Meaning behind the name “Waikīkī”

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The world know of Waikīkī, but who knows the meaning behind the name?

Waikīkī means “the spouting waters” referring to the many fresh water springs and streams that once flourished.

It may now be the tourism center, but before it was one of power for 400 years.  

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