- From the Hawaiian haole. (Wiktionary)
- Hawaiian, foreign, foreigner. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Thus the word haole has very negative connotations.”
“Sam Slom, a Bank of Hawaii economist then, who is now a Republican state senator in Hawaii, recalls that as a part of the white - or "haole" - minority in Hawaii, he would regularly see housing ads that made no effort to hide racial preferences.”
“ Old eds, "haole" -- The construction is not plain without a reference to the original: --”
“There were native Hawaiians, Japanese, Filipinos, Samoans, Okinawans, Chinese, and Portuguese, along with Anglos, commonly known as haole pronounced “howl-lay” and a smaller population of blacks, traditionally centered at the U.S. military installations.”
“Rather than concern at being the victim of racism (after all, they were happy for me to play with their grandchild), being called haole in that space seemed simply a means of getting round his inability to grasp my name (not an altogether different reason for my calling him 'uncle').”
“Instead of the dominant paradigm of ignoring racial difference in the name of equality and discretely shying away from at least the public use of racial categories, white people in Hawai'i are openly identified as haole - a category based both upon skin color and behavior; indeed a local who spends too much time on the mainland risks becoming 'haolefied' 'during their time there.”
“But I do know that these experiences in both text and body added to and exploded assumptions so deeply held I did not know them until called haole by different people and with radically different meanings.”
“Nowadays the haole is the number one ethnic group in terms of population.”
“Oh, yes, and I was always told "haole" was not a pejorative term unless there was an adjective in front of the word.”
“While on the campaign trail last April, Barack spoke about how his white grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, dealt with race while being a "haole" raising a child with dark skin on Oahu.”
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Alle Menschen werden Brüder - sooner or later? Derogatory terms for anybody different.
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