- a person born or living in Hawaii
- a Hawaiian of indigenous Polynesian descent
- the Austronesian language of the Hawaiians
of Hawaii or its people, indigenous language, or culture
- a. A Native Hawaiian.b. A native or inhabitant of the Hawaiian Islands or the state of Hawaii.
- The Polynesian language of Hawaii.
- (of a resident of Hawaii): This sense is disliked by some descendants of the pre-European Hawaiians.
- (a resident of Hawaii): This sense is avoided almost universally by residents of Hawaii and those familiar with residents of Hawaii. It is best avoided in all contexts. Use "Hawaii resident" instead for non-ethnic Hawaiians.
- The Hawaiian language.
Hawaii + -an
- (rare) Alternative spelling of Hawaiian.
- This is sometimes proscribed because, although the ʻokina is appropriate for use in Hawaiian words, Hawaiian is English.
- The flora of the Hawaiian Islands has complicated relations.
- In front of the city is the small harbour, well protected from all winds except those from the S.; in and after 1892 the Hawaiian government deepened its entrance from 21 ft.
- Oahuensis in the Hawaiian Islands; in L.
- The koa (Acacia koa), from the wood of which the natives used to make the bodies of their canoes, and the only tree of the islands that furnishes much valuable lumber (a hard cabinet wood marketed as " Hawaiian mahogany "), forms extensive forests on Hawaii and Maui between elevations of 2000 and 4000 ft.
- The " Explorer," a steamer of 170 tons, which had been employed in the copra trade, was purchased for $20,000, and refitted as a man-of-war, to form the " nest-egg " of the future Hawaiian navy.