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hulu Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. n., Feather, quill, plumage.

  • References:
    • PPN fulu.

2. nvs., Esteemed, choice, precious; esteemed older relative, as of parents or grandparents' generations. (This meaning may be connected with the value attached to featherwork.)

  • Examples:
    • He hulu aliʻi, an elderly chief who is loved and esteemed.
    • Nā hulu makaʻainana o nā aliʻi, the most precious of the chiefs' citizenry.

3. n., Fur, wool, fleece, human body hair (contrasting with lauoho, head hair).

  • Examples:
    • Ka hulu ʻako mua o kāu poe hipa (Kanl. 18.4), the fleece first shorn of your sheep.
  • References:
    • PPN fulu.

4. n., Kind, nature, color.

  • Examples:
    • Hoʻokahi nō hulu like o kēlā poʻe, those people are of the same sort.
  • References:
    • PEP fulu.

5. n., Hackle; fishhook with barb on the outside.

  • Rare
  • References:
    • Malo 79.

6. n., Brush.

  • Rare

7. n., Muscle attaching a bivalve to rocks.

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8. n., Seal, named for its valuable fur.

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9. n., Cloth.

10. Same as hulu ʻīlio #1, nahawele #2, pūhuluhulu #2, a seaweed.

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hulu Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino Wool. Dic. See entries below. Hulu aniani. Glass wool.

hulu Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino Format, as of a computer file. Dic., new mng. Hulu waihona. File format.

HU-LU Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. To be disobedient; to disregard one's commands; not to pay attention. See ENUHA.

HU-LU Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. A feather of a bird. Oihk. 1:16. A quill.

2. A bristle of a hog; the hair of the body; hulu kuemaka, the eyebrows. Oihk. 14:9.

3. Wool; a fleece from a sheep. Kanl. 18:4.

4. Name of a kind of fish-hook.

HU-LU Andrews, Haw to Eng,

adj. Sluggish, as the mind; disobedient.

Hulu (hū'-lu), adj. Parker, Haw to Eng / hū'-lu /,

Sluggish, as the mind; disobedient; slow; indisposed to move.

Hulu (hū'-lu), n. Parker, Haw to Eng / hū'-lu /,

1. A feather or feathers.

2. Every kind of hair excepting the hair of the head, which is called lauoho.

3. Wool; fleece.

4. Pen made from a feather, a modern use of the word.

Hulu (hū'-lu), v. Parker, Haw to Eng / hū'-lu /,

1. To be disobedient; to disregard one's commands; not to pay attention.

2. To be impertinent.

Hulu Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Islet (1.5 acres, 80 feet elevation), Ka-haku-loa qd., Maui. Lit., feather.

Hulu Hawaiʻi Place Names,

Island (1.5 acres, 80 feet high), Waiheʻe, Maui. Part of the Hawaiʻi State Seabird Sanctuary. Lit., feather.

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