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[Place Names of Hawai'i]

A legendary paradise of plenty, usually thought to be in the Puna district, Hawaiʻi, the home of the sacred princess Lāʻie-i-ka-wai. Many Island places are named Pali-uli, including: a land section with a water cistern, Puna, Hawaiʻi; a cave near Hāna, Maui, where Ka-ʻahu-manu was born in 1768 (RC 309); a point, north central Niʻihau; a land section at Wai-kāne, and a heiau in lower Moana-lua, Oʻahu, now believed destroyed. Street, Ka-pahulu section, Honolulu (TM). Lit., green cliff.

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