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What is the Hawaiian word for "Detective"?

American English

detective

mākaʻikiu

Hawaiian
Are you wondering how to say "Detective" in Hawaiian ? "Detective" is the equivalent to Mākaʻikiu in Hawaiian, and I’m pretty sure you’ve heard it many times before already. It’s also good to know, that Kanaka puhi ahi means "Arsonist" in Hawaiian, as well as "Bike theft" is ʻaihue paikikala.
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