Month: June 2020

Big Island, Hawaii Rivers and Waterfalls

June 23, 2020

  In Hawaii, where life is surrounded by and based upon water, there are many words for this life giving element, depending on what kind you might be dealing with. In ‘Ōlelo Hawaii (Hawaiian language), ‘Kahawai’ means river or stream. ‘Wailele’ is the word for waterfall. The root word ‘Wai’ denotes fresh water, while ‘Kai’…

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