"crescent bay or garland valley"

Hanalei Origin and Meaning

The name Hanalei is a girl's name meaning "crescent bay or garland valley".

An appealing Hawaiian name which belongs to a town, river and bay on Kauaʻi island in Hawaii. The two possible meanings of the name, "crescent bay" or "garland (lei) valley" both describe the beauty of the place.

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