maiʻa haʻa Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng, n., A Hawaiian variety of banana, with short trunk and leaves, but taller than maiʻa Pākē. The fruit is yellow, edible raw or cooked. Literally, low banana. Related: Also: maiʻa haʻahaʻa. References: HP 175. Tags: flora foods maiʻa Ua hoʻololi ʻia e ko Wehewehe Wikiwiki. / This entry was modified by Wehewehe Wikiwiki.