ohiohi/ ohi.ohi /
1. nvi., To grow vigorously, flourish; young shoots, as of wauke (Kam. 76:110) or from natural layering of olonā branches on fallen trunks.
- Ulu ohiohi nā lehua o Panaʻewa i ka mili ʻia e ka ua Kani-lehua (song), the lehua of Panaʻewa grow splendidly, constantly fondled by the lehua-drinking rain.
- Ua like nō ke kanu ʻana (o ke olonā) me ke kanu ʻana a ka wauke, he ohiohi kekahi, he mauwā kahiko kekahi; he pālaha naʻe kona i lalo, a ma ka lālā e ulu kākiwi aʻe ai, the planting (of olonā) was like the planting of wauke, some (slips) were young shoots, some (from) fallen trunks; but they spread downward, and from the branches layerings grew.
2. vs., To show, of wood grain.
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