Kauhi

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ka (the) + uhi (cover)

Proper noun[edit]

Kauhi

  1. (Hawaiian mythology) A demigod chained to a cliff by the goddess Pele.
  2. A male given name, sometimes also given to women.

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 388
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Kauhi occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name of 23 women and 48 men.