ka (“the”) + lehua (“lehua flower; expert”).
- IPA(key): /ka.leˈhu.a/, [kəleˈhuwə]
- A female given name, sometimes also given to men.
- Name of ancient surfing areas and other places in Hawaii.
- Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert - Esther T. Mookini, Place Names of Hawaii, University of Hawaii Press 1974
- Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Kalehua occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 35 women and 7 men.