pau hana

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hawaiian Pidgin English pau hana, from Hawaiian pau hana.

Noun[edit]

pau hana

  1. The time after work. It is considered a time for relaxation, informal socializing with friends and family, and enjoyment.
    • 2001, Kenneth Smith, Parables from Paradise (Chapter 3)
      With the last passenger off the bus, the driver hoists the sign, "out of service" and it is pau hana.

Hawaiian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pau hana

  1. The time after work. It is considered a time for relaxation, informal socializing with friends and family, and enjoyment.