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Located in the ahupuaʻa of Waimea at Kohala in Waimea is Pūlama Nā Likoʻs home base on the island of Hawaiʻi. Nestled along the slopes- from mountain to sea - 

“Waimea, which means reddish water, a name descriptive of our natural water here, is indeed the true and proper name of our village — no other. This is borne out by the ancient hulas, songs, meles and chants which describe Waimea — never Kamuela,”  - Richard Smart

"It seems that the next sequel of Waimea’s story is in its own hands and will be determined by the strength of community will and individual initiative." Beautifully quoted by Mollie Sperry in her story, A Little Waimea History

A Brief History of Waimea.