"Kona" is the Fijian pronounciation of the Irish name: O'Connor. Originally used as a pet name for half-white children of the O'Connor clan in Fiji amongst friends and family, the name "Kona" now is a proper name by which a local can be called, registered.
Derived from Old Norse kona meaning "woman" or "wife", a loanword from the Norse period (985-1470) which was later used in the pidgin between European whalers and Greenlanders. The name Kona was common in Southern Greenland and later spread to Western and Northern Greenland.
From Japanese 黄 (ko) meaning "yellow", 香 (ko) meaning "fragrance" or 小 (ko) meaning "small" combined with 南 (na) meaning "south", 夏 (na) meaning "summer", 波 (na) meaning "wave", 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" or 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree". Other kanji combinations are possible.