- A female given name and nickname.
- (dated) A male given name
- (Hawaiian mythology) A sorcery goddess of Molokai.
- Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 397
- Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Pua occurs in 19th-century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 16 women and 19 men.