The name of an extinct or mythical bird: He Hokioi i runga, he Hokioi i runga, hu.1 It is described as a huge bird of prey, large as the moa. It had many-colored feathers, and a bunch of red feathers on its head. The South Island legends speak of a huge man-eating bird, the Hakuai.
- Grey, Sir George. (1853). Ko Nga Moteatea, Me Nga Hakirara O Nga Maori, Wellington: Robert Stokes, p. 32.
- Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, p. 79.