ʻawapuhi/ ʻawa.puhi /
1. n., Wild ginger (Zingiber zerumbet 🌐), a forest herb with narrow leaves arranged along a stalk 30 to 60 cm high, bearing on a separate stalk small yellowish flowers in an oblong head, and having aromatic underground stems; a native of India.
- ʻA wapuhi lau pala wale, ginger leaves yellow quickly [of things that pass too soon].
- Neal 257.
- PNP kawapui , kawapusi .
2. n., A variety of sweet potato.
3. n., A type of taro (no data).
- For. 5.683.
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