"Makemake ʻoe i ka lau ʻai a i ʻole ka hua ʻai?"
Translation:Do you want vegetables or fruits?
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Hawaiian Dictionary: http://wehewehe.org/gsdl2.85/cgi-bin/hdict?e=q-11000-00---off-0hdict--00-1----0-10-0---0---0direct-10-ED--4-------0-1lpm--11-en-Zz-1---Zz-1-home-lau--00-3-1-00-0--4----0-0-11-00-0utfZz-8-00&a=d&d=D10464
ka lau = the leaf
ka lau ʻai = (the leaf food which translates to) the vegetables
I don't think you are. With nā wāhine, you are referring not to women in general, but several specific women: "the women" instead just plain "women." So I might be wrong but I think it would generally be translated thus:
Makemake au i ka lau'ai. -> I like vegetables. Makemake au i nā lau'ai. -> I want the vegetables.
"Do you want a fruit or a vegetable?" can be used to mean "You must pick one of these things. Which do you choose?" or to mean "would you like a snack? These are the two things I have as options." and the difference is contextual. Would the same apply to this sentence in Hawaiian?