Kaaawa

June 20, 2019

Beach Profiles: Kahana

Kahana Bay

Kahana bay was once famous for Akule or "big eye scad". Spotters posted on high ridges overlooking the ocean would direct the fishermen below by signaling with their arms to tell them where the fish were moving. The calm waters of Kahana were ideal for this style of ...

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June 13, 2019

Beach Profiles: Ka'a'awa

Ka'a'awa Beach Park

In the Hawaiian language Ka'a'awa translates to "the yellow wrasse fish".  Fishermen with poles and spears would regularly meet at Ka'a'awa beach park to gather 'A'awa fish which were once abundant here. Ka'a'awa beach park is a two acre piece ...

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April 30, 2019

Kualoa Moolelo

Photo Credit: Dominic Piperata

Kualoa Mo’olelo

Towards the end of Kualoa Point there was a pond which a strange demi god in the form of a shark lived.  This demi god was sheltered and fed as the people of Kualoa were his friends. Fish were plentiful in the ...

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April 17, 2019

Ka'a'awa Mo'olelo

Ka'a'awa Mo'olelo

Kauhi who was a demi god was a follower of the goddess Pele.  During her travels she stationed ...

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