Speaking of fishes, here is a list of fish names put out by Margaret Titcomb, 1940.

TO PEOPLE WHO KNOW THE  NAMES OF VARIOUS SEA CREATURES AND THEIR DESCRIPTIONS

(Written by M. TITCOMB)

Below is a list of names of some Hawaiian fishes that are written in a book of names at the Kamehameha Museum [Bishop Museum].

puehuehu, puhi, puhi hoolaau, puhi iniiniki, puhi kapa, puhi kapa’a, puhi kapipi, puhi kauila, puhi kina’u, puhi kumuone, puhi laau, puhi laumilo, puhi leihala, puhi nanaka, puhi nauai, puhi nonokea, puhi nukuula, puhi oa, puhi kuna, puhi omole, puhi oni’o, puhi opule, puhi ou, puhi paka, puhi palina, puhi papaa, puhi pule uhi uha [puhi uha], puhi uha, kalakoa, puhi ula, puhi wela, puhi ki’i, puihi, puili, pukukui, pula, puu, puu ili, puu olai; adult stage is eheula? puwalu; young are called maii or maiii,—any length up to hand length; spawn ohua? uha, uhu, uhu eleele, uhu halahala, uhu lauli, uhu maka’ika’i, uhu ohi’uhi’u (blue uhu, such as at Kawaihae), uhu panoa, uhu ula, uhu uli, uhu palukaluka, uhu uliuli, uiui, uiui lua, ukikiki, kaiikai, ukole, uku, uku palu.

(Hoku o Hawaii, 7/17/1940, p. 4)

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Ka Hoku o Hawaii, Volume XXXV, Number 12, Aoao 4. Iulai 17, 1940.

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