Hawaiian Street Names The Complete Guide to Oahu Street Names by Rich Budnick

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Published by Aloha Pr .

Written in English

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  • Streets,
  • Oahu (Hawaii),
  • History, Local,
  • Reference,
  • Hawaii,
  • Hawaiian language,
  • General,
  • Etymology,
  • Names,
  • Oahu

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsDuke Kalani Wise (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8446654M
ISBN 100944081002
ISBN 109780944081006

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"Hawaiian Street Names" focuses on Oahu street names with thousands of entries, but it also has three pages with a total of about 70 Hawaii place names and a one page glossary with about 20 Hawaiian terms.

"Hawaiian Street Names" includes many street names that are not included in "Place Names of Hawaii". For instance, Kuhio (there should be a line (kahako or macron) over the u and the 5/5(3).

Great book with a wealth of info. Much more than just a list of street names, this book gives the meaning of the street names and also the history behind some of the names.

Of all the books i've purchased on Hawaii, this one is by far the best. Too bad its 5/5(3). In this book the authors endeavor to provide the people of the State of Hawaiʻi with a glossary of important place names in the State, including names of valleys, streams, mountains, land sections, surfing areas, towns, villages, and Honolulu streets and buildings.

The first edition of Place Names of Hawaii contained only 1, entries. The coverage is expanded in the present edition to include. Royal Hawaiian Ave; Royal Pl; Rte 61; Rte 72; Rte 99; Russel Way; Russell Ave; Ruth Pl; Rycroft St; S Beretania St; S Hotel St; S Judd St; S King St; S King St; S Kuakini St; S Kukui St; S Nimitz Hwy; S Pauahi St; S School St; S Vineyard Blvd; Safeguard St; Salt Lake Blvd; Salvor St; Samoa Pl; San Antonio Ave; San Juan St; Sand Island Access Rd; Sand Island Pkwy; Sanders Cir; Saratoga Rd.

List of Street Names in Hawaii County, Hawaii, Maps and Street Views. 1 Ele Ele Rd; 34th Ave; 35th Ave; 36th Ave; 37th Ave; 38th Ave; 39th Ave; 40th Ave; 4th St; 68 Mile Rd; 8 1/2 Mi Camp Rd; A'eloa; A-1 Lot St; Aa St; Aina Kaha Pl; Akahi Ave; Akala Rd; Akana Pl; Akasaki Rd; Akoni Pule Hwy; Alahaki Rd; Alapai Point Rd; Alii Dr; Ama Rd N.

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Population (as of ): 1, History: Polynesian settlers were probably the earliest inhabitants of the Hawaiian. Hawaiian Street Names book The Hawaiian language years ago, was spoken widely mostly by native Hawaiians, but after the overthrow of the Monarchy in the 's, teachers would punish students for speaking Hawaiian, even in a Hawaiian only private school.

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Even a rough estimate is impossible. Hawaiians named taro patches, rocks, trees, canoe landings, resting places in the forests, and the tiniest spots where miraculous events are believed to have taken place. And place names are far from static--names are constantly being given to new houses and buildings, streets and towns, and old names Reviews: 1.

Hawaii: Ma’ipalaoa Road. And that’s saying a lot considering the state’s other wacky street names: Satan Wood Drive (OK, actually, it’s Satinwood Drive, but for 30 years, the town. Get this from a library. Hawaiian street names: the complete guide to O'ahu street name translations. [Rich Budnick; Duke Kalani Wise].

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Ever wonder what goes into naming a street. SinceHonolulu City and County law has required all new streets be given Hawaiian names. However, it’s not uncommon to see non-Hawaiian street. The Hawaiian names, words or phrases must be 'appropriate' to cultural, scenic, and topographic features 2.

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