See also: dakine
- (Hawaii, slang) that; it; that thing.
- (Hawaii, slang) the kind of thing we're discussing (a shibboleth)
In HCE (Hawaiian Creole English), da kine is used generally to mean almost anything, particularly when referring to a thing whose name is not known or whose name does not come immediately to mind.
- da kine/da kind, in Dictionary of American Regional English: Introduction and A-C, By Frederic Gomes Cassidy, Joan Houston Hall, Contributor Frederic Gomes Cassidy, Edition 6, (Harvard University Press, 1985), ↑ISBN.