Definition of haole in US English:

haole

noun

derogatory
  • (in Hawaii) a person who is not a native Hawaiian, especially a white person.

    • ‘Anyone from the mainland U.S. who has spent enough time in Hawaii often gets the message, "O.K. haole, come here, spend your money and then go home."’
    • ‘I coped by redefining my center as Hawaii - I hung out with the locals, acquired a profound tan, spoke Pidgin English, studied hula; until finally people who met me did not think I was a Mainland haole.’
    • ‘My haole husband loves this pork hash.’
    • ‘As a 22-year-old haole from Lyndon, Kansas, he moved to Honolulu 38 years ago.’

Origin

Hawaiian.

Pronunciation

haole

/ˈhoulē/