Names of the channels between the islands, 1909.

[Found under: “NA MEA ANO NUI O KE AO NEI: NA KAI ME NA KOWA AME NA KAIKUONO AME NA PUALI.”]

The places where the ocean [moana] meet with the land, and nearly surround the land, or are on the sides of lands, they are called seas [kai], like the Caribbean Sea [kai Karibiana], Black Sea [kai Eleele], White Sea [kai Keokeo], Mediterranean Sea [kai Waenahonua], Red Sea [kai Ula]. Along with the sea of Alenuihaha between Hawaii and Maui, sea of Alalakeiki between Kahoolawe and Honuaula on Maui, sea of Pailolo between Maui and Molokai, sea of Auau between Molokai and Lanai, seas of Naeheehe and Kalohi on the South and West sides of Lanai, sea of Kaiwi between Molokai and Oahu, sea of Kaieiewaho between Oahu and Kauai, sea of Kaulakahi between Kauai and Niihau.

(Lanakila, 9/2/1909, p. 26)

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Lanakila, Buke I, Helu 8, Aoao 26. Sepatemaba 2, 1909.

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