1984, Ronald T. Takaki, Pau Hana: Plantation Life and Labor in Hawaii, 1835-1920, →ISBN, page 134:
Woozy with swipe was the only way I could stay down with patience for work.
1990, Charles Langlas & James Ahia, The People of Kalapana, 1823-1950:
JJ: Did a lot of people drink? KP: Down here, oh yeah, a lot of them made their own swipe, their own potato and pineapple swipe.
1998, Gary Pak, Pak: A Ricepaper Airplane, →ISBN, page 73:
Sung Wha knows it's pineapple swipe they are drinking. Hoping that they might sell him some of the stuff, he approaches them with the dollar bill out. One worker, sucking on a fat, wet stub of a cigar, waves off the offer and shakes his head: no we aren't selling the swipe, the swipe is for us to drink and enjoy.
2012, James Jones, The World War II Trilogy, →ISBN:
Only the nights—of sitting out in the moonlight drinking the horrible tasting swipe and talking, the thinking about women —remained unchanged.