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Hawaiʻi - Place Names: General Sources

Hawaii - Place Names

Online Dictionaries of Places

Click on the links below to search place names online. Can also search for place names using these online dictionaries, (select the various dicionaries) and Wehewehe Wikiwiki.

General Ecology and Natural History

Knowing ʻĀina

Traditional Sources

Historical Accounts of Places

Importance of Place Names in Hawaiian Culture