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lehua

(leɪˈhuːə)
n
(Plants) an evergreen tree, Metrosideros polymorpha, that is common throughout Hawaii and produces flowers which are usually red, but can also be orange, pink or yellow

le•hu•a

(leɪˈhu ɑ)

n., pl. -hu•as.
a Hawaiian tree, Metrosideros villosa, with bright red flowers, yielding a hard wood.
[1885–90; < Hawaiian]
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Several of them had been to Honolulu, and knew the instrument, confirming Mercedes' definition of ukulele as "jumping flea." Also, they knew Hawaiian songs she had learned from Mercedes, and soon, to her accompaniment, all were singing: "Aloha Oe," "Honolulu Tomboy," and "Sweet Lei Lehua." Saxon was genuinely shocked when some of them, even the more matronly, danced hulas on the sand.
Following DLNR Chair Cases opening remarks Kumu Kekuhi Kealiikanakaolelohaililani of H?lau ??hi?a implored the scientists, managers, and everyone who cares for Hawaii to embrace the ??hi?a lehua as a vital component of our natural landscape and cultural heritage.
Tropical flora, lauhala and banana trees, ohia lehua and ti plants, offers shade and wonder.
PLA pellets (Lehua Plastic Material Firm, Dongguan, China) were obtained with a weight-average molecular weight of 200,000 g/mol.
The print's theme, KA' MAkou, or Together We Stand, is represented by the lehua blossom and 'ohe kapala (bamboo stamps) through every piece of each work group's uniform, as applied in different scales and tonalities to prints, linings and woven elements.
'Ohi'a lehua forest ecosystems have adapted to occur throughout the islands and can occur as a shrub or a 100-foot tree.
Kauai, great and grown over with Lehua Island standing grandly in the sea Island stretching out towards Kahiki Kahiki the East, where Kea sends forth the sun Invited, Kona stands forth to the sight, Established far below is Kumuhonua, Shaking the broad foundations of Hawaii of Kea Pointing to the uprising rays of the sun The sun hangs over Kona, Kohala already in darkness Kahiki, whose is Kahiki?
[18] in five varieties of taro flours, Bun-long (22.1 [+ or -] 0.1%), Dasheen (22.2 [+ or -] 0.3%), Hawaii Red(Lehua) (18.1 [+ or -] 0.1%), Hawaii White (18.5 [+ or -] 0.2%), and Niue (19.6 [+ or -] 0.2%).
According to the creation chant Mele a Pakui, Papahanaumoku mated with Wakea, the sky father, and she gave birth to Hawafi, Maui, and Kahoolawe--Ni'ihau, Lehua, and Kaula were the afterbirth.
Goats were weighed at the beginning and end of each experimental period and treated against helminths with Ivermectin injection (Lehua, Zhejiang) at the beginning of the trial.
5 | LEHUA In Hawaii; the ohi'a lehua tree grows right out of cooled lava flows; bees transform nectar from its flowers into a butterscotchy honey with a hint of smoke.
3 May 2013: Gary Dean Bell, Tumamaopavaiai Faitotoatasi Marlyn Enos, Genevieve Bernice Lehua Krier, Shea Elizabeth McCormick, Angelica Marie McDonough, Johnell Y.