lauhala_smalllauhala

(lau-HAH-lah)

(n) Hawaiian for pandanus leaf. Used to weave hats, mats, bags, etc.

For example:

 

Like before, the furniture was pushed out of the way, but this time a section of the floor in the middle of the room was padded in lauhala mats and old cushions I recognized from the chaise lounges on the lānai.

 

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