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taro Pukui-Elbert, Eng to Haw,

Kalo (for growth stages see Haw.-Eng. entry); kohana mimi (rare). See poi (Eng.-Haw.). Popular ancient taros include lehua and piʻialiʻi, and medicinal taros haokea and lauloa (HP 12). Taro leaf, lau kalo, lāʻalo; puaʻa hulu ʻole (fig., used ceremonially); lau kapalili, lau kapalala (legendary names). First taro leaves, laupaʻe, laupaʻi. Young leaves, paha. Unexpanded taro leaf, lūʻau, ʻao lūʻau. Taro top, huli; huli mio (spent strength). Taro shoot, ʻohā. Center of taro corm, ʻaihē. Taro where corm is cut away, kōhina. Taro plant after half of young leaf is removed, ʻōpeʻapeʻa. Small tubers, ʻālaʻalaʻa. Taro stalk, hā. Last of taro crop. ʻoene. Worn-out ratoon crops, palili, paunihinihi, ʻōnihinihi, ʻānihinihi, pahūpahū. Cooked unpounded taro, kalo paʻa, ʻai ʻokoʻa, kūpuʻu, kuwala, kuelo, nēʻū. Dried taro, ʻao. Cooked taro leaves, lūʻau, pēʻū. Cooked, pounded but undiluted taro, paʻi ʻai, ʻai paʻa. Taro pudding, kūlolo, piele. Taro baked in ti leaves, ʻai lau, ʻoana. Cooked taro that has fermented, ʻīʻīaao. To peel, as taro stems, ihi, ʻāpikipiki. To pound taro, kuʻi ʻai, kuʻi poi. To break up cooked taro in first stage of poi making, pākīʻai. To pull taro, huhuki ʻai, huhuki i ke kalo. Taro patch, loʻi kalo, loʻiloʻi, māla ʻai, alaʻalai, aualaloʻi, kipi, hakupaʻa. Division between taro patches, pale kōhina, kuāuna, kaikā, īkā. Series of taro patches, kuapapa loʻi. To eat cooked taro, ʻai i kalo moʻa (enjoy a tranquil life of ease).

Kinds of taros (alternate names are in parentheses): ʻaʻae (ʻae, waʻe), ʻāhē, ʻala, ʻala-o-Puna (welowelolā), ʻaoʻao-leo-nui, ʻāpiʻi, ʻapo, ʻapowale, ʻapu, ʻapuwai (ʻaʻapuwai), ʻawapuhi, ʻāweu (ʻāweuweu), ʻekaʻeka, ʻeleʻele (hinupuaʻa, naioea), ʻeleʻele mākoko, ʻeleʻele ʻōmaʻo, ʻeleʻele ʻula, ēulu, haehae, haokea (ʻahakea, haʻakea, hāʻawikea, lūkea), hāpuʻupuʻu (hāpuʻu), hekili, helemauna, hiʻiaka, hinalea, hinapū, hona, hoʻoleinawao, hulipūloa, humuhumu, ʻieʻie, iheihe, iheihe lei, ʻiliʻā, ʻiliuaua, ʻiʻoaweawe, ipu-o-Lono, kaʻeolau, kaʻeonui, kāī, kalalau, kāmau, kanaio, kāniʻo, kele, kihi-lau-nui, kiʻi-hekekē, kīkīpalapala, koaʻe, kuamū, kūkaeʻiole, kūmū, kūʻoho, lapa, lauloa (hāloa; see palakea), launui, lehua (see Haw.-Eng. entry for varieties), lehua keʻokeʻo (waiakea), lehua maoli, lehua palaʻiʻi (ʻiʻi, palaʻiʻi), leʻo, līʻapu, lihilihi molina, līlīlehua, lola, māea, mahakea, mahamaha, mahiki, māhuna, maihua, māʻiʻiʻi, māʻili, māʻiʻo, makaʻōpio, makaua, mākohi, mākoko (kiaʻi-ma-ka-lae), mana (see Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follow it), mana kukula hema (manua), manini, manini ʻōpelu, manini ʻōwali, mimiʻiole, moano, mokihana, nahiolea, naio, nalilikoʻi, nana, nanapiko, nao, naua, nāwao (kanawao), neʻeneʻe (moi), nihopuʻu, nina, nohu, nuku ʻeʻehu (nuku ʻehu), nukukau, nukumanu, oalu, oalu nui, ʻoāʻoā, ʻoʻau, ʻoʻau ulu niu, ʻohe, ʻōhiʻa, olaʻaloa (laʻaloa), ʻoʻolu, ʻoʻopukai, ʻōpelu, ʻōpelu haole, paʻakai, paʻakai mikomiko, paʻapaʻaʻina, paʻea, paʻele-hili-mānoanoa, paʻiaha, pakaiea, pākea, pala, palakea (lauloa hāʻeleʻele, lauloa palakea), palakea ʻeleʻele, palakea keʻokeʻo, pala mahiki, pālau, paniʻole, pāpākole-kāwaʻa, pāpākole koaʻe, pāpalakea, papamū, papapueo, paua, pauʻiole, pāʻū-o-Hiʻiaka, pehua, peluhāʻele, pia, piapia, piʻialiʻi, piʻihālāwai, piko (see Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follow it), pilimai, pōhina, poni, puakawaihae, puʻukōnane, uahi-a-Pele, ualehu, uaua, uia, ʻulaʻula, wehiwa (wewehiwa).

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taro Māmaka Kaiao, Eng to Haw,

See corm. ~ chip. Kipi kalo.

Ta-ro Andrews, Eng to Haw,

kalo.

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