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Hawaiian Word of the Day: hapa haole

hapa haole: Part-white person; of part-white blood; part white and part Hawaiian, as an individual or phenomenon. Hula hapa haole, a hula danced to a mele hapa haole (a Hawaiian type of song with English words and perhaps a few Hawaiian words) (Pukui & Elbert, 1971).

I am hapa haole.

I am hapa haole. He hapa haole au.

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