Kona District, Hawaii

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Kona is a moku or district on the Big Island of Hawaii in the State of Hawaii, known for its Kona coffee and the location of the Ironman World Championship Triathlon.wikipedia
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Kona coffee

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Kona is a moku or district on the Big Island of Hawaii in the State of Hawaii, known for its Kona coffee and the location of the Ironman World Championship Triathlon.
Kona coffee is the market name for coffee (Coffea arabica) cultivated on the slopes of Hualalai and Mauna Loa in the North and South Kona Districts of the Big Island of Hawaii.

Kailua, Hawaii County, Hawaii

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The term "Kona" is sometimes used inaccurately to refer to its largest town, Kailua-Kona.
Kailua is an unincorporated city (Census Designated Place) in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States, in the North Kona District of the Island of Hawaii.

Hawaii (island)

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Kona is a moku or district on the Big Island of Hawaii in the State of Hawaii, known for its Kona coffee and the location of the Ironman World Championship Triathlon.
In the Kona area this tsunami washed a house into Kealakekua Bay, destroyed a yacht club and tour boat offices in Keauhou Bay, caused extensive damage in Kailua Kona, flooded the ground floor of the King Kamehameha Hotel, and permanently closed the Kona Village Resort.

Hawaii County, Hawaii

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In the current system of administration of Hawaii County, the moku of Kona is divided into North Kona District (Kona ‘Akau) and South Kona District (Kona Hema).

Tonga

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In Tongan, the equivalent cognate would be tonga; for windward, the associated cognate would be tokelau.
The word tonga is cognate to the Hawaiian region of Kona, meaning leeward in the Hawaiian language.

Honokōhau Settlement and Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park

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Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park and Honokohau Settlement and Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park are in Kona.
Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park is a United States National Historical Park located in the Kona District on the Big island of Hawaii in the U.S. state of Hawaii.

University of the Nations

Kona is the home of one of the main bases of the international Christian mission organization YWAM, and the University of the Nations, first founded here.
Its largest locations are in Kona, Hawaii (US), Jeju, South Korea, and Perth, Australia.

Kona storm

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When this pattern reverses, it can produce a Kona storm from the west.
The Kona District for example on the Big Island of Hawaii still uses this name.

Kealakekua Bay

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The Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park marks the place where Captain James Cook was killed in 1779.
Kealakekua Bay is located on the Kona coast of the island of Hawaii about 12 mi south of Kailua-Kona.

Hualālai

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The volcanic slopes of Hualālai and Mauna Loa in the Kona district provide an ideal microclimate for growing coffee.
This caused $100,000 worth of damage to the Kona district ($1.2 million as of 2010), and two earthquakes with magnitudes of 5.5 and 6.5 were felt as far away as Honolulu.

Mauna Loa

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The volcanic slopes of Hualālai and Mauna Loa in the Kona district provide an ideal microclimate for growing coffee.
Flows overtook the village of Hoʻokena-mauka in South Kona, crossed Hawaii Route 11, and reached the sea within four hours of eruption.

Ironman World Championship

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Kona is a moku or district on the Big Island of Hawaii in the State of Hawaii, known for its Kona coffee and the location of the Ironman World Championship Triathlon.

Kealakekua, Hawaii

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Other towns in Kona include Kealakekua, Keauhou, Holualoa, Hōnaunau and Honalo.

Keauhou, Hawaii

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Other towns in Kona include Kealakekua, Keauhou, Holualoa, Hōnaunau and Honalo.

Holualoa, Hawaii

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Other towns in Kona include Kealakekua, Keauhou, Holualoa, Hōnaunau and Honalo.

Hōnaunau, Hawaii

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Other towns in Kona include Kealakekua, Keauhou, Holualoa, Hōnaunau and Honalo.

Honalo, Hawaii

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Other towns in Kona include Kealakekua, Keauhou, Holualoa, Hōnaunau and Honalo.

Hawaiian language

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In the Hawaiian language, kona means leeward or dry side of the island, as opposed to ko‘olau which means windward or the wet side of the island.

Windward and leeward

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In the Hawaiian language, kona means leeward or dry side of the island, as opposed to ko‘olau which means windward or the wet side of the island.

Ancient Hawaii

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In the times of Ancient Hawaiʻi, Kona was the name of the leeward district on each major island.

Anticyclone

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In Hawai‘i, the Pacific anticyclone provides moist prevailing northeasterly winds to the Hawaiian islands, resulting in rain when the winds contact the windward landmass of the islands – the winds subsequently lose their moisture and travel on to the leeward (or kona) side of the island.

Orography

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In Hawai‘i, the Pacific anticyclone provides moist prevailing northeasterly winds to the Hawaiian islands, resulting in rain when the winds contact the windward landmass of the islands – the winds subsequently lose their moisture and travel on to the leeward (or kona) side of the island.

Cognate

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Kona has cognates with the same meaning in other Polynesian languages.

Polynesian languages

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Kona has cognates with the same meaning in other Polynesian languages.

Tokelau

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In Tongan, the equivalent cognate would be tonga; for windward, the associated cognate would be tokelau.