On the island of Oahu in Honolulu, Hawai'i, the terms east, west, north and south in directions are not used. Roughly speaking if in the vicinity of Honolulu then; "North" = mauka = towards mountains

"South" = makai = towards beach

"West" = Ewa prounouced with a short 'e' as in "eh-wa"

"East" = Diamond, (Head)

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