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1. n., Iron, general name for metal tools, a bit; brand, as on a horse.

2. n., All native species of a genus of small trees (Rauvolfia) related to the maile and the hōlei, four or five narrow branches are borne together at joints of branches; many small, yellowish flowers develop, and then small, black, flattened, twinned, inverted, heart-shaped fruits.

  • References:
    • Neal 691.
    • PPN fao.

3. nvt., To scoop, dish, or pick up; to grasp, gouge, pillage, plunder, loot; robber.

  • References:
    • Perhaps PPN saʻo.

4. vt., To come with force, as wind or rain; to do with force and energy.

  • Examples:
    • Hao wale, to strike at random; violent.
    • Hao mai i ka puʻupuʻu, deliver a blow of the fist.
    • Hao maila ka mana (FS 265), power was in full force.
    • Hao mai nā koa ʻAmelika! On come the American soldiers!
    • Hao mai ka makani, kuakea ka moana; hao mai ke kai, kū ke koʻa i uka, the wind blows, the sea is white with foam; the sea rises and coral is washed ashore [anger].
  • See ex., paʻihi.

5. Same as maiʻa ʻoa, a variety of banana.

6. n., Horn, as of a goat.

7. Variant of haohao #2.

  • Rare

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kikino, Rim of basket, in basketball.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
  • Examples:
    • E ʻāhaʻi a ka hao. Take it to the rim.
  • References:

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1. v., To rob; to despoil. Mat. 12:29. To strip one of property; to plunder. Lunk. 2:14.

2. To kill and plunder. 1 Sam. 27:10.

3. To strip one of his garment. Kin. 37:23. To take by little and little; to collect together.

Hao ka Koolau, pau na mea aloha,
Koolau was robbed of all endeared things.

Ahu iho ka pua wahawaha i Wailua,
The despised blossoms were collected together at Wailua.

NOTES.—It was formerly the practice of the chiefs to punish offenders for all offenses less than death, by stripping them entirely of their property; this practice continued until the people had a written code of laws.

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1. v., To put less things into a greater; to put into; to take up and put into; to take up by handfuls.

2. To shovel dirt. See haohao.

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v., To wonder at; to be astonished; mostly haohao.

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s., A robber; a plunderer. Lunk. 2:14.

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1. s., Name of any hard substance, as iron, the horn or hoof of a beast.

2. The name of a species of wood; name of a tree.

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adj., Strained tightly; hence, hard, &c.; in the phrases hao na kepa, the spurs are iron, applied to a horse running swiftly; also, hao na polena, the bowlines are iron, applied to a swift sailing ship; hao ka lima, applied to one working hard.

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adj., Thin; poor in flesh; wiwi, emi iho ke kino a olala.

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1. adj., Iron-like; rigorous; hard; solid; partaking of the nature of hao wood.

2. adj., Strained; tight; rigid: hao na polena.

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1. n., A robber; a plunderer.

2. n., Any hard substance, as iron, the horn or hoof of a beast.

3. n., A small milky tree (Rauwolfia sandwicensis). It is from 10 to 20 feet high.

4. n., The wood of the hao tree.

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1. v., To rob; to despoil; to strip one of property; to plunder.

2. v., To kill and plunder.

3. v., To strip one of his garment; to take little by little; to collect together:

Hao ke Koolau, pau na mea aloha,
Koolau was robbed of all endeared things.
Ahu iho ka pua wahawa i Wailua,
The despised blossoms were collected together at Wailua.

(It was formerly the practice of the chiefs to punish offenders for all offenses less than those punishable by death, by stripping them entirely of their property. This practice continued until the people had a written code of laws.)

4. v., To put less things into a greater.

5. v., To put into.

6. v., To take up and put into.

7. v., To take up by handfuls.

8. v., To take out or up with the hands or with an implement. See haohao.

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1. v., To wonder at; to be astonished. (Haohao is generally used.)

2. v., To be thin; to be poor in flesh: wiwi, emi iho ke kino a olala. Syn: Olala.

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Place and street, ʻĀina-Haina, Honolulu, Oʻahu, named for the Hind property on Hawaiʻi.

  • Literally, to gather up.
  • References:
    • TM.

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