Street Names

Hawaiian names and their meanings for the streets in Hawaiian Paradise Park

Beach Road Ala
Hele o Puna (Ah-lahhehleh o Poona) – Pathway
(road) (of) to Puna
1st
Ave
Akala (Ah-kahlah) – pink, raspberry or thimbleberry
2nd
Ave
‘Aloe
(Ah-low-eh) – a plant used medicinally
3rd
Ave
‘Awa
(Ah-vah) – a small plant used for medicine, drinks
4th
Ave
Awapuhi (Ah-vahpoohee) — ginger flower or
plant
5th
Ave
Ekaha (Eh-kah-hah) ­ bird’s
nest fern
6th
Ave
Hialoa (Hee-ah-low-ah)
­ a small weed with yellow flowers, used medicinally (same as ‘Uhaloa)
7th
Ave
Hinahina (Hee-nah-hee-nah) ­ Spanish moss
8th
Ave
Kahili (Kahhee-lee) ­ a standard, a kind of ginger
9th
Ave
Kalaunu (Kahlahoo-new) ­ crown, crown
flower
10th
Ave
Kiele (Kee-eh-leh) — gardenia
11th
Ave
Kika (Kee-kah) ­
cigar flower, a small smooth shrub with flowers
12th
Ave
Koali (Koh-ah-lee) ­
morning glory
13th
Ave
Kukui (Koo-kooee) ­ candlenut, seed can be eaten, medicinal
14th
Ave
La’amia (Lah-ah-mee-ah) ­ calabash tree
15th
Ave
La’i (Lah-ee) ­
Ti leaf
16th
Ave
La’au Paina (LahaooPahee-nah) ­ pine tree, any kind
17th
Ave
Lokelani (Lohkaylah-nee) ­ a rose
(heavenly rose); Maui’s flower
18th
Ave
Mai’a (Mahee-ah) — banana
19th
Ave
Manako (Mah-nah-koh) — mango
20th
Ave
Melia (Meh-lee-ah) —
plumeria
21st
Ave
Mikana (meekah-nah) — papaya
22nd
Ave
Naniali’I (Nah-nee-ah-lee-ee)
alamanda
23rd
Ave
Naupaka (Naow-pah-kah)
­ a shrub with half flowers
24th
Ave
Ohe (Oh-hay) — bamboo
25th
Ave
Okika (Oh-keekah) — orchid
26th
Ave
Olena (Oh-len-ah) ­ a
medicinal shrub
27th
Ave
Palapalai (Pah-lah-pah-lah-ee)
­ a fern
28th
Ave
Poha (Poh-hah) —
gooseberry
29th
Ave
Poni Mo’i (Poh-nee-Mohee)
— carnation
30th
Ave
Puakalo (Poo-ah-kahloh) ­ taro flower

31st
Ave
Uala (Oo-ah-lah)
­ sweet potato
32nd
Ave
Uhaloa (Oo-hah-loh-ah) — a small weed with yellow flowers, used
medicinally (same as Hialoa)

33rd
Ave
Uluhe (Ooloo-hay)
­ false staghorn
Road
A
Ama’u (Ah-mahoo) ­ a fern
Road
B
Kiawe (Kee-ah-veh) — algaroba
Road
C
Kilika (Kee-lee-kah) ­ silky, like silver oak, a blackberry tree
Road
D
Kukane (Koo-kah-nay) ­
a rough-skinned lemon too bitter or sour to eat
Road
E
Kupaoa (Koo-pah-oh-ah)
­ strong permeating scent of jasmine
Road
F
Lemiwai ( Leh-mee-vah-ee)
­ water lemon, yellow, larger and sweeter than lilikoi
Road
G
Liliko’i (Lee-lee-koy)
­ purple water lemon or purple granadilla, passionfruit
Road
H
Loke (Loh-kay) ­
rose, different from Lokelani
Road
I
Manioka (Mah-nee-oh-kah) — tapioca
Road
J
Noni (Noh-nee) ­ Indian Mulberry, used
medicinally, famine food
Road
K
Pilikai (Pee-lee-kahee) ­ close to the sea
Road L  Paradise Ala Kai (Ah-lahKahee)
­ road by the sea

Railroad Ka’aahi (Kah-ah-ah-hee) ­ train or engine, (fire car)
Heiau Place Wahi Heiau (Wah-hee-Heh-ee-ow) ­ temple place
Heiau Road Ala
Heiau (Ah-lahHeheeow)
­ temple road
Pohaku Circle (Poh-hah-koo) — stoney circle or circle of stones
Maku’u Drive (Mah-koo-oo) ­ neck cut on the
stern end of a canoe hull hewn in the mountains to which a rope was fastened
to drag the canoe to the sea.
Kaloli
Drive
(Kahloh-lee) ­ the turn or
the change

Paradise
Drive
remains
Paradise Drive

O’O
Road
(Oh-oh)
­ a bird, a crowbar, to pierce, to poke
Shower
Drive

Ua

Kilihune (Oo-ah
Kee-lee-hoo-nay) ­ to
shower lightly, misty rain, wind-blown spray