Kalā

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See also: kala, kála, kalā, kālā, and Kala

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ka (the) + (sun); also shortened from compound given names beginning thus.

Proper noun[edit]

Kalā

  1. A male given name.
  2. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1986.
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Kala (which stands for both Kalā and Kala) occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name of 29 women and 20 men.