kolo (“to creep”) + kea (“white”) = "white creeping (mist)".
- A valley on Kauai.
- A female given name, also used as a spoken form of the English Dorothy.
- Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 185
- Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Kolokea occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 1 man and 1 woman.