v. to prepare dry pandanus leaf for thatching by drawing it back and forth around a pole to flatten and soften it.
Ko ai na woea te pōkai nei? Who has prepared this roll of pandanus thatch?
Ka woe lauwala te tiniu o Loto i te ayo nei nō te atonga o tō lātou wale uwipānga wōu. Today the Loto women will prepare pandanus leaves to thatch the roof of their new meeting house.
6.5.3. Building materials