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Online Dictionaries of Places
Click on the links below to search place names online.
Lloyd J. Soehren's Catalogs of Hawaii Place Names
Compiled from many sources. Includes Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai and Hawaii, but not Kaula, Leeward Island, Lehua, Nihoa and Niihau. Also available on Ulukau, in browsable and drill-down formats.
Importance of Place Names in Hawaiian Culture
Hawaiian Ethnological Notes (HEN Index)
Index to Hawaiian ethnological material published in Hawaiian language newspapers and from other sources, translated by Mary Kawena Pukui.
BROWSE headings, such as
Hawaiian Ethnological Notes are located at the Bishop Museum archives.
Historical Accounts of Places