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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
MOANA Trailer (Disney Princess Movie - 2016)
MOANA Trailer (Disney Princess Movie - 2016)
Published: 2016/06/13
Channel: FRESH Movie Trailers
Manoa - The Water Song
Manoa - The Water Song
Published: 2016/04/03
Channel: Manoa
YEAR I: University of Hawaii at Manoa
YEAR I: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Published: 2015/05/18
Channel: Chelsea Vasquez
Manoa - Jumeira Drive (Highway Mix)
Manoa - Jumeira Drive (Highway Mix)
Published: 2008/09/07
Channel: Dariaija
My Experience at UH Manoa + Useful College Advice! | Michelle Kanemitsu
My Experience at UH Manoa + Useful College Advice! | Michelle Kanemitsu
Published: 2017/07/19
Channel: Michelle Kanemitsu
YEAR II: University of Hawaii at Manoa
YEAR II: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Published: 2016/05/30
Channel: Chelsea Vasquez
Manoa Home For Sale | 2514 Oahu Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Manoa Home For Sale | 2514 Oahu Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Published: 2017/08/01
Channel: 360 Productions
NIKE MANOA [ The Boot Guy Reviews ]
NIKE MANOA [ The Boot Guy Reviews ]
Published: 2017/06/06
Channel: TheBootGuy
UH MANOA DORM TOUR + EXPLORING WAIKIKI BEACH
UH MANOA DORM TOUR + EXPLORING WAIKIKI BEACH
Published: 2017/08/27
Channel: em x evanns
Treehouse from Manoa Park in Honolulu Oahu, Hawaii
Treehouse from Manoa Park in Honolulu Oahu, Hawaii
Published: 2016/02/21
Channel: Jason Abraham
Manoa - African Summer (Cool Breeze Mix)
Manoa - African Summer (Cool Breeze Mix)
Published: 2007/02/24
Channel: belle Maus
Manoa - Angel Voice (Wide Flow Mix) HQ
Manoa - Angel Voice (Wide Flow Mix) HQ
Published: 2012/11/12
Channel: straybot
Manoa - Feel Free (Electric Feel mix)
Manoa - Feel Free (Electric Feel mix)
Published: 2011/12/26
Channel: Chill One
Semester at University of Hawaii Manoa
Semester at University of Hawaii Manoa
Published: 2016/01/19
Channel: Paola Paredes
Manoa Falls Hike - Oahu , Hawaii
Manoa Falls Hike - Oahu , Hawaii
Published: 2017/05/17
Channel: Xplore More
Hawaii Adventures: Manoa Falls
Hawaii Adventures: Manoa Falls
Published: 2015/05/05
Channel: Natalie Kirch
Manoa - Feel Free
Manoa - Feel Free
Published: 2016/09/06
Channel: UnknownMStyle
UH Manoa Freshman Year
UH Manoa Freshman Year
Published: 2016/05/25
Channel: Karen Wedekind
Manoa, Hawaii Driving Tour - See Manoa Real Estate at www.alohatony.com
Manoa, Hawaii Driving Tour - See Manoa Real Estate at www.alohatony.com
Published: 2011/07/11
Channel: alohatony
University of Hawaii at Manoa Dorm Tour
University of Hawaii at Manoa Dorm Tour
Published: 2016/09/26
Channel: Gabriella Llamas
Nani Manoa
Nani Manoa
Published: 2014/03/03
Channel: Kawai Cockett - Topic
Manoa Park Parque Aquático
Manoa Park Parque Aquático
Published: 2012/06/21
Channel: Viajantes do Brasil
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
Mystical Valley: Drone Adventure In Manoa
Mystical Valley: Drone Adventure In Manoa
Published: 2017/03/09
Channel: DicksWorld
Where You Live: Manoa
Where You Live: Manoa
Published: 2014/05/09
Channel: KITV
Living in Hawaii | Manoa Falls Jungle Hike
Living in Hawaii | Manoa Falls Jungle Hike
Published: 2017/03/06
Channel: Morgan Adams
Hike Hawaii - Manoa Falls Trail - Oahu
Hike Hawaii - Manoa Falls Trail - Oahu
Published: 2013/01/17
Channel: ScenicHawaii - Hawaii's HD Channel 1001
Manoa Parque Aventura Extrema
Manoa Parque Aventura Extrema
Published: 2014/07/29
Channel: Manoa Parque
Manoa Falls hike. The entire trail at 4x.
Manoa Falls hike. The entire trail at 4x.
Published: 2016/03/12
Channel: rlyardley
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
O afogamento - Parque Manoa
O afogamento - Parque Manoa
Published: 2013/01/24
Channel: Ana Beatriz Santos
|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
Exploring Manoa Valley - Hawaii
Exploring Manoa Valley - Hawaii
Published: 2008/03/22
Channel: Bruce Fisher
Move-in mania at the University of Hawaii at Manoa
Move-in mania at the University of Hawaii at Manoa
Published: 2013/08/21
Channel: University of Hawai‘i News
University of Hawai
University of Hawai'i at Manoa TKE Beach Party
Published: 2016/05/02
Channel: boarder551
Emilie Manoa :QVMS  (Quand Viendra Mon Succès)
Emilie Manoa :QVMS (Quand Viendra Mon Succès)
Published: 2017/07/17
Channel: Emilie Manoa
VLOG: Finals at UH Manoa - Joyce Jumalon
VLOG: Finals at UH Manoa - Joyce Jumalon
Published: 2016/05/17
Channel: Joyce Jumalon
UH Manoa Student Recreation Services: Surfing Lessons
UH Manoa Student Recreation Services: Surfing Lessons
Published: 2013/04/12
Channel: UH Productions
Whenever You call - Poon
Whenever You call - Poon' & Manoa
Published: 2014/02/18
Channel: Andry RASAMOELIMANANA
Commencement celebrated by record number of UH Manoa graduates
Commencement celebrated by record number of UH Manoa graduates
Published: 2015/05/19
Channel: University of Hawai‘i News
UH Manoa receives top ranking for earth and environmental sciences
UH Manoa receives top ranking for earth and environmental sciences
Published: 2017/02/12
Channel: University of Hawai‘i News
manoa in the rain_.wmv
manoa in the rain_.wmv
Published: 2010/10/24
Channel: Andrew Wiggin
UH Manoa to UH Hilo
UH Manoa to UH Hilo
Published: 2017/01/23
Channel: ticktocktrish
gran cierre de campaña de andrés velasquez en  san felix manoa
gran cierre de campaña de andrés velasquez en san felix manoa
Published: 2017/10/13
Channel: youtube MAN venezuela
Living the HI Life- A Year at UH Manoa
Living the HI Life- A Year at UH Manoa
Published: 2013/05/01
Channel: kachuncamia
Manoa - Don
Manoa - Don't cry tonight (Dreamsphere mix)
Published: 2009/06/11
Channel: Mirekk982
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 - Alpha Gamma Delta, Fall Recruitment 2017
UH Manoa - Alpha Gamma Delta, Fall Recruitment 2017
Published: 2017/08/28
Channel: Alpha Gamma Delta - Delta Sigma
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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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