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  • 1. Halemano: Place Names HWST 104
  • 2. PLACE NAMES • Lī huʻe – City and district, Kauaʻi. Former land division near Schofield Barracks, Oʻahu. Lit., cold chill • Waiʻanae – Quadrangle, mountain range, land division, town, valley, district, Oʻahu. Li., mullet water As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 3. PLACE NAMES CONT. • Kaʻau – Crater near the head of Pālolo Valley, Honolulu, said to have been formed when Māuiʻs hook fell there after dropping Pōhakuokauaʻi at Kaʻena point. Lit., forty • Kapoho – Land section and cone, Kalapana and Makuʻu qds, Hawaiʻi. Gulch, southeast Lānaʻi. Point, Mōkapu peninsula, Oʻahu. Lit., the depression As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini) Kapoho
  • 4. PLACE NAMES
  • 5. PLACE NAMES CONT. • Haleolono – Land section and site of a former village, ʻĪ lio Pt qd, southwest coast of Molokaʻi. Lit., house of Lono • Pālāʻau – Three land divisions, Airport and Kaunakakai qds, north central and southwest Molokaʻi. Lit., wooden fence or enclosure As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 6. PLACE NAMES CONT. • Hanakaʻieʻie – Island beyond Nihoa mentioned in old chants. Lit., bay (with) the rise and fall (of sea) • Kahikinui – Land division and forest reserve, Lualaʻilua Hills qd. Maui. Lit., great Tahiti • Honuaʻula – Land division, Mākena qd, Maui. Lit., red land As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 7. PLACE NAMES • ʻUmiwai – Land division, Kohala, Hawaiʻi. Lit., hold breath (in) water or water of ʻUmi • Mahiki – Land division, Waimea, Hawaiʻi, named for a horde of moʻo killed by Hiʻiaka. Lit., leap Kohala As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 8. PLACE NAMES • Kaimū – Land section and village, Kalapana qd, Hawaiʻi, noted for its surf and black sand beach. The black sand was formed by steam explosions that occurred when a lava flow entered the ocean in about 1750. Lit., gathering (at the) sea (to watch for surfing) • Makuʻu – Land sections, Hōnaunau, Kalapana, Makuʻu, and Puna qds; quadrangle, Puna district, Hawaiʻi. Lit., canoe end-pieces Kaimū As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 9. PLACE NAMES • Pōpōkī – Land section, Makuʻu qd, Hawaiʻi. Lit., ti-leaf bundle • Hauʻula – Land section, village, forest reserve, stream, Kahana qd., Oʻahu Lit., the red hau tree • Koʻolauloa – District, northern windward Oʻahu. Lit., long Koʻolau District of Ko’olauloa As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 10. PLACE NAMES • ʻUkoʻa – Fishpond, Waialua, Oʻahu; believed inhabited by Laniwahine, a moʻo, for whom offerings were left; she swam to the sea through a tunnel. Strange fish were sometimes found here – part mullet and part weke, or mullet on one side and kūmū on the other. When the fish were scaled, the colors were found to be deeply embedded. Unpredictably the fish might be fat or thin and hardheaded. Above: ʻanae (mullet) Below: weke As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 11. PLACE NAMES • Ulukou – Area in Waikī kī , Honolulu. Lit., kou tree grove • Lāʻie Wai – That part of Lāʻie village, Oʻahu, toward Honolulu, with the pond and streams. Lit., wet Lāʻie Kou flower/tree As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 12. PLACE NAMES • Kualoa – Land division, point, and beach park, Waikāne qd, Oʻahu, an area anciently considered one of the most sacred places on the island. When a chief was here, all passing canoes lowered their masts in recognition of his sacredness. A place of refuge was here. Lit., long back As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 13. PLACE NAMES • Kaunakakai – Principal town on Molokaʻi, also a quadrangle, land division, gulch, harbor, and beach park. There are several surfing sites with summer swells on both sides of the harbor. The old name for Kaunakakai is Kaunakahakai. Lit., beach landing As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 14. PLACE NAMES • Lele – Old name for the Lahaina district, Maui, so called because of the short stay of chiefs there. Lit., altar or flight • Kaupō – Quadrangle, village, old district, east Maui. Lit., landing (of canoes) at night Lahaina, formerly known as Lele As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 15. PLACE NAMES • Kula – Land area, forest reserve, and former district, Kilohana qd, Maui. Lit., plain • ʻUlupalakua – Settlement and ranch, Mākena qd, Maui. Lit., breadfruit ripening (on) back (of carriers) Kula, Maui As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 16. PLACE NAMES • Hilo Hanakahi – Three sections of Hilo town are: Hilo One (sand Hilo), near the sea; Hilo Hanakahi, an inland section toward Keaukaha, named for a chief; and Hilo Palikū, east of the Wailuku River. As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 17. PLACE NAMES • Kukuipahu – Land section, Kohala qd, Hawaiʻi. Lit., the pierced candlenut • Maliu – Point, Keāhole qd, Hawaiʻi, once famous for surfing. Lit., look upon • Kēwā – Land section near Wailua, Kauaʻi. Stream, Kāneʻohe, O ʻahu. Lit., anticipation As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 18. PLACE NAMES • Puʻuonale – Land section, Kohala qd, Hawaiʻi • Leleiwi – Cape, beach park, and point, Hilo qd, Hawaiʻi. Heiau at Laʻaloa, Kona, Hawaiʻi. Area, Hanalei district, Kauaʻi. Pali and overlook, Haleakalā Crater, Maui. Lit, bone altar (poetically, a symbol of disaster or anger) Leleiwi As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 19. PLACE NAMES • Piʻikea – Gulch, Puna, Hawaiʻi; village, Waipahu qd, Oʻahu. Lit., to become light (as the day) • Wailuku – River and state recreation area, Hilo, Hawaiʻi. Lit., water of destruction Wailuku RIver As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 20. PLACE NAMES • Kalena – Land section and peak near Schofield Barracks, Oʻahu. Lit., the lazy one • Haleʻauʻau – Gulch, Waialua, Oʻahu. Lit., bathhouse As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 21. PLACE NAMES • Waʻahila – Former land section, Mānoa; ride separating Mānoa and P ālolo valleys. Also the name of a beneficent Mānoa rain, and of a chiefess who excelled in a dance named for her. • Pōkaʻī – Land section, bay, beach park, and surfing place, Wai ʻanae qd, O ʻahu. Once the site of a heiau and famous coconut grove. Lit., night (of) the supreme one As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 22. PLACE NAMES • Honouliuli – Land division, village, forest reserve, and gulch, Waipahu qd, Oʻahu. Lit., dark bay • Kaʻena – Point and land section, Puna qd, Hawaiʻi, Lānaʻi, and Oʻahu. Lit., the heat Honouliuli, aerial shot As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 23. PLACE NAMES • Kākela – Place, lower Mānoa, Honolulu. Lit., Castle • Waiolama – Stream and beach, Hilo, Hawaiʻi. Lit., water of torch • Piʻihonua – Land sections, Hilo, Honomū, Humuʻula, and Mauna Kea qds; village, upland area, and ancient surfing place, Hilo qd. Lit., land incline Piʻihonua As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 24. PLACE NAMES • Laʻa – Old name for ʻŌlaʻa, Hawaiʻi, a legendary area for collecting bird feathers. Lit., dedicated • Kumukahi – Easternmost cape, Hawaiʻi. Lit., first beginning • Mokulau – Islet, stream, land area, landing and ancient surfing place, Kaupō qd, Maui. Lit, many islets (numerous rock islets are in the sea nearby) Cape Kumukahi As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 25. PLACE NAMES • Kekaʻa – Black rock and area, site of Sheraton Maui Hotel, Kāʻanapali. A man, Moemoe, insulted the demigod Māui; after lassoing the sun, Māui chased and killed Moemoe, who turned into this rock. Lit., the rumble (such sounds are said to be heard during storms) As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 26. PLACE NAMES • Kāʻanapali – Landing, village, district, Lahaina qd, Maui. Lit. Kāʻana cliff • Waikolu – Valley, land division, and stream, Kamalō qd, Molokaʻi. Lit., 3 waters • Kalaupapa – Village, peninsula, and land division, Molokaʻi; site of the leper settlement on the Kalaupapa peninsula. Lit., the flat plain Kalaupapa As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 27. PLACE NAMES • Kaluaʻaha – Land division, gulch, and place of refuge, Kamalō qd, south Molokaʻi. Lit., the gathering pit • Kaluakoʻi – Land division and gulch, Airport qd, Molokaʻi. Lit., the adze pit. (There are adze quarries on Mauna Loa extending over an area of 30 acres and also in the area just west of Moʻomomi) Kaluakoʻi As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 28. PLACE NAMES • Mālaekahana – Land division and stream, Oʻahu, the name of the mother of Lāʻieikawai, and also the name of tan image that enraptured Kumukahi, the rascal child in the Halemano legend As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)
  • 29. PLACE NAMES • Hālawa – Land section, village, gulch, North Kohala, Hawaiʻi. Land section, peak, village, beach park, bay, point, stream, cape, and quadrangle, east Molokaʻi. Land section, district park, town, and stream, Waipahu, Oʻahu. Lit., curve As taken from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pūkuʻi, Elbert & Moʻokini)