Hawaiian names for dogs

The Hawaiian Islands are the perfect place to take in the beauty of the tropics. Whether you’re a lover of the tropical vibe or you simply want to celebrate Hawaiian beauty and culture, Hawaiian dog names are perfect choices for your pup.

These exotic Hawaiian names for dogs are the perfect representation of the Islands’ grandeur and charm; and a true reflection of the wonderful people and culture.

Exotic Hawaiian Names for Dogs

  1. Aka – shadow
  2. Akamai – smart
  3. Akela – noble
  4. Akela – wisdom
  5. Alamea – precious
  6. Alana – awaken
  7. Alani – orange or orange tree
  8. Alemana – warrior
  9. Alex – defending
  10. Alie – truthful
  11. Aliikai – the Queen of the sea
  12. Alika – guardian
  13. Alika – trustworthy
  14. Aloha – o, love, affection
  15. Analu – man
  16. Ano – immaculate
  17. Asera – lucky
  18. Bane – long-waited child
  19. Chantelle – singer
  20. Dusty – meaning covered with dust or tingled with grey
  21. Elise – a short version of the name Elizabeth
  22. Emma – a popular name for girl dogs
  23. Eneki – avid or eager
  24. Etana – strong
  25. Haloa – eternal life
  26. Hani – adopt or lucky
  27. Hiapo –firstborn
  28. Hiwakea – black and white
  29. Hoku – star
  30. Hula – Hawaiian Dance
  31. Inoki – devoted
  32. Iolana – soaring hawk
  33. Ipo – sweetheart, lover
  34. Jasmin – flower
  35. Josh – YAHWEH is salvation
  36. Kaelyn – meadow
  37. Kai – ocean
  38. Kai – rejoice or celebration
  39. Kaiko – stormy sea
  40. Kaimi – baby
  41. Kaipo – sweetheart
  42. Kala – black
  43. Kale – bright
  44. Kalea – joy, happiness
  45. Kaleikaumaka – a child to be looked upon with love
  46. Kana – a demi-god
  47. Kapu – beware
  48. Kawaii – water
  49. Keanu – cool breeze
  50. Keiki – child
  51. Kekoa – warrior
  52. Kelani – heaven
  53. Keola – life
  54. Keone – little rascal
  55. Kieli – heavenly garden
  56. Kikokiko
  57. Koa – strong
  58. Koa –brave or fearless
  59. Kolohe – rascal
  60. Kona –black coffee that is blended in Hawaii
  61. Kulani – reveal heaven
  62. Lahela – Rachael in Hawaiian
  63. Lake – tame
  64. Lani – heavenly
  65. Lanikai – heavenly sea
  66. Leia – child of heaven; heavenly flowers
  67. Leilan – heavenly flower
  68. Lilo – generous one
  69. Malea – Hawaiian name for Mary
  70. Maleah – a modern Americanized fancy respelling of Malia
  71. Malean – expresses the aspect of bitterness
  72. Mali – calm
  73. Malia – calm
  74. Malo – winner
  75. Mana – powerful
  76. Mana – supernatural force within
  77. Meka – eyes
  78. Mele – song
  79. Meli – honey
  80. Miki – energetic
  81. Milani – caress
  82. Nani – beautiful
  83. Noelani – mist of heaven
  84. Olina – joyous
  85. Pika – peter
  86. Pineki – peanut
  87. Punahele – favorite
  88. Roselani – heavenly rose
  89. Sabastian – revered
  90. Shaka – o or goodbye
  91. Surfy – just wanted
  92. Teddy – prosperous guardian
  93. Ukukani – heavenly inspiration
  94. Ulani – cheerful
  95. Viktor – winner
  96. Waha Nui – chatty
  97. Wikiwiki – quick, fast
  98. Zach – remembrance of the Lord

Also, check out these animated character names for dogs.

Hawaiian Names For Girl Dogs

  1. Milani (gentle touch)
  2. Kina (China)
  3. Malana (light)
  4. Ona (sweetness)
  5. Lilo (generous one, title character of Disney’s Lilo & Stitch)
  6. Lana (floating)
  7. Keala (path)
  8. Meka (eyes)
  9. Moana (ocean, also a Disney princess)
  10. Waiola (Hawaiian version of Violet)
  11. Luana (happy)
  12. Iune (Hawaiian version of June)
  13. Nalani (the heavens)
  14. Naia (dolphin)
  15. Olina (joyous)
  16. Akela (lucky)
  17. Kalia (beloved)
  18. Keola (the life)
  19. Momi (Pearl)
  20. Kamea (the one and only)
  21. Anela (angel)
  22. Loni (sky)
  23. Kailani (sea and sky)
  24. Mei (Hawaiian version of May)
  25. Noe (mist or rain)
  26. Kala (princess)
  27. Nana (a month in Spring)

Hawaiian dog names For Males

  1. Bane (long-awaited child)
  2. Koa (fighter or warrior)
  3. Loke (Hawaiian version of Rose)
  4. Kaipo (sweetheart)
  5. Keanu (a cool breeze over mountains)
  6. Kapono (righteous and moral)
  7. Etana (strong)
  8. Keo (Hawaiian version of Joe)
  9. Mano (shark, or lover)
  10. Kanoa (the free one)
  11. Keoni (Hawaiian version of John)
  12. Kaliko (bud of a leaf)
  13. Keoki (Hawaiian version of George)
  14. Lui (well-known warrior)
  15. Pika (rock, also the Hawaiian version of Peter)
  16. Kimo (Hawaiian version of James)
  17. Liko (bud of a plant)
  18. Kale (free man)
  19. Malo (winner, or victorious man)
  20. Aouli (blue sky)
  21. Kai (ocean or sea)
  22. Kapena (captain)
  23. Akamu (the red Earth)
  24. Tua (behind)
  25. Kilo (star watcher or daydreamer)
  26. Hanale (lord of the manor)
  27. Hilo (the first night after the new moon)

Hawaiian names for dogs From Hawaiian Religion

  1. Lono – God of agriculture
  2. Kanaloa – God of the underworld
  3. Papa – Earth mother and fertility goddess
  4. Hina – Goddess of the moon
  5. Maui – trickster god
  6. Pele – Goddess of the volcanoes
  7. Haikili – god of Thunder
  8. Akua – God
  9. Kane – Father of living creatures
  10. Kuula – God of fishermen
  11. Namaka – Goddess of the sea
  12. Poliahu – Goddess of snow
  13. Kapo – Goddess of fertility
  14. Ku – God of war
  15. Laka – Goddess of the hula

Hawaiian Dog Names From Nature

  1. Seabean: Hawaiian vine that produces flowers and seeds used for decoration.
  2. Hibiscus: The official state flower of Hawaii.
  3. Nene: Goose-like Hawaiian bird.
  4. Pikake: beautiful flower
  5. Honu: The Hawaiian word for turtle.
  6. Milo: A tree frequently found in Hawaii.
  7. Io: A hawk native to the island of Hawaii.
  8. Kukui: The state tree of Hawaii.
  9. Naupaka: Hawaiian ocean-side plant with delicate flowers.

Hawaiian Dog Names From Mythical and Legendary Figures

  1. Kamohoalii – The king of all sharks
  2. Mo’o – Protector of ponds and streams
  3. Puna – The chief of Oahu
  4. Namakalele – The flying eyes
  5. Kupa – The high chief
  6. Kamalo – Kupa’s priests
  7. Kaha’akea – A great chief
  8. Haumea – Dragon goddess
  9. Kihawahine – Dragon goddess
  10. Menehune – Mischievous dwarfs
  11. Kama Puaa – The pig god
  12. Haupu – A special and powerful child

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