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honuaʻula Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng / honua.ʻula /,

n., A variety of sugar cane, a dark brown-red mutant of manulele, with purple leaf sheaths and leaves. It was formerly used in medicine, and is one of the best canes for eating raw.

  • References:
    • HP 221, 225.

Tags: flora medicine foods

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Honuaula (ho'-nuă-u'lă): Parker, Haw to Eng / ho'-nuă-u'lă /,

red land. Land section. North Kona, Hawaii.

Honua-ʻula Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Cove and land sections, Kai-lua, Kona; heiau for human sacrifices, Wai-piʻo Valley, Hawaiʻi (For. Sel. 158; RC 14). Valley, Wai-mea district, Kauaʻi. Point, north Lā-naʻi. Congregational church at Ka-naio and a nearby land division, Mākena qd., Maui (Coulter map, p. 229; RC 85). Valley, southeast Niʻihau. (Ii 119.) See Puʻu-honua-ʻula. Lit., red land.

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