hake and kake have recently been replaced with khamake and koremake. Those are ports of the original tools to node.js so you’ll need to install that to use them from the command line. You don’t need to install node.js when you use Kit because that itself is based on node-webkit (which is now called NW.js) which basically includes node.js. The tools still support all the same options and Kha and Kore include shortcut scripts - a typical call is now
node Kha/make or
node Kore/make. The switch to node makes it easier to provide updates of the tools and in the long term will provide a deeper integration with Kit.
Read this article