- a city on SE Oahu, in Hawaii.
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Cotton was raised and manufactured on a small scale at Kailua, Hawaii.The Hawaiian Islands
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The next forenoon, when we made the land, we found that we were to the southward of Kailua.
We were to accompany the missionary overland to Kailua, where the schooner was to meet us.
She was going to join the king at their country-seat at Kailua, on Hawaii.Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California
Mary Evarts Anderson
He came to live at various times on the sea-shore at Kailua.Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands