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If you ask directions from a local, you’ll likely hear something like, “After you pass the third stoplight, the store is on the mauka side of the street.” Don’t panic! Just remember, Mauka - Sounds like “mountain” and Makai  - Uses the Hawaiian word “kai” (sea).
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Good to Know | Mauka and Makai

17 May 2020, Posted by Ashley in Blog

 

If you ask directions from a local, you’ll likely hear something like, “After you pass the third stoplight, the store is on the mauka side of the street.” Don’t panic! Just remember:

 

 

Mauka – Sounds like “mountain”. Look or turn towards  the mountain / land.

 

 

Makai  – Uses the Hawaiian word “kai” (sea). Look or turn towards the ocean.

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