Hanalei

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hana (bay) + lei (lei) = "crescent bay".

Proper noun[edit]

Hanalei

  1. A district, village and valley on Kauai.
  2. A male given name, also used as a variant of Hanalē, from English Henry.
  3. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert - Esther T. Mookini, Place Names of Hawaii, University of Hawaii Press 1974
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Hanalei occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name of 9 women and 9 men.