Kolokea

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kolo (to creep) + kea (white) = "white creeping (mist)".

Proper noun[edit]

Kolokea

  1. A valley on Kauai.
  2. A female given name, also used as a spoken form of the English Dorothy.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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.