malihini

noun
ma·​li·​hi·​ni | \ˌmä-li-ˈhē-nē \

Definition of malihini 

: a newcomer or stranger among the people of Hawaii

First Known Use of malihini

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for malihini

Hawaiian

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