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[Hawai'i Place Names]
Pākala

1. Beach, landing, surf site, Pākala, Kauaʻi. Narrow calcareous sand beach fronting the village of Pākala in Makaweli, where many Niʻihau residents live while they are on Kauaʻi. The surf site is on the west end of the wide, shallow fringing reef off the beach and is also known as Infinities. A public right-of-way to the beach is next to the Aʻakukui Stream Bridge on Kaumualiʻi Highway. The landing in the village accommodates the boat that takes Niʻihau residents to and from the island. 2. Beach, Olowalu, Maui. Narrow calcareous sand and cobble beach on the east side of Hekili Point. Lit., the sun shines.

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