Hawaiian Names

Hawaiian names are used by the indigenous people of Hawaii.
gender
usage
Akamu m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Adam.
Akoni m Hawaiian
Short form of Anakoni.
Anakoni m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Anthony.
Apikalia f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Abigail.
Ekewaka m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Edward.
Elikapeka f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Elizabeth.
Haukea f Hawaiian
Means "white snow" from Hawaiian hau "snow" and kea "white".
Haunani f Hawaiian
Means "beautiful snow" from Hawaiian hau "snow" and nani "beauty, glory".
Hōkūlani f Hawaiian
Means "heavenly star" from Hawaiian hōkū "star" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty".
Iakopa m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Jacob.
Iekika f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Jessica.
Ikaia m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Isaiah.
Ikaika m Hawaiian
Means "strong" in Hawaiian.
Iokua m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Joshua.
Iolana f Hawaiian
Means "to soar" in Hawaiian.
Kai 3 m & f Hawaiian
Means "sea" in Hawaiian.
Kailani f Hawaiian
From Hawaiian kai "ocean, sea" and lani "sky, heaven".
Kaimana m & f Hawaiian
From Hawaiian kai "ocean, sea" and mana "power". It is also Hawaiian meaning "diamond", derived from the English word diamond.
Kaipo m & f Hawaiian
Means "the sweetheart" from Hawaiian ka, a definite article, and ipo "sweetheart".
Kakalina f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Katherine.
Kala 2 f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Sarah.
Kalani m & f Hawaiian
Means "the heavens" from Hawaiian ka "the" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty".
Kale m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Charles.
Kalea f Hawaiian
Means "joy, happiness" in Hawaiian.
Kalei m & f Hawaiian
Means "the flowers" or "the child" from Hawaiian ka "the" and lei "flowers, lei, child".
Kalena f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Karen 1.
Kaleo m Hawaiian
Means "sound, voice" from Hawaiian ka "the" and leo "sound, voice".
Kamalani f & m Hawaiian
Means "heavenly child" or "royal child" from Hawaiian kama "child" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty".
Kanani f Hawaiian
Means "the beauty" in Hawaiian.
Kapena m Hawaiian
Means "captain" in Hawaiian (of English origin).
Kapono m Hawaiian
Means "the good one" from Hawaiian ka, a definite article, and pono "good, moral".
Kapua f & m Hawaiian
Means "the flower" or "the child" from Hawaiian ka, a definite article, and pua "flower, offspring".
Kauʻi f & m Hawaiian
Means "the youthful one" from Hawaiian ka, a definite article, and uʻi "youth, beauty".
Kaulana m & f Hawaiian
Means "famous" in Hawaiian.
Kawehi f & m Hawaiian
Means "the adornment" from Hawaiian ka, a definite article, and wehi "adornment".
Keahi f & m Hawaiian
Means "the fire" from Hawaiian ke, a definite article, and ahi "fire".
Keala f & m Hawaiian
Means "the path" from Hawaiian ke, a definite article, and ala "path".
Kealoha f & m Hawaiian
Means "the loved one" from Hawaiian ke, a definite article, and aloha "love".
Keanu m & f Hawaiian
Means "the cool breeze" from Hawaiian ke, a definite article, and anu "coolness". This name is now associated with Canadian actor Keanu Reeves (1964-).
Kekepania f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Stephanie.
Kekoa m Hawaiian
Means "the warrior" from Hawaiian ke, a definite article, and koa "warrior, koa tree".
Keone m & f Hawaiian
Means "the homeland" from Hawaiian ke, a definite article, and one "sand, homeland".
Keoni m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of John.
Kiana 1 f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Diana.
Kilikina f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Christina.
Kimo m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of James.
Koa m Hawaiian
Means "warrior, koa tree" in Hawaiian.
Kōnane m & f Hawaiian
Means "bright" in Hawaiian.
Lani f Hawaiian
Means "sky, heaven, royal, majesty" in Hawaiian.
Lehua f & m Hawaiian
Means "ohia flower" in Hawaiian.
Lei 1 m & f Hawaiian
Means "flowers, lei, child" in Hawaiian.
Leilani f & m Hawaiian
Means "heavenly flowers" or "royal child" from Hawaiian lei "flowers, lei, child" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty".
Leimomi f Hawaiian
Means "pearl lei" or "pearl child" from Hawaiian lei "flowers, lei, child" and momi "pearl".
Maile f Hawaiian
From the name of a type of vine that grows in Hawaii and is used in making leis.
Makaio m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Matthew.
Makana m & f Hawaiian
Means "gift" in Hawaiian.
Maleko m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Mark.
Malia f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Maria.
Mālie f Hawaiian
Means "calm" in Hawaiian.
Māui m & f Hawaiian, Polynesian Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Hawaiian mythology Māui was a trickster who created the Hawaiian Islands by having his brothers fish them out of the sea. He was also responsible for binding the sun and slowing its movement.
Mele f Hawaiian, Tongan, Samoan
Means "song" in Hawaiian. This is also the Hawaiian, Tongan and Samoan form of Mary.
Melika f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Melissa.
Mikala m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Michael.
Moana f & m Maori, Hawaiian, Tahitian
Means "ocean, wide expanse of water, deep sea" in Maori and Hawaiian (as well as in other Polynesian languages).
Momi f Hawaiian
Means "pearl" in Hawaiian.
Nālani f & m Hawaiian
Means "the heavens" or "the chiefs" from Hawaiian , a definite article, and lani "heaven, sky, chief".
Nani f Hawaiian
Means "beauty, glory" in Hawaiian.
Noa 2 m Croatian, Hawaiian, French
Croatian and Hawaiian form of Noah 1, as well as a French variant.
Noelani f Hawaiian
Means "heavenly mist" from Hawaiian noe "mist" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty".
Peni m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Ben 1.
Pika 1 m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Peter.
Pua f Hawaiian
Means "flower, offspring" in Hawaiian.
Pualani f Hawaiian
Means "heavenly flower" or "royal offspring" from Hawaiian pua "flower, offspring" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty".
Puanani f Hawaiian
Means "beautiful flower" or "beautiful offspring" from Hawaiian pua "flower, offspring" and nani "beauty, glory".
Uʻilani f & m Hawaiian
Means "heavenly beauty" or "royal beauty" from Hawaiian uʻi "youth, beauty" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty".
Wikolia f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Victoria.