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hoa Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. n., Companion, friend, associate, colleague, comrade, partner, mate, peer, fellow, antagonist (if followed by a word such as kaua or paio).

  • Examples:
    • Kona hoa, his friend.
    • Hoa a ka Hale o nā Lunamakaʻāinana, member of the House of Representatives.
  • Related:
    • hoʻohoa Caus/sim.; To make friends.
  • References:

2. nvt., To tie, bind, secure, rig; rigging, lashing.

3. nvt., To strike with a stick or club; to club; a club.

  • References:
    • PPN foa.

4. Same as mamo #1, the honey-creeper.

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-hoa Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

  • Related:
    • hoʻohoa To challenge, dare, provoke; daring, defiant.
      • Cf. uahoa.
      • Hoʻohoa nā manu hanina, the quiet birds are daring.
      • Hana ka iwi a kanaka makua, hoʻohoa mai, get maturity into the bones before issuing a challenge.

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hōʻā Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. vt. To set on fire, burn, ignite, etc. See ʻā #1.

2. vt. To drive, as cattle or fish; to herd. See -ʻā.

3. vi. To talk much. See ā #1.

4. See hōʻā īpuka hale.

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hoʻā Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

hamani To turn on, as a light, radio, TV, etc. Mān. Cf. hoʻopio.

HO-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. A companion; a fellow; a friend; an assistant. It is found in many compounds; as, hoapio, a fellow prisoner; hoamoe, a bed-fellow; hoahele, a traveling companion, &c.

HO-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. To strike on the head with a stick.

2. To beat, as kapa with a stick on a stone.

3. To strike, as in fighting.

4. To drive, as cattle.

HO-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. To tie; to secure by tying; to bind; to wind round, as a rope or string; to rig up, as a canoe; a ma ka wa e hoa ai ka waa, he kapu ka hoa ana. See A and HOHOA. Alaila, hoaia ka pou me ka lohelau:

HO-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. Ho for hoo, and a, to burn.

1. To kindle a fire; to burn, i. e., to cause to blaze; to make a light. Laieik. 77. To rage, as a flame of love; ua hoaia ke ahi, enaena o ke aloha wela, the raging fire of hot love blazed forth. Laieik. 204.

2. To comb or dress the hair or the head.

3. To cast or throw away; e hookuke; hence,

4. To commit mischief, as a child.

HO-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. A tying; a binding.

HO-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

adj. Unsteady; movable. See HIA, adj.

Hoa (hō-ā'), adj. Parker, Haw to Eng / hō-ā' /,

Roving; unsteady; movable. See hia.

Hoa (hō'-a), n. Parker, Haw to Eng / hō'-a /,

1. A tying; a binding.

2. A companion; a fellow; a friend; an assistant. It is found in many compounds; as, hoapio, a fellow prisoner; hoamoe, a bedfellow; hoahele, a traveling companion, etc.

Hoa (hō'-a), v. Parker, Haw to Eng / hō'-a /,

1. To tie; to secure by tying.

2. To bind; to wind round, as a rope or string.

3. To rig up, as a canoe: a ma ka wa e hoa ai ka waa, he kapu ka hoa ana. Alaila, hoaia ka pou me ka lohelau.

4. To smite forcibly with a single stroke of a heavy rod or club.

Hoa (ho-ā'), v. Parker, Haw to Eng / ho-ā' /,

1. To set on fire.

2. To inflame; to incite; to arouse.

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