vine to 15’ Pohuehue is a vine found along the shoreline. It is a member of the potato family with large attractive violet colored flowers and shiny, cupped green leaves. This is a superb plant for the seaside garden.
The early Hawaiians used the long stems to make ropes, fishnets and traps.
 Bohm, Dr. Bruce A., Hawaii’s Native Plants, Mutual Publishing, Honolulu, HI, pg. 128.