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ʻōʻio

/ ʻō.ʻio / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

1. n., Ladyfish, bonefish (Albula vulpes 🌐).

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2. n., Soft jelly-like coconut flesh, so called perhaps because of its resemblance to mashed ʻōʻio.

3. n., Kind of braid or plaiting, as in hat bands, so called because it was thought to resemble the backbone of the ʻōʻio.

4. n., Stone used for polishing and as octopus lure.

5. n., Long bundle of salt or fish.

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Nā LepiliTags: fauna fish

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ʻŌʻio

WahiLocation, Place Names of Hawaiʻi,
  1. Drive and old land section, ʻĀina-Haina, Honolulu, Oʻahu.
  2. Stream, Kahana and Lāʻie qds., Oʻahu.
  • Literally, bonefish.
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    • See Kalaeokaʻōʻio.

Nā LepiliTags: Oʻahu

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