‘aumākua ‘aumākua (OW-mah-koo-ah) (noun) Guardian spirit of an ancestor that can take many forms such as animal, bird, fish, rock, or wind. For example: “Uncle Kahana, this thing with Niuhi sharks. It’s an ʻaumākua thing?” Leave a Reply Cancel reply Connect with: Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.