- Mahu (person)
In modern day Hawaiʻi it is a commonly used slang word for transvestite and transgender persons.
Aikane is a traditional Kanaka Maoli term for a kane (man) who is the male lover of another kane or man.
Interview with Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) Mahu: Hinaleimoana Wong *
A book of interest is 'O Au No Keia: Voices from Hawai'i's Mahu and Transgender Communities, by Andrew Matzner (2001).
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