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1. n., A native spreading shrub (Osteomeles anthyllidifolia 🌐), closely allied to other species found on some other islands of the Pacific. It has compound leaves, small white roselike flowers, small round white fruits. The wood is tough and formerly was used for digging sticks, fish spears, and the ʻūkēkē (musical bow).

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2. n., Digging stick of ʻūlei wood.

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