ka (“the”) + ʻimi (“seeker”), often a short form of compound given names beginning thus.Also a plant name from kaʻimi (“Spanish clover”).
- A male given name.
- A female given name.
- Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert: Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1986
- Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Kaimi (in the old orthography) occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 5 women and 3 men.