She came to the kukui grove and looked all around, seeing nothing, but passing further along she saw a mist rising.
For lights they used the oily nuts of the kukui or candle-nut tree.
Only two thousand pounds of kukui nuts were exported in 1872.
It stands in about an acre of ground, ornamented with flowers, shrubs, and an avenue of kukui and koa-trees.
They grow on a beautiful tree called "kukui," or candle-nut tree.
The kukui tree is easily recognizable from afar off by the pale hue of its foliage, which appears to be dusted over with flour.
kukui (ku-k-i)--a tree (Aleurites moluccana) from the nuts of which were made torches; a torch.
One of the conspicuous trees of the Hawaiian forests is the kukui or candle-nut.
The Hawaiians sometimes made use of the clear gum of the kukui tree to aid in fixing the drumhead in place.
Fine varieties were even made of the kukui (Aleurites moluccana).