Hawaiian Baby Names 

Hawaiian Baby Names

Hawaiian baby names are musical and beautifully unique. Their meanings often have to do with nature, love, heaven, and heroic endeavors. Here is a list of Hawaiian names  for little girls, and boys.... and their meanings. If you are not sure how to pronounce some of these baby names you may find it helpful to look over the Hawaiian Alphabet  and it's pronunciation, so you know that you are saying them correctly.

By old tradition, Hawaiian names were created individually for each child and were  often very long,  using a combination of words that had some special meaning to the family. Like these -

Kaimalinoakanaloa           The calm sea of Kanaloa

Kau'ionameleonalani   The beauty of the songs of the heavens

Ka'imiloaonalaniki'eki'e     Seeker of heavenly knowledge
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If you would like to create your own unique name for your child, you can combine some of the words below or, you will find a link to a really good online dictionary on the sidebar.

Hawaiian Baby Names for Girls


  • Alamea             Precious
  • Alani                 Orange tree
  • Alaula               Light of dawn
  • Aloha                Love
  • Alohilani           Bright
  • Anela               Angel
  • Haukea            White snow
  • Aolani              Heavenly cloud
  • Haunani           Heavenly dew
  • Hokulani           Star of heaven
  • Ilima                  Flower
  • Kaimana           Power of the sea
  • Kalena              Pure
  • Kanani              Beautiful
  • Kanoa               Free
  • Kapua               Blossom
  • Kawena            The glow
  • Kealoha             The loved one
  • Ke'ala                Fragrant
  • Keikilani             Heavenly child
  • Kiele                 Gardenia
  • Konani              Bright
  • Laka                  Goddess of the hula
  • Lani                   Heaven or sky
  • Leinani               Beautiful leis
  • Leialoha             Lei of love
  • Leilani               Heavenly lei
  • Leimomi            Pearl necklace
  • Lokelani            Rose
  • Lopaka             Shining
  • Mahina             Moonlight
  • Makani             The wind
  • Malia                Calm
  • Maile                Vine leaf used for lei making
  • Mamo               Yellow bird
  • Mele                 Poem
  • Melia                Plumeria
  • Mililani              Heavenly caress
  • Moana              Ocean
  • Nalani              The heavens
  • Noelani            A heavenly mist
  • Pikake             Jasmine
  • Pualani            Heavenly flower
  • Uluwehi            Growing in beauty
  • Wainani            Beautiful water
  • Wehilani           Heavenly adornment

Hawaiian Names for Boys


  • Aukai                   Seafarer
  • Ikaika                   Strong   
  • Ionakana            God gives
  • Ka'eo                  Victory
  • Kaholo               The run
  • Kai                      The sea
  • Kala                   The sun
  • Kalama              Torch
  • Kapena              Captain  
  • Kaimana            Power of the sea
  • Keaka                Gods gracious gift
  • Keawe               Strand
  • Kekipi                Rebel
  • Kekoa                Brave one
  • Keola                 Life
  • Kimo                  The supplanter
  •  Kimokea           Honoring God
  • Koma                 Twin
  • Konani               Bright
  • Koukakala         Dark river
  • Makani              The wind
  • Mamo                Yellow bird
  • Manu                  Bird
  • Nahele               Forest
  • Nikolao              Victory of the people
  • Nohea                Handsome
  • Pakelika             Noble
  • Palani                Free man
  • Paulo                 Little
  • Pekelo               Stone

If you want to make up your own name for your child, you will find a link to an on-line dictionary on the side bar.





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