Kauai Place Names 
And Hawaiian History
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Aloha: It's Kauai's Spirit
Beautiful Words Written by Pilahi Paki & Generously Shared by the Mayor's Office
AAkahai   Kindness, to be expressed with tenderness.
LLokahi Unity, to be expressed with Harmony.
OOlu'olu Agreeable, to be expressed with pleasantness.
HHa'aha'a Humility, to be expressed with modesty.
AAhonui Patience, to be expressed with perseverance.
Kauai Place Names 
Barking Sands Sand that Barks
Mana  Arid
Kekaha The Place
Waimea Reddish Water
Pakala The Sun Shine
Makaweli Fearful Feature
Kaumakani Place Winds
Hanapepe Crushed Bay
'Ele'Ele Black
Kalaheo Proud Day
Lawa'i Village
Koloa Long Sugar Cane
Mahaulepu Falling Together
Puhi Blow
Lihu'e Cold Chill
Nawiliwili The Nawiliwili Tree
Hanama'ulu Tired
Wailua Many Waters
Kapa'a The Solids, or the Closing
Kawaihau Ice Water
Kealia Salt Encrustation
Anahola Easily Broken
Kilauea Spewing, much spreading
Moloa'a Matted Root
Kalihiwai Stream
Ha'ena Red Hot
Wainiha Unfriendly Water
Hanalei Crescent Bay
Wai'ale'ale Overflowing Water
Kawaikini Multitudinous Water
Kaunalewa Swaying Place
Kalalau The Straying
Hanakapi'ai The Sprinkling Food
Polihale House Bosom
Ke'e Avoidance
'Anini Dwarfish, Stunted
'Opaeka'a Rolling Shrimp
Ahukini Altar
Kilohana Lookout Point, Outer Tapa, Best
Kipu Hold Back
Po'ipu Completely Overcast, Crashing
Hawaiian History
Island Name: Kaua'i Hawai'i
Color: Purple (Poni) Red (Ula'ula)
Flower: Mokihana Lehua 'Ohi'a
Highest Mountain: Kawaikini Peak:  5,243 Mauna Kea:  13,796
Capitol or Town: Lihu'e Hilo
Hawaiian Name: Garden Island Big Island
Island Song:  Maika'i Kaua'i Hilo March
Maui O'ahu Moloka'i
Pink ('Akala) Orange (Lena Lena) Green ('Oma 'O Ma'o)
Lokelani 'Ilima Kukui
Pu'u'ula'ula:  10,023 Mt. Ka'ala:  4,020 Kamakou Peak:  4,970
Wailuku Honolulu Kaunakakai
Valley Island Gathering Place Friendly Island
Maui No Ka 'Oi O Beautiful 'Ilima Moloka'i Nui A Hina
Lana'i Ni'ihau Kaho'olawe
Yellow (Melemele) White (Ke'oke'o) Gray (Lehu)
Kauna'oa Pupu Shells Hinahina
Mt. Lan'i Hale:  3.370 Pania'u Point:  1,281 Mt. Lia Makika:  1,477
Lana'i Hale Pu'uwai None
Pineapple Island Forbidden Island Barren Island
Lana'i Pupu O Ni'ihau Sweet Lei Hina Hina
State Information
State Name Hawai'i
State Flower: Koki'o Pua Aloalo 
native yellow hibiscus (brackenridgei)
State Tree: Kukui 
candlenut
State Bird: Nene
(pronounced "neh-neh") is a land bird and a variety of goose. 
State Fish: humu humu nuku nuku apua`a 
It's really the unofficial state fish, also called a Hawaiian Triggerfish. 
State Flag: Ka Hae Hawai'i 
It has eight stripes in white, red and blue representing the eight major islands. 
State Motto: Ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono
"The life (sovereignty) of the land is perpetuated in (by) righteousness."
State Song: Hawai'i Pono'i
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