Hawaiian Cat Names With Meanings (200 Awesome Ideas)

Hawaiian Cat Names With Meanings (200 Awesome Ideas)

If you are a cat owner who lives in Hawaii or loves Hawaii and everything the state stands for, you may want to give your feline friend an great Hawaiian cat name.

Below we have listed the best Hawaiian cat names this beautiful state has to offer and the corresponding meaning to make it easy for you to choose.

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Great Hawaiian Cat Names With Meanings

  1. Akamu: Means formed by God, the almighty or earth
  2. Akamai: Means intelligent or clever
  3. Akoni: Worthy of praise or admiration
  4. Aloha: Love, compassion, and peace. Aloha is also a popular greeting (hello and goodbye)
  5. Aolani: Means beautiful or heavenly
  6. Aheahe: Means gentle breeze
  7. Ano: Means immaculate. Great Hawaiian name for a near-perfect cat
  8. Akela: Means wisdom. Great name for a feline that is deemed wise
  9. Asera: Means lucky. Great Hawaiian male or female cat name for a cat that is a lucky charm
  10. Apikalia: Means father’s delight
  11. Alemana: Means warrior, fighter or protector
  12. Alamea: Great Hawaiian pet name for a precious feline
  13. Alika: Guardia or protector
  14. Aliikai: Means Queen of the sea.
  15. Alani: Does your feline love fruits. Name him Alani meaning in love with fruit
  16. Bane: Long-awaited child. Great name if you waited to get him/her
  17. Ekewaka: Guardian or riches/protector of riches
  18. Eleu: Great name for a lively and agile.
  19. Haku: Superior leader or overseer
  20. Hanale: Means lord of the manor
  21. Hoala: Means agitate. Does your feline get agitate easily?
  22. Hani: If your feline is your absolute source of joy, name him hani meaning happy
  23. Healani: Means haze from the heavens
  24. Hikialani: Looking at heaven
  25. Hona: Do you love kissing your cat. Name him Hona meaning kiss
  26. Hoku: Means star. Is your cat your star? If yes, Hoku is a great name
  27. Hiapo: Means 1st born in Hawaii. Is your cat your firstborn? Call him/her hiapo
  28. Haloa: Does your cat mean the world to you? Name him Haloa meaning eternity
  29. Iekika: Unisex name meaning one who foresees
  30. Ioane: God’s favor
  31. Iwalani: Means royal seagull
  32. Iokepa: Means God will increase
  33. Ikaika: Male strength/man of strength
  34. Iniki: Means hurricane. Great name if your cat is troublesome
  35. Iolana: Means soaring hawk. Great name for felines that soar like hawks.
  36. Ipo: Is your cat extremely dear to you. Call him ipo, meaning sweetheart or lover.
  37. Kahiau: Very generous. Good name for a generous cat
  38. Kaholo: Light-footed or nimble
  39. Kahau: Foundation or base
  40. Kahula: Means dancing. Perfect for a cat that loves dancing or a cat owner who loves dancing
  41. Kaiko: Strong sea current
  42. Kahuna: Means secret. Suitable name for a mysterious feline.
  43. Kainoa: Namesake
  44. Kaipo: Darling or cherished one
  45. Kala: Princess or lady-like. Perfect name for a female cat with unmatched feminine characteristics
  46. Kamuela: Able or with the power to hear God
  47. Kanani: Handsome. Great name for a good looking male cat
  48. Kawai: Originating from water
  49. Kawika: Beloved by God
  50. Kawena: Shinning or glowing
  51. Keala: Perfumed or fragrant.
  52. Kekepania: Femenine with a crown (Queen)
  53. Kekao: Courageous or Brave
  54. Keao: The light of daytime
  55. Kilikina: A Christian woman
  56. Kimo: Holding the heel
  57. Kini: Available in plenty. Abundance
  58. Konane: Shining bright like the moon
  59. Kai: Means celebration or rejoice
  60. Kieli: Means heavenly garden
  61. Kulani: Means like heaven. Suitable if your cat means heaven to you
  62. Keola: Means life and wellbeing. Great name if your feline gives your life meaning
  63. Kai: Means celebrate or rejoice. If your cat makes you want to celebrate, Kai is a great name.
  64. Kona: Lady-like. If your female cat is lady-like, call her Kona.
  65. Kaelyn: Means meadow. Great name if your cat loves grasslands.
  66. Koa: Means strong. Is your cat strong?
  67. Kahili: Means feather. Does your cat have feather-like characteristics? Is he light in weight?
  68. Kaleikaumaka: Means beloved child. Does your feline feel like a beloved child to you?
  69. Kekoa: Means brave one. Perfect name for a cat that has portrayed extraordinary bravery.
  70. Kukane: Like a man or Man-like
  71. Lahahana: Warmth from the sun
  72. Luana: Source of happiness and pleasure
  73. Makanui: With eyes of greatness
  74. Makaio: God’s reward. God has rewarded
  75. Maleko: Warrior pledged to Mars
  76. Mali: Means flatter or secure victory through flattery.
  77. Meli: Means honey. Could also mean bee.
  78. Nahoa: Means bold and defiant
  79. Nui: Significant or important
  80. Noelani: Means heavenly mist. Great name for a beautiful cat
  81. Nani: Means very beautiful. If your cat is beyond beautiful, call her Nani
  82. Oke: Hawaiian for Oscar
  83. Olina: Feminine name for a joyous cat
  84. Ohana: Is your feline all you got? Call him Ohana, meaning family.
  85. Palani: Freeman
  86. Pekelo: Means stone
  87. Pilikea: Means trouble
  88. Polo: Means plump or large
  89. Pukini: Means pudding
  90. Polupolu: Means flabby
  91. Peni: Homestead near bent grass plain
  92. Puanani: Beautiful or gorgeous flower
  93. Roselani: Means heavenly rose
  94. Tua: At the back or behind
  95. Uluwehi: Lush or well growing
  96. Viktor: Means conqueror. Perfect name for a cat that has come out victorious after challenging situations.
  97. Wikolia: Victorious woman
  98. Wikiwiki: Means superfast. Perfect name for an extremely fast feline.
  99. Wahine: Means Hawaiian woman.
  100. Weuweu: A great name for a fluffy Hawaiian cat
Hawaiian Cat Names

50 Male Hawaiian Cat Names

  1. Kane: This means man. Simple and great name for a male cat
  2. Paniolo: This means cowboy in Hawaiian. Perfect for a male cat who is fast, strong, yet is cool and calm
  3. Kanani: Means handsome. Is your cat looking handsome and charming? Then this name is perfect for him.
  4. Koa: This means strong, which makes it an ideal name for a strong and burly-looking cat.
  5. Kahili: This is a Hawaiian word that means father. If your cat has paternal characteristics and tendencies, this is a great name.
  6. Kukane: Means man-like
  7. Nohea: Another word that means handsome
  8. Wiwi: This means skinny. Is your cat thin and skinny?
  9. Makana: A Hawaiian word that means gift. Perfect if your cat was gifted to you.
  10. Ailani: This means high chief in Hawaiian
  11. Etana: Another word for strong
  12. Hiwa: Means jet black. Ideal for black-colored male cats
  13. Amana: This means warrior. Is your cat an absolute warrior who is mighty and fearless?
  14. Aka: This means shadow
  15. Kapena: This means captain. Is your cat bossy and likes to have his way?
  16. Keiki: Means boy or child. Perfect for cats that you’ve had since they were small
  17. Kolohe: This translates to little rascal in English. Perfect if your cat is naughty and mischievous
  18. Malo: Means winner or champion
  19. Mano: Means shark
  20. Ole: Means fang. Perfect if your cat has sharp, noticeable fangs
  21. Palani: This means free man. Does your cat like his space and enjoy roaming around?
  22. Pilikea: Means trouble. If your cat always gets into trouble, this is the perfect name
  23. Weuweu: This means fluffy. Do you enjoy cuddling with your soft and fluffy cat?
  24. Kekipi: A Hawaiian word that means rebel. Ideal name for cats who doesn’t obey your rules
  25. Kei: Means dignified
  26. Keanu: Means cool mountain breeze
  27. Kikokiko: This means speckles
  28. Liko: Translates to bud
  29. Nui: Means important. Does your cat hold a special place in your heart?
  30. Polo: Means plump and large
  31. Pukini: Means pudding
  32. Sabastian: This means revered
  33. Meka: Means eyes. Perfect for large-eyes cats
  34. Akamu: Means red earth 
  35. Alika: This means guardian
  36. Enek: Translates to eager or avid. Great name for energetic cats
  37. Akamai: Perfect name for a clever and smart cat
  38. Shaka: Expression that can mean either hello or goodbye
  39. Hani: Means lucky or happy
  40. Kaiko: Means stormy sea
  41. Miki: Great name if your cat is nimble
  42. Kale: Means bright
  43. Viktor: Perfect name for strong and willful cats
  44. Lake: Means tame
  45. Pika: Hawaiian version of Peter
  46. Hoku: Means star
  47. Ano: Means immaculate
  48. Haulani: Means imperial ruler
  49. Aoloa: Means distinguished individual
  50. Akoni: Means worthy of praise

50 Female Hawaiian Cat Names

Here's 50 awesome Hawaiian female cat ideas to search through:

  1. Alamea: Means precious child
  2. Alika: Means truthful or trustworthy
  3. Aliikai: Translates to Queen of the sea
  4. Ewalani: Means heavenly woman
  5. Noelani: Means girl form heaven
  6. Kieli: Means heavenly garden
  7. Kona: Means lady
  8. Nalani: Means quiet skies. Perfect for a calm cat
  9. Kala: Short sweet name which is a variant of “Sarah”
  10. Puanani: Means gorgeous flower
  11. Leilani: Means heavenly flower
  12. Roselani: This means heavenly rose
  13. Nani: Means beautiful
  14. Alani: Means orange
  15. Kulani: Means reveal heaven
  16. Keola: Means life
  17. Kaelyn: Translates to meadow
  18. Ukukani: Means supernatural force
  19. Lanikai: Means heavenly sea
  20. Alaula: Means light if daybreak
  21. Haimi: This means the seeker. Is your cat always looking for something to play with?
  22. Halia: This translates to fond memory or remembrance
  23. Inoki: Means devoted
  24. Ipo: Translates to sweetheart or darling
  25. Kaila: This means stylish
  26. Kalei: Means beloved
  27. Kapua: Means flower
  28. Laka: Means gentle. Ideal name for peaceful and calm cats
  29. Kiele: Translates to precious blossom
  30. Kamea: Means the one and only
  31. Keona: Translates to God’s precious/valuable gift
  32. Lahela: Means innocent/pure lamb
  33. Lilo: Means generous or giving
  34. Lolo: Means crazy
  35. Malia: Means peaceful and gentle
  36. Mana: Means power. Perfect for strong cats
  37. Mahina: Means moonlight
  38. Olina: Means joyous
  39. Moana: Means ocean or sea
  40. Uilani: Translates to great beauty. Is your cat the most beautiful cat you’ve ever seen?
  41. Pualena: Means yellow
  42. Noe: Means rainy
  43. Mirena: Translates to beloved
  44. Meli: Means honey
  45. Miliani: Translates to soft, gentle caress or touch
  46. Miki: Means quick or fast
  47. Palila: Means bird
  48. Poluna: Means chubby
  49. Iniki: Means devoted
  50. Kalama: Means light

You can't miss a good name from the above list representing Hawaii in every way from what Hawaii represents to how the state makes you feel.

If you need some more unique cat name ideas, you can name your cat Honolulu after the most famous Hawaiian island. You can also call him/her Hawaii.

Inspiration can come after visiting Hawaii which could be to do with anything that represents the state. This can range from the picturesque landscape to the vibrant culture, flowers, and white sandy beaches.

Names have a lot of significance to us. Since your cat is part of your family, take your time and choose a great name for him/her.

If you love your cat because he reminds you of a special place like Hawaii, you have many great cat names to choose from above.

Need more inspiration? Check our list of name posts here or take a look at the related section below.

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