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1. Same as mali, to flatter.

2. vs. Barely cooked, underdone. Rare.

3. vs. Glowing, bright, as of fire. He ahi makali hoʻāli na ke kupa (chant), a glowing fire stirred by the native son.

4. vt. To bait a hook. (PCP matali.)

v. To bait a hook; to angle for fish; e makali e loaa iki.

Makali (mă'-kā'-li), v.

/ mă'-kā'-li / Haw to Eng, Parker,

To bait a hook; to angle for fish; e makali e loaa iki. Makali iho oe i kuu makau.

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