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1. nvi., To rub back and forth, grate, saw; a saw (also pahi olo).

2. vi., To resound, sound long.

  • Examples:
    • Olo ke kani o ka pila, the instruments sounded together.
    • Ua olo pawa ke kani nei ka moa, the dawn sounds are here, the cocks crow.
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3. n., Long surfboard, as of wiliwili wood.

  • References:
    • Laie 449.

4. n., Hill (rare now except in place names, as Olo-kuʻi, tall hill; Olo-mana, divided hill; Olo-walu, many hills).

5. n., Shelf.

6. n., Large foreign glass beads, said to be so called from a Hawaiian name given to the British ship, Queen Charlotte Mary, which came in 1786 under the command of Captain Dixon; this ship is said to have introduced the beads.

  • Rare

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