tupu by Cook Islands Maori Database | Jun 8, 2014 | Pukapuka | 0 comments v. to grow, develop. Ko yē tupu te āpala i Pukapuka nei nō te vela. Apples do not grow in Pukapuka because of the heat. 1.5.6. Growth of plants Related to tupu Submit a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.