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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.

  • Rare

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.

Nā LepiliTags: family chiefs anatomy fauna flora limu

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kikino, Wool.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word

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kikino, Format, as of a computer file.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, New meaning

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

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1. 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.

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adj., Sluggish, as the mind; disobedient.

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

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1. n., A feather or feathers.

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

3. n., Wool; fleece.

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

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

2. v., To be impertinent.

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Islet (1.5 acres, 80 feet elevation), Kahakuloa qd., Maui.

Literally, feather.

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

Literally, feather.

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