cheechako \ chee-CHAH-koh \ , noun;
1. A tenderfoot; greenhorn; newcomer.
As a cheechako to Hawaii I wasn’t sure what to expect, but right from the beginning the crafters made me feel right at home.
— Tanna Peters, “Craft encounters wherever you go,”Capital City Weekly, July 2010
Cheechako is a Chinook word which has come to mean a newcomer in a variety of settings, especially Alaska and Hawaii.