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Land section near Hauʻula, Oʻahu, named for Macao, China. A heiau here, named Luaaliʻi (royal pit), contained a pond within its walls, and around the pond were placed images.

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    • Sterling and Summers 4:99-101.

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Bay, beach, surf site, Hauʻula, Oʻahu. Calcareous sand beach on the bay south of Hauʻula Beach Park. Chinese farmers lived and grew rice here. Ships traveling from China to Hawaiʻi often sailed out of Macao near Canton, and the name was associated with the former Chinese farming community. The surf site is at the edge of the reef on the south side of the bay. Literally, Macao.

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