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nvi. To move up and down as a seesaw; to flip along, as a lobster; restless, uneasy, always on the move; to gad about; pulsating motion of male organ; a vulgar or contemptuous gesture signifying the latter, made with the fist of one hand, while the other hand grasps the elbow joint, jerking the forearm and clenched fist upwards. Panau ka ʻōpae, the shrimp moves with a flip [of a gadabout]. hoʻo.panau To cause to seesaw, wander, etc.; to make the vulgar gesture. (PCP panau.)

v. To be restless; to be uneasy; to act the gad-a-bout; to go about from house to house or from place to place; to act; to exert one's self. Anat. 27.

Panau (pă'-nă'u), v.

/ pă'-nă'u / Parker Haw to Eng,

To move up and down as in see-sawing.

Panau (pā'-nau'), v.

/ pā'-nau' / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To be restless; to be uneasy; to act the gad-a-bout; to go about from house to house or from place to place.

2. To act; to exert one's self.

Land section, Puna qd., Hawaiʻi, said to be the home of ʻOpelukahi, a robber in the time of Ka-mehameha I who knew the art of lua. He robbed and murdered a Kohala man whose brother then swore revenge. The brother oiled his body and at Ke-ala-komo fought and killed ʻOpelukahi. (Honolulu Star-Bulletin, September 26, 1970.) A shark god born of humans here was Ka-ʻehu-iki-manō-o-Puʻuloa (the little shark red-head of Pearl Harbor), who was fed kava mixed with mother's milk. His cave is said to be here. Lit., uneasy.

E huli iā “panau” ma Ulukau.

Search for “panau” on Ulukau.

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