kona

kona

[koh-nuh]
noun
a southwesterly winter wind in Hawaii, often strong and bringing rain.

Origin:
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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