"flaming torch"

Kalama Origin and Meaning

The name Kalama is a girl's name of Hawaiian origin meaning "flaming torch".

Kalama is a rare-yet-accessible Hawaiian name you may want to consider. Since President Obama put the spotlight on Hawaii and Hawaiian names such as that of his daughter Malia, a choice such as Kalama -- unusual, rhythmic, yet easy-to-apprehend -- seems more possible for the world at large.

Famous People Named Kalama

  • Kalama Hakaleleponi Kapakuhailiqueen consort of Hawaiian King Kamehameha III