Is there a "logical" reason why noho needs he ko possessive? is it because you would inherit it or you are sitting "in" it? Or is it just something to learn without a way to find out?
because you are sitting on it
I can kind of hear a kahakō in the first word.
Pololei ʻoe. Check out Wehe2Wiki2 AND wehewehe.org under both Pukui-Elbert and Māmaka Kaiao. Both spell it with a kahakō: kō