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Kahalaomāpuana

HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

ka (the) + hala (pandanus) + o (of) + māpuana (wafted fragrance)

Proper nounEdit

Kahalaomāpuana

  1. (Hawaiian mythology) A minor goddess, the fifth Maile sister.
  2. (rare) A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 385
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records The name does not occur in 19th century marriage records. Early example:
    Mabel Kahalaomapuana Harris, married in 1925, Honolulu