1. Redup. of ʻena 1, 2; glowing, red-hot, raging. ʻEnaʻena pilau, unbearable stench. ʻEnaʻena ulu o Malama i ka ʻilima (chant), growth at Malama glowing with ʻilima [leis]. hō.ʻena.ʻena To cause heat, heat; to rouse to anger. Ua hōʻaʻā ʻia ke ahi e kuʻu inaina, a ʻe ʻenaʻena ʻia (Kanl. 32.22), a fire is kindled by my anger and shall burn. (PCP kenakena.)
2. n. 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. (Neal 836.) Called pūheu on Niʻihau.