Entries from Pukui & Elbert 1986 in Pollex-Online

Pukui, M. K. and S. H. Elbert (1986). Hawaiian Dictionary. Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press.

Language Item Description
Hawaiian Hoʔo/lani To treat as a chief; render homage to a chief; act as chief...
Hawaiian Lima kuhi, manamana kuhi Index finger
Hawaiian Loma Lazy, indolent, slow, idle Uncertain Semantic Connection
Hawaiian Lo/lolo Tasty, rich, fat (as marrow)
Hawaiian Lue/lue Bag net...held open by a hoop...baited and lowered into the sea by four long cords Uncertain Semantic Connection
Hawaiian Kuu/pou To go down, walk downhill fast, stagger, to bend far forward, as one reeling drunk
Hawaiian Kaʔele Empty and hollow, as of a bowl, poi board, drum, canoe hull
Hawaiian Kaa/pae To set aside, turn aside, deviate from, eliminate, discard...
Hawaiian Kaikama/hine Girl, daughter, niece, lass
Hawaiian Naa ʔOle Nights of the moon (7-10, 21-22) considered unlucky for fishing, planting, or beginning any important activity...
Hawaiian Moohalu Twelfth day of the month...
Hawaiian Mauli Twenty-ninth of the old month
Hawaiian Kuu Name for the third, fourth, fifth and sixth days of the month (Kuu kahi, Kuu lua, Kuu kolu, Kuu pau)
Hawaiian Wehi Dark Uncertain Semantic Connection
Hawaiian Weʔa/weʔa To help, abet or tempt, especially in love affairs; accomplice, accessory in crime; one who aids or incites but does not share; procurer, pimp; to procure
Hawaiian ʔAe Sap wrung from seaweed or leaves of plants such as taro; liquid remaining after dregs have settled, as of *pia* (arrowroot starch); saliva, drooling of the mouth
Hawaiian ʔEu Mischievous, naughty, playful, as a child; rogue, rascal, scamp
Hawaiian ʔEwa Crooked, out of shape, imperfect, ill-fitting; incorrect, unjust Uncertain Semantic Connection
Hawaiian ʔIo To flee
Hawaiian Kipi Hilo name for mound taro patches Uncertain Semantic Connection
Hawaiian Puuʔao Womb Uncertain Semantic Connection
Hawaiian Laaʔau Wood, timber; stick, pole, rod; splinter; club, blow or stroke of a club; strength, rigidness, hardness, male erection; wooden, woody, stiff as wood; to have formed mature wood (as of a seedling)
Hawaiian Hulumanu Court favorites of Kamehameha III
Hawaiian ʔIwa/ʔiwa Maidenhair ferns (Adiantum spp.)
Hawaiian Pili Grass sp. (Heteropogon contortus)...
Hawaiian ʔAʔa/liʔi Native hardwood shrubs or trees (Dodonaea spp.)...
Hawaiian Pulu/pulu Cotton
Hawaiian ʔOhe/ʔohe Tall native tree sp. (Tetraplasandra spp.); also Reynoldsia [Polyscias] sandwicensis (Ni'ihau) (StJ).
Hawaiian Poohue General name for the gourd plant
Hawaiian Kolo To creep, crawl; to move along, as a gentle breeze or shower; to walk bent over as in respect to a chief or an indication of humility
Hawaiian Kolo/kolo Any creeping vine
Hawaiian Kaa To fish with a pole
Hawaiian Kaa/kaa To fish, as for uhu (parrot fish) with a square net, or ulua with hook and line but no pole; net or nets dropped in a semicircle, as for mullets or 'oo'io.
Hawaiian Mea ʔai Food, refreshment, groceries
Hawaiian Aa And
Hawaiian Aa Until, to, as far as, to the point of
Hawaiian Kaukahi Standing alone, solitary, by oneself, lone...canoe with a single outrigger float
Hawaiian (ʔOolepe) kupe A bivalve
Hawaiian ʔAuamo Pole or stick used for carrying burdens across the shoulders
Hawaiian Lau ʔawa Kava leaf; first two or three taro leaves, as offered with kava leaves with prayers for a good food supply
Hawaiian Hoʔolau To make numerous; to assemble, as of numerous persons or animals; numerous
Hawaiian Kuʔu Type of net let down from a canoe; gill net; to set or lower a net or catch in a net
Hawaiian Kuʔu Release
Hawaiian Wini Sharp, as a point; impudent, nervy
Hawaiian Wae U-shaped canoe spreader
Hawaiian Kaawai Last liquor run off in distillation...; extremely weak and watery liquor
Hawaiian Lolo Fish sp. Short for hinaalea 'akilolo, Yellow-tail Coris (Coris gaimard)
Hawaiian Niu Spinning, whirling, dizzy
Hawaiian ʔOo/niu Spinning top; to spin a top...
Hawaiian Poo Formerly the period of 24 hours beginning with nightfall