1. nvt. Fiber, thread, rootlet (Kel. 121), wisp; strand, as of a spider web; faint footprint; to tread, track, follow, as a trail; small, narrow, thin, as of a fiber; weak, sickly. See ex., puahilohilo. Maʻawe ala, faint path or track; fig., departure of the soul after death. hoʻo.maʻawe To make a tracing; footprint, track, slight path; to make small fibers or threads. (PNP makawe.)
2. n. A variety of taro.