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puehu Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. vs. Scattered, dispersed, routed, gone, tousled; fine, crumbling; every which way, as hair in the wind. ʻAi ā lawa, inu ā kena, puehu ʻoe, eat until satisfied, drink until replete, all gone! Ua puehu ka hulu o ka manu, the feathers of the bird have scattered [said of one who has left in a hurry]. No Hanamāʻulu ka ipu puehu, an empty calabash at Hanamāʻulu [no hospitality at Hanamāʻulu, probably a play on māʻulu, tired]. hoʻo.puehu To scatter, disperse, rout, blow away, whisk, crumble; blown away, fluff; gone. (PCP pu(u)efu.)

2. vi. Peeling, as sunburn.

3. nvi. Remainder, remnant; to remain. ʻElua ā puehu, two and a little over. Ā ʻo ka puehu ka mea i puehu aku a nā pale a ua uhi lā, ā ka hapalua a ka pale puehu, e kau nō ia ma ke kua o ka halelewa (Puk. 26.12), and the remnant that remained of the curtains of the tent, the half of the remaining curtain, it shall hang at the back of the tabernacle.

PU-E-HU Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To blow away; to scatter; to disperse. PASS. To be scattered, as dust or light substances by the wind. Hal. 1:4.

2. To be routed and scattered, as an army. Oihk. 26:36.

3. To be scattered or separated from each other, as a fleet of canoes in a storm.

4. Hoo. To scatter or drive out, as a people. Nah. 33:5.

5. To remain; to be over and above. Puk. 26:12.

PU-E-HU Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. A dispersion; a scattering; a flurry of wind when it strikes suddenly anything and puts in motion whatever cannot resist it, as small dust or bits of paper before the shake of a fan.

2. The remainder; the remnant of a thing; what is over and above. Puk. 26:12.

Puehu (pū'-ē'-hu), n. / pū'-ē'-hu / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. A dispersion; a scattering; a flurry of wind when it strikes suddenly anything and puts in motion whatever cannot resist it, as small dust or bits of paper before the shake of a fan.

2. The remainder; the remnant of a thing; what is over and above.

Puehu (pū'-ē'-hu), v. / pū'-ē'-hu / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To blow-away: to scatter; to disperse.

2. To bo scattered, as dust or light substances by the wind.

2. To be routed, as an army.

3. To be scattered or separated, as a fleet of canoes in a storm.

Puehu (pu'-ehu): / pu'-ehu / Parker Haw to Eng,

a scattering. Point. Hamakualoa. Maui.

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Puehu Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Ridge, Wai-mea district, Kauaʻi. Fishpond site, Wai-ʻanae, Oʻahu, where the hero Ka-welo struck an image that refused to sanction his sailing to Kauaʻi to fight. (Sterling and Summers 2:52.) Lit., scattered.

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