The Two Conflicting Winds of Kawaihae
From the days of the old, Kawaihae on the Big Island of Hawaii has been known for two conflicting winds: the Mumuku wind from the uplands, and the Naulu wind from the sea. Visitors to Pu’ukohola Heiau National Historic Site daily experience these conflicting winds and can testify to the age-old Hawaiian observation: Na makani paio lua o Kawaihae. “The two conflicting winds of Kawaihae.”
As well, the newly installed weather station at the park has also been providing scientific data that appears to justify this saying:
Click here to see the latest weather observations from Pu’ukohola Heiau National Historic Site!