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malihini Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng / mali.hini /,

nvs., Stranger, foreigner, newcomer, tourist, guest, company; one unfamiliar with a place or custom; new, unfamiliar, unusual, rare, introduced, of foreign origin; for the first time.

  • Examples:
    • Malihini mākaʻikaʻi, sight-seeing visitor, tourist.
    • Akua malihini, foreign or non-native god [an appelation for Pele since she came from Kahiki].
    • Kaʻu malihini, my guest [cf. koʻu kamaʻāina].
    • Lāʻau malihini, non-native or introduced plant.
    • Ka hele malihini ʻana mai kēia ao aku ā hiki i kēlā ao, the first trip from this world to the other world [translation of “Pilgrim's Progress”].
    • He mea malihini kēia i kuʻu maka, I've never seen that before; I've seen this rarely.
  • References:
    • PCP man(i,u)(f,s)i(l,n)i; PEP if Easter manihini is not a Tahitian loan.

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malihini Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

ʻaʻano Introduced, as plants and animals to a particular place. Dic. Cf. lawekahiki. See entry below and lumi moe malihini.

MA-LI-HI-NI Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. To be or to live as a stranger. Puk. 2:29.

MA-LI-HI-NI Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. A stranger; a non-resident; a transient person; a person from another place. Oihk. 20:2. FIG. One that has not been seen for some time.

MA-LI-HI-NI Andrews, Haw to Eng,

adj. As a stranger; stranger like; new faced; maka hou.

Malihini (mā'-li-hī'-ni), adj. Parker, Haw to Eng / mā'-li-hī'-ni /,

As a stranger; stranger like; new faced; maka hou.

Malihini (mă'-lĭ-hī'-ni), n. Parker, Haw to Eng / mă'-lĭ-hī'-ni /,

1. A stranger; a non-resident; a transient; a person from another Place.

2. Fig. One who has not been seen for some time.

Malihini (mă'-lĭ-hī'-ni), v. Parker, Haw to Eng / mă'-lĭ-hī'-ni /,

To be or to live as a stranger.

Malihini Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Cave formerly used as a shelter for travelers, Ka-malō qd., Molokaʻi, said to have been destroyed by a landslide (Summers 178). Lit., visitor.

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