Aina Haina, Hawaii

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Coordinates: 21°16.714′N 157°44.996′W / 21.278567°N 157.749933°W / 21.278567; -157.749933

ʻĀina Haina is an unincorporated town of the City & County of Honolulu in the state of Hawaiʻi of the United States. Located on the island of Oʻahu, ʻĀina Haina is a residential community developed around Kalanianaole Highway east of Waikīkī and Diamond Head. ʻĀina Haina was named after local dairyman and owner of Hind-Clarke Dairy, Robert Hind. ʻĀina Haina in the Hawaiian language means "Hind's Land".[1] A main street is a loop named Hind Drive for him.[2] ʻĀina Haina has two elementary schools (Aina Haina Elementary School and Holy Nativity School) and a shopping center.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lloyd J. Soehren (2010). "lookup of Aina Haina ". in Hawaiian Place Names. Ulukau, the Hawaiian Electronic Library. Retrieved September 28, 2010. 
  2. ^ Mary Kawena Pukui, Samuel Hoyt Elbert and Esther T. Mookini (2004). "lookup of Hind ". in Place Names of Hawai'i. Ulukau, the Hawaiian Electronic Library, University of Hawaii Press. Retrieved September 28, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Aina Haina Community Association". community web site. Retrieved 2010-04-24.