Makanalua, Hawaii

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Makanalua, Hawaii
Makanalua is located in Hawaii
Makanalua
Makanalua
Coordinates: 21°11′33″N 156°58′19″W / 21.19250°N 156.97194°W / 21.19250; -156.97194Coordinates: 21°11′33″N 156°58′19″W / 21.19250°N 156.97194°W / 21.19250; -156.97194
CountryUnited States
StateHawaii
CountyKalawao
Elevation
128 ft (39 m)
Time zoneUTC-10 (Hawaii-Aleutian)
Area code(s)808
GNIS feature ID362068[1]

Makanalua (also Makanaloa) is an unincorporated community and ahupuaʻa in Kalawao County, Hawaii, United States.[1] During the Great Māhele of 1848, the land was retained for Princess Kekauʻōnohi. The name means "double gift" in the Hawaiian language.[2][3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Makanalua, Hawaii". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Lloyd J. Soehren (2010). "lookup of Salt Lake". in Hawaiian Place Names. Ulukau, the Hawaiian Electronic Library. Retrieved September 24, 2010.
  3. ^ Pukui, Mary Kawena; Elbert, Samuel H.; Mookini, Esther T. (1974). Place Names of Hawaii. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. p. 141. ISBN 978-0-8248-0524-1. OCLC 1042464.