Kēhau

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kēhau (dew). Also a short form of compound given names containing this word.

Proper noun[edit]

Kēhau

  1. A female given name, occasionally also given to men.
  2. Name of a gentle breeze on several Hawaiian islands.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1986, page 142
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Kehau (in the old orthography) occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 8 women and 5 men.