Derived from "hell of a lot". Similar to "very, really, a lot," etc.
Used mostly in Northern California though has been heard in other parts of CA and even in the media such as an infamous "hella" South Park episode. (Cartman used it outside of its meaning to annoy Kyle.)
Before: There's a hell of a lot of beer in that fridge.
After: There's hella beer in that fridge.
As "very" or "really":
"That's hella far away!"
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