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1. n. Hind part or tail section of a fish, considered less delicious than the head or front section. See saying, pau #1. Hiʻu kahi, a single fishtail; limited knowledge (fig.). (PPN siku.)

2. n. Caudal fin.

3. vi. To break wind. Same as pūhiʻu.

4. vi. To motion with the hands in a way destructive to the addressee. (Kam. 64:141.)

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kikino Tails, as in coin toss. Dic., ext. mng. Also ʻaoʻao hiʻu. See entry below and pana hoʻolei, poʻo.

kikino Tip of a leaf, as hala. Mān. (MW). Also welelau. Cf. poʻo.

hamani To throw. E hiʻu i ka pōhaku i ka pōpoki. Throw the stone at the cat. Niʻihau. Also poʻe, wiʻo.

Street, Kalihi Waena, Honolulu, Oʻahu. Literally, fish tail.

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