kilohana/ kilo.hana /
1. nvs., Name of the outside, decorated sheet of tapa in the kuʻinakapa, bed coverings; the four inner layers were white, contrasting with the decorated kilohana. Hence extended meanings: best, superior, excellent.
- He aliʻi ke aloha, he kilohana e paʻa ai (saying), love is like a chief, the best prize to hold fast to.
2. n., Hillock, heap, lookout, top, view out, high point (kilo + -hana, nominalizer).
- Probably PPN tirofanga; cf. Tongan siofi, siofia and Samoan tilofia.
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