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kona

[koh-nuh] /ˈkoʊ nə/
noun
1.
a southwesterly winter wind in Hawaii, often strong and bringing rain.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Hawaiian
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Kona

resort area, Hawaii county, on the west-central coast of Hawaii island, Hawaii, U.S. The western coast of the island of Hawaii is known as Kona, and Kailua is its largest town, hence the name Kailua-Kona for the entire region

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