Definition of ohelo in English:

ohelo

noun

  • The red or yellow fruit, resembling a blueberry, of a small shrub of the volcanic regions of the Hawaiian islands of Hawaii and Maui, Vaccinium reticulatum (family Ericaceae).

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Ellis (1794–1872). From Hawaiian ʽōhelo.

Pronunciation

ohelo

/ə(ʊ)ˈheɪləʊ/