Malihini definition

mälĭ-hēnē
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A newcomer to Hawaii.
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A newcomer to Hawaii.
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(Hawaii) Newcomer, tourist.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
malihini
Plural:
malihinis

Origin of malihini

  • Hawaiian stranger Tahitian manihini visitor, guest and Maori manuhiri all perhaps ultimately from Proto-Polynesian manu bird (figuratively applied to humans)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary