Kalehua

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ka (the) + lehua (lehua flower; expert)

Proper noun[edit]

Kalehua

  1. A female given name, sometimes also given to men.
  2. Name of ancient surfing areas and other Hawaiian places.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert - Esther T. Mookini, Place Names of Hawaii, University of Hawaii Press 1974
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Kalehua occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 35 women and 7 men.