Hawaiian name: Ulei, Eluehe
This is an excellent xeroscape plant and a common problem is overwatering. The wood is extremely flexible and springy and was used for spears, and creating hoops. A little known fact is that Hawaiians used bows and arrows to hunt birds and rats. This springy wood was a choice selection for both the Hawaiians’ bows and arrows. The fruit is edible although it’s grainy and not very tasty.