Stories have been shared about this certain type of fish found at Loko ea, ka iʻa lauoho loloa o ke kai or the longhaired fish of the sea. What is this mysterious fish you ask? It is the limu or seaweed. Poʻe kānaka had a beautiful way with words to poetically portray many things. Now the question remains, what type of limu are we talking about?
Loko Iʻa Fun Fact
Not only do loko iʻa provide a diverse amount of seafood they are also incredible indicators of the health of an ahupuaʻa, a land division from mountains to the sea. Want to learn more? Come visit us in Haleʻiwa.