe. see nānā₂, quiet, restful... (EH)

hula hoʻonānāa hula for amusement (UL 224)

hoonana [hoo-na-na]v. See na and nana, to hush; to quiet, as a child. To calm; to quiet, as a child; to hush up a difficulty; to ease a pain; to comfort; to console.

hula hoʻonānā [hula hoʻo··]n. any hula for amusement. see nānā₂, quiet, restful... (UL 244)

lele hoʻonanā [lele hoʻo·nanā]vt. aggression, as a threat of attack by one country upon another. lit., rush out aggressively (as to provoke a fight). cf. lele kaua.

Manaʻo ʻia he lele hoʻonanā ka holo ʻana o pūʻali koa o ʻIraka ma waho o ka palena i hoʻopaʻa ʻia e ka hui kuʻikahi.The crossing over of Iraqi troops outside the borders set by the alliance was considered an act of aggression (not an attack).

ponanā₁ [pona·]vs. dry, arid. rare. 

ponana [po-na-na]s. Dry land.

ponanā₂ [pona·]vs. lame, stiff, sore, as legs. rare. 

ponana [po-na-na]adj. Lame; sore from traveling; applied only to the calf of the leg.

unana₁ var. of unala, to plait.

unana₂vs. wee, tiny. rare. 

unana₃n. a bird (no data). (KL. line 321)

unana₄n. a plain. rare. 

kaunana [kau·nana] var. of kaulana₂, resting place, place to put things, placement; restful, quiet...

kaunana pālāmoadark clouds coming into the sky (For. 6:472)

kaunānā [kau··] to discover, perceive. (Oih. 27.39)

kaunānā [kau··]vt. to discover. cf. hiʻohia.

ihunana [i-hu-na-na]adj. Snoring; a snoring person. See ihunono below.

ihu nanā quarrelsome (EH)

kūnana [·nana] var. of kūlana, position.

kūnānā₁ [··]vs. puzzled, stumped, at wit's end, hesitating, undecided, bewildered; uncertain. lit., stand look.


Kūnānā au i kaʻu mea e hana ai.I don't know what to do.

kunana [ku-na-na]v. Ku and nana for lana, to float. To step awry; to stumble sideways; to stand tottering. See kulana. To be moved; to be agitated; to stumble.

kūnānā₂ [··]n. goat.

kunana [ku-na-na]s. A goat.

kūnānā₃ [··] same as ʻānaunau and naunau, a plant.

kunana [ku-na-na]s. A garden; a place cleared away for building a house; a house lot; a cultivated plat of ground. See kulana.

hoʻokūnānācaus/sim of kūnānā₁, puzzled, stumped, at wit's end, hesitating, undecided, bewildered; uncertain. lit., stand look...

hookunana [hoo-ku-na-na]v. See hookulana, n substituted for l. To step sideways; to stumble in walking. To hesitate in speaking; to be undercided.

punanā [puna·] same as nanā, snarling... surly.

pūnana₁ [·nana]nvs. nest, gathering place, shelter, hive; to nest. fig., home. [PPN *punaŋa, refuge, hiding-place]

E make auaneʻi au i loko a kuʻu pūnana.I shall die within my nest. (Ioba 29.18)

He aikāne, he pūnana na ke onaona.A friend is a nest of fragrance. (ON 516)

hoʻopūnanato make a nest, to settle in a nest or over young; to sit on eggs, as a hen; to take shelter

hoʻopūnana ka manaʻoto set the mind on, plan, focus attention on

pūnana ka manu i Hailithe bird nests at Haili

pūnana [·nana]n. nest. see hoʻopūnana, to make a nest, to settle in a nest or over young...

punana [pu-na-na]v. To sit on a nest, as a bird; to hatch eggs. Hoo. To brood over; to cherish. Isa. 34:15. To nestle; to cherish one's self in a comfortable place; ke hoi nei makou e hoopunana i ka poli o ko makou mau makua. To live; to dwell; applied to birds. s. A nest; a bird's nest; punana manu. Kanl. 22:6. FIG. The enjoyment of comforts. Iob. 29:18. A place of residence. Hab. 2:9.

pūnana₂ [·nana]n. a variety of sweet potato.

pūnana₃ [·nana]n. a process of making women's pāʻū; white tapa.

punana [pu-na-na] A kind of white kapa.

hoʻopūnana to make a nest, to settle in a nest or over young; to sit on eggs, as a hen; to take shelter see pūnana₁, nest, gathering place, shelter, hive; to nest. Fig., home.

hoʻopūnana ka manaʻoto set the mind on, plan, focus attention on

hoʻopūnana [hoʻo··nana]vi. to nest.

kau hoʻopūnananesting season

hoopunana [hoo-pu-na-na]v. See punana, to sit on, as a nest. To sit like a fowl on eggs to hatch them. To hatch eggs by warming them. To brood or cherish, as a fowl her young. To warm, as a person by the fire.

Puʻunānā [Puʻu-nānā]PH. peak on Mauna Loa dome, west central Molokaʻi. See Mauna Loa. lit.: observation hill. (From here one can see the Hoʻolehua plain of east Molokaʻi, Maui, Lānaʻi, and on very clear days, Hawaiʻi.)

ʻōana, ʻoana [ʻō·ana, ʻō·wana]n. small taro peeled, wrapped in ti leaves, and baked in the ground oven.

māʻōʻāna [·ʻō·ʻāna]n. solution, i.e. a homogeneous mixture. cf. pūaina.

māʻōʻāna kāmāhuaolahydroponic solution. see kāmāhuaola

māʻōʻāna kemikalachemical solution

māʻōʻāna ʻūheheʻe waiaqueous solution. see ʻūheheʻe wai

ʻūhōloʻa māʻōʻānaburet, i.e. a precision-made piece of glassware used to measure and deliver accurate volumes of solutions

ʻūhōloʻa māʻōʻāna [ʻū··loʻa ·ʻō·ʻāna]n. buret, i.e. a precision-made piece of glassware used to measure and deliver accurate volumes of solutions, in science. lit., solution dispenser.

hoana₁nvt. hone, whetstone, grindstone; to rub, grind. [(NP) PPN *foʻaŋa, abrasive stone, grindstone: *fo(q)(o)anga]

hoana [ho-a-na]s. A hone; a whetstone; a grindstone. He hoana e paa ai ka waa, a polishing stone for finishing a canoe. v. To rub, as with a stone; to grind, as with a grindstone. See anai. But hookala is more often used for grinding, i. e., for sharpening tools.

hoana₂vt. to brandish, as a whip; to threaten.

hoana e hōʻehaassault and battery

hoana₃n. joining, joint, binding. see hoa₂.

hoana₄ see puhi hoana, same as puhi palahoana, a fish.

hoana₅ same as kōkala, porcupine fish.

hoana [ho-a-na]s. The name of a species of fish, large and singularly abrupt behind, as if cut off in the middle; the diodon.

HoanaPH. place, ʻĀina Haina, Honolulu. lit.: porcupine fish.

hoana [ho-a-na] To make believe; to make pretense.

hoʻāna to make measurements, rearrange, put in order. also hoʻoana. see ana₁, to measure, survey, evaluate, rate, fathom; survey, measurement, standard, pattern, design, plan, model, meter, gauge, die...

Kahoana [Ka-hoana]PH. valley, Waimea district, Kauaʻi. lit.: the whetstone.

palahoana [pala·hoana] see puhi palahoana.

puhi palahoana [puhi pala·hoana]n. a shallow-water fish (Brotula multibarbata). also puhi hoana, palahoana.

puhipalahoana [pu-hi-pa-la-ho-a-na]s. A species of fish of the eel kind.

luahoana, luahoano [lua·hoana]n. halo or rainbow around sun or moon. lit., polished pit.

luahoana [lu-a-ho-a-na]s. The halo or rainbow appearance around the sun or moon.

waiho ʻana resignation (EH)

puhi hoana same as puhi palahoana, a fish.

noho ʻanan. conduct, bearing, deportment, treatment, condition, way of life, term of office, stay.

E holo ʻoe i Hawaiʻi e nānā ai i ka ʻāina, i ke kanaka, a me laila noho ʻana.Go to Hawaiʻi, examine the land, the people, and the local way of life. (FS 183)

kona noho ʻanahis stay

Pēlā ka noho ʻinoʻino ʻana o Hākau ʻUmi.Such was the cruel treatment of Hākau to ʻUmi. (FS 125)

nohoana [no-ho-a-na]s. Noho and ana, a participial termination. A sitting; a dwelling; a living. Moral character; pehea kona nohoana? LIT. How is his sitting? i. e., how is his living? how does he live? what is his character? Me na nohoana me na kaliu.

ʻolu o ka noho ʻana amenities (EH)

pōhaku hoana stone to sharpen tools, as adzes (EH)

lawe pio ʻana conquest (EH)

koana₁n. spacing, space, as between rows of stitching in a quilt; width of pandanus strips used in plaiting, weft.

He aha ke koana o ka maka o ka ʻupena?What's the width of the mesh of the net?

koanan. spacing, as lines in a printed document. see hoʻokoana.

kaʻahua koana pākahisingle space, single-line spacing

koana pākahi me ka hapaluaone and one-half space, one and one-half-line spacing

koana pāluadouble space, double-line spacing

koana₂vi. bruised or parched spot on fruit, as breadfruit. rare. 

koana₃ see maiʻa koana, k.o. Hawaiian banana

koʻana₁nvi. dregs, sediment, small fragments, particles; to settle, as dregs; to stay or settle in one place, as people. see wai koʻana waiūpaka. [(OC) PPN *toka, remain, wait, stop at a place; settle, coagulate, set solid; run aground]

hoʻokoʻanato settle, as dregs. Fig., to put one's mind on a thing, concentrate upon

koʻana ʻawakava dregs; fig., nursing of bitterness

koʻanan. sediment.

koʻana kahawaistream sediment

koʻana kaimarine sediment

koana [ko-a-na]adj. Clear, as water when the dirt has settled to the bottom. v. To remain; to be over and above. See koala 2. s. A small part or piece of anything; a fragment; a particle; ka maawe o ka papale a o ka moena.

koʻana₂n. bladder.

koana [ko-a-na] A bladder; the container of urine. Anat. 15. Koana mimi; he wahi e waiho ai ka mimi.

maiʻa koanan. a Hawaiian seed-producing variety of banana. also ʻōpule₃.

koakoana [ko-a-ko-a-na]adj. Applied to a person once lazy and indolent, but changed in his habits, and now has a house and comforts and is collecting valuables; i ka waha wikiwiki koakoana ole.

koʻakoʻana [koʻa·koʻana] redup. of koʻana₁; thrifty, saving; to have saved or accumulated.

koʻakoʻana [koʻa·koʻana]n. precipitate, i.e. a substance separated from a solution or suspension by chemical or physical change.

hoʻokoana [hoʻo·koana]vt. to set spacing, as single- or double-space on a typewriter. see koana, kaʻahua.

hoʻokoʻanato settle, as dregs. fig., to put one's mind on a thing, concentrate upon see koʻana₁, dregs, sediment, small fragments, particles; to settle, as dregs; to stay or settle in one place, as people.

hoʻokō ʻana accomplishment, achievement, concentrate, performance. (EH)

pāpaka koloana [·paka kolo·ana]n. Kauaʻi cave landhopper (Spelaeorchestia koloana). lit., cave-crawling crustacean.

moana₁n. ocean, open sea, lake. [PPN *moana, sea beyond the reef, ocean]

moanan. oceanic. see waena moana, and entry below.

kahua pūʻali kaua moananavy base

ʻO ka Polenekia, he poʻe moana lākou.Polynesians are an oceanic people.

pāpaʻa moanaocean crust

pūʻali kaua moananavy. also ʻau moku kaua, ʻoihana moku

moana [mo-a-na]s. Moe and ana, a lying down. The ocean; the sea generally; particularly. The deep places of the sea, na wahi hohonu maloko o ke kai.

moana₂n. campground, consultation place for chiefs.

Hele akula lākou ā hoʻomoana ma ʻEtama.They went … and encamped at Etham. (Puk. 13.20)

hoʻomoanato camp, camp (see ex., ʻīpuka)

moana [mo-a-na] To spread out, i.e., to camp down, as a people or an army; to stop at a resting place, as travelers; e hoomaha, e oioi. Hoo. To encamp: to make an encampment; to lodge in a place, as an army or a great number of travelers. Puk. 13:20. A place of rest or a resting place for a company of travelers. A place of meeting for consultation among the chiefs; he wahi ahaelelo. Hoo. Ka poe hoomoana, the people encamped. Neh. 2:17.

moana₃vs. broad, wide, extended, expansive, spread out.

hoʻomoanato spread down, as mats

moana [mo-a-na]v. Moe and ana, a lying down. To spread out or down, as a mat. To rise high; to spread over the shore, as the tide; ua moana mai ke kai. adj. Broad; wide; extended.

MoanaPH. hotel. The first large tourist hotel in Waikīkī, and now the oldest, built in 1901. The site was known as Ulukou, Kou-tree grove, until the 1860s. lit. open sea.

moana [mo-a-na] To bow down; to prostrate one's self, i.e., to worship. Puk. 34:8; Name of a species of red fish.

uea moanan. undersea cable.

pōā ma ka moana pirate (EH)

pōwā ma ka moana pirate (EH)

Ala MoanaPH. boulevard, shopping center, beach park, harbor, section 23 of Honolulu (map 6), and surfing area (Finney, 1959a:108). A "left-slide" surfing area seaward of the Ala Wai yacht harbor is called Ala Moana Bowl today; Hawaiʻi State surfing championships are held here. lit., ocean street.

waena moana asea, at sea; midocean.

Aia moku a pau ōna i waena moana.All his ships are at sea.

kualapa waena moanamidocean ridge

kualapa waena moana [kua·lapa waena moana]n. mid-ocean ridge. lit., ocean-middle ridge.

ʻĀinamoana [ʻĀina-moana]PH. state park, a man-made peninsula at the Waikīkī end of Ala Moana Park, usually called Magic Island. lit., sea land.

pūʻali kaua moana [·ʻali kaua moana]n. navy. lit., ocean-war army. also ʻau moku kaua, ʻoihana moku.

kahua pūʻali kaua moananavy base

kele moanavi. wayfinding; to wayfind. lit., sail (the) ocean. also hoʻokele waʻa. see kaʻao kele moana.

kaʻao kele moanan. a traditional tale describing ocean travels, such as those of Kila, Mōʻīkeha, or Pāʻao.

ʻalihi moana horizon. (EH)

pākiʻi moana flatfish (EH)

ʻŌlelomoana [ʻŌlelo-moana]PH. land sections and homesteads, Hōnaunau qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: sea speaking. (Two fishermen at sea had broken their hooks, and one said: "There are two old men there on shore. Their bones will furnish material for new hooks." The men on land heard and crept away to the north to a place called Kolo [creep] and escaped.)

kilo moanan.v. oceanography, oceanographer; to observe and study the open seas.

holomoana [holo·moana] same as holokai, seaman, seafarer; to sail on the sea; sea voyage or cruise...

hoʻomoana₁ [hoʻo·moana] to camp, camp. see moana₂, campground, consultation place for chiefs...

A hoʻi mai, ma kēlā ʻīpuka ā kēia ʻīpuka o kahi hoʻomoana.And go out from gate to gate throughout the camp. (Puk. 32.27)

Hele akula lākou ā hoʻomoana ma ʻEtama.They went … and encamped at Etham. (Puk. 13.20)

hoʻomoana [hoʻo·moana]vi. to camp. cf. ʻāpoʻe.

kaʻa hoʻomoanacamper; camping vehicle

kahua hoʻomoanacampground

hoomoana [hoo-mo-a-na]v. As if hoomoena. To spread down mats for staying over night; hence, To encamp, as travelers; to encamp, as soldiers. See also moana. adj. Encamped; kahi hoomoana, a camping place; a camp. Oihk. 16:28.

hoʻomoana₂ to spread down, as mats see moana₃, broad, wide, extended, expansive, spread out.

kaʻa hoʻomoana [kaʻa hoʻo·moana]n. camper; camping vehicle. lit., camping car.

kahua hoʻomoana [kahua hoʻo·moana]n. staging area, as in warfare.

kahua hoʻomoana [kahua hoʻo·moana]n. campground. see ʻāpoʻe.

ʻaumoana₁ [ʻau·moana]nvi. to travel on the open sea; sailor. [(CE) PPN *kau-moana, sailor, mariner]

ʻaumoana₂ [ʻau·moana]n. name of laws enacted by Queen Kaʻahumanu, so called in commemoration of her attempt to commit suicide by swimming out to sea. She was saved by a child who swam after her and refused to leave her. She returned to shore rather than cause his death.

aumoana [au-mo-a-na]s. Swimming the ocean; name of a class of Kamehameha's laws.

ʻaumoana₃ [ʻau·moana]n. nautilus. usually called ʻauwaʻalālua, moamoa, moamoa waʻa.

Hikiʻaumoana [Hiki-ʻau-moana]n. Kauaʻi name for the star Hikianalia. [(CE) PPN *fiti-kaupeka, a star name (problematic)]

ʻōhiki ʻau moana [ʻō·hiki ʻau moana]n. crabs found in the open ocean, possibly of the genera Planes or Pachygrapsus (P. marinus). lit., ocean-swimming ʻōhiki.

pokipoki ʻau moana [poki·poki ʻau moana]n. a kind of deep-water crab. lit., sea-swimming pokipoki.

kūmoana [·moana]n. large deep-sea crab (no data).

ʻekaha kū moanan. var. spelling of ʻēkaha kū moana, black coral (Antipathes grandis), used medicinally.

ʻēkaha kū moana, ʻekaha kū moana [ʻē·kaha moana]n. black coral (Antipathes grandis), used medicinally.

ʻoʻopu moanan. a variety of ʻoʻopu; lit., ocean.

ʻāpono ʻanan. approval (sometimes preceded by ke).

Kōmike e kaʻa aku malalo o ke ʻāpono ʻana .Committee subject to approval ….

noho ponoʻana morality (EH)

hoʻoana to make measurements, rearrange, put in order. also hoʻāna. see ana₁, to measure, survey, evaluate, rate, fathom; survey, measurement, standard, pattern, design, plan, model, meter, gauge, die...

poʻana₁ same as poʻa₃, undermine...

kai poʻanaeroding, undermining sea

poana [po-a-na]s. The name of the sea outside of where the surf breaks; also pueone.

poʻana₂vs. weary, sore, lame, fatigued. rare. 

hoʻoipoipoʻana courtship. (EH)

pau ka hoʻomaopopo ʻana unconscious (EH)

  • to shoot, as marbles, arrows, bow;
  • bow and arrows;
  • to snap, as with fingers and thumb to punish a child;
  • to flip.
cf. pana ʻiole, to shoot rats or mice with bow and arrow... [(MP) PPN *pana, release something held under tension, recoil]


kāu mau panathy weapons (Kin. 27.3)

pua panaarrow

pana [pa-na]v. To shoot out; to shoot, as an arrow. Hal. 11:2. The whole form is pana pua. Nah. 21:30. To shoot at; i ole e aihueia (na iwi) a hanaia i mea pana iole, that (the bones) might not be stolen and made into instruments for shooting mice. NOTE.—Among Hawaiians formerly, the greatest contempt a person could show of his enemy was, to procure some of his bones after he was dead, and make them into fish-hooks for taking fish or arrow heads for shooting mice. To snap, as a person snaps with his finger on any substance. To excite; to raise up; to cast; to throw. s. The act of shooting an arrow. The act of the arrow in flying from the bow to the object. A bow to shoot with; a cross bow; kanaka pana pua, an archer. 1 Sam. 31:3. He mau mea pana, hunting instruments. Kin. 27:3.

pana₂nvi. heartbeat, pulse; beat in music; to beat time, pulsate, throb. [(CE) PPN *pana, throb]

Nānā i ka pana.To take the pulse.

panan. beat, as in music or linguistics; pulse.

helu pana puʻuwaiheart rate, pulse rate

puʻuwai pana ʻewaʻewacardiac arrythmia

pana [pa-na] The pulse; nawaliwali ka pana, the pulse is feeble.

pana₃nvi. celebrated, noted, or legendary place; to be such.

He mau pana kaulana ma Kapaʻahu, ʻo ia hoʻi ka heiau ʻo Wahaʻula.There are some well-known places in Kapaʻahu, for example, the heaiu of Wahaʻula. (Kauhi 3)

pana [pa-na] To give a name or appellation.

pana₄n. pan. Eng.

panastew pan

pana₅n. bung. (stopper for the opening in a cask).

pana₆n. banner. [cf bāna 'banner' (NKE)] cf. kīlepalepa, streamer, banner, tassel... Eng.

E hali ana lākou i ka pana o ka mōʻī o Mūwao.They bore with them the banner of the Elvenking. (Hopita 231)

pāna, banan. band, orchestra. Eng.

pana [pa-na]To spread out; to open. A portion of land less than an aina. See apana, a piece.

  • piece, slice, portion, fragment, section, segment, installment, part,
  • land parcel, lot, district, sector, ward, precinct; A kuleana, land division, may consist of several ʻāpana.
  • chop, as of lamb.
cf. kapa ʻāpana. PCP *(k)a(a)pana: cf. Marquesan apana.

ʻaha ʻāpanadistrict court.

kōmike komo ʻāpanavisiting committee, as of a church

makaʻāinana ʻāpanaconstituent, i.e. a voter in a district who is represented by an elected official.

apana [a-pa-na]s. A fragment; a patch; a piece; a slice; a piece, as of bread; a portion; apana poohiwi, a shoulder piece for a garment. Puk. 39:4. A piece of any substance; of a human body. Lunk. 19:29. A division of people. 1 Nal. 16:21. Apana V., a sector of a circle. Anahon. Apana uuku, a little piece. Ioan. 6:7.

ʻāpana₂ same as mile₁, a bunch of 40 loose, cleaned olonā fibers... (Kam. 76:45)

ʻĀpanaPH. valley, central Niʻihau. lit., section.

ʻaha ʻāpana [ʻaha ʻā·pana]n. district court.

kahu mālama ʻāpana [kahu ·lama ʻā·pana]n. warden of a district.

makaʻāinana ʻāpana [maka·ʻāi·nana ʻā·pana]n. constituent, i.e. a voter in a district who is represented by an elected official. lit., citizen (of a) district.

ʻāpaʻapana [ʻā·paʻa·pana]n. small pieces, fragments. cf. ʻāpana.

ʻāpaʻapāna [ʻā·paʻa·pāna]n. delay, procrastination.

kapa ʻāpana [kapa ʻā·pana]n. quilt with appliquéd designs. lit., piece tapa. also kapa lau.

luaʻāpana [luaʻā·pana]nvs. jester (For. 5:479) ; hilarity, sport; to laugh, jest, indulge in uproarious merriment.

luaapana [lu-a-a-pa-na]v. To live idly or in pleasure; to live wantonly; e noho lealea me ka akaaka ame ke kamailio lapuwale. Heaha ka oukou e hana nei? Aole, e luaapana wale ana no makou. See luana.

nane ʻāpanan. puzzle, jigsaw puzzle (HE)

hāpana [·pana]n. sample, as a small part of a larger whole. cf. laʻana, example; specimen...

hāpana pono kohorandom sample

kiʻina ʻohi hāpanasampling methods

Iāpana [·pana]n. Japan. cf. Kepanī. Eng.

Iāpana [·pana]n. Japan.

Ke kai ʻo IāpanaSea of Japan

luna kānāwaiʻāpana [luna ··waiʻā·pana]n. district judge.

ʻaha o nā lunakānāwai ʻāpana [ʻaha o luna···wai ʻā·pana]n. District court.

uhiʻāpana [uhiʻā·pana]vt. to debate, argue. rare. 

uhiapana [u-hi-a-pa-na]v. See pakuikui, Kam.

uhi ʻāpana [uhi ʻā·pana]n. patchwork cover or spread.

kapana same as kapa₃, edge, border...

kāpana₁ [·pana]n. a slender native plant (Phyllostegia grandiflora) in the mint family, bearing paired ovate leaves and white flowers 2.5 cm long. (Neal 732)

kāpana₂ [·pana]n. syllable.

kālai kāpana [·lai ·pana]vt. to syllabify, cut up into syllables. lit., divide (into) syllables. cf. hoʻokāpana.

nānā i ka pana to take the pulse (EH)

hoʻokāpana [hoʻo··pana]vt. to syllabize, utter in syllables. lit., make (into) syllables. cf. kālai kāpana.

E ka papa, e hoʻokāpana kākou i ka huaʻōlelo ʻo kahakai, ka, ha, kai.Class, let’s syllabize the word “kahakai,” ka, ha, kai.

Kalapana [Kala-pana]PH. land sections, quadrangle, trail, village, and park, Puna district, Hawaiʻi, famous for its black sand (see Kaimū). Pele was attacked near here by Kamapuaʻa, the pig man (see Puaʻakanu; HM 187). A priest of Pele may have been named for Kalapana. He had vowed that only Pele might cut his hair. On his way to the volcano he encountered a storm and went back to the shore. People got him drunk on kava. When he fell asleep they cut his hair. Later a woman appeared at the door and said that he would always remain there. He was turned to a stone, said to be still there by a pool not far from a Catholic church. (FS 276.) See Kalaoa. lit.: Probably lit., announce noted place.

onaona lāpananight cestrum (EH)

nāpana [·pana]n. socket. cf. pona. rare. 

napana [na-pa-na]s. The joints of one's limbs, as wrists, elbows, knees, &c.

panapana [pana·pana] redup. of pana₁, , shoot; pulse... to strike gently, as the butt of a coconut midrib used as a pole for catching crab. cf. panapana nīʻau. PPN *fanafana, PCP *panapana.

panapana [pana·pana]vt. to pick, as an ʻukulele or guitar. [mān] also hiku.

panapana [pa-na-pa-na]v. See pana. To snap with the thumb and finger. To shoot, as a marble; lealea kamalii i ka panapana hua.

ʻāpanapana [ʻā·pana·pana] redup. of ʻāpana, fragments, pieces; to cut into pieces. (For. 5:591)

pōkā ʻāpanapanashrapnel

ʻāpanapana [ʻā·pana·pana]

moena ʻili ʻāpanapanafloor tile. (also kile ʻili, kile papahele).

pōkā ʻāpanapana shrapnel (EH)

pūpanapana [·pana·pana]n. pistol. lit., snapping gun, revolver.

pupanapana [pu-pa-na-pa-na]s. Pu, gun, and pana, to discharge. A pistol; he pu liilii.

hakakā pūpanapana [haka· ·pana·pana]n. pistol duel.

ʻaha hoʻokolokolo ʻāpana [ʻaha hoʻo·kolo·kolo ʻā·pana]n. district court.

komo ʻāpana [komo ʻā·pana]n. house visiting, as by a priest making the rounds of his district; visiting from district to district, as by a church committee. lit., enter district.

kōmike komo ʻāpana [·mike komo ʻā·pana]n. visiting committee.

papanan. rhythm, in music. cf. aupana.

papāna same as papā, blow, as wind, shine, as sun...

papana [pa-pa-na]v. Papa and ana. To be quick; to be smart; to do things readily. To be boasting; to be proud of one's own doings. s. Haste; quickness in accomplishing an object.

pua pana arrow (EH)

maile panan. bandmaster's baton. lit., wand (for) beating time. cf. ʻaukaʻi pāna, ʻaukaʻi wili.

kolepana, korebana [kole·pana, korebana] corban. Eng. (Mar. 7.11)

ʻaukaʻi pāna [ʻau·kaʻi pāna]n. signal baton, as used by a marching bandleader. lit., baton (for directing) bands.

wahi panan. legendary place, sacred place, sacred site, cultural site... .

ʻŌpanaPH. land section, Kawela, Oʻahu. Perhaps related to ʻōpā, squeeze.

ʻOlopana₂ a famous chief at Waipiʻo, Hawaii, the brother of Haʻinakolo and father of Luʻukia and Kāwelu.

ʻOlopana₁ an Oahu chief, and uncle of Kamapuaʻa. When Kama stole his chickens, ʻOlopana repeatedly sent hundreds of men to catch him; but each time Kama's grandmother, Kamaunuaniho, sang Kama's name songs, and Kama's teeth cut down and killed the men carrying him on a stretcher. (FS 196-205). see Kamapuaʻa, Makaliʻi.

hoʻopanacaus/sim of pana₁, to shoot, as marbles, arrows, bow; bow and arrows; to snap, as with fingers and thumb to punish a child; to flip...

aupana [au·pana]n. rhythm, in linguistics. cf. papana.

rana [ra-na]s. Lat. A frog. Puk. 7:27; Hal. 78:45. Hawaiian, moolele.

ʻIranan. Iran; Iranian. also ʻIlana.

Sanavar. spelling of Kāna₂, Saint...

pamesana [pame·sana]n. Parmesan. Eng.

waiūpaʻa pamesanaParmesan cheese

ʻAfekanisana [ʻafe·kani·sana]n. Afghanistan; Afghan, Afghani. also ʻApekanikana. Eng.

hosana [ho-sa-na]interj. Heb. An exclamation of praise to God. Mat. 21:19. s. Exultation; praise.

Tanan. Tana. Eng.

Ka loko ʻo TanaLake Tana

leviatana [le-vi-a-ta-na]s. Heb. A leviathan, a poetical name of a sea animal; the whale perhaps; the crocodile perhaps. Hal. 74:14.

lanatana [lana·tana] var. spelling of lanakana. see lākana₁, lantana (Lantana camara), a thorny tropical American bush...

ouranatana [ou-ra-na-ta-na]s. Eng The orangoutang.

Ionatana [iona·tana]n. Johnston. Eng.

Ka moku kuaʻau ʻo IonatanaJohnston Atoll

Moku Kuaʻau Ionatanan. Johnston Atoll.

satana [sa-ta-na]s. Gr. from Heb. An adversary; the prince or leader of the fallen angels; Satan. Iob. 1:6, 7, 8. v. To act the part of an adversary or enemy. Hal. 109:4.

Satanavar. spelling of Kākana, Satan...

suletanavar. spelling of kulekana, sultan...

masetanan. var. spelling of makekana, mustang. Eng.

Pakitana [paki·tana]n. Pakistan; Pakistani. Eng.

Takisitana [takisi·tana]n. Tajikistan. Eng.

Loko Tanan. Lake Tana.

Butanan. Bhutan; Bhutanese. Eng.

uana [u-a-na]adv. Ua, sign of the perfect tense, and na, quiet, enough, &c. See na, v. It is enough; it is sufficient; a plenty.

ʻauana, ʻauwana [ʻau·ana]vi. to wander, drift, ramble, go from place to place; to stray morally or mentally. cf. hula ʻauana.

ʻauana ka noʻonoʻodelirium

hōʻauanato cause to wander, disperse, as a conqueror disperses an enemy

auana [au-a-na] v. Also written auwana. Au, to swim, and ana, the participial termination ing. A swimming off. The word has its origin in the overturning of a canoe, when men and all the cargo of the canoe float off in different directions. To be scattered; dispersed, as things disperse in the upsetting of a canoe. To go astray, as the mind; auwana hewa ka naau; to be wandering, as the thoughts. To scatter from each other, as people. To go here and there in search of something. Puk. 5:12. Hoo. To scatter; disperse abroad; to cause to wander; to go from place to place. Kin. 20:13. Ua hooauwanaia ka poe hewa i ka make, the wicked are scattered in death. See auwana. adj. Scattered; wandering; dispersed.

lāʻau anan. yardstick, ruler, surveying rod, measuring stick.

laauana [la-au-a-na]s. Laau, wood, and ana, participial termination. A ruling; making a mark by a rule or piece of wood. NOTE. This is a modern word.

hula ʻauana [hula ʻau·ana]n. informal hula without ceremony or offering, contrasted with the hula kuahu; modern hula.

kaualaepaakauana [kaua-lae-paa-kau-ana]s. The most offensive of language; when used, instant fighting is the consequence.

lauana [lau·ana]n. pattern, repeating series.

lauana helunumber pattern

lauana hoʻokahuasettlement pattern, in geography

hōʻauana, hoʻoʻauwana to cause to wander, disperse, as a conqueror disperses an enemy. see ʻauana, to wander, drift, ramble, go from place to place; to stray morally or mentally...

hooauana [hoo-au-a-na]v. See auana, to wander. To cause to wander; to scatter; to disperse, as a conquering army disperses the enemy. PASS. To be dispersed.

pau ʻana cessation, end, ending (EH)

hoʻopau ʻana cancellation, abolition, postlude. (EH)

huanan. gushing forth, overflow.

Hala ka huana wai.Gone is the rush of water.

pōkā pahū ʻana bombing (EH)

Taiuana [tai·uana]n. Taiwan; Taiwanese. Eng.

maliu ʻana consideration (EH)

kuanan. position, attitude; standing. [PPN *tuʻu-raŋa, standing place; site, location; position, rank; time (problematic)]

kuana [ku-a-na] Ku and ana. A standing; being in an erect posture; ma ke kuana a ke kanaka.

KuanaPH. ridge, Kamalō qd., Molokaʻi. Street, Waiʻalae, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: standing.

kūana [·ana]n. place value, usually in compound terms. see unuhi kūana, helu kūana.

kuana [ku-a-na]s. A shower.

papa e puka aku ana Senior class (EH)

kakuana [kaku·ana]n. takuwan. Japn..

ʻikuana [ʻiku·ana]n. iguana. Eng.

kaikuʻana var. spelling of kaikuaʻana, older sibling or cousin of the same sex...

unuhi kūana [unuhi ·ana]vt. expanded form, in math; to expand. lit., interrupt place value.

E unuhi kūana i ka helu 395.Expand the number 395 [395 = 300 + 90 + 5].

helu unuhi kūanaexpanded numeral

helu kūana [helu ·ana]vt. counting on, a strategy used in mental math. e.g., 83 + 30 = 113: add 3 tens; think 83, 93,103,113. lit., place value counting.

luanavi. to be at leisure, enjoy pleasant sorroundings and associates, live in comfort and ease, enjoy oneself, relax, be content. (see lua-, -na.)

He aha ʻoukou e hana nei? E luana wale ana .What are you all doing? Just enjoying ourselves.

hoʻoluanacaus/sim. cf. lumi hoʻoluana

luana [lu-a-na]v. To live in idleness or pleasure; to be satisfied with one's self. Hoo. The same. Heaha ka oukou e hana nei? Aole e luana wale ana no makou. adj. Satisfied; easy; living in pleasure or idleness. See lualuana.

lualuana [lua·luana] redup. of luana, be at leisure, content...

lualuana [lu-a-lu-a-na]v. The intensive of luana. To be satisfied; to live comfortably; to seek pleasure; to be merry.

hoʻoluana caus/sim of luana, to be at leisure, enjoy pleasant sorroundings and associates, live in comfort and ease, enjoy oneself, relax, be content... cf. lumi hoʻoluana, lounge, reception room...

lumi hoʻoluana [lumi hoʻo·luana]n. lounge, reception room.

Papauluana [Papa-ulu-ana]PH. land section near Kīpahulu, East Maui. Burial caves here are said to contain the bones of Wahieloa (long fuel), a son of the hero Kahaʻi, who lived here, but who after the birth of a son, Laka, went to Punaluʻu, Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi, to obtain a birth gift. Here he was sacrificed. Laka later retrieved his bones. (HM 258.)

kanu ʻanaburial (EH)

alahouana [a-la-hou-an-a]s. Ala, to rise, and hou, again, and the participial termination ana. A rising again; a rising from the dead. Oih. 24:15. A resurrection.

kuhouana [ku-hou-a-na]s. Ku, to rise, hou, again, and ana, participial termination. A rising anew; a rising again; a resurrection.

kaupouana [kau-po-ua-na]s. Another orthography for kaupaona, but seldom used. See kaupaona. Steelyards and scales for weighing.

poupouana [pou-pou-a-na]s. Name of a prayer at the luakini; o Poupouana ka inoa oia aha.

puana₁nvt. attack or beginning of a song; in music, the tonic or keynote; to begin a song; summary refrain, as of a song, usually at or near the beginning of a song; theme of a song. see ex. pō₁.

E puana mai ʻoe i ka puana.Start the summary refrain of the song.

Haʻina ʻia mai ana ka puana.Tell the summary refrain [this line followed by the refrain is at the end of many songs or precedes the name of the person in whose honor the song was composed].

ka puana a ka moerevelation or message of a dream

puana ʻiasung for the first time (Kel. 111)

puana [pu-a-na] To try; to begin the recitation of a mele; to act the part of a precentor or leader in singing; to commence a tune that others may follow. To cry out or proclaim in behalf of others. s. The signal or first words in beginning to recite or cantillate a mele. NOTE.—The Hawaiians in chanting, their meles or songs in ancient times, had some one as leader or chorister who commenced the recitation in so clear and distinct a manner, that, after the enunciation of two or three words, the whole company were able to join in chorus.

puana₂n. pronunciation, utterance.

E hoʻopuka pololei ana ka haumāna i ka puana pololei o ia mau hua pīʻāpā.The student was saying the pronunciation of the letters of the alphabet well.

puanan. pronunciation.

puana [pu-a-na] To pronounce distinctly, as in uttering a word or sentence very plainly. Hoo. The same. That which makes the pronunciation plain. NOTE.—According to the foregoing note, the puana must consist in a distinct enunciation, so that others may at once recognize the subject; hence, The pronunciation of a word; pehea ka puana? how is the pronunciation?

puana₃vt. to surround, encompass, crowd.

Ā puana maila lākou iāia ā puni.They completely surrounded him. (2-Oihn. 18.31)

ʻo ka puana ʻana aku i kēlā ulu lehuacrowding about that lehua grove

puana [pu-a-na]v. To crowd together in great numbers; to rush together, as soldiers in pursuit of one. 2 Oihl. 18:31. To surround, as an enemy; to encompass. v. To be idle; to be lazy; to go from place to place without object. adj. Idle; lounging; unsteady; small; insignificant.

haʻina ʻia mai ana ka puana tell the summary refrain see puana. (EH)

māpuana [māpu·ana] same as māpu. (Probably māpu + -ana, nominalizer) (Gram. 6.6.2)  

Onaona māpuana o ka loke.The soft wafted fragrance of the rose.

Kahalaomāpuana [Ka-hala-o-mā-puana] the youngest and most important of the Maile sisters. lit., the pandanus of wafted fragrance. see Maile. (HM 527)

noho pū ʻana marriage (EH)

Sasaketuana [sasa·ketu·ana]n. Saskatchewan. Eng.

Botuana [botu·ana]n. Botswana. Eng.

Savanavar. spelling of Kawana, Savannah...

wana₁n. a sea urchin, as Diadema paucispinum and Echinothrix diadema, considered by some an ʻaumakua. PPN *wana.

wana [wa-na]s. A species of the sea-egg of the size and shape of a turnip; he ia poepoe me he ina la, he oioi mawaho.

wana₂nvs. sharp-pointed, as sea-urchin spines; jagged, sharp; spike

wana [wa-na]adj. Pronged; sharp pointed; externally jagged.

  • a long spike or streak of light, as at dawn;
  • to appear, as a ray of light.
cf. wanaʻao. PCP *wana.

wana kau lania streak in the heavens, as of light or cloud

wana [wa-na]v. To come; to approach; to appear, as the early dawn. See wanaao.

hāwana [·wana] same as hāwanawana, to whisper...

hawana [ha-wa-na]v. To whisper; to speak in the ear; to speak in a low voice.

Kawana, Savanan. Savannah.

Puʻumakawana [Puʻu-maka-wana]PH. coastal hill, Kahakuloa qd., Maui. lit.: sea urchin face hill or spiked face hill.

HanawanaPH. point and stream, Haʻikū qd., Maui. lit.: sea urchin bay.

wanawana [wana·wana] redup. of wana₂; spiny, thorny, as cactus; spiked, pointed; sharp, as jagged cliffs, spine, quills. [PPN *wana-wana, spiny, prickly, bristly (clk)]

He wana ka iʻa, wanawana ka lani.Sea urchin the sea creature, thorny the heavens [a fierce battle].

wanawana [wa-na-wa-na]v. See wana and wanaoa. To extend; to stretch out; to project. adj. Having sharp points; thorny.

hāwanawana [·wana·wana]nvi. to whisper; whispering. see kānāwai. (Hal. 41.7) PPN *fanafana.

hawanawana [ha-wa-na-wa-na]v. To whisper, &c. See hawana. A huki iho la ia ia, e hawanawana i kona pepeioa, he pulled him towards himself to whisper in his ear; to consult against one. Hal. 41:7. s. Whispering; low talk in the ear; soft conversation.

kai hāwanawana whispering sea (EH)

māwanawana [·wana·wana] same as kolokolo kahakai, beach vitex.

sawanan. Savanna, i.e. a tropical or subtropical grassland containing scattered trees. Eng.

wawana redup. of wana₂, sharp. PCP *wawana.

wawana [wa-wa-na]adj. Rough; thorny, as a road; difficult of traveling. See wana, adj.

ʻōwana [ʻō·wana] var. spelling of ʻōana, small taro peeled, wrapped in ti leaves, and baked in the ground oven...

ʻauwana [ʻau·wana] var. spelling of ʻauana, to wander.

auwana [au-wa-na] Hoo. To cause to wander, &c. Kin. 20:13. To go astray morally; to deviate from the path of rectitude. Kanl. 13:6. v. See auana. In this, like many other cases, the w is a mere expletive, as the words may be written both ways and the pronunciation continue the same. To wander; to go from place to place. los. 5:6; Iob. 1:7. To scatter; disperse, as an army. 2 Oihl. 18:16.

hooauwana [hoo-au-wa-na]v. See auana, to wander. To cause to wander; to scatter; to disperse, as a conquering army disperses the enemy. PASS. To be dispersed. v. See auwana. To disperse, as a dog disperses a flock of goats, or as a conqueror disperses his enemies.

hoʻoʻauwana var. spelling of hōʻauana, to cause to wander, disperse, as a conqueror disperses an enemy.

 -na     -ana     -ena     -ena     -ena     -ina     -ona     -una       


ʻena₁nvi. red-hot, glowing. fig., raging, angry; anger. [(MQ) PPN *kena, glowing; red-hot]

ʻena alohaintense affection or longing


piʻi ka ʻenato feel anger

ena [e-na]v. To be in a rage, as in anger. To burn, as fire; ua ena loa ka ula o ka mai, the sick person is red with heat; ke ena loa ae nei, wena. adj. Red hot; raging, as fire; epithet of an oven when red hot; applied also to anger. Angry; wild; untamed, as an animal; full of fury.

ʻena₂vt. shy; to shy.

Mai ʻena i ke kanaka i laka aku.Do not shy away from a person who is attracted. [treat kindness with kindness]. (ON 2042)

ena [e-na] Jealous, as a bird of a snare, or fearful, as a villain of good men; threatening, as some kinds of clouds that threaten a storm.

ʻena₃n. abundance, plenty. cf. Onelauʻena.

ʻena₄n. opening in the clouds said to be like the jaw of the aʻu swordfish and a sign of rain. (Malo text, chapter 6, section 6)

EnaPH. road, Waikīkī, Honolulu, named for the son of John ʻEna (a Chinese merchant) and High Chiefess Kaikilani; the son was privy councillor under Queen Liliʻuokalani and cofounder and president of the Inter-Island Steamship Company. (TM)

ʻaʻenan. violation, as in basketball.

ʻaʻena ʻekolu kekonathree-second violation

ʻaʻena laina kūwaenabackcourt violation

ʻaʻena ʻumi kekonaten-second violation

ʻO ke kake iki akula ia o Niu, a hoʻōho maila ka ʻuao i ka ʻaʻena ʻekolu kekona.Niu just shifted a little, and the official called him on the three-second violation.

ʻaʻenan. violation, as in volleyball. see laina ʻekolu mika, laina ʻumi kapuaʻi.

ʻaʻena ʻekolu mikathree-meter line violation

ʻaʻena hāpaicarrying violation

ʻaʻena kukunaantenna violation

ʻaʻena paʻi luadouble-hit violation

ʻaʻena paʻi uleleservice violation

ʻaʻena ʻumi kapuaʻiten-foot line violation

ʻaʻena ʻupenanet violation

haenan. -na₁ form with hae₁,₂,₃; wildness; barking; tearing.

hāʻena₁nvs. red-hot, burning, red.

hāʻena ihua red nose (with blood)

Hāʻena₂ place names on Hawaiʻi, Kauaʻi, and Oʻahu.

hāʻena₃ same as hāʻeʻena, shy...

Ua ʻia e ka manu, hāʻena wale i ka nahele.Scattered by the birds, shy in the forest. (song)

hāʻena₄n. kind of tapa wrapped about images. (Kam. 64:12)

HāʻenaPH. land section and village, Kohala qd.; land section and village, Makuʻu qd.; land section, Kaʻū district, Hawaiʻi. Land section, village, heiau, caves, point, and beach park, Hanalei, Kauaʻi. Drive, Mānoa, Honolulu; heiau of Kamehameha I at ʻEwa, Oʻahu (RC 173) . lit.: red hot.

a Lohiʻauipo i Hāena , ʻenaʻena ke aloha ke hiki maiand Lohiʻauipo at Red-hot, hot the love that comes (UL 249)

kaenavt. to boast, brag, glorify, praise; boastful, conceited, proud. cf. akena, boast, brag...

No koʻu ʻike i ka maikaʻi, koʻu mea , ia i ʻōlelo kaena ai.As for my knowledge of beauty, that's something I brag about. (saying)

kaena [ka-e-na]v. To boast; to glory; to brag. 1 Oihl. 16:10. To make pretenses; to boast of what one has done. 2 Oihl. 28:19. To be self-conceited; auhea la ka mea nui i kaena ai oukou ia oukou iho? where is the great thing for which you boast yourselves? See kaeena. s. High mindedness; pride; self-exaltation. adj. Excelling; going before; self-opinionated. adj. With certainty; surely; without error, &c.; no ko'u ike i ka maikai, ko'u mea no ia i olelo kaena ai, from my knowledge of beauty, I can speak with confidence.

kaena [ka-e-na]s. A room in a house. Mar. 14:15. A cabin in a ship; a drawer of a bureau; a closet of a room. See keena.

Kaʻena [Ka-ʻena]PH. point and land section, Puna qd., Hawaiʻi. Northwesternmost point, Lānaʻi (see North End). ʻAiʻai, the fish demigod, marked a stone here that then turned into the first Hawaiian turtle. (HM 22.) See Polihua. Land division, quadrangle, and northwesternmost point, Oʻahu, said to be named for a brother or cousin of Pele who accompanied her from Kahiki. (PH 100, 106, 157.) See Kuaokalā. lit.: the heat.

piʻi ka ʻena to become angry (EH)

ʻōlelo kaena epithet (lit., word of praise), word of praise, as for a place, saying (of praise, as for a place or person) (EH)

kukaena [ku-kae-na]s. Ku and kaena, wrath. Anger; rage; unappeasable wrath.

Laenan. Rhine. also Raena. Eng.

Ka muliwai ʻo LaenaRhine River

ʻenaʻena₁ redup. of ʻena₁, , glowing, red-hot, raging...; shy; to shy... PCP *kenakena.

ʻenaʻena pilauunbearable stench

ʻEnaʻena ulu o Malama i ka ʻilima.Growth at Malama glowing with ʻilima [leis]. (chant)

hōʻenaʻenato cause heat, heat; to rouse to anger

Ua hoʻaʻā ʻia ke ahi e kuʻu inaina, a e ʻenaʻena ʻia.A fire is kindled by my anger and shall burn. (Kanl32.22),

enaena [e-na-e-na]v. To burn, as a raging fire; to be hot. Kanl. 32:22. Spoken of anger. To be strongly offensive to the smell, as the stench of a dead carcass; enaena ka pilau o ka lio make; ua enaena Kilauea i ka pele. Hoo. To heat, as an oven. Hos. 7:4. s. A raging, furious heat. Dan. 3:19.

ʻenaʻena₂n. all species of cudweeds (Gnaphalium), members of the daisy family, small herbs having small inconspicuous flowers and more or less white woolly stems and leaves. Formerly Hawaiians stored feather standards, kāhili, with native species (G. sandwicensium and G. hawaiiense) to repel insects. called pūheu on Niʻihau. (Neal 836)

Nāahiʻenaʻena [Nā-ahi-ʻenaʻena]PH. building for primary students, Kamehameha Schools, Honolulu, built in 1954 and named for the daughter of Kamehameha I by Keōpūolani (the cluster of royal chiefs); usually spelled Nahienaena. lit.: the burning fires.

NahienaenaPH. see Nāahiʻenaʻena

pīenaena [·ena·ena] rare redup. of piena, offensive to smell...

pienaena [pi-e-na-e-na]adj. Pi and enaena, raging heat. Very offensive to the smell; stinking beyond endurance.

pīʻenaʻena redup. of pīʻena, fiery-tempered; to shy, of a horse...

hōʻenaʻena to cause heat, heat; to rouse to anger. see ʻenaʻena₁, redup. of ʻena₁, ena₂; glowing, red-hot, raging...

hoenaena [ho-e-na-e-na]v. To glow, as stones red hot in a fire. See ena.

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

puaʻenavi. var. spelling of pua ʻena, to glow brightly.

pua ʻena, puaʻenavi. to glow brightly.

Puaʻena [Pua-ʻena]PH. point and ancient surfing area (Finney-Houston 28), Waialua Bay, Oʻahu (for a song, see Elbert and Mahoe 68); place below the Mānoa campus, University of Hawaiʻi, Honolulu. lit.: issue hot. (Pele lived at Waialua Bay before going to Hawaiʻi)

HaipuaʻenaPH. stream, Keʻanae qd., East Maui.

waena₁loc.n. middle, between, center, central, intermediate, medial (often preceded by i, ma-, mai); mean, average. cf. leo waena, paʻapū. [PPN *wahe-ŋa, division, portion, share, piece of land; middle: *wa(a)he-ga]

manamana waenamiddle finger (Niʻihau) also manamana loa

waena [wae-na]s. The middle; the central point of a substance or of a period of time; i ka waena o ka po, midnight. 1 Nal. 3:20. With the article, ka waena, the middle. 1 Nal. 6:6. comp. prep. Between; in the middle; in the midst; prefixed by i, ma, mai, no. Gram. § 161.

waena₂n. cultivated field, garden, vegetable plot.

mea kanu o ka waenathe herb of the field (Kin. 3.18)

waena [wae-na] A space inclosed by bounding lines. Ana Hon. 10. A field; a farm; a garden; a cultivated spot. Kin. 3:18.

waena [wae-na]A dead body. SYN. with kupapau.

kahawaena [kaha·waena]vt. to strike through or line out, as on a typewriter or computer; also used to indicate that the letters or words lined out are to be deleted and replaced by those written above, in proofreading. cf. kahalalo, kahalina, kahapeʻa.

Kawaena [Ka-waena]PH. place, Pauoa, Honolulu. lit.: the middle or the garden.

ʻAmelika Waena [ʻame·lika waena]nvs. Central America, Central American.

ʻAmelika Waena [ʻame·lika waena]n. Central America, Latin America; Central American, Latin American.

Lepupalika ʻApelika Waena [lepupa·lika ʻape·lika waena]n. Central African Republic.

mawaena see waena, middle, between...

mawaena [ma-wae-na]comp. prep. Ma and waena, between. Between; among; in the midst of; in the middle; a mawaena iho, in the interior; in the space between; between two points. Ioan. 4:31.

komo mawaenavi. to come between, intervene.

hoomawaena [hoo-ma-wae-na]v. To come into the midst of a company of people or things; a i ka au hou ana o ka mea i komo i ka pua, hoomawaena mai oia.

anawaena [ana·waena]n. diameter. lit., middle measure.

anawaena loatraverse diameter of an ellipse

anawaena pokoconjugate diameter of an ellipse

anawaena [ana·waena]n. diameter, in math.

anawaena [a-na-wae-na]s. Ana, measure, and waena, middle. A diameter of a circle . Anah. 23.

manamana waena [mana·mana waena]n. middle finger. Niʻihau. also manamana loa.

ʻinawaena [ʻina·waena]n. preposition (part of speech). also ʻinaleo. rare. 

Hikina Waenan. Middle East; Middle Eastern.

Kona WaenaPH. elementary and high school; central Kona, Kailua qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: central Kona.

papa waenan. middle floor or story; middle class or layer.

papawaena [pa-pa-wae-na]s. Papa and waena, between. The middle story of a building of three stories. Kin. 6:16.

huawaena [hua·waena] same as hāpai, a variety of banana.

maiʻa hua waena same as maiʻa hāpai. lit., central fruit banana. (HP 175)

pae waenan. intermediate level.

Kaʻieʻie Waena [ka-ʻieʻie waena]PH. channel between Oʻahu and Kauaʻi. lit.: middle Kaʻieʻie.

kaupale waena [kau·pale waena]n. fence or boundary between one patch of land (waena) and another.

i waena see waena, middle, center...

iwaena [i-wae-na]prep. In the midst; between; among.

maiwaena [mai-wae-na]comp. prep. From out of; from the midst of. Gram. § 161.

pōʻai waena [·ʻai waena]n. center circle, on a basketball court.

lei waenan. lei strung in the center of flowers. see lei poepoe.

mahi waenan.v. weed cultivator; to cultivate and weed. lit., weeding farm.

Kalihi Waena [ka-lihi waena]PH. elementary school, playground, and section 2 of Honolulu (map 6). lit.: central Kalihi.

Mililani Waena [mili-lani waena]PH. elementary school, Wahiawā, Oʻahu.

leo waenan. second treble, middle or alto voice.

leowaena [le-o-wae-na]s. Leo and waena, middle. The middle voice in music; a second treble.

poho waena canoe hollow (EH)

kikowaena [kiko·waena]n. center of a circle; headquarters; Central, telephone operator; bull's eye. see ex. ʻōhea.

kikowaena [kiko·waena]n. center of a circle. see huina kikowaena.

kikowaena [ki-ko-wae-na]s. Kiko, point, and waena, the middle. The center of a circle. Anahon. 22.

huina kikowaena [huina kiko·waena]n. central angle, i.e. an angle that has its vertex at the center of a circle, in math. lit., center angle.

apowaena [apo·waena]n. parentheses. cf. kahaapo.

kau waenan. arbitrator.

kauwaena [kau·waena]vt. to center, as type on printed page. see hoʻokauwaena, hoʻokaulihi, kaulihi, woela kauwaena. cf. kaona.

ʻāpana pāʻoihana kauwaenacentral business district

woela kauwaena [woela kau·waena]n. central vowel, in linguistics.

ʻāpana pāʻoihana kauwaena [ʻā·pana ·ʻoi·hana kau·waena]n. central business district. cf. kaona.

kiko kauwaena [kiko kau·waena]n. midpoint, in math. lit., centered point.

hoʻokauwaena [hoʻo·kau·waena]vt. to center justify. cf. hoʻokaulihi, kauwaena.

Ua hoʻokauwaena ʻia ka ʻaoʻao mua o kēia palapala.The first page of this document is center justified.

kūwaena [·waena]vs. median; middle, used only in special terminology. lit., exist (in the) middle. see laina kūwaena.

Au Palaʻo KūwaenaMiddle Kingdom, in Egyptology

helu kūwaenamedian (number), in math

ʻili kūwaenadermis, in biology

laina kūwaena [laina ·waena]n. half-court line, on a basketball court. lit., median line.

Ua ʻia ke kinipōpō mai ka laina kūwaena mai, a ʻuāʻuā aʻela ke anaina i ke komo ʻana i loko o ka hīnaʻi.The ball was shot from the half-court line, and the crowd screamed when the ball went in the basket.

Au Palaʻo Kūwaenan. Middle Kingdom, in Egyptology, 2133-1780 BC.

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