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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a native or inhabitant of Hawaii or the Hawaiian Islands

    Hawaiians have never needed much of an excuse to grab a board and hit the ocean.

    Submitted by Lindberg from Brazil on 23/02/2016
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    used before a noun

    Hawaiian shirts are usually light and colorful.

    Submitted by Lindberg from Brazil on 23/02/2016


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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