kanaka

noun, often capitalized
ka·naka | \ kəˈnäkə , -nakə ; in Hawaiian \
plural -s

Definition of kanaka 

: polynesian , micronesian , melanesian , south sea islander

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History and Etymology for kanaka

Hawaiian, person, human being

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