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hiu Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. vi., To throw or fling violently; to haul energetically with ropes; to get into action, as play or sport; to pursue with energy, as love-making.

  • Examples:
    • Hiu ā wela, ardent and persistent love-making; to take by storm.
    • Hiu aku nei ʻoia i ka puʻupuʻu, he swung into action with his fists.
    • E kū i ka malo ā hiu (Malo 146), stand up with [your] malo and go to it.
    • Hiu nō au ā naʻu ʻoe, Iʻll sweep you off your feet.
  • References:
    • PCP fiu.

2. vt., To elevate, hoist, as by block and tackle.

3. n., Stones used in games of kōnane, kinepeki, and āneo, usually polished and flat.

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hiʻu Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. n. Hind part or tail section of a fish, considered less delicious than the head or front section. See saying, pau #1. Hiʻu kahi, a single fishtail; limited knowledge (fig.). (PPN siku.)

2. n. Caudal fin.

3. vi. To break wind. Same as pūhiʻu.

4. vi. To motion with the hands in a way destructive to the addressee. (Kam. 64:141.)

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hiu Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino Chip, as used in poker, checkers, counting, etc. Dic. ext. mng.

hiʻu Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino Tails, as in coin toss. Dic., ext. mng. Also ʻaoʻao hiʻu. See entry below and pana hoʻolei, poʻo.

hiʻu Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino Tip of a leaf, as hala. Mān. (MW). Also welelau. Cf. poʻo.

hiʻu Māmaka Kaiao,

hamani To throw. E hiʻu i ka pōhaku i ka pōpoki. Throw the stone at the cat. Niʻihau. Also poʻe, wiʻo.

hiʻu, wiʻo.poʻepoʻe Māmaka Kaiao,

hamani To pound, as to crack open. E poʻepoʻe i ka hātuʻetuʻe me ka pōhaku. Pound the sea urchin with a rock. Niʻihau.

hiu / HI-U / Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To seize; to grasp hold of, as a rope.

2. To throw a stone with violence.

3. To be wild; untamed, as an animal.

4. To cry, as a sailor does in pulling a rope; hence,

5. To haul down a ship for repairs.

6. To practice sorcery.

7. To move the hiu (see the s.) in playing konane, a game.

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HI-U Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. The tail of a fish, but not SYN. with huelo.

2. The practice of sorcery.

3. The name of the counter or iliili used in playing konane or konene; ina he hiu, a he aneo paha, a he lalani, a he punikihi paha, aia no i ko laua mau lunamanao.

Hiu (hi'u), n. Parker Haw to Eng,

The caudal fin of a fish.

Hiu (hī'-u), n. Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Small polished and flattened stones used in the games of konane, kinipeki and aneo, as the pieces are used in the game of checkers.

2. Machine for raising weights by working a lever.

hiu / hī'-u / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. v., To fling; to throw with violence.

2. v., To lift or haul with ropes.

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Hiu Place Names of Hawaiʻi Haw to Eng,

Stream, Waiʻanae Valley, Oʻahu. Literally, throw violently.

Tags: Oʻahu

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Hiʻu Place Names of Hawaiʻi Haw to Eng,

Street, Kalihi Waena, Honolulu, Oʻahu. Literally, fish tail.

  • References:
    • TM.

Tags: Oʻahu

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