tāwi by Cook Islands Maori Database | Jun 8, 2014 | Pukapuka | 0 comments v. to hold on, keep on, continue; to carry on doing something, to last (of distance, time). Tāwi peia. Carry on like that. (Keep it up.) Tāwi ake toku poti ia. Hold on to my canoe (so that it won’t drift). Related to tāwi Submit a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.