Hawaiian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Hawaiian of or relating to or characteristic of the state or island of Hawaii or to the people or culture or language
    • n Hawaiian the Oceanic languages spoken on Hawaii
    • n Hawaiian a native or resident of Hawaii
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Queen Lydia Liliuokalani was the last reigning monarch of the Hawaiian Islands. She was also the only Queen the United States ever had
    • prop. a Hawaiian Belonging to Hawaii or the Sandwich Islands, or to the people of Hawaii.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Everest is not the tallest mountain. Mauna Kea Mountain in the Hawaiian Island is 230m taller. It is 4201m above water and 4877 underwater! Everest is only 8848m.
    • Hawaiian Of or pertaining to the island or kingdom of Hawaii or the Sandwich Islands, a group of islands in the North Pacific about 2,100 miles west-southwest of San Francisco.
    • n Hawaiian A native or citizen of Hawaii.
    • n Hawaiian The language of Hawaii.
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Usage

In literature:

The Hawaiians, in truth, seem to care little.
"A Tramp's Notebook" by Morley Roberts
At this time the Hawaiians knew nothing about fire.
"Legends of Wailuku" by Charlotte Hapai
In addition to the usual petitions was one to Congress in behalf of the Hawaiian women.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
A far-too-fat entertainer out on the floor was writhing in the pangs of an Hawaiian dance.
"The Million-Dollar Suitcase" by Alice MacGowan
A Hawaiian Suffrage Association was organized.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
The tarven we went to wuz called the Hawaiian Hotel.
"Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife" by Marietta Holley
Hawaiian royal mantle, 209.
"Needlework As Art" by Marian Alford
I see only one mistake: the cook is not a Chinaman; he is a Kanaka, and, I think, a Hawaiian.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 13 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Your sect (and remember, as far as any sect avows me, it is mine) has not done ill in a worldly sense in the Hawaiian Kingdom.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 16 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The prime minister of the Hawaiian kingdom was, at this period, an adventurer of the name of Gibson.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
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In poetry:

These wild birds seen on Ireland's ground
I name upon Hawaiian beaches
Estrayents, they, of all lands' ends,
They have the oceans for their reaches.
"Plovers" by Padraic Colum

In news:

Hawaiian to fly to Sapporo .
Hawaiian Electric office to use seawater air conditioning.
Hawaiian Electric Company will utilize Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning's (HSWAC) green cooling alternative in its office building in downtown Honolulu.
From a beach down a dirt road on the western tip of Kauai to the ocean's edge in a nearly hidden valley on the Big Island, our picks for a great getaway from it all beach on each Hawaiian island.
The US Senate is scheduled to begin debate as early as tomorrow on the misleadingly named Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2005 (S.147).
KONA, HI (BRAIN)—Leading up to the Kona Ironman World Championships this weekend, Specialized invited some of its best triathlon dealers to attend the festivities surrounding the race, and enjoy the Hawaiian sun.
Remembering the Hawaiian charger one year after his passing.
Scientists at the Big Island's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory have released a video that depicts vigorous lava spattering this week at Kilauea volcano's summit, Halemaumau crater.
In 2003, 13-year-old Hawaiian surfer Bethany Hamilton lost her arm in a shark attack off Kauai's north shore.
Joel Katz and the Hawaiian Steel Guitar .
Henry Kaleialoha Allen Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival to feature free events.
Featuring free concerts, presentations and hands-on workshops, the 2012 Maui Invitational Music Festival and Kaanapali Beach Hotel will present the fourth annual Henry Kaleialoha Allen Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival on April 20-22.
The second annual Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival, slated to get under way in Waikiki this weekend, will feature a lineup of masters of the island-style musical touch, tone and chord progression.
Somewhere on a moonlit Hawaiian beach, a group is gathered around a fire.
Hawaiian Lawmakers Take Aim at Writers Over Mishaps Readers Had at Remote Sites.
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In science:

The authors wish to extend special thanks to those of Hawaiian ancestry on whose sacred mountain we are privileged to be guests.
Dynamics of the Globular Cluster System Associated with M49 (NGC4472): Cluster Orbital Properties and the Distribution of Dark Matter
The authors recognize the very significant cultural role that the summit of Mauna Kea has within the indigenous Hawaiian community and are grateful to have had the opportunity to conduct observations from it.
The Aligned z ~ 1 Radio Galaxy 3C 280
Finally, we recognize and acknowledge the cultural role and reverence that the summit of Mauna Kea has within the indigenous Hawaiian community.
A Hubble Space Telescope Lensing Survey of X-ray Luminous Galaxy Clusters: IV. Mass, Structure and Thermodynamics of Cluster Cores at z=0.2
The authors wish to recognize and acknowledge the very significant cultural role and reverence that the summit of Mauna Kea has always had within the indigenous Hawaiian community.
Dynamical Masses for Low-Mass Pre-Main Sequence Stars: A Preliminary Physical Orbit for HD 98800 B
Finally the authors wish to extend thanks to those of Hawaiian ancestry on whose sacred mountain of Mauna Kea we are privileged to guests.
A Long-Period Jupiter-Mass Planet Orbiting the Nearby M Dwarf GJ849
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