1. Short for pōkole. A o poko, small cloud. Koʻolau Poko (place name), short Koʻolau. Keiki haehae poko o Nā-ʻā-lehu, the lad of Nā-ʻā-lehu who tears into bits [admiration for a fierce warrior]. hoʻo.poko Short for hoʻopōkole. (PNP poto.)
2. n. Greasy cutworm, such as Agrotis ypsilon and Lycophotia margaritosa, the variegated cutworm; caterpillar (Hal. 78.46).
3. n. Small division of a district, sometimes the personal lands of a chief. See akua poko.