v. Pa and pau, to be all; to be entire. To be deeply engaged in thought; to engage with all the powers of the mind in some research; to have full confidence in.
2. Hoo. To be fully engaged; to be all in earnest; to give the whole attention of heart and mind. 1 Oihl. 22:19.
3. To be entire; to be altogether or chiefly engaged in some pursuit; e hoopapau hoi ma ka hana maikai. Hoopapau iho la ke alii ma ka aie, the king's great business was to get into debt. Hoopapau loa oia i ka inu i ka rama, he drank rum with all his might.
4. To fill up; to raise up a heap; to suck in and fill up the mouth with water like a fish.
5. To be shallow, as water; to flow off, as the sea at low tide, leaving the water on the rocks shallow; to be at low tide; e kai make; a papau ae la ka Pele ma Oahu, alaila lele oia i Maui; a papau hou iho la ma Haleakala, lele hou oia i Kilauea, when Pele's dominions became shallow on Oahu (i. e., when burnt down near to the level of the sea), then she leaped over to Maui; and when she became shallow again at Haleakala, she again jumped over to Kilauea.