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Near Kailua-Kona in Hawaii County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
 

Offshore Ko'a Moi

 
 
Offshore Ko'a Moi Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 29, 2017
1. Offshore Ko'a Moi Marker
Inscription. Approximately 500 feet (150 meters) offshore of this location is a ko'a moi. Moi is Hawaiian for Treadfin (Polydactlus sexfilis), and ko'a is a fishing ground. This fishing spot was prized for its abundance of moi, which traditionally was a highly valued food resource. Moi were caught using hook and line.
 
Location. 19° 49.58′ N, 155° 59.737′ W. Marker is near Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, in Hawaii County. Marker is on Kaupulehu Drive near Aina Kaha Place. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 72-100 Kaupulehu Drive, Kailua Kona HI 96740, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Imu Fishing Area (a few steps from this marker); Kumukea/Kumukēhu Point (a few steps from this marker); Kupe'e Concentration (a few steps from this marker); Hawaiian Trail (a few steps from this marker); Habitation Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Waiulu Kīpuka (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Waiulu Kīpuka (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ala Loa (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kailua-Kona.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located on along a public access coastal path in front Four Season Resort Hualalai. The path may be accessed via
Offshore Ko'a Moi Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 29, 2017
2. Offshore Ko'a Moi Marker
This marker is on the right.
an unnamed road located on the south side of the resort. Stop at the gate and ask for a pass and instructions Kukio Beach.
The address given above is for the Four Season Resort.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 25, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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