Kaʻohu

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ka (the) + ʻohu (mist). Also a short form of compound given names beginning thus.

Proper noun[edit]

Kaʻohu

  1. A male given name, sometimes also given to women.

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1986
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Kaohu (in the old orthography) occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 5 women and 1 man.