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HAWAII - ENDEMIC

Acacia koaia 

Ho'omaluhia BG, Kaneohe, Oahu

KOAI'A

Rare endangered tree of dry forests of Hawaii, Maui, Lana'i, & Moloka'i.  Distinguished from Acacia koa by its small contorted form, shorter, straighter phyllodes, smaller pods, and extremely hard wood.