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vt., To mix ingredients, blend; to ensnare birds, as with lime; entwined, interwoven, interlaced.

  • Examples:
    • Ka poʻe kāwili manu ʻōʻō, people who ensnared ʻōʻō.
  • References:
    • PPN taawiliwili.

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1. v., See wili. To mix together different ingredients, as flour and water in making bread; to stir up together.

2. To be changeable or variable. See lauwili.

3. Hookawili. To mix together; to knead bread. Nah. 15:4.

4. To tear; to rend; to vex; to harass. See kaawili.

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s., The art of catching birds with bird lime, &c.; pela no oia i papa aku ai i ka poe kawili manu oo, so also he forbid those who caught full grown birds.

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n., The art of catching birds with bird lime, etc.: pela no oia i papa aku ai i ka poe kawili manu oo; so also he forbade those who caught full grown birds.

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1. v., To mix together different ingredients, as flour and water in making bread; to stir up together. See wili.

2. v., To insnare birds with bird lime.

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Point, Keāhole qd., Hawaiʻi; ancient surfing area, Hilo qd., Hawaiʻi (Finney and Houston 26); current coming from the west to Ka Lae (South Point), south Hawaiʻi.

  • Literally, twist.
  • References:
    • See Halaʻea.

Nā LepiliTags: Hawaiʻi

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  1. Channel, Waiehu, Maui. Channel through the reef off the westernmost beach homes in Waiehu.
  2. Beach, Hālawa, Molokaʻi. Easternmost of the two beaches in Hālawa Valley.
  • Literally, twist.
  • Source:
    • The Maui site was named for the wiliau, or rip current, that runs through the channel.

Nā LepiliTags: Maui Molokaʻi

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