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Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

n. The paper mulberry (Broussonetia papyrifera 🌐), a small tree or shrub, from eastern Asia, known throughout the Pacific for its usefulness. It belongs to the fig or mulberry family. The bark was made into tough tapa used for clothing, bed clothes; it lasted longer than māmaki tapa.

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wauke

/ WAU-KE / Andrews Haw to Eng,

s., See waoke. The kapa shrub.

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wauke

/ wă'u-ke / Parker Haw to Eng,

n., The tapa shrub; a tree of the genus Morus, the bark of which was used in making native cloth or tapa.

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Wauke

Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Street, Diamond Head section, Honolulu, Oʻahu. Literally, paper mulberry.

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