Other Names: Haehae, Piko Uli, Waianae
General Characteristics: Medium in height, erect, moderately stocky, maturing within 12 to 15 months, producing from 5 to 10 oha resembles Piko Uaua very closely, but the petiole is white at base rather than pink.
Petiole: 60 to 100 cm. long, dark green, usually edged narrowly with dark pink or red, white at base.
Leaf blade: 30 to 45 cm. long, 25 to 35 cm. wide, 20 to 35 cm. from tip to base of sinus, ovate, nearly horizontal, firm-chartaceous, light to dark green; piko whitish; lobes obtuse with narrow sinus.
Corm: Flesh chalky white with yellowish fibers; skin cream-colored.
Inflorescence: Peduncle green; spathe 15 to 20 cm. long, the lower tubular constricted portion 3 to 4.5 cm. long, green, usually tinged with red at base, usually open partially exposing the ovaries, the upper portion deep yellow; spadix 5 to 6 cm. long, the sterile appendage about 4 mm. long.
Origin, and derivation of name: Native variety; derives descriptive name, Uliuli, from dark green petioles.
Distribution: Widely planted on all the islands, especially Oahu, almost exclusively under wetland culture.
Use: A very important commercial poi taro.