Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The southwest wind that sometimes occurs in the Hawaiian Islands, interrupting the northeast trade-winds and usually bringing rain.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Hauailiki e hoike ia ia iho imua o kana mea e iini nui nei no kona akamai ma ka heenalu; he oiaio, o Hauailiki no ka oi ma Kauai no ke akamai i ka heenalu a oia no ka oi iloko o kona mau la, a he keiki kaulana hoi oia ma ke akamai i ka heenalu, a kaulana, no hoi no kona ui.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • "Hee aku paha," wahi a Hauailiki, no ka mea, aole ona makemake, e hee pu oia me ka lehulehu ma ka nalu hookahi, makemake no oia e hookaokoa ia ia oia wale no ma ka nulu okoa, i kumu e ike mai ai o Laieikawai no kona akamai i ka heenalu, malia o makemake ia mai oia; aole ka!

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Halaaniani ma ka pea o ka nalu, ma kona akamai nui.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • Ema hot-hotu bele uza blog ida ne'e atu hare Vaga Serbisu iha Timor-Leste no atu buka informasaun kona ba serbisu iha Timor-Leste laran e liur.

    Global Voices in English » East Timor: From sighs to steps forward with the use of the Internet

  • Nahala winds, we got them both, and the kona wind as well.

    ON THE MAKALOA MAT

  • And many kona winds have whitened the surf at Waikiki since the last man looked upon the last of Kahekili.

    THE BONES OF KAHEKILI

  • Achilles insisted that Sister Tammy remain in the locked truck as he picked up, with lowered, shamed eyes, her multi-level business products, his boxer shorts, her CDs, her weather almanacs, his Hawks jersey, her kona coffee, her Jesus Walks memorabilia.

    A Kettle of Vultures

  • Well, it was a great luau and by the sound of it, you all will be munching on leftover pork and haupia with your morning cup of kona tomorrow.

    Fiction Writing: Find the Spirit of Aloha

  • I offerz yu awl some freshly-brewed kona koffee, wiff burbon whippy kreeme cuz I noes leez-b likes teh burbon!

    Invisible - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • This nonprofit organization of farmers and producers will help you get the real thing. $22 a pound at kona-coffee-council. com.2.

    Food

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