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Name given for a section of a canoe rim, pronunciation unknown. (For. 5:612–3.)

Rare variant of noio, a tern.

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hō.ʻoio To show off, boast; to assume an air of superiority, as a child who cuts capers; conceited; affectation, conceit. Cf. ʻoi. Hōʻoio leʻa, to show off with delight.

n. Procession of ghosts of a departed chief and his company. More commonly called huakaʻi pō.

ʻōʻio

kikinonoun / ʻō.ʻio / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

1. n., Ladyfish, bonefish (Albula vulpes 🌐).

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2. n., Soft jelly-like coconut flesh, so called perhaps because of its resemblance to mashed ʻōʻio.

3. n., Kind of braid or plaiting, as in hat bands, so called because it was thought to resemble the backbone of the ʻōʻio.

4. n., Stone used for polishing and as octopus lure.

5. n., Long bundle of salt or fish.

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oio

kikinonoun / OI-O / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

1. s., Name of a species of fish.

2. Name of a kind of stone used in polishing canoes.

3. Name of a species of small bird.

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oio

kikinonoun / O-IO / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

s., A company or troop of ghosts; he huakai uhane; the same in respect of ghosts as huakai is in respect of men.

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oio

kikinonoun / O-I-O / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

1. s., A long bundle of salt or fish; he oio paakai; he io kekahi inoa; also called io.

2. The name of a fish that burrows in the sand; o ka oio ka ia noho ma ke one.

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s., o, fork, and io, flesh. A flesh hook; a flesh fork. Puk. 38:3.

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oio

kikinonoun / o-ī'-o / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. n., A species of bone-fish. (Albula vulpes.) Color, brilliantly silvery along back and sides. Esteemed as a game fish. Length 18 inches to 3 feet. A favorite with eaters of raw fish.

2. n., A kind of stone used in polishing.

3. n., A species of noddy. (Anous stolidus.) Also called noio.

4. n., A long bundle of salt or fish; he oio paakai, he io kekahi inoa: also called io.

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oio

kikinonoun / o-i'o / Haw to Eng, Parker,

n., 1. An imaginary company or troop of ghosts, caused by delirium. See oiaio.

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oio

kikinonoun / ō'-i'o / Haw to Eng, Parker,

n., [O, fork, and io, flesh. A flesh hook; a flesh fork.

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Oio

iʻoaproper noun / o-i'o / Haw to Eng, Parker,

procession of ghosts. Land section, Koolauloa, Oahu.

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ʻŌʻio

iʻoaproper noun WahiLocation, Place Names of Hawaiʻi,
  1. Drive and old land section, ʻĀina-Haina, Honolulu, Oʻahu.
  2. Stream, Kahana and Lāʻie qds., Oʻahu.
  • Literally, bonefish.
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    • See Kalaeokaʻōʻio.

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