1. n., A variety of taro, said to be the original taro brought to Hawaiʻi.
- Sometimes poetically called hāloa, long stalk, because a god of that name was said to have been in the form of this taro.
- This name may be qualified by the terms hāʻeleʻele or ʻeleʻele; ʻeleʻele ʻomaʻo, ʻeleʻele ʻula or palakea ʻeleʻele; hāʻula, koko, ʻulaʻula, or palakea ʻula; uliuli or hāuliuli; keʻokeʻo; manini; ʻōniʻoniʻo; palakea or palakea papamū; pānaʻe; poni (HP 33, TC 3).
2. n., A variety of sugar cane.
- When young, yellow-green, striped with light yellow-brown; with exposure, a deep olive, striped with dark brown-red; broad, long, green leaves; large stalks.
3. n., Long wave or surf, as extending from one end of the beach to the other. Also kākala.