As your hand dashed aside the knife of that kanaka you have a claim on my confidence.
That shuts out Boompointer or kanaka Joe, for the matter o' that.
The kanaka easily could be mistaken for a woman, as he also, like Sidney, was slender and smooth-chinned.
He seemed to read the thoughts which were in the kanaka's mind.
Like the negro, there is little push in him, and it is said that there is not one successful business kanaka in the group.
"Just the same one big weather devil," came the kanaka's answer.
It is easy to understand why the Queensland sugar planter should want the kanaka recruit: he is cheap.
The kanaka caught the bobstay, climbed over the bow, and crawled aft.
The kanaka had gained his intelligence from Marnoo, to whom, after all, I was indebted for my escape.
She's only a kanaka girl, but I wouldn't trade her for a million.
U.S. nautical and Australian name for "native of South Sea islands," 1840, from Hawaiian kanaka "man" (Samoan tangata).