hapa haole

adjective
ha·​pa hao·​le | \ ˌhä-pə-ˈhau̇-lē How to pronounce hapa haole (audio) , -(ˌ)lā\

Definition of hapa haole

: of part-white ancestry or origin especially : of white and Hawaiian ancestry

First Known Use of hapa haole

circa 1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hapa haole

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

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