[ kee-ah-vey ]
/ kiˈɑ veɪ /
a thorny tree, Prosopis juliflora, of the legume family, native to South America and widely naturalized in Hawaii.
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The Kiawe is the foundation of all the beauty of our lowlands, and provides a delicate background for other plants.Fruits of the Hawaiian Islands|Gerrit Parmile Wilder