Definition of Kamaaina
1. a longtime resident of Hawaii [n -S]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kamaaina
Literary usage of Kamaaina
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Jack London and Hawaii by Charmian London (1918)
"JACK LONDON, kamaaina. The other day a man stood, uncovered, beside the red boulder that marks by his own wish the ashes of Jack London, upon the little ..."
2. Publications of the Folk-lore Foundation by Vassar College Folk-lore Foundation (1922)
"... i na kamaaina o ia wahi. I ka wa o Kamehameha e noho alii ana, ua hea hou mai o ... Ua olelo ia e kamaaina o ia wahi, ..."
3. A Digest of the Decisions of the Supreme Court of Hawaii: Volumes 1 to 22 by Wade Warren Thayer, Robert Colfax Lydecker, Hawaii, Hawaii Supreme Court, Supreme Court (1916)
"kamaaina.—A good definition of kamaaina would be to say that it indicates a person familiar from childhood with any locality. ..."
4. Reminiscences of a Pioneer Kanai Family, with References and Anecdotes of by Malcolm Brown (1918)
"John Brash, an old kamaaina, wrote a poem on "The Old Station House Bell," which was published about that time, and was favorably commented on. ..."
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