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- n. A flagtail.
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Next, Kelolo went to the beach and had his fishermen procure fresh aholehole, which in the old custom of the islands he cooked himself.
GLOSSARY OF HAWAIIAN WORDS aaho, p. 142. ahaaina, feast, p. 150. aheahea, p. 135. aholehole, a species of fish. ahos, small sticks used in thatching, p. 245.
King remarked that the fish of Ukoa pond at Waialua must be pressing on to the _makaha_ (floodgates) and he would like some aholehole.
There in that place is a hole filled with aholehole, therefore the name of the land is Kaluahole.
Expectant mothers are not allowed to eat of the anae-holo, nor the aholehole, fearing dire consequences to the child, hence they never touch them till after the eventful day.