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Punaluʻu

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  • Land sections and gulches, Honuʻapo and Pāhala qds.; harbor, landing, black sand beach and beach park, and ancient surfing area (Finney and Houston 26), Honuʻapo qd.; village and heiau, Puna qd., south Hawaiʻi. A cannibalistic moʻo, Kaikapū (hag), lived here; she was killed by Laka and his helpers (HM 263).
  • Stream, Mauna Loa qd., Hawaiʻi.
  • Fishpond, Kāneʻohe, Oʻahu. Literally, spring dived for.
  • Land sections, Kāneʻohe, Kahana, and Waikane qds.; village, beach park, and point, Kahana qd.; stream, Kahana and Wai-kāne qds., east Oʻahu. Literally, coral dived for.

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  • 1. Beach park, ramp, landing, Punaluʻu, Hawaiʻi. Black sand beach 800 feet long fronting a spring-fed pond at the head of a small bay. The boat ramp is on Kahiolo Point at the east end of the beach, a former landing for interisland steamers. The beach park is on Puʻumoa Point at the west end of the beach. Literally, spring [water] dived for.
  • 2. Beach park (2.8 acres), Punaluʻu, Oʻahu. Calcareous sand beach fronting a narrow park on Kamehameha Highway. The park is in the land division of Punaluʻu. Literally, coral dived for.

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