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- A female given name of modern usage, sometimes also given to boys.
- In mainland U.S.A. this name is sometimes mistaken for a variant of a mispronounced Kalani.
- Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert: Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1986
- Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records The name does not appear in 19th century marriage records.