Wehewehe Wikiwiki Hawaiian language dictionaries

1. n., Long gourd calabash, as used to hold food, clothing, fishing gear; any cooking pot. Figuratively, an empty container, a trifle.

  • Examples:
    • He wahi hōkeo wale nō, just an empty container [to have or know nothing].
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2. vt., To cherish secretly, as love.

  • Examples:
    • E hōkeo iho i ke aloha (song), cherish the love.

3. n., A variety of sweet potato.

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kikino, Kit, as of equipment needed for a particular activity.

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