A large Hawaiian forest tree which yields dark red timber.
- Acacia koa, family Leguminosae.
- The first native trees encountered are some koas that form a canopy over the trail.
- His early attempts to nurture Hawaiian natives like koa, ohia lehua, and lama trees were disappointing.
- All that engineering comes with a walnut and Hawaiian koa veneer.
Early 19th century: from Hawaiian.
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