Waiola

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wai (water) + ola (life) = " water of life".

Proper noun[edit]

Waiola

  1. A female given name, also used as an equivalent of the English Viola.
  2. Any of several places in Hawaii.

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 186
  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert - Esther T. Mookini, Place names of Hawaii, University of Hawaii Press 1974, page 226
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Waiola occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 1 woman.