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v. To go away and leave one's company secretly, generally for some evil purpose; a no keia mea (ka ikea ana o ke kahoaka o Laieikawai), hooniau aku la ka Makaula i ka pule ana. Laieik. 26.

v. See NIAU, to sail genteelly. To copy or follow those whose conduct is upright; to do rightly.

Hooniau (ho'o-nī'-āu), v.

/ ho'o-nī'-āu / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To prolong; to extend the time of; to continue: A no keia mea (ka ikea ana o ke kahoaka o Laieikawai), hooniau aku la ka Makaula i ka pule ana. For this reason (because he saw the Kahoaka or spirit of Laieikawai) the priest prolonged his prayer, etc. Laieik. p. 26.

2. To follow in order to overtake.

Hooniau (ho'o-ni'-ău), v.

/ ho'o-ni'-ău / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Hoo and niau, easy sailing.] To copy or follow on after; to imitate; to do rightly.

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