Wailani

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wai (water) + lani (sky) = "heavenly water".

Proper noun[edit]

Wailani

  1. A female given name, sometimes also given to men.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1986
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records The name does not appear in 19th century marriage records. Early example:
    Wailani Keka (male), married in 1910, Honolulu