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ulua Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. n., Certain species of crevalle, jack, or pompano, an important game fish and food item.

  • Examples:
    • Huki i ka ulua, pull in the ulua; figuratively, get your man.
    • ʻAʻole nō wau i mahuʻi mua, e lilo ana ʻoe i ulua naʻu (song), I never thought before that youʻd be my sweetheart.
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2. Similar to ulu #1, ulu #2.

Tags: fauna fish foods epithets

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U-LU-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. Name of a large kind of fish.

2. A kind of vegetable forbidden to women to eat; ina i ai ka wahine i ka niu paha, he maia paha, he ulua paha, make ia.

U-LU-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. To assemble together, as men; ua ulua mai kakou ma keia wahi.

ulua Andrews, Haw to Eng / U-LU-A /,

s. For uluia. See ULU. A collection; a gathering together; an assembly.

2. A forest or garden of breadfruit trees; ka haha ulu, ka hopuhopu ana i ke kanaka e pepehi a make.

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U-LU-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. Name of the sacrifice obtained by the kapopo.

Ulua (u-lu'-a), n. Parker, Haw to Eng / u-lu'-a /,

1. A collection; a gathering together; an assembly.

2. A group or grove of breadfruit trees. (The fruit from a grove of breadfruit trees was tabu to women, but not the fruit from trees standing apart.)

3. A genus of cavalla or Carangus fish. (Papiopio, small in size; paupau, medium size; ulua, large size.) Species are very numerous and valued for food. (The ulua was forbidden to women to eat; ina i ai ka wahine i ka niu paha, he maia paha, he ulua paha, make ia.)

Ulua (u'-lu-ā'), n. Parker, Haw to Eng / u'-lu-ā' /,

A sacrifice or offering made as reparation for wrong. These offerings were made in the month of Ku. The class of priests who made the offerings were called Kapopo.

Ulua (u'-lu-ā'), v. Parker, Haw to Eng / u'-lu-ā' /,

To pile up one thing upon another.

Ulua (u-lu'-a), v. Parker, Haw to Eng / u-lu'-a /,

To assemble together, as men: ua ulua mai kakou ma keia wahi.

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