vi. Moving smoothly, swiftly, silently, peacefully; flowing or sailing thus; to pass on, glide. He ʻale niau, a moving billow. Niau aku nei ma ka Penekia (chant), swiftly sailing away on the Benicia. Ua niau ke kapu, the taboo has passed. hoʻo.niau Following swiftly and silently; continuing; prolonging; copying, imitating. Hoʻoniau akula ka makāula i kāna pule ʻana, the prophet continued on and on with his prayer.