- A district, village and valley on Kauai.
- A male given name, also used as a variant of Hanalē, from English Henry.
- A female given name.
- Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert - Esther T. Mookini, Place Names of Hawaii, University of Hawaii Press 1974
- Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Hanalei occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name of 9 women and 9 men.