Hawaiian Submitted Place Names

Hawaiian names are used by the indigenous people of Hawaii.
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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.
KAUAʻI (Island) Hawaiian
Meaning unknown. This is the fourth largest of the Hawaii Islands.
KĪLAUEA (Other) Hawaiian
Combination of Hawaiian , 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.