ongaonga

ongaonga, n. Sandflies, fruit-flies, midges.

Kua manamanatā ‘aia nō te ongaonga i tōna rama‘anga.
The sandflies pestered him when he was hunting (crabs) with a torch;

Kua kī taua putunga ‘ānani pē ra i te ongaonga.
That pile of rotten oranges is covered with fruitflies. [Ce. *o”ao”a.]