Pukui & Elbert - 1986
P&E : Eng-Haw - 1986
Māmaka Kaiao - 2003-10
hide Andrews - 1865
updated: 11/24/2017

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kaʻa₁    kahu₂    kaʻi₁    keʻe₁    kela₁    kele₁    kiʻi    kili₁    kili₂    kilo₁    koʻa₁    kole    koʻo₁    kuʻu₁       


 

kaʻa₁   to roll, turn, twist, wallow, wind, braid, revolve...
(OC) PPn *taka, revolve, to roll, to go roundabout, wander
 

kaʻa    
  • to roll, turn, twist, wallow, wind, braid, revolve; rolling, twisting, turning,
  • sloping.
  • to scud or move along, as clouds;
  • to wield, as a club;
 
kakaʻa     to roll, whirl, turn over; to revolve, as a wheel; to turn aside, deviate; rolling, turning, etc. see maka kakaʻa.


 

kahu₂   to tend or cook at an oven fire; to build an oven fire; to burn, as lime in a pit; one who tends an oven, a cook. fig., to seethe with hot rage.
[(FJ) PPn *tafu, to light a fire, burn v.t.]
 

hoʻokahu     to make a fire for cooking in the oven; to act as kahu see kahu₂, to tend or cook at an oven fire; to build an oven fire; to burn, as lime in a pit; one who tends an oven, a cook. Fig., to seethe with hot rage.
kahu     to tend or cook at an oven fire; to build an oven fire; to burn, as lime in a pit; one who tends an oven, a cook. fig., to seethe with hot rage.
kahu ʻai     to cook taro or vegetable food; to keep the store of such food; to make poi; a keeper or cook. same as kahu umu or kahūmu. cf. kahu₂.
kahuūmu     var. spelling of kahu umu, oven tender; to tend an oven... cf. hale kahu₂, hale kāhumu, cook house... .
kahuna₂     oven cooking; to cook. cf. kahu₂.
kahuuna imu     place where food is cooked in an underground oven, as in a cookhouse; tending of the oven.
kahu umu     oven tender; to tend an oven.
pāpaʻi kahu     cookhouse. lit., baking shed.


 

kaʻi₁   to lead, direct, lift up and carry; to walk or step in a row or procession...
(EO) PPn *taki, to lead, tow, guide
 

alakaʻi     to lead, guide, direct; leader, guide, conductor, head, director. (Gram. 6.6.4)  
alakaʻina     leadership, guidance.
ʻaukaʻi     baton. [comb. ʻau + kaʻi.]
ʻaukaʻi pāna     signal baton, as used by a marching bandleader. lit., baton (for directing) bands.
ʻaukaʻi wili     baton for twirling. see wili.
hale mākaʻi     police station.
halemākaʻi     var. spelling of hale mākaʻi, police station...
kaʻie mele     music store (HE)
Hanakaʻiluna     name of a lua stroke.
helu kaʻina     ordinal number. lit., number (that shows) sequence. cf. helu heluna.
hoʻokaʻina     to put in order, sequence. [comb. hoʻo- + kaʻina.] cf. hoʻolaukaʻi, to coordinate, put in order...
hoʻokaʻina makakoho     to prioritize, set priorities. cf. hoʻomakakoho. see makakoho.
hoʻokaʻina manaʻo     to sequence ideas, as in a composition.
hoʻokaʻina pae     to rank, as from small to large. lit., put ranks in sequence. see pae.
hoʻokakaʻi     to lead, take along see kakaʻi, to walk along with a group; to follow in line, as chickens after a hen; procession; litter, as of pigs.
hoʻokake kaʻina     to mix up the order, jumble. lit., disturb (the) order.
hoʻolaukaʻi     to coordinate, put in order. [comb. hoʻo- + laukaʻi.] see hoʻokaʻina, to put in order, sequence..., laukaʻi, coordinated, put in order...
hoʻomākaʻi     to act as a policeman; to appoint or invest as a policeman see mākaʻi₁, policeman, guard; to police, inspect, spy.
hoʻomākaʻikaʻi     to take others on a visit; to show the sights; to escort see mākaʻikaʻi, to visit, the sights; to stroll, make a tour, take a walk; to look upon; spectator.
hopena kaʻina     consequence. lit., sequential result.
hua alakaʻi     a leading note in music, the major seventh of any scale, a semitone below the tonic.
huahelu kaʻina     same as helu kaʻina, ordinal number. (NKE)
huakaʻi    
  • trip, voyage, journey, travel,
  • procession, parade;
  • mission, quest (NKE12), adventure (Hopita).
 
cf. kaʻi, to lead.
huakaʻi hele     travels, a long trip; to keep traveling.
huakaʻi hoʻohanohano     honor escort.
huakaʻi kaʻahele     tour; to make a tour.
huakaʻi makahiʻo     excursion, field trip. lit., trip (for) exploring. also huakaʻi.
huakaʻi     night procession or parade, especially the night procession of ghosts that is sometimes called ʻoiʻo.
kaʻi    
  • to lead, direct,
  • lift up and carry;
  • to walk or step in a row or procession, or as a child learning to walk;
  • to train, as for racing.
 
cf. alakaʻi, a prayer or service..., hākaʻi, to lead, guide..., huakaʻi, to move along...; trip, voyage... (Malo 219)
kaʻikaʻi    
  • to lead,
  • support,
  • lift up; raise.
 
cf. kaʻi₁.
kaʻikaʻikū    
  • to lead against the will, as a young child;
  • to lead here and there without permission;
  • to waddle, move with difficulty;
  • to carry about everywhere.
kaʻikaʻina     carrying, leading, etc.
kaʻina ʻēkoʻa     vice versa. lit., opposite order. also kaʻina ʻokoʻa.
kaʻina hana     procedure, process to follow. lit., sequence (of) tasks.
kaʻina hoʻi hope     see ʻanopili kaʻina hoʻi hope.
kaʻina hoʻomākalakala     order of operations, in math problems. lit., solving order.
kaʻina kānāwai    
kaʻina pīʻāpā     alphabetical order. lit., alphabet order. see hoʻokaʻina pīʻāpā.
kaʻinapu     graceful prancing motion; to toss, as a ship.
kaʻina wāwae     manner of walking, gait; pace, step.
kaʻinepu     var. of kaʻinapu, graceful prancing motion; to toss, as a ship...
kakaʻi     to walk along with a group; to follow in line, as chickens after a hen; procession; litter, as of pigs. cf. kakaʻi pali, kaʻi.
kakaʻiāhili     var. of kakahili, idle chatter; to talk idly; to wander aimlessly...
kakaʻina     sequence, one of a series, branch, success. cf. kakaʻi, to follow in line...


 

keʻe₁   nvs. crookedness; fault, defect, flaw, deformity; crooked, bent, full of faults.
[Pn(CE) *teke, ]
 

ala heihei kīkeʻekeʻe     slalom course. lit., zigzag race path.
ʻanakeʻe     bent, crooked, misshapen.
ʻapakeʻe     deceit, dishonesty: deceitful, corrupt, inaccurate.
auakeʻe     dishonest. see keʻe₁.
ʻekeʻeke₃     a herringbone design, as in mat plaiting or in the pāpale ʻie.
haʻina kekeʻe     irregular verb.
hoʻokeʻe     to make a turn, as in cutting paper or cloth; to turn, as in walking; to bend, form an angle. see keʻe₁, crookedness; fault, defect, flaw, deformity; crooked, bent, full of faults.
hoʻokeʻekeʻe₁     redup. of hoʻokeʻe; zigzag, angular; zigzag lines, as in a mat motif. see keʻekeʻe₁, same as kīkeʻekeʻe redup. of kīkeʻe zigzag...
hoʻokekeʻe     to crook, bend, twist out of shape, pervert. see kekeʻe₁, redup. of keʻe₁, but more common; distorted, crooked, twisted. Fig., unrighteous, erroneous, distorted.
hoʻokīkeʻe     to go zigzag see kīkeʻe, to bend, crook; bending, zigzag; perverted.
hoʻokīkeʻekeʻe     caus/sim of kīkeʻekeʻe, zigzag...
hoʻonūkeʻe     to twist the face to one side see nūkeʻe, awry; twisted to one side, as a mouth; crooked, as a bill.
hōʻūkeʻe     to screw or twist the mouth to one side, as in disapproval or dislike see ʻūkeʻe, twisted, crooked, as the mouth.
kapekeʻe     lopsided. cf. keʻe, crooked.
keʻe     crookedness; fault, defect, flaw, deformity; crooked, bent, full of faults.
keʻekeʻe₁     redup. of keʻe₁; same as kīkeʻekeʻe.
kekeʻe     redup. of keʻe₁, but more common; distorted, crooked, twisted. fig., unrighteous, erroneous, distorted.
keʻe    
  • to bend, crook; bending, zigzag;
  • perverted.
keʻekeʻe     redup. of kīkeʻe, to bend, crook; bending, zigzag.
keʻe     to wind, bend. rare. 
kuhikeʻe     blundering, off one's course; to give wrong directions.
kupakeʻe     crooked. fig., contrary.
laina hoʻokeʻekeʻe     zigzag lines (EH)
keʻe     var. of lāpeʻe, bent, crooked...
keʻe     awry; twisted to one side, as a mouth; crooked, as a bill. see ex. hoʻolehelehe kiʻi.
pākauākeʻe     same as kīkeʻekeʻe; crooked, bent, curled; dishonest. rare. 
uakeʻe     bend, crook, as in a path.
uhakeʻe     crooked, as a road.
ʻūkeʻe     twisted, crooked, as the mouth.


 

kela₁   excelling, exceeding, projecting beyond
 

aukela     Au, to swim, and kela, to excel. To swim ahead of others.
helu poʻokela     perfect number.
kela     to perform well. cf. kela, to excel.
kekela     same as kelakela, excelling, exceeding, projecting beyond...
kela     excelling, exceeding, projecting beyond, reaching high above; to jut out, excel. cf. ex.,ʻoi₂. cf.:
  kākela, to perform well...
  pākela, excel; exceedingly; great person who excels...
  poʻokela, foremost, best, superior, prime, outstanding, greatest...
 
kela     excess; excessive, surpassing, intemperate; to exceed, surpass, excel; exceedingly; great person who excels. cf. kela, to exceed
kela ʻai     to eat to excess; gluttonous; gluttony, glutton.
kela ʻai lāʻau     to overdose on drugs. lit., take drugs to excess.
pakela hoʻālohaloha loa     sentimental (EH)
kela inu     to drink excessively (EH)
kela inu lama     intemperate drinker (EH)
kela inu waina     winebibber (EH)
kela koko piʻi     hypertension, i.e. abnormally high arterial blood pressure. lit., excessive high blood pressure.
kela mahaʻoi     overfamiliarity (EH)
poʻokela     foremost, best, superior, prime, outstanding, greatest, supreme, utmost, superlative; champion; to excel.


 

kele₁   watery, muddy, wet, swampy, greasy, fat, lush
PCP *tele
 

ʻailakele     fat. also meaʻai nui o ka ʻailakele. [comb. ʻaila + kele.] see haʻakupu ʻailakele, adipogenesis..., ʻaʻaʻa hunaola, tissue
ʻakika ʻailakele     fatty acid. lit., fat acid.
ʻakika ʻailakele haikokenea     trans fatty acid. lit., hydrogenated fatty acid.
ʻakika ʻailakele hakuwaho     essential fatty acid. lit., fatty acid produced outside (the body).
ʻakika ʻailakele ʻōmeka kolu     omega 3 fatty acid. lit., omega three fatty acid.
ʻakika ʻailakele ʻōmeka ono     omega 6 fatty acid. lit., omega six fatty acid.
ʻakika ʻailakele paʻahapa     monounsaturated fatty acid. lit., partially full fatty acid.
hakukele     wet, lumpy, as poi. (Kep. 163)
hinukele     grease, as used in machines or for tools with moving parts. [comb. hinu + kele.]
holo kele wai     runoff, as water running from the land into the sea. lit., muddy flow.
hoʻokele    
  • to make muddy;
  • to sprinkle;
  • to soak material, as pandanus leaves, in water to make pliable for plaiting;
  • to feed, fatten, especially with soft food or liquids...
 
see kele₁, watery, muddy, wet, swampy, greasy, fat, lush. Fig., impurity...
hoʻokele wai     to water. (EH)
kele     to rub with oil, to mix or stew with sauce or gravy. cf. kelekele, greasy.
kelekele₁     redup. of kākele₁, to rub with oil, to mix or stew with sauce or gravy...
kele    
  • watery, muddy, wet, swampy,
  • greasy, fat, lush.
  • fig., impurity.
 
cf. kelekele, makele, ʻūkele, ʻolokele.
kelekele₁     redup. of kele₁,
  • mud, mire, slush, muddy,
  • fat, oil; oily, rich, greasy.
 
kele lua     excessively damp, wet, muddy, greasy, fat, etc.
kele wai     thin, as watery poi; muddy, as water. hoʻo.kele wai To use much water in mixing or pounding poi, or in irritation.
kele     muddy, slippery; to slip, slide, as in mud.
lepo ʻūkele     mud (EH)
limu kele     moss growing on trees in rain forests.
makele     same as kele₁, watery, muddy...
malua keleua Kele     trade wind, as on north Kauaʻi. lit., damp Mālua.
Maukele     place name at Puna, Hawaiʻi.
maʻukele     rain-forest area.
moku kele     district surrounded by water; submerged island. see kele, watery.
nahele maʻukele     rain forest. lit., rain-forest area forest.
nakele     soft, boggy, slippery, yielding, sinking in; a shallow boggy area.
kelekele     redup. of nakele, soft, boggy, slippery, yielding, sinking in...
ōkelekele     muddy.
ʻolokele     bog, swamp.
paʻa i ka ʻūkele     stuck in the mud (EH)
kele     var. of ʻūkele, muddy.
ʻūkele     muddy; oily; slush.
ʻūkelekele     redup. of ʻūkele, muddy; oily; slush...
ʻukeʻukele     redup. of ʻūkele, muddy; oily; slush...
waha ʻūkele     drool (EH)
wao kele     rain belt, upland forest.
wao maʻu kele     same as wao kele, rain belt, upland forest...


 

kiʻi   tie
 

kiʻi     to tie, bind. cf. -kiʻi.
kiʻikiʻi     redup. of hākiʻi, to tie, bind... see nīkiʻi, to tie, as a rope or knot...
kiʻi     binding, tying; to tie, bind, make fast. cf. hīkiʻikiʻi, nākiʻi, mūkiʻi.
kiʻikiʻi     redup. of hīkiʻi, binding, tying; to tie, bind, make fast... (Mat. 27.2)
kiʻilia     pas/imp. of hīkiʻi, binding, tying; to tie, bind, make fast...
-kiʻi     see hākiʻi, hīkiʻi, mūkiʻi, nākiʻi, nīkiʻi, all meaning to tie, bind. .
kiʻi     to tie; tether. also nākiʻi, hīkiʻi.
kiʻikiʻi     redup. of mūkiʻi, tie, tether...
kiʻi     to tie. cf. nīkiʻi.
kiʻi ā paʻa     tighten (EH)
kiʻikiʻi     redup. of nākiʻi, to tie...
kiʻi     to tie, as a rope or knot. also hīkiʻi, hīkiʻikiʻi, mūkiʻi, mūkiʻikiʻi, nākiʻi, nākiʻikiʻi, niki, nikiniki. (For. 4:259)
kiʻikiʻi     redup. of nīkiʻi, to tie.
kiʻi     to tie. for variants see nīkiʻi.
uea nākiʻi     twist tie, as used with plastic bags. lit., tying wire.


 

kili₁   fine rain
(FJ) PPn *tili ?? [come out in small quantities: drip, ooze, fine rain]
 

ʻauʻau kililau     to take a shower, bathe by showering. see kililau, lumi ʻauʻau.
keʻena kililau     shower stall. see kililau.
kili     raindrops; fine rain; to rain gently. fig., to go or move in a light, sprightly manner. see kili hau, kilihune, kili nahe.
kili hau     ice-cold shower; cold drizzle; to rain thus. fig., tipsy.
kili     drenched, as by sea spray or fragrance.
kilihea     same as kilihē.
kilihuna     var. of kilihune, fine rain...
kilihune₁     fine, light rain, wind-blown spray, drizzle; to shower lightly. cf. hune.
kilihunehune     same as kilihune₂.
kili     short for kilikaʻa₁, passing shower...
kilikaʻa₁     a passing, moving shower; to shower lightly and briefly.
kilikili     redup. of kili₁.
kilikili hau     redup. of kili hau; to sprinkle slightly.
kilikili huna     redup. of kilihuna, fine rain.
kilikilihune     redup. of kilihune.
kilikilikā     redup. of kilikā.
kilikilikaʻa     redup. of kilikaʻa.
kilikilioe     same as kilikili noe, misty, light rain.
kililau     shower, for bathing. lit., many raindrops. see keʻena kililau, pale kililau, pāpale kililau, poʻo kililau, ʻauʻau kililau.
kili nahe     light, soft, gentle rain; pleasant patter of gentle rain; to rain gently.
kili noe     fine, misty rain, somewhat heavier mist than the kili ʻohu.
kili ʻohu     fine rain and light mist.
kili     a drop; to drop, as water. cf. kilihau, kilihune, (Hal. 37.25) .
pale kililau     shower curtain. cf. pale pukaaniani. see kililau.
poʻo kililau     shower head (preceded by ke). see kililau.


 

kili₂   thunder
(NP) PPn *fatitili, thunder
 

hākikili     same as kikili, , thunder. hekili₁, thunder.
hekikili     redup. of hekili₁.
hekili     thunder; to thunder. fig., passion, rage. see hākikili.
hekili pāmalō     thunder without rain.
huahekili     hail. lit., thunder fruit. (Puk. 9.18)
Kānehekili     god of thunder. lit., thunder Kāne. (HM 48)
kikili     redup. of kili₁, , rain, thunder... kili₂, rain, thunder...
kili     peal of thunder; to thunder. see hekili.
kiliwehi     to reverberate, rumble.
kuʻi hekili     peal of thunder, thunderclap.
makahekili     hailstone. lit., thunder eye. cf. huahekili.
manuhekili     thundercloud. rare. 
manu hekili     thunderbird.
puahekili     one of the native loosestrifes (Lysimachia hillebrandii). lit., thunder flower. cf. kolokolo kuahiwi.


 

kilo₁   stargazer, seer, astrologer; watch closely, examine
(MP) PPN *tiro, look at
 

ana kilo lani     sextant. lit., gauge (for) astronomy.
aniani kilohi     mirror, looking glass.
aniani kilohi kaʻa     rear-view mirror for a car. also aniani kaʻa.
aniani kilohi paikikala     rear-view mirror for a bicycle. also aniani kilo paikikala, aniani paikikala.
kilo     to observe closely, spy on, reconnoiter, snoop, eavesdrop. cf. kilo.
hale aʻo kilo hōkū     planetarium. lit., building (for) teaching astronomy. cf. hale kilo hōkū.
hale kilo     observatory.
hale kilo hōkū     star observatory.
kahuna kilokilo     priest or expert who observed the skies for omens.
kikilo     distant time, either in the remote past or future; far in time or distance. cf. kilo.
kikiloa     var. of kikilo.
kikowaena kilo anilā     weather station. lit., center (for) forecasting weather.
kilo    
  • stargazer, reader of omens, seer, astrologer, necromancer; forecast.
  • kind of looking glass (rare);
  • to watch closely, spy, examine, look around, observe
cf.:
    hākilo to observe closely, spy on, reconnoiter, snoop...
    mākilo to eye wistfully, to look at longingly, to beg thus; beggar...
    ʻōkilo same as kilo, observe, forecast...
    kilokilo redup. of kilo, stargazer..., to watch closely…; enchantment, magic...
 
kilohana₂     hillock, heap, lookout, top, view out, high point (kilo + -hana, nominalizer).
kilo heʻe     one who fishes for octopus by looking through a glass-bottomed box; formerly the kilo heʻe spit chewed kukui nut on the sea to calm the water, then examined (kilo) the sea bottom for octopus; to fish thus. Also ʻōkilo heʻe.
kilohi     to glance, gaze, as into a mirror (kilo + hi, transitivizer).
kilohia     pas/imp. of kilo, to watch closely, spy, examine, look around, observe...
kilo hōkū     astrologer, astronomer, astronomy; to observe and study the stars.
kilo iʻa     a man who observes fish movements from a high place and directs fishermen; to so act.
kilokilo     redup. of kilo₁, stargazer, seer, to watch closely, spy, examine, forecast…; enchantment, magic, fortune telling; magical.
kilokilohia     redup. of kilohia, pas/imp. of kilo₁, to watch closely, spy, examine, look around, observe...
kilokilo pepa     redup. of kilo pepa, one who tells the future by use of playing cards; to do so...
kilo lani     soothsayer who predicts the future by observing the sky; to do so; astronomer, astronomy, astrologer.
kilo makani     one who observes the winds for purposes of navigation; to so observe.
kilo moana     oceanography, oceanographer; to observe and study the open seas.
kilo nānā lima     palmistry, palmist; to predict on observation of the hand.
kilo pepa     one who tells the future by use of playing cards; to do so. also kilokilo pepa.
kilo pōhaku     stone placed under water to give a reflection, used as a mirror.
kilo ʻuhane     spiritualism, spiritualist; to communicate with spirits.
maka kilo     observant, watchful eyes; to watch with great attention.
kilo     to eye wistfully, to look at longingly, to beg thus; beggar.
ʻōkilo     same as kilo, observe, forecast...
pau kilo     intensifier of kilo, to see


 

koʻa₁   coral, coral head
PPn *toka, rock, as a submerged rock or reef
 

ʻākoʻakoʻa     coral in general, coral head.
ʻākoʻakoʻa kohe     mushroom coral (Fungi scutaria). lit., vagina coral.
koʻakoʻa     same as ʻākoʻakoʻa, coral.
Hinaʻōpūhalakoʻa     goddess of corals and spiny creatures of the sea, appearing as a woman and as a coral reef. From her shells Māui made his famous hook for drawing the islands together. lit., Hina stomach passing coral. (HM 219)
hōʻailona koʻa     landmark for fishing grounds (EH)
kai koʻa Koʻa     Coral Sea.
koʻa     coral, coral head. also ʻākoʻakoʻa.
koʻa     shrine, often consisting of circular piles of coral or stone, built along the shore or by ponds or streams, used in ceremonies as to make fish multiply; also built on bird islands, and used in ceremonies to make birds multiply.
koʻa     coral shoal with rough sea where two or more opposing currents meet. fig., valiant. lit., dashing coral. (1 Sam. 14.52)
koʻa kea     white coral.
koʻakoʻa₁     coral.
koʻa kohe     mushroom coral. lit., creased coral.
Koʻanakoʻa     Maro Reef. lit., settling (of) coral.
lālākoʻa     with strong limbs. lit., coral branch.
limu koʻa     coraline algae. lit., coral algae.
koʻa     coral head in the sea.
koʻakoʻa     plural of mākoʻa, coral head in the sea...
mūheʻe ʻākoʻakoʻa     pearl-shell lure named for the branching coral.
puaʻa pūkoʻa     spotted pig. lit., coral head pig.
koʻa     coral head.
koʻaoawawahiwaa     The name of a tree like vegetable coral growing in the sea, to the great annoyance of fishermen with their nets and canoes.
uku koʻakoʻa     coral polyp.
umukoʻa     artificial reef. [comb. umu + koʻa.]


 

kole   raw, as meat; inflamed; red, as a raw wound or as red earth.
 

heʻe mākole     squid beginning to decompose, with a pinkish color and a bad odor, liked by some.
hiʻukole     a fresh-water ʻoʻopu fish with a pinkish tail (hiʻu kole). It is taboo to some because it is believed related to the moʻo lizard gods. also ʻalamoʻo, hiʻuʻula, nuʻukole.
hookokole     see kole, raw; uncooked. To remain uncooked; unfinished.
hoʻokole     same as hoʻokolekole, to cook rare; to skin, denude, bruise... see kole₁, raw, as meat; inflamed; red, as a raw wound or as red earth.
hoʻokolekole     to cook rare; to skin, denude, bruise. caus/sim of kolekole₁, redup. of kole₁, rawness...
hoʻokolekole hole     to skin. (EH)
hoʻomākole     to prepare octopus in this fashion see mākole₂, slightly decomposed pinkish octopus, relished by some; to turn pinkish, as octopus.
hoʻomākole     to cause redness or soreness of the eyes see mākole₁, inflamed or sore eye; bloodshot; red-eyed; red-hot; red or yellow, as dying leaves; red, as a tinted cloud.
humuhumu hiʻu kole     pinktail durgon (Melichthys vidua). lit., red-tailed triggerfish.
ʻihi mākole     a creeping variety of ʻihi with red stems (differing in this from ʻihi ʻawa), yellow flowers, and no bulbs; used medicinally. lit., red-eyed ʻihi. also ʻihi maka ʻula.
kahikole     to have lost the red glow of dawn. cf. kahikū.
kokole     redup. of kole₁, raw...
kole     raw, as meat; inflamed; red, as a raw wound or as red earth. cf. hakukole, kolekole, mākole, ʻōkole kaʻaka, koaka.
Kolekole     gulch, stream, and beach park, Waipiʻo and Mauna Kea qds., Hawaiʻi. Mountains, Mākena qd., Maui. Pass and road from Schofield Barracks through the Waiʻanae Range, Oʻahu. A large stone at the pass on Oʻahu has been called a sacrificial stone, but it was probably never so used; others say the stone represents a woman named Kolekole who guarded the pass; students of lua fighting lay in wait here to practice their skill on travelers. In a battle here Maui forces killed the last of the Oʻahu people who had escaped the massacre at Niuhelewai. see Puʻukolekole. lit.: raw, scarred. (In one explanation of the name, a woman on the pass saw an apparently blind man approaching; doubting his blindness, she exposed herself. He opened his eyes and exclaimed, A ʻula, kolekole! Red, raw!)
kolekole₁     rare redup. of kole₁, rawness.
kolekolea₂     variety of moana, goatfish, perhaps Parupeneus chrysonemus. rare. 
kolekolemaka     see kole, adj.
laho kole     raw scrotum (an insulting reference to poverty).
maka kole     same as mākole, inflamed or sore eye; bloodshot; red-eyed...
kole     land area, northwest Kauaʻi. Land section and point, southeast Lānaʻi. lit.: red-eyed.
kole     inflamed or sore eye; bloodshot; red-eyed; red-hot; red or yellow, as dying leaves; red, as a tinted cloud.
kole     slightly decomposed pinkish octopus, relished by some; to turn pinkish, as octopus. also heʻe pulu.
kole     rainbow.
kole     a small, smooth, succulent herb (Nertera granadensis var. insularis, commonly known as N. depressa), creeping on damp forest floors, a member of the coffee family with small ovate leaves and round, red to yellow, berry-like fruits. (Neal 794)
kolekole     redup. of mākole₁, inflamed or sore eye, bloodshot..., mākole₂, slightly decomposed pinkish octopus..., mākole₃, rainbow...
kolelau     land division, Kamalō qd., south Molokaʻi, and trail to Pelekunu Valley. lit.: many red eyes.
kole lau     leaf turning yellow or red, or drying.
moʻa kolekole     cooked rare, as beef.
kole     var. of mākole, inflamed or sore eye...
kole     red, raw, galled, as an open sore; inflamed. cf. kole, raw.
kolekole     redup. of mūkole, red, raw, galled, as an open sore; inflamed...
nuʻukole     same as hiʻukole, a fish.
ʻoʻopu hiʻu kole     a variety of fresh-water ʻoʻopu. lit., red-tailed ʻoʻopu. It is believed that this fish drives other fish away, and hence must be thrown out of a net with an exclamation of disgust.
ʻoʻopu mākole     a variety of ʻoʻopu; lit., red-eyed ʻoʻopu.
ukokole     sore, inflamed, as eyes.
ukole     same as kole, a fish.
ukolekole     same as ukokole₁, sore, inflamed, ukokole₂, stop budding...


 

koʻo₁   brace, support, wand, prop
(MP) PPn *toko, pole for punting canoe; to pole, punt
 

haʻakoʻo     same as hoʻokoʻo, prop...
haʻakoʻokoʻo     same as hoʻokoʻokoʻo, push, lean, brace, resist...
koʻokoʻo     same as hoʻokoʻokoʻo, push, lean, brace, resist...
hoa kākoʻo     ally, supporter.
hoʻokaukoʻo     to walk with a cane. see kaukoʻo, to walk with a cane... (EH)
kaʻakoʻo     to belt.
kākau kākoʻo     to endorse; written support.
koʻo     to uphold, support, favor, assist, prop up; to bind, as with a sash or belt; support, aid, recommendation, girdle. cf. koʻo, support.
koʻo hapa ʻuʻuku     affirmative action. lit., support (the) minority.
koʻo hoʻonaʻauao     education support staff. lit., support (for) educating.
koʻo ʻoihana olakino     allied health professional. lit., health occupation support.
kanikoʻo     aged person; aged, so old that one walks with a cane [a favorite metaphor]. lit., sounding cane. cf. kaʻikōkō.
Kanikoʻo     rain that accompanies the Koʻolau wind. lit., cane-tapping. (For. 6:474)
kani koʻokoʻo     rare var. of kanikoʻo, aged...
kaukoʻo     to walk with a cane (koʻo); to lean on, rely on, depend on. fig., old and infirm.
kaula koʻo     stay, line, support (EH)
koʻo    
  • brace, support, wand, prop, helper;
  • small stalks to which feathers on large kāhili, standards, are tied, and which are attached to the main pole;
  • pole as used in pushing a canoe; to pole, push with a pole, prop;
  • sprit of a canoe's sail;
  • stick fastened across a small fish net near the meeting of the sticks (kuku) supporting the net;
  • to uphold.
 
cf. kākoʻo, kanikoʻo. (Isa. 63.5)
koʻokoʻo₁    
  • cane, staff, rod;
  • support, means of livelihood;
  • staff in music
 
koʻokoʻo ʻāmana     cane with a handle. lit., tee-shaped cane.
koʻokoʻo kālele     crutch.
koʻokoʻo ʻoihana     mace. lit., professional cane.
koʻo lele     pole vault. lit., pole (for) jumping. see lele koʻo.
koʻo manu₁     support for birds; bird islet.
koʻo moa₂     support for chickens.
koʻo puka     doorstop. lit., door prop. also koʻo ʻīpuka.
lele koʻo     to pole vault. see koʻo lele.
manaʻo kākoʻo     supporting idea, as in a composition.
mea kākoʻo     sponsor (EH)
paipu koʻo     pipe used to hold up clear plastic sheeting over an aquaculture tank. lit., support pipe.
puke kākoʻo     supplementary text or book; any book which supplements a primary text. lit., supporting book.
pū kō koʻo     sugarcane clumps held up with sticks to prevent the long stems from falling down and taking root. also pūkoʻo.
pū koʻo     same as pū kō koʻo, sugarcane clumps held up with sticks...

kuʻu₁   to release, let go, discharge, abandon, free, dismiss, give up, yield, slacken; to pay out, as a line or cable...
[(CP) PPn *tuku, put down, leave, release, let go]
 

hoʻokuʻu    
  • to release, let go, put down, dismiss, send away, abandon, disperse, adjourn;
  • to expel, as from school;
  • to discharge, as from work;
  • to free, acquit, let, permit, excuse, exempt, liberate;
  • to settle, clear up;
  • slope of a hill (rare) ...
 
see kuʻu, to release, let go, discharge, abandon, free, dismiss, give up, yield...
hoʻokuʻu ʻaelike     to cede, as land or territory. lit., release (by) agreement.
hoʻokuʻu huaʻine     to ovulate. lit., release ovum. see huaʻine.
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...
hoʻokuʻu kāua     let's stop [as a meeting] 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...
hoʻokuʻukuʻu₁    
  • lenient, permissive;
  • to pay out, as a fishline.
  caus/sim of kuʻukuʻu₁, to let down gradually, slack off a little at a time...
hoʻokuʻu maikaʻi     honorable discharge 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...
hoʻokuʻu no ka manawa     suspension, as from school; to suspend. lit., expel temporarily. cf. hoʻapaʻi ʻauʻa.
kuʻu    
  • 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 (Kanl. 31.6) ;
  • to finish, as a chant;
  • to adjourn,
  • put down,
  • subside.
  • fig., to be at peace
    (see idioms that follow).
kuʻulala     unrestrained, promiscuous, wanton (Iak. 5.5) ; free to do as one wants, whether right or wrong.
kuʻuna₃     relaxed, relieved.
kuʻu ʻōlelo     to release a word, make known.
kuʻu wela     exothermic, i.e. giving off heat. cf. omo wela.
lanikuʻuwaʻa     wind of Kalalau, Kauaʻi. lit., heaven releasing canoe. (For. 5:95)
kuʻu     gland. [sh. loko + hoʻokuʻu.]
kuʻu ʻanapuʻu     lymph gland, lymph node.
kuʻu hāʻae     salivary gland. lit., saliva organ.
kuʻu hoʻokonukonu pūnao     thyroid gland. lit., gland (which) regulates metabolism.
kuʻu kuʻuloko     endocrine gland. cf. lōkuʻu kuʻuwaho. [comb. lōkuʻu + kuʻu + loko.] see ʻōnaehana hōmona.
kuʻu kuʻuwaho     exocrine gland. [comb. lōkuʻu + kuʻu + waho.] cf. lōkuʻu kuʻuloko.
makuʻu     uncontrollable bowel discharge, as after eating great quantities of wolu (walu), a fish; to have such discharge.

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