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MOANA Trailer (Disney Princess Movie - 2016)
MOANA Trailer (Disney Princess Movie - 2016)
Published: 2016/06/13
Channel: FRESH Movie Trailers
Manoa - Electric Relaxation (Nu Chillout & Lounge Synthesis) (Manifold Records) [Full Album]
Manoa - Electric Relaxation (Nu Chillout & Lounge Synthesis) (Manifold Records) [Full Album]
Published: 2015/11/26
Channel: finetunes Chillout Lounge
Where I go to school! University of Hawaii at Manoa
Where I go to school! University of Hawaii at Manoa
Published: 2017/03/02
Channel: Morgan Adams
YEAR I: University of Hawaii at Manoa
YEAR I: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Published: 2015/05/18
Channel: Chelsea Vasquez
University of Hawaii at Manoa Dorm Tour
University of Hawaii at Manoa Dorm Tour
Published: 2016/09/26
Channel: Gabriella Llamas
Move-in tips: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Move-in tips: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Published: 2015/07/30
Channel: University of Hawai‘i News
Semester at University of Hawaii Manoa
Semester at University of Hawaii Manoa
Published: 2016/01/19
Channel: Paola Paredes
USEFUL College Advice + My Experience at UH Manoa!
USEFUL College Advice + My Experience at UH Manoa!
Published: 2017/07/19
Channel: Michelle Kanemitsu
Why I chose University of Hawaii at Manoa
Why I chose University of Hawaii at Manoa
Published: 2013/01/11
Channel: Tiffany Young 티파니
University of Hawaii at Manoa students making the move
University of Hawaii at Manoa students making the move
Published: 2014/08/20
Channel: University of Hawai‘i News
UH Manoa Freshman Year
UH Manoa Freshman Year
Published: 2016/05/25
Channel: Karen Wedekind
YEAR III: University of Hawaii at Manoa
YEAR III: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Published: 2017/05/15
Channel: Chelsea Vasquez
Hike Hawaii - Manoa Falls Trail - Oahu
Hike Hawaii - Manoa Falls Trail - Oahu
Published: 2013/01/17
Channel: ScenicHawaii - Hawaii's HD Channel 1001
Manoa Koganji Bon Dance 2017
Manoa Koganji Bon Dance 2017
Published: 2017/08/06
Channel: Aaron Miyamoto
Manoa - Jumeira Drive (Highway Mix)
Manoa - Jumeira Drive (Highway Mix)
Published: 2008/09/07
Channel: Dariaija
University of Hawaii at Manoa 2015
University of Hawaii at Manoa 2015
Published: 2016/04/21
Channel: Sam Levine
Emilie Manoa - Je n
Emilie Manoa - Je n'en peux plus (CLIP OFFICIEL)
Published: 2016/03/08
Channel: Track Labs
University of Hawaii at Manoa Admissions Decision Reaction! Applying to Colleges #15
University of Hawaii at Manoa Admissions Decision Reaction! Applying to Colleges #15
Published: 2017/02/16
Channel: Nathan Card
Manoa - African Summer (Cool Breeze Mix)
Manoa - African Summer (Cool Breeze Mix)
Published: 2007/02/24
Channel: belle Maus
UH Manoa Student Recreation Services: Surfing Lessons
UH Manoa Student Recreation Services: Surfing Lessons
Published: 2013/04/12
Channel: UH Productions
Manoa - The Water Song
Manoa - The Water Song
Published: 2016/04/03
Channel: Manoa
Whenever You call - Poon
Whenever You call - Poon' & Manoa
Published: 2014/02/18
Channel: Andry RASAMOELIMANANA
Manoa Park Parque Aquático
Manoa Park Parque Aquático
Published: 2012/06/21
Channel: Viajantes do Brasil
Ask A UH Manoa Student
Ask A UH Manoa Student
Published: 2015/12/11
Channel: University of Hawaii -Manoa
Hawaii Driving - Aiea Heights to University of Hawaii at Manoa
Hawaii Driving - Aiea Heights to University of Hawaii at Manoa
Published: 2016/03/29
Channel: psy101514
VLOG #5 | GET READY WITH ME FOR GRADUATION (UH MANOA)
VLOG #5 | GET READY WITH ME FOR GRADUATION (UH MANOA)
Published: 2017/05/16
Channel: Michelle Kanemitsu
Lei Giving At University of Hawaii At Manoa 2017 Graduation
Lei Giving At University of Hawaii At Manoa 2017 Graduation
Published: 2017/05/14
Channel: Honolulu Civil Beat
Where You Live: Manoa
Where You Live: Manoa
Published: 2014/05/09
Channel: KITV
Manoa - Feel Free (Electric Feel mix)
Manoa - Feel Free (Electric Feel mix)
Published: 2011/12/26
Channel: Chill One
The University of Hawaii at Manoa : "Lifestyle"
The University of Hawaii at Manoa : "Lifestyle"
Published: 2011/08/25
Channel: University of Hawaii
Freshman Dorm Towers at UH Manoa
Freshman Dorm Towers at UH Manoa
Published: 2015/05/31
Channel: Niimister
O afogamento - Parque Manoa
O afogamento - Parque Manoa
Published: 2013/01/24
Channel: Ana Beatriz Santos
Maintenance issues persist in aging dorms at UH Manoa
Maintenance issues persist in aging dorms at UH Manoa
Published: 2017/02/01
Channel: KHON2 News
UH Manoa campus an accredited arboretum
UH Manoa campus an accredited arboretum
Published: 2016/03/07
Channel: University of Hawai‘i News
University of Hawaii at Manoa Chinese Language Flagship Program
University of Hawaii at Manoa Chinese Language Flagship Program
Published: 2016/09/08
Channel: UHM COE CRDG
UH Manoa School of Travel Industry Management earns reaccreditation
UH Manoa School of Travel Industry Management earns reaccreditation
Published: 2016/03/16
Channel: University of Hawai‘i News
University of Hawaii at Manoa: Campus Survival Guide
University of Hawaii at Manoa: Campus Survival Guide
Published: 2012/08/01
Channel: CraZieJapoReaN
What
What's Next For These 2017 University Of Hawaii At Manoa Graduates
Published: 2017/05/12
Channel: Honolulu Civil Beat
University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Hawaii at Manoa's Tropical Agriculture and the Environment Program
Published: 2017/02/24
Channel: CTAHR
UH Manoa impressive in national and international college rankings
UH Manoa impressive in national and international college rankings
Published: 2015/09/15
Channel: University of Hawai‘i News
Mariage Tantely & Manoa (extrait) - 28 juin 2014
Mariage Tantely & Manoa (extrait) - 28 juin 2014
Published: 2014/07/30
Channel: Andry RASAMOELIMANANA
University of Hawai
University of Hawai'i at Manoa TKE Beach Party
Published: 2016/05/02
Channel: boarder551
|YOU CAN FLY|  Manoa©  | D.O.M production© | 4K
|YOU CAN FLY| Manoa© | D.O.M production© | 4K
Published: 2017/08/17
Channel: Manoa chante
Ruth B - Lost Boy (Manoa Remix) [Future House]
Ruth B - Lost Boy (Manoa Remix) [Future House]
Published: 2016/05/31
Channel: Your Music
Manoa Parque Aventura Extrema
Manoa Parque Aventura Extrema
Published: 2014/07/29
Channel: Manoa Parque
Boiler problem leaves students dorming at UH Manoa with cold water for weeks
Boiler problem leaves students dorming at UH Manoa with cold water for weeks
Published: 2017/07/21
Channel: KHON2 News
Rats
Rats 'evicted' from pricey, new dorm at UH at Manoa
Published: 2016/04/15
Channel: KHON2 News
UH Manoa Admissions and New Warrior Scholarships
UH Manoa Admissions and New Warrior Scholarships
Published: 2015/11/20
Channel: KHON2 News
Alpha Gamma Delta UH Manoa Recruitment Video 2016
Alpha Gamma Delta UH Manoa Recruitment Video 2016
Published: 2016/08/19
Channel: Mikaela Handler
Emilie Manoa :QVMS  (Quand Viendra Mon Succès)
Emilie Manoa :QVMS (Quand Viendra Mon Succès)
Published: 2017/07/17
Channel: Emilie Manoa
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The lush Mānoa valley sits at the base of the Koʻolau Range

Mānoa (/ˈmɑː.n.ə/, or informally /mɑːˈn.ə/) is a valley and a residential neighborhood of Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. The neighborhood is approximately three miles (5 km) east and inland from downtown Honolulu and less than a mile (1600 m) from Ala Moana and Waikīkī at 21°18.87916′N 157°48.4846′W / 21.31465267°N 157.8080767°W / 21.31465267; -157.8080767Coordinates: 21°18.87916′N 157°48.4846′W / 21.31465267°N 157.8080767°W / 21.31465267; -157.8080767.

Similar to many Honolulu neighborhoods, Mānoa consists of an entire valley, running from Mānoa Falls at the mauka (inland-most) end to King Street. The valley receives almost daily rain, even during the dry season, and is thus richly vegetated – though the valley walls are often dry. Seeing rainbows in the valley is a common occurrence, and is the source of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa sports team names, the Rainbow Warriors (for most men's teams) and Rainbow Wahine (for the women).

The neighborhood is composed of private houses built before the 1960s and low-rise condominiums. Mānoa is home to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, the flagship campus of the University of Hawaiʻi System. The University has several faculty and student residence areas in Mānoa.

Other educational institutions located in Mānoa include Mānoa Elementary School, Noelani Elementary School, Punahou School, Mid-Pacific Institute, Saint Francis School, and a handful of small, private pre-schools.

The central shopping area of Mānoa is the Mānoa Marketplace which features a farmer's market several days of the week. More recent development has seen housing on steeper parts of the Diamond Head side valley wall.

Mānoa stream begins at the base of Mānoa Falls and runs through the valley before joining Palolo stream to form the Manoa-Palolo drainage canal, which flows into the Ala Wai Canal. Floods caused by high rainfall have plagued the residents living along Mānoa stream. Most recent was on October 30, 2004 when Mānoa stream overflowed causing millions of dollars in damages to residential homes and University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa buildings.

Mānoa is the site of the first sugarcane and coffee plantations in the Hawaiian Islands. John Wilkinson tended the first crops in 1825, brought on the ship HMS Blonde.[1]:34 Hawaiʻi is the only state in the United States that produces coffee commercially. For more history see coffee production in Hawaii.

Mānoa means thick, solid, vast, depth or thickness in the Hawaiian language.[2] There is another valley named Mānoa on the north shore of Kauaʻi.

There are many legends associated with Manoa, one very well known legend is the story of Kahalaopuna. Kahalaopuna was born to Kahaukani and Kauakuahine. Kahaukani is the wind of Manoa and Kauakuahine is the rain of Manoa. Kakaukani and Kauakuahine were brother and sister, both born to Akaaka (the projecting spur of the Manoa mountain range) and Nalehuaakaaka (the lehua on the brow of the Manoa ridge).[3]

Manoa Valley Panoramic

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References[edit]

  1. ^ James Macrae (1922). William Frederick Wilson, ed. With Lord Byron at the Sandwich Islands in 1825: Being Extracts from the MS Diary of James Macrae, scottish botanist. ISBN 978-0-554-60526-5. 
  2. ^ Pukui, M. K., S. H. Elbert, and E. T. Mookini. The Pocket Hawaiian Dictionary with a Concise Hawaiian Grammar. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, HI. 1975, p. 104.
  3. ^ Thrum, Thomas. Hawaiian Folk Tales: A Collection of Native Legends. A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago. 1907, pp. 118–119.

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