hi'uta1n1torch{Hi'uta} is a torch made from a dry coconut leaf. The individual leaflets of the frond are lashed to the stem in such a manner as to not come apart as it burns downward. coconuts8. source2torchesKokome wa edi hi'uta ya bahe. Tau wananaha ya abi kwatili. The Kokome carried their torches. The real person got their (lighted) torch.3coconut leaf, dryThe dry coconut fronds often remain hanging down below the crown of the the coconut tree for a considerble length of time after they have died. They are used for starting fires or making a quick, hot fire, e.g., for singeing a pig. coconuts5.5FireCompare {ma'ima'i kwatilina} "dry coconut leaves."

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