1. Side, boundary, hemisphere. See ex., ʻānonanona. Ma ka ʻaoʻao, on the side, sideways. Ma kekahi ʻaoʻao, on the other side, on the other hand. Ma kēlā ʻaoʻao, on that side, across. (PPN kaokao.)
2. Group, team, denomination; party (political). Ke koho ʻana o nā ʻaoʻao, option of the parties [to an agreement].
4. Way (Sol. 6.6), habit, mode of living, education. ʻO kona mau ʻaoʻao āpau he maikaʻi wale nō, all his ways are very good.
5. Family gods, ʻaumākua. Heʻaoʻao pueo kō mākou, we have the owl as our family god.