‘Olohena:  Hill-(shaped)-like-buttocks


 

‘Olohena:  Hill-(shaped)-like-buttocks;  

Rubbing-the-mon-veneris;  

Back-of-a-fish;  

Rolling-naked

 

Ka-lama                Lit:  The-torch

Stream rising from the watershed of Ka-puka-iki. It flows across the ahupua’a of Olohena.  [Geo] [PEM]

 

Ka-mo`o-ho`opulu            Lit:  The-wet-ridge;  The-treacherous-lizard

Ridge that is the boundary line between Olohena and Wailua.[And] [Geo] [PEM]

#Ho`opulu means to deceive, to act treacherously, to get the advantage of one by deceit. 

 

Ka-unana-wa`a            Lit: The tiny canoe

Point on the seacoast used to mark the boundary between Wai-pouli and Olohena ahupua`a. [Alex 1900]

 

Kikake                Lit:  ?

Point on the seacoast used to mark the boundary between the Olohena and Wailua ahupua`a.  [Alex 1900]

 

Ka-’ea.             Lit., the hawkbill turtle

A place on the north side of Nounou, in Olohena ahupuaä. It is to the right and upwards from Kalakela. (Akina)

This is the place where Palila had a banana grove. (Akina)

 

An envoy from Kamehameha I to Kaumualii died at Wailua on his mission. He requested that he be buried on the ridge above his pace of death, hence the quote:

Wahio i Ka’ea ka iwi o Kamahele.
Leave the bones of travelers at Ka’ea. (Rev. Akina)

 

Olohena Māhele Names

 

Hō-lau            Lit: To give a leaf

Kula. [LCA 3831]

 

Kuanea            Lit: Barren

‘Ili bordered on the N = kahawai, E = aina “Waipouli”, S = kula, W = kula of Hō-lau.[LCA 3831]