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Hawaiian names

I had a roommate in the Army who was Hawaiian and had like 10 names. She explained to me the meaning of each name and the custom of WHY so many, but now I can't remember all the cultural reasons.

All I remember:
Name 1: given name
Name 2: day of the week she was born
Name 3-??: I don't remember
Last name: Family surname

A friend of mine had a friend in high school that had a ton of names, for the same reasons and SHE can't remember either.

Can any Momma's here help us out?

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Rosehawk

Asked by Rosehawk at 1:44 PM on Jun. 4, 2013 in Just for Fun

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Answers (5)
  • No clue.... but I knew a girl in high school named Kehauahlalauhee. She went by Amber.
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 2:01 PM on Jun. 4, 2013

  • LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 2:04 PM on Jun. 4, 2013

  • Very fascinating. Check out this link:
    http://www.localkinehawaii.com/hawaiiannames.html

    Sorry I can't make it clicky.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 3:01 PM on Jun. 4, 2013

  • Very cool. Never knew any of that.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 3:31 PM on Jun. 4, 2013

  • Helps a little, thanks guys.
    Rosehawk

    Comment by Rosehawk (original poster) at 4:08 PM on Jun. 4, 2013

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