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moho Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. n., Candidate, as in politics; representative selected to participate in a race, wrestling, or betting contest, champion.

2. n., Hawaiian rail (Pennula sandwichensis), an extinct flightless bird.

3. vi., To unfold, of leaves, especially upper leaf of a plant, as sugar cane, taro.

Tags: fauna birds

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moho Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino, Candidate, as in politics.

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    • Nui maoli nō ka ʻeu o ka paio kālaimanaʻo o nā moho nui ʻehā i hōʻikeʻike ʻia ma ke kelewikiona i ka pō nei. The debate between the four main candidates that was broadcast on television last night was very lively.
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Tags: politics

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moho Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino, Champion, champions.

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MO-HO Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s Name of a species of bird; he moho ka mea kani iloko o ka weuweu, the moho is a bird that crows in the grass; it seldom flies, but walks about.

MO-HO Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. To evolve or show the upper or top leaf of a plant of sugar-cane, kalo, &c.; to bud out; to break or unfold, as the bud into leaves.

Moho (mō'-ho), n. Parker, Haw to Eng / mō'-ho /,

The sandwich rail (Pennula ecaudata). Also the generic name of the oo. said to be "a prince among Hawaiian birds."

Moho (mō'-ho), v. Parker, Haw to Eng / mō'-ho /,

To evolve or show the upper or top leaf of a plant of sugar-cane. taro. etc.: to bud out; to break or unfold, as the bud into leaves.

MOH 436 MOK

Moho Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Coastal area, Ka-haku-loa qd., Maui. Lit., chosen one.

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