1. nvt. Paddle, oar; to paddle, row. Fig., to travel, get to work, continue working. Kāna hoe (FS 21), his paddle. Hoe aku i ka wāʻa, paddle ahead the canoe [do your share; continue; keep going]. hoʻo.hoe Caus/sim.; to have a canoe paddled. (PPN fohe)
2. vi. To draw in the breath and expel it with a whistling sound, as when tired.
3. n. A bird reported by Kepelino as being the size of the ʻōʻō and black and gray.