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hapa haole

adjective ha·pa hao·le \ˌhä-pə-ˈhau̇-lē, -(ˌ)lā\

Definition of hapa haole

  1. :  of part-white ancestry or origin; especially :  of white and Hawaiian ancestry

Origin and Etymology of hapa haole

Hawaiian, from hapa half (from English half) + haole

First Known Use: 1919

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