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- n. Plural form of kolea.
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So the kolea company sailed along in the air till they brushed against the sacred locks of Niheu, and for very shame he let go his mother and struck at the koleas with his rod and hit their tail feathers and knocked them all out, so that they remain tailless to this day.
And he returned to the edge of the shore, while the koleas bore off Hina in triumph.