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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An inlet of the Pacific Ocean on the western coast of Hawaii Island. Capt. James Cook landed here (January 1779) during his second voyage to the islands and was killed (February 14) during a beach fight with the islanders.


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  • You can decide whether to use a point of interest - such as Kealakekua Bay - or simply the state - Hawaii - as a photo's location name.

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  • A great way to see the historic sites of the island is to set sail on Body Glove Cruises to Captain Cook Monument on the Historical Dinner Cruise to Kealakekua Bay.

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  • You read about how surfing started way back in the Polynesian kingdom of Hawaii, the first account recorded by British Lieutenant James King in 1779, who tacked into Kealakekua Bay on the Kona Coast of the North Island and witnessed the oddest thing: dozens of men riding wooden planks down the waves.


  • He was killed at Kealakekua Bay (Hawaii) in February 1779.


  • Four years later, when he was only 50 years old, he was stabbed to death with an iron dagger by Hawaiian natives in the clear blue waters of Kealakekua Bay.

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  • That had been part of Cook's genius; he always made the right choice - until the very end, at Kealakekua Bay.

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  • He had taken the hydrofoil to Kealakekua Bay, and as he moved swiftly past the bleak volcanic cliffs, he felt a depth of emotion that had surprised and even dis - concerted him.

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  • The Kona coffee district extends for many miles along the western slope of the island of Hawaii and around famous Kealakekua Bay.

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  • Kealakekua Bay is a little curve like the last kink of a snail-shell, winding deep into the land, seemingly not more than a mile wide from shore to shore.

    Roughing It, Part 8.

  • Shortly we came in sight of that spot whose history is so familiar to every school-boy in the wide world -- Kealakekua Bay -- the place where

    Roughing It, Part 8.


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