1. nvi. To stitch, sew, mend, patch; a joining, as of mountains. Cf. pāhonohono. E hono ana i kā lākou mau ʻupena (Mat. 4.21), mending their nets. (PPN fono.)
2. n. Back of the neck, brow of a cliff.
3. vs. Bad smelling (less common than hohono). Cf. mimi hono.
4. n. Rite at the end of kapu loulu rituals during which chiefs sat without shifting positions while a kahuna prayed for as long as an hour. (Ii 44.) (PPN fono.)