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Kalehua

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HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

ka (the) + lehua (lehua flower; expert).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ka.leˈhu.a/, [kəleˈhuwə]

Proper nounEdit

Kalehua

  1. A female given name, sometimes also given to men.
  2. Name of ancient surfing areas and other places in Hawaii.

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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.