[ kah-muh-ahy-nuh ]
/ ˌkɑ məˈaɪ nə /
a longtime resident of Hawaii.
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Origin of kamaaina
1900–05; <Hawaiian kamaʿāina native born, equivalent to kama child, person + ʿāina land, earth
Words nearby kamaaina
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Example sentences from the Web for kamaaina
In journeying they passed through Waialua, resting in the house of a kamaaina at Kawaihapai.Hawaiian Folk Tales|Various