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1. vt., To carry, bear, lift, elevate, raise, hoist, hold up; to support, as another's testimony.

  • Examples:
    • Hāpai pū, to carry together; carry arms [a military command].
    • Hāpai i ka leo, to lift up the voice, as in song.
    • No ka hoʻohanohano ʻana iaʻu, i koʻu hāpai ʻia ʻana i kiaʻāina, honoring me in my elevation to the governorship.
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2. vi., Pregnant; to conceive.

  • Examples:
    • Kou hāpai ʻana (Kin. 3.16), your conception.

3. n., A native variety of banana with trunk of medium height, the fruit maturing within it, about two-thirds of the way up. The fruits are small, finger length, and ten or less; their skin is yellow, and the flesh yellow, sweet, and edible raw.

  • References:
    • HP 175, Neal 250.

4. vt., To encourage, support.

  • Examples:
    • Ua hāpai ʻoia e inu ka ʻāina apau i ka lama, he encouraged everyone in the land to drink rum.

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hamani, To lift, make a double hit, in volleyball.

  • Source:
    • Niʻihau.
  • References:
    • See ʻaʻena paʻi lua.

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