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1. Same as haliʻa.

  • Examples:
    • Ke kau mai nei ka haili aloha (FS 41), the loving memory returns.
    • Haili moe, premonition, as in a dream.
    • Haili ʻōpua, a cloud bank that recalls to mind.
  • References:
    • hoʻohaili Caus/sim.; To cause, produce a recollection or premonition; to challenge (Nak. 12).

2. nvs., Spirit, ghost; dim, indistinct.

3. n., Yellow band, as on the tail of ono, the fish.

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s. Ha and ili, skin; surface.

1. A spirit; a ghost.

2. The impression of something fondly remembered; halialia wale mai no ke aloha, hoanoano wale mai no me he haili la e kau iho ana maluna, love brought the fond remembrance, it brought solemnity as if a spirit rested on him; lele ke aka o ka manao, leleiaka i ka lani; lele ae la ka haili o ka ia nui iluna.

v. To cry out suddenly; to give an alarm.

2. To gasp; to pant for breath. See AILI.

s. A temple.

Haili (hă-i-li), n.

/ hă-i-li / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. An indistinct recollection; vague impression made upon the mind by some event or spoken word; a perception of something not real.

2. Earnest desire.

3. Spirit; ghost.

4. The impression of something fondly remembered: halialia wale mai no ke aloha, hoanoano wale mai no me he haili la e kau iho ana maluna, love brought the fond remembrance, it brought solemnity as if a spirit rested on him; lele ke aka o ka manao, leleiaka i ka lani; lele ae la ka haili o ka ia nui iluna.

Haili (hā'-ī-li), n.

/ hā'-ī-li / Haw to Eng, Parker,

Name of a celebrated heiau or temple in Hilo.

Haili (hă'-i'-li), v.

/ hă'-i'-li / Haw to Eng, Parker,

To be put in mind of something suddenly; to be startled, pleasantly or otherwise.

Forest area near Hilo, Hawaiʻi; timber was brought from here to build a church of the same name, said to have been built by Kua-kini (RC 390). Road, Pacific Heights, Honolulu. Lit., loving memory.

Rock, Hāna, Maui. Stone on the south side of Paʻiloa Bay in Waiʻānapanapa State Park that resembles two fingers forming a victory or peace sign. Lit., loving memory.

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