Definition of malihini in US English:

malihini

noun

  • In Hawaii: a stranger, a newcomer; a beginner, a novice.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Outing: an illustrated monthly magazine of recreation. From Hawaiian malihini stranger, guest, person unfamiliar with a place or custom.

Pronunciation

malihini

/mɑːlɪˈhiːni/