Irresistible Hawaiian baby names for your new little life

Mum and toddler at beach

Traditionally, Hawaiian mums and dads chose names that denoted roles in Hawaiian society, honoured ancestors or touched on spirituality.

These names not only have a long history steeped in Hawaiian culture (and others!) – they’re also incredibly beautiful – and perfect for little Australian babes.

1. Ilima

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This pretty girl's name means "flower" and references the blooms of the o'ahu plant, a floral relative of the hibiscus.

Pronounce this one "ee-LEE-mah".

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