Wehewehe Wikiwiki

1. n., Small endemic trees (Broussaisia arguta 🌐), with large, oval, toothed leaves, in the saxifrage family; the small flowers and berries are arranged in wide, convex clusters. The flowers of one form have bluish-green petals; of another, red, another white, An old belief was that eating the fruit helped in fecundity; the increase of chiefs was compared to a fruiting kanawao.

2. n., Variant name for nāwao #1, a taro.

3. n., Hard, striped pebble, found in streams and used in slingshots and as sinkers.

4. n., An insect.

Nā LepiliTags: flora trees fauna kalo

Papa helu loliWehewehe Wikiwiki update log

s. A hard, heavy stone from some water brook, used in war with a sling; a sling stone.

2. Name of the small fresh water fish found back in the mountains.

3. Name of a fruit found on a tree in the mountains.

Kanawao (kā'-nă-wā'-o), n.

/ kā'-nă-wā'-o / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. A hard striped pebble found in brooks and used in slinging. Used also as a sinker in fishing with hook and line.

2. Small insect that feeds on the leaf of the kalo (taro plant).

No nā lepiliRegarding tags: Pili piha a pili hapa paha kēia mau lepe i nā hua o luna aʻe nei.Tags may apply to all or only some of the tagged entries.

E huli iā “kanawao” ma Ulukau.

Search for “kanawao” on Ulukau.

Hāpai i wehewehena hou a i ʻole i ʻōlelo hoʻoponoponoSuggest a translation or correction

E hāpai i kahi wehewehena a i ʻole hoʻoponopono no Wehewehe Wikiwiki.Suggest a translation or correction to the Wehewehe Wikiwiki Community Dictionary for consideration.

Mai hoʻouna mai i noi unuhi ʻōlelo.This is not a translation service.