from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The white-tailed tropic-bird, Phaëthon leucurus, which is found in the Sandwich Islands.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Mamua o ka po hoao o na Alii, i ka po i o Huna, hiki lakou i Kawaihae, ia manawa, hoouna aku la oia ia koae, kona elele e kii ia Poliahu e iho mai e halawai me Aiwohikupua, i ka la i kauohaia'i e hoao.
One was the misty rain, another a certain, unspecified cloud formation and the third was a koae kea, or white-tailed tropic bird, flying within the caldera.