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lau kapalili

/ lau kapa.lili / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

1. Same as hukilau, seine fishing, but reportedly used in deeper water and with yellowed ti or banana leaves.

  • Literally, trembling net.

2. n., Legendary name for trembling leaves of the first taro, said to have been born of a woman.

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