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1. n., Wrasse fishes, Hawaiian hogfish (Bodianus bilunulatus 🌐), considered ʻaumākua by some.

  • References:
    • PPN kamakawa.

2. Same as ʻaʻawa hua kukui.

3. Name given for an insect that destroys potatoes.

  • References:
    • And.

Nā LepiliTags: fauna fish ʻaumakua insects

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ʻAʻawa

WahiLocation, Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Ancient surfing area near Waiehu, West Maui.

  • Literally, wrasse fishes.
  • References:
    • Finney and Houston 28.

Nā LepiliTags: Maui fish

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Fishing site, Mākena, Maui. At Nahuna Point, the north point of Mākena Bay.

  • Literally, wrasse fish.

Nā LepiliTags: Maui fish

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