1. All species of native fan palms (Pritchardia). (Neal 97–9.) Hats are plaited of its leaves bleached white. Also noulu. Cf. hāwane.
2. Umbrella, so called because the loulu palm leaf was formerly used as protection from rain or sun.
3. Alutera monoceros, a fish, perhaps so called because its greenish-white skin resembled the loulu palm; used in sorcery to cause death because the name contains the word lou, to hook.
4. Type of heiau said to be built for prevention of epidemics, famine, destruction; long rituals dedicating a temple including kauila nui, fetching of the ʻōhiʻa logs for images (haku ʻō hiʻa), kuili and hono rituals (Ii 38).