Hawaiian Submitted Place Names
are used by the indigenous people of Hawaii.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
HONOLULU (Settlement) Hawaiian, English
Means "sheltered harbor", from Hawaiian hono
"bay, harbor" and lulu
"shelter". This is the state capital of Hawaii
KĪLAUEA (Other) Hawaiian
Combination of Hawaiian kī
, an intensifying prefix, lau
"many, much", and ea
"to rise, expand". This is an active volcano in the US state Hawaii
, located on the island Hawai'i
OʻAHU (Island) Hawaiian
Meaning unknown. Legend says that a Polynesian navigator who discovered the Hawaiian islands named it after his daughter. This is the third largest and most populated island in Hawaii
. The state capital Honolulu
is located on this island.