“Hawaiian loko iʻa were unique and sophisticated aquaculture systems that were vital to the sustenance of an ahupuaʻa in traditional times. Within the ahupuaʻa of Kapālama, which Honolulu Community College sits in, there were once dozens of loko iʻa.”
—Kūlana Hawaiʻi, Honolulu Community College
For more information on other elements of the definition and usage, go to the UH Hilo Wehewehe Wikiwiki.
- Related UH News story: Hawaiian language departments launch ʻōlelo of the week, February 1, 2022