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1. n., A large native tree (Osmanthus sandwicensis), to 19 m high, in the olive family. It bears narrow or oblong leaves, yellowish flowers, and blue 1.3 cm- long fruits. The hard wood, dark-brown with black streaks, was used for spears, adze handles, and digging sticks.

2. vs., Lovelorn, heartbroken.

  • References:
    • Laie 521.

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adj. Ulili nae olopua. Laieik. 142.

Olopua (o'-lo-pu'-a), adj.

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

Heartbroken, lovelorn. (Laieik. p. 142.)

Land section, Pāʻia qd., Maui. Street, Mānoa, Honolulu, named for a native tree.

E huli iā “olopua” ma Ulukau.

Search for “olopua” on Ulukau.

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