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Date Posted: Sunday, June 10, 02:08:16am
Author: GJ
Subject: That's a beautiful place indeed! Very expensive as well
In reply to: . 's message, "Hawai Latino" on Saturday, June 09, 08:05:12pm

>Aloha Amigos, desde Waikiki!
>El volcán Le'ahi, mundialmente conocido como 'Diamonh
>Head' o 'Cabeza de Diamante'. Ergue magnificente a uno
>de los costados de la bulliciosa y bella, Waikiki
>Beach, la zona hotelera y comercial de Honolulu.
>DIAMOND HEAD: (en español:Cabeza de Diamante) es el
>nombre de una toba volcánica en la isla hawaiana de
>Oahu que los hawaianos conocen como Lēʻahi
>(fotografía de la derecha). El nombre en inglés se lo
>pusieron los marineros británicos durante el siglo
>XIX, que confundieron los cristales de calcita
>incrustados en la roca con diamantes. Se encuentra en
>la costa al este de Waikiki (en Honolulú).
>Diamond Head is the name of a volcanic tuff cone on
>the Hawaiian island of Oʻahu and known to
>Hawaiians as Lēʻahi, most likely from lae
>'browridge, promontory' plus ʻahi 'tuna' because
>the shape of the ridgeline resembles the shape of a
>tuna's dorsal fin.[1] Its English name was given by
>British sailors in the 19th century, who mistook
>calcite crystals embedded in the rock for diamonds.
>Info: Wikipedia
>Photos by Alexis Ponce

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