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1. n., A domesticated taro that has gone wild in the forest, (wao).

  • Source:
    • Kaʻū name. A native taro cultivated in Puna.
  • Examples:
    • Hui aku, hui mai, hui kalo me ka nāwao, mixed here, mixed there, mixed wild taro with tame taro [utter confusion].

2. Same as nākea, a fish.

3. (Cap.) n., Same as Mū ʻai maiʻa, a mythical people.

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