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kikino Sphere, globe. Dic. See poepoe hapa. Poepoe Honua. Globe of Earth.

v. To be short; to be low, in opposition to tall, high.

2. Hoo. To round; to make round. Oihk. 19:27.

3. To throw away from one, as a child is thrown away from the arms.

adj. Round; round and smooth; globular; circular; he mea poepoe ka honua, the earth is a round thing.

Poepoe (pō'-ĕ-pō'-e), adj.

/ pō'-ĕ-pō'-e / Haw to Eng, Parker,

Round; round and smooth; globular; circular: He mea poepoe ka honua, the earth is a round thing.

Poepoe (pō'-e-pō'-e), v.

/ pō'-e-pō'-e / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. To be short; to be low, in opposition to tall, high.

2. To be round.

Poepoe (po'e-po'e):

/ po'e-po'e / Haw to Eng, Parker,

circular. Land section, Kapalama, Oahu.

Place, Ka-lihi Kai, Honolulu, named for Joseph M. Poepoe, editor of the Hawaiian language newspaper, Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, in the 1890s. He was a lawyer and member of the Legislature. (TM.)

E huli iā “poepoe” ma Ulukau.

Search for “poepoe” on Ulukau.

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