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  • n. a small usually perforated wave- and beach-polished shell fragment formed from the spire of a cone, found along beaches of Pacific islands, and used especially to make necklaces.

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  • n. small roundheaded New Zealand tree having large resinous leaves and panicles of green-white flowers
  • n. South American shrub or small tree having long shining evergreen leaves and panicles of green or yellow flowers

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Examples

  • A hala aku laua, aia hoi, ike aku la laua ia Kahalaomapuana, ke kiai ma ka puka o ka Halealii, e kau mai ana iluna o ka eheu o na manu, a ike aku la no hoi i ke ano e o ka Halealii, ia manawa haule aku la o

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Ma ka puka ana o ka la, komo ae la o Kahalaomapuana iloko o

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Laieikawai, ia Mailehaiwale e ku la ma ka puka o ka Halealii, kuu aku ana keia i ke ala, po oloko i ke ala, aia nae o Laieikawai me kona kahu ua pauhiaia e ka hiamoe nui; aka, aole nae e hiki ke hiamoe i kela manawa, no ka mea ua hoalaia e ke ala o Mailehaiwale.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Mokukelekahiki laua me Kaeloikamalama ma ka puka o ka hale.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • I kekahi la ae ma ka puka ana a ka la, uhi ana ke awa a me ka noe ma

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Hele aku la o Mailekaluhea, a ma ka puka o ka Halealii, ku iho la, kuu aku la i ke ala, oia hele no o ke ala a pa i kaupoku maloko o ka hale, mai kaupoku ka hoi ana iho loaa ia Laieikawai ma, ia manawa, hikilele hou ae laua mai ka hiamoe ae.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Hele aku la lakou a ku ma ka puka o ka Hale Alii, wehe ae la ke kahu o

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Ia manawa, kena koke ae la o Aiwohikupua ia Mailepakaha, hele aku la a ku ma ka puka o ka Halealii; kuu aku la i kona aala, a hikilele mai la ko Laieikawai hiamoe, honi hou ana no i ke ala.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • In Hawaiian, the word "puka" means a small hole or void.

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  • "Aole nae kakou e halawai ia manawa; aia ko kakou halawai i ka ehu ahiahi; ma ka puka ana mai o ka mahina i ka po i o Mahealani, alaila e hui ai au me kuu wahine.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

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