Hōkūlani

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hōkū (star) + lani (sky), literally “heavenly star”.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hoː.kuːˈla.ni/, [hoːkuːˈlɐni]

Proper noun[edit]

Hōkūlani

  1. A female given name used since the 20th century.

Usage notes[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui; Samuel H. Elbert; Esther T. Mookini (1974) Place Names of Hawaii, University of Hawaii Press
  • “Marriage records”, in Hawaii State Archives[1], (Please provide a date or year): the name does not appear in 19th century marriage records.