pākalakala/ pā.kala.kala /
1. n., Gray-backed tern (Sterna lunata 🌐), also called the bridled, spectacled, or gray wide-awake tern. The forehead is white, as is a broad stripe over the eye; the nape, the top of the head and a stripe through the eye are black; the upper parts are dark ashy, with white beneath.
2. Same as pākala #1, pākala #2.
3. n., A coarse, nonedible seaweed (Galaxaura 🌐 spp.).
- Cf. kaunoʻa, ʻōkala, pākolekole, pilikoʻa.
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