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Hawaiian Words

In the spirit of providing our clients with the best preperation possible for their important Hawaii vacation or honeymoon we are happy to profile 50 of the most commonly used Hawaiian words and much more.

 

A HUI HOU (ah who-ee ho)

Until meeting again; Till later. Most Common Use: See you later.

 

'AE (eye)

Yes; to consent or agree. Most Common Use: Yes

 

'AINA (eye-na)

Land or earth. Most Common Use: Land

 

AKAMAI (ah-ka-my)

Smart or clever. Most Common Use: Smart

 

ALOHA (ah-low-ha)

Love, respect, as well as hello or goodbye. Most Common Use: A greeting, hello or goodbye

 

'A 'OLE (ah-oh-lay)

No, not, never. Most Common Use: No

 

AUE, or AUWE (ah-way)

Oh Dear! Whoops! Oh No!. Most Common Use: Oh shucks! Whoops!

 

HALE (ha-lay)

House or building. Most Common Use: House

 

HANA HOU (ha-na-ho)

To repeat, encore, do it again. Most Common Use: To do it again, encore

 

HAOLE (how-lay)

Caucasian, white person, any foreigner. Most Common Use: White person

 

HELE (hey-lay)

Go, walking, going. Most Common Use: Go; going

 

HELE MAI (hey-lay my)

Come. Most Common Use: Come

 

HOLOHOLO (ho-low-ho-low)

To go for a walk or ride for pleasure. Most Common Use: Going cruising

 

HUHU (who-who)

Angry, offended. Most Common Use: Angry

 

HULI (who-lee)

To turn; to curl over. Most Common Use: To turn; turn over

 

IMU (ee-moo)

Underground oven; food wrapped and cooked underground. Most Common Use: Underground oven

 

KAI (ky)

The sea. Most Common Use: The sea

 

KAMA'AINA (ka-ma-eye-na)

Native born person; host. Most Common Use: The locals or islanders

 

KANE (ka-nay)

Male, man, husband. Most Common Use: male or man

 

KAPU (ka-pooh)

Prohibited, taboo, forbidden. Most Common Use: Forbidden or off limits

 

KEIKI (kay-kee)

Child, offspring, a kid. Most Common Use: Child or kid

 

KUMU (koo-moo)

Teacher; source. Most Common Use: Teacher

 

LANI (la-nee)

Sky, the heavens; heavenly. Most Common Use: The heavens or heavenly

 

LEI (lay)

Lei, garland. Necklace of flowers, shells, feathers, and all sorts of things. Usually a symbol of affection. Most Common Use: Lei

 

LOLO (low-low)

Paralyzed, numb, or stupid. Most Common Use: Stupid

 

LU'AU (lou-ow)

Young taro tops; also Hawaiian feast. Most Common Use: Both. Depends on the conversation. If you are talking about the Hawaiian feast or dinner, then lu'au is used. When talking about the taro plant, then lu'au is used.

 

MAHALO (ma-ha-low)

Thank you. Also, admiratrion and respect. Most Common Use: Thank you

 

MAHALO NUI LOA (ma-ha-low new-we low-ah)

Big, large, or many thanks. Most Common Use: Thank you very much

 

MAIKA'I (my-ka-ee)

Good, fine, or excellent. Most Commonn Use: Good or fine.

 

MAKAI (my-ky)

Seaward, toward the sea. Most Common Use: Toward the sea.

 

MALAMA PONO (ma-la-ma po-no)

Be careful, take care of; or to care for. Most Common Use: Take care.

 

MALIHINI (ma-lee-hee-nee)

Stranger; visitor or tourist. Most Common Use: Tourist or visitor.

 

MAUKA (mow-ka)

Inland; toward the mountains. Most Common Use: Toward the mountains

 

NANI (nah-knee)

Beautiful, pretty, splendid. Most Common Use: Beautiful or pretty.

 

NIELE (nee-eh-lay)

Curious, inquisitive; a busybody or nosy person. Most Common Use: A nosy person.

 

NO KA OI (no ka oy)

Is the best. Most Common Use: The best.

 

NUI (new-ee)

Big, large, or many. Most Common Use: Big or large.

 

OHANA (oh-ha-na)

Family. Most Common Use: In referring to the whole family.

 

ONO (oh-no)

Delicious, tasty. Most Common Use: Delicious, as in taste of food.

 

OPALA (oh-pa-la)

Trash, garbage or rubbish. Most Common Use: Trash of rubbish.

 

OPU (oh-pooh)

Stomach or abdomen. Most Common Use: Stomach.

 

PAU (pow)

Finished, completed, done. Most Common Use: Finished; all done.

 

PEHEA 'OE (Pay-hay-ya oy)

How are you? Most Common Use: In asking, How are you?

 

PILIKIA (pee-lee-kee-ah)

Trouble of any kind, great or small. Most Common Use: Trouble.

 

POHO (po-ho)

Loss, damage; out of luck. Most Common Use: Loss; as in something wasted.

 

POI (p-oy)

Poi. made from cooked  taro and water. Most Common Use: Poi. It is their starch, as potatoes or rice may be for other cultures.

 

PUA (pooh-ah)

Flower or blossom. Most Common Use: Flower.

 

PUKA (pooh-ka)

Hole (perforation), opening. Most Common Use: A hole.

 

PUPULE (pooh-pooh-lay)

Crazy; insane. Most Common Use: Crazy.

 

UKANA (oo-ka-na)

Baggage or luggage: Most Common Use: Baggage.

 

WAHINE (wa-hee-nay)

Lady, woman, wife. Most Common Use: Lady or woman.

 

*ISLANDS*

OAHU ........... Gathering Place

HAWAII ........  Big Island

MAUI ............ Valley Island

KAUAI ..........  Garden Island

LANAI ..........  Pineapple Island

MOLOKAI ......  Friendly Island

 

*COUNTING TO 10*

1 ...... 'ekahi

2 ...... 'elua

3 ...... 'ekolu

4 ...... 'eha

5 ...... 'elima

6 ...... 'econo

7 ...... 'ehiku

8 ...... 'ewalu

9 ...... 'eiwa

10 ..... 'umi

 

*DAYS OF THE WEEK*

Monday .......... Poakahi

Tuesday ......... Poalua

Wednesday ..... Poakolu

Thursday ........ Poaha

Friday ............ Poalima

Saturday ........ Poaono

Sunday .......... Lapule

 

*MONTHS OF THE YEAR*

January .......... 'Ianuali

February ........ Pepeluali

March ............ Malaki

April .............. 'Apelila

May ............... Mei

June .............. Iune

July ............... Iulai

August ........... 'Aukaka

September ...... Kepakemapa

October ........... 'Okakopa

November ........ Nowemepa

December ........ Kekemapa

 

*PARTS OF THE BODY*

Body .............. Kino

Head .............. Po'o

Eye ................ Maka

Cheek ............. Papalina

Mouth ............. Waha

Shoulder ......... Po'ohiwi

Bosom ............ Poli

Hand or Arm .... Lima

Stomach .......... Opu

Foot or Leg ...... Wawe

Knee ............... Kuli

Hair ................. Lauoho

Tooth ............... Niho

Nose ................ Ihu

Ear .................. Pepeiao


 

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