1. nvs. Swampy, foul odor, as of a swamp; halitosis; polluted. hoʻo.pilo To cause a bad odor. (PPN pilo.)
3. n. All Hawaiian species of Coprosma, a genus of shrubs and small trees belonging to the coffee family, with narrow to rounded leaves, tiny greenish flowers, and yellow, red, or black berries.
4. Same as maiapilo (Capparis sandwichiana).
5. idiom. Any kind, any whatsoever (used with ʻaʻohe). ʻAʻohe pilo uku, any pay at all is all right; any pay whatsoever. I lei paha no kākou, ʻaʻohe pilo lei, let's wear leis, any kind of leis. ʻAʻohe pilo ʻōʻō (Kep. 159), any kind of digging stick.