kākara, n. Small terrestrial hermit crabs (Coenobita spp.).
‘E tini kākara kī tā mātou i te kāinga.
We’ve got a tinful of
KĀre i ma‘ata roa tā mātou kākara i napō, ‘e unga ‘ua te ra‘i‘anga.
We didn’t get many little hermit crabs last night, they were mostly the large sort;
I rama kākara ana mātou ‘ei tākiri āpōpō.
We’d been hunting with torches for little hermit crabs (to use as bait) for tomorrow’s angling.