1. nvt. To skin, peel, file, rasp, make a groove; to strip, as sugar-cane leaves from the stalk; furrow. Cf. papa hole, pohole, puhole, penis. Hole Wai-mea i ka ihe a ka makani (name song for Ka-mehameha I, Elbert and Mahoe 52), Wai-mea strips the spear of the wind [the wind refers to warriors, and the song describes their making of spears]. (PNP sole; cf. Penrhyn sosore, Yasuda 66.)
2. vi. To squirm, twist, turn, fidget; to caress passionately. Cf. pīhole.