1. vs. Straight, upright, direct, correct, right, O.K., accurate, all right; eyes front [military command]. Also pololoi. Kū pololei, to stand straight, sheer, perpendicular, vertical. E pololei ana ke kua, the back will be straightened. hoʻo.polo.lei To straighten, correct, reform; to aim, as a gun; to be partial and treat with favoritism. Kula hoʻopololei keiki kāne, boys' reform school.
2. n. A land shell (Lamellaxis), frequently followed poetically by the epithet kani kua mauna, singing in the mountain ridges. ʻO ka maiau pololei kani leʻaleʻa (PH 204), the land-shell neatness singing gaily.
3. n.. Fresh poi. Kauaʻi.
4. n. An adder's-tongue fern (Ophioglossum concinnum), a small native fern with single narrow-oblong blade, which supports one narrow spore-bearing spike about 2.5 cm long.