Laʻakea

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

laʻa (sacredness) + kea (white) = "sacred things of day".

Proper noun[edit]

Laʻakea

  1. A male given name of modern usage.

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1986, page 188
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Laakea (in the old orthography) occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 1 man.