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kona

[ koh-nuh ]
/ ˈkoʊ nə /
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noun
a southwesterly winter wind in Hawaii, often strong and bringing rain.
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Origin of kona

Borrowed into English from Hawaiian around 1860–65

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Kona
[ koh-nah ]
/ ˈkoʊ nɑ /

noun
a district along the west coast of the Island of Hawaii in southeastern Hawaii, divided administratively into North Kona and South Kona districts.
Official name Kailua-Kona . a town in North Kona district, and the largest town in the district of Kona: the first capital, 1795–1820, of the unified Kingdom of Hawaii.

Origin of Kona

From Hawaiian kona “leeward or dry side” (of the island)
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