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ʻaʻawa Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

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.

Tags: fauna fish ʻaumakua insects

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ʻAʻawa Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Ancient surfing area near Waiehu, West Maui. Literally, wrasse fishes.

  • References:
    • Finney and Houston 28.

Tags: Maui

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ʻAʻawa Hawaiʻi Place Names,

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

Tags: Maui

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