The word Kailua in Hawaiian means “two seas” or “two currents”. It comes from the Hawaiian words kai (meaning “sea” or “sea water”) and ʻelua (meaning “two”). In actuality the Hawaiian islands consists of two different cities called ‘Kailua’. The larger of the two is ‘Kailua’ located on the windward side of Oahu, while the one I call home lies on the leeward side of the Big Island. Notable Mention: Because in the Hawaiian language, ‘leeward’ means ‘Kona’, Kailua on the Big Island is referred to as ‘Kailua-Kona’.

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