Kala

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

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vernacular form of the biblical Sara (Sarah). The word kala has also multiple meanings in Hawaiian.

Proper noun[edit]

Kala

  1. A female given name, occasionally also given to men.

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 186
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Kala (which also stands for Kalā) occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 29 women and 20 men.