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A word used mainly in Hawaii to describe a white person. Depending on how you say it, the word can mean either an insult or just a fact.
1. fact: me, my flip fren, my jap fren, and my haole fren went go smoke some batu over up in Nalo.
2. insult: GO BACK TO THE MAINLAND YOU FUCKING HAOLES!
by Kailua boy January 31, 2004
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white people who are usually born and raised on the mainland; a word used by hawaii people to describe a white person.
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The Hawaiian word for a foreigner or a very caucasian person who is not native to the Hawaiian Islands.
Pay special attention to the tone the word is said in.
"Eh, you stupid haole!" = means run!!

"I am part haole" = means you are part caucasian
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White person, American, Englishman, Caucasian, foreign, introduced, of foreign origin.

The word haole existed before the arrival of Captain Cook. It's a very old word that appears in a story about the demigod Kamapua'a. "He haole nui, maka 'alohilohi." Also, the word does not mean without breath. The word ha'ole is a different word entirely.
He mau haole paha na kanaka e heluhelu nei i ka unuhi a'u i kakau ai.
Some foreigners are probably the people who are reading the translation I wrote.
by KanakaHawai'i June 26, 2005
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The word haole when used on the islands has many different meanings, historically accurate or not. It is generally accepted as 'white person' among Caucasians, but most see it as foreigner or outsider. It is a widely accepted exclusionary word based on race, justified or not.
kamaaina (local): "brah, we get plenty choke haole on aina"

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Noun. A word from a dialect known as Pidgin used by local residents of Hawaii to differentiate "outsiders' who have not yet had sex with their cousin, usually someone with light skin.
Try look at that haole ober der, he get tree hot cuzins and never try oof any of dem.
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