laoa by Cook Islands Maori Database | Jun 8, 2014 | Pukapuka | 0 comments v. to choke on something (e.g. on a bone caught in the throat). Ia aku na laoa i taku kainga i te pāyua nei. I choked on this clam while eating it. Related to laoa Submit a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.