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- (Hawaiian mythology) A hero of Kauai who defeated a chief who had mistreated Kawelo's parents.
- A male given name, formerly also given to women.
- Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 388
- Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name of 29 women and 27 men.