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s. A species of tree; same as waimea; olomea i paio aina e mai la; used in producing fire by friction.

s. The name of a striped hog; ina i onionio ka hulu o ka puaa ma ka loa, he olomea ia puaa.

Olomea (o'-lo-me'-a), n.

/ o'-lo-me'-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

A small tree 8 to 16 feet high (Perrottetia sandwicensis), common in the lower and middle woods of all the Hawaiian islands; also called waimea.

Olomea (o'-lo-me'-a), n.

/ o'-lo-me'-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. A fabled hog that is said to have made the olomea.

2. A striped hog: ina i onionio ka hulu o ka puaa ma ka loa, he olomea ia puaa.

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