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1. nvs., Dizzy, giddy; dizziness; to rotate, whirl, spin, revolve, gyrate.

  • Examples:
    • Ke aloha pōniu ʻailana, dizzy with love and compassion.

2. Same as lolo, coconut sponge.

3. n., The balloon vine or heartseed (Cardiospermum halicacabum 🌐), a slender, herbaceous, tropical vine, with finely subdivided leaves, small white flowers, and 2.5 cm-wide balloon-like fruiting capsules, each with three seeds (black with a white heart-shaped scar). Hawaiians formerly used the whole plant as a magic remedy for dizziness, wearing it as a lei and eating a little, before throwing it away into the ocean.

Nā LepiliTags: flora medicine health

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v., Po and niu, cocoanut, out of which Hawaiians formerly made tops for playthings; hence,

1. To spin round like a top.

2. To have a vertigo or dizziness.

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1. s., Dizziness of the head; vertigo.

2. Name of a low creeping plant like the koali; he mea ulu kolo ma ke ano koali.

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1. n., Dizziness of the head; vertigo.

2. n., A low creeping plant like the koali.

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[Po and niu, coconut, out of which Hawaiians formerly made tops.]

1. v., To spin round like a top. Syn: Oniu.

2. v., To have a vertigo or dizziness.

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