kahawai


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kahawai

(ˈkɑːhəˌwaɪ)
n
(Animals) a large food and game fish of Australian and New Zealand coastal waters, Arripis trutta, that is greenish grey to silvery underneath and spotted with brown: resembles a salmon but is in fact a marine perch. Also called: Australian salmon
[Māori]
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Eruera Kahawai (Ngatiwakaue, Rotorua): "Listen, ye people!
Alala Point WWPS, Coconut Grove WWPS, Halekou WWPS, Kahawai Stream WWPS and Kailua Road WWPS.
He resided in Hawaii during the winter months for the past 6 years with his nephew, Michael Kahikina and his wife Naomi and his two nieces Betty Goo and her husband Alvin and Joanna Kahawai and her husband Butch.
Other tropical fish that have been confirmed to be potentially scombrotoxic include herring [33], yellowfin tuna [34], Pacific mackerel [35], tuna (Thunnus thynnus) [36], kahawai [37], the grouper (Plecteropomus maculates) [38], pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus) [39], sailfish [40] and anchovies [41].
"People have had kahawai and gurnard brought to them and some lucky people have had her bring them seahorses," he said.
On a similar theme, Smith examines the form, function and antecedents of a metal pa kahawai, a form of two-piece lure hook, excavated at Te Hoe whaling station and dating to the 1840s-50s.
A portion of the white host, dropped into the chalice, floats in red wine, and brings to mind these lines from the opening poem of the sequence: A rockpool catches the blood, so that in a red cloud of itself the kahawai lies white belly uppermost (p.
Kahukiwa, ibid) "Kahawai." Landfall 39(4): 449-452 Dec 1985.