1. vt., To jerk, pull, twist, pry, turn, sway.
- Ka ue ʻana, ʻo ka ue ʻana ia o ka mahi kalo i nā ʻohā ulu mua (Kep. 157), the pulling away, this is a pulling away in the taro plantation of the first growing shoots.
- Cf. naue.
- PPN ue.
2. nvi., A hula step: the caller announces the step to drummer (who changes the beat) and dancers by calling e ue (e imperative and ue). The right foot is extended forward with toes pointing, while both arms are brought forward to chest level with hands crossed and fingers tipped upward; the left hand stays up, while right arm and foot swing back in an outward arc. Then the right arm and foot are moved forward, and the step is repeated to the left. Then three short steps are taken forward. In the last step the left hand is forward, and the right foot and arm back. To do this step.
3. vs., Tall, far apart. Rare except in proper names.
- Kapaliueloa (name of a chief), the very tall cliff.
4. A kind of mat made without stripping the pandanus leaves.
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