kavakava by Cook Islands Maori Database | Apr 12, 2013 | Dictionary: Buse, Taringa, Moekaa | 0 comments n. A fish: long-snouted, slender-bodied, with a marked stripe on its side; said to be narrower and more eel-like than the aupa. Kua mou te kavakava ki runga i te kupenga. The kavakava was caught in the net. [Pn. *kawa(kawa).] Related to kavakava Submit a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.