lau.ahi Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng, Loulou paʻa ｜ Permalinkno ｜ for lauahi, Pukui-Elbert, Hwn to Eng1. nvt. To destroy, as by fire or lava flow. Fig., quick, deft (as after lima); greedy, lecherous. See ex., one ʻā, ʻowāhi. Lauahi Pele i kai o Puna, Pele's lava flows are devastating seaward of Puna. 2. n. Bag net used for fish, as ʻōhua.