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By John R. K. Clark

In his most modern publication, John Clark, writer of the very popular "Beaches of Hawai‘i" sequence, supplies us the numerous beautiful tales in the back of the loads of Hawai‘i position names linked to the ocean—the names of seashores, seashores, and different websites the place humans fish, swim, dive, surf, and paddle. major beneficial properties and landmarks on or close to shorelines, comparable to fishponds, monuments, shrines, reefs, and small islands, also are incorporated. The names of browsing websites are the main various and one of the such a lot colourful: from the simply descriptive (Black Rock, Blue gap) to the funny (No Can inform, Pray for Sex).

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North of Nahuna Point. A large banyan tree stands on the low sea cliff inshore of the site. Banzai. Beach, Sunset Beach, O‘ahu. Calcareous sand beach between Ke Waena and Ke Nui Roads. The origin of this name for the section of beach between Banzai Rock and Rocky Point is unknown, but surfing movie producer and artist John Severson recalled that the name was in use when he arrived in 1957. During the 1960s the name was applied to a lava rock formation at the southwest end of the beach, the Banzai Rock, and attached to the surf site in the center of the beach, the Banzai Pipeline.

BB Buoy. Fish aggregating device, Moloa‘a, Kaua‘i. Buoy at approximately 395 fathoms. Landmarks: Kîlauea Point Light, Kâhala Point Light. B Buoy. Fish aggregating device, Miloli‘i, Hawai‘i. Buoy anchored at approximately 850 fathoms. Landmarks: Miloli‘i Light, ‘Au‘au Point, Kânewa‘a Point. Beach House. 1. Arch, beach, dive site, snorkeling site, surf site, Po‘ipû, Kaua‘i. Small pocket beach of calcareous sand on the west side of the Beach House Restaurant. The snorkeling and Bellows Field surf sites are on the reef off the beach.

Luckily, he was only walking. My dad had told me many times if I was ever lost to just give the horse its head. I did and he walked us back toward ‘Âpua Point. The second stop was Ka‘ena where there was another pen, and by then the goats were tired and easy to handle. They were almost like a domesticated herd. At the last stop in Punalu‘u, the goats were penned, slaughtered, and skinned immediately. The hides were salted and placed in the shade to cure, and the carcasses were thrown in the ocean for the sharks.

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