‘ē2, n. The coconut stick-insect (Graeffea crouanii), a traditional pest throughout the southern group.
‘E ‘ē tērā e totorō ra i runga i te kīkau mata,
there’s a stick-insect crawling on that green coconut-leaf;
Tē kai ‘ē ra te manu kāvamani,
the minah-bird is eating stick-insects;
Tē ‘ongi nei au i te ‘aunga ‘ē,
I can smell stick-insect.