kāholo/ kā.holo /
1. vi., Hasty, nimble, swift, quick; to move fast, progress rapidly. Cf. holo, to run; pule kāholo. Koʻi kāholo, planing adze. Kāholo ka ʻōlelo, to speak generally and vaguely without committing oneself. Kāholo ka ʻike o kēlā wahi keiki ʻuʻuku, that little boy is quick in learning. hoʻo.kā.holo To cause to hurry; to speed, hurry.
2. vt., To sew with long stitches; basting; sennit lashings on royal canoes (Malo 131). Lopi kāholo, basting thread.
3. nvi., The “vamp” hula step, more common in modern than in ancient dance, consisting of four counts: (1) one foot is extended to the side, (2) the other is brought alongside, (3, 4) this is repeated on the same side; then the four steps are repeated on the opposite side; to execute this step.
4. (Cap.) n., Name of a star.
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