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Vowels
A (ah) O (ouh - low oh)
E (eh/aa) U (ooo)
I (ee)
Consonants
he mu we
ke nu '
la pi
P-i'-ap-a
Alphabet
Maika'i
Good
__

For these flashcards, the - will precede the vowel due to font restrictions.
kahak-o

Accents/lengthens the vowel sound. Can be any vowel.
'
'okina
Kala
Fish
Kal-a
Sun
K-al-a
Money
'ohana
Family
mo'opuna
grandchildren
'O wai kou inoa?
What is your name?
Nohea mai 'oe?
How are you?
Pehea 'oe?
Where are you from.
Aloha e [name]
Hello to [name]
pau
done/over
H-ui!
Call of announcing presence.
aloha kakahiaka
aloha in the morning
aloha awakea
good afternoon from about 10am to 2pm
aloha 'auinal-a
good afternoon (after 2pm)
aloha ahiahi
good evening.
Pehea 'oe?
How are you?
Possible Answer: Maka'i au. (I'm good.)
Maka'i au.
Possible answer to Pehea 'oe?
I'm good.
Can also be Maka'i n-o au. (I'm really good.)
'oe
you
au
I or I am
Generally, sounds like it is attached to the word before it unless that words ends in an okina.
'-oma'ima'i
sick. As in '-oma'ima'i au. (I'm sick.)
m-aluhiluhi
tired. As in m-aluhiluhi au. (I'm tired.)
hau'oli
happy. As in hau'oli au. (I'm happy.)
kaumaha
sad. As in kaumaha au. (I'm sad.)
Pöloli
hungry. As in p-ololi au.
makewai
Thirsty. As in makewai au.
ha 'aha 'a
humble
Are you ___?
Pupuka 'oe? You ugly?
Makewai 'oe? You thirsty?
etc.
'oe?
To ask if someone is feeling a sensation or feeling add 'oe? after the feeling.
wai
water
'Ae
yeah/yes.
pupuka këia pëpë.
This baby's so ugly. I thought, Oh, good thing I understand, you know, or else I would feel hurt. See, in Hawaiian, when they say that the baby is pupuka, or they say you're pupuka, they don't really mean that. They just want to make sure that no one else around is going to get jealous of your beauty.
u'i
beautiful. Giving the idea of being young and beautiful.
pupuka
ugly
hele mai
travel in this direction toward me
kupuna
ancestor
'O wai kou inoa?
What is your name?
'O wai means "who"
Possible answer: 'O [name] ko'u inoa.
'O [name] ko'u inoa.
My name is [____].
Possible answer to: 'O wai kou inoa?
pilikia
trouble
uwaki
watch
auwë
exclamation of dispair
kumu
teacher
a hui hou
see you later
kou
your
ko'u
my
lölö
Paralyzed, numb, feeble-minded, crazy.
lolo
1. brains and bone marrow
2. religious ceremony where brains were eaten
3. pithy whit sponge in a sprouting coconut (aka iho)
4. a kind of fish
5. a pole for a thatch roof
6. first brew of a ti root
7. "Serves you right! I told you so!"
No hea mai 'oe?
Where are you from?
No [place] mai au.
I am from [place].
Oahu
Pronounced: O'ahu
Kealakekua
No okina!
Pronounced:
kay-allah-kay-coo-ah
Kaneohe
Pronounced: Käne 'ohe
Kahn-A-O-hey
Pokai
Pronounced: Pöka 'i
Menehune
Legendary race of small people who worked at night, building fish ponds, roads, temples; if the work was not finished in one night, it remained unfinished. (Aka Melehune)
Lihue
Pronounced: Lïhu 'e
Lee-who-eh
Kona
Pronounced:
Koh-nah == Hawaiian oh
NOT kO-nah == English OH!
Kahului
Pronounced:
Kah-who-louie
Lanai
Pronounced: Läna‘i
Lah-nah-ee
hale
1. house
2. host/hospitable person
ho'okipa
to entertain. to be welcoming.
laulima
cooperation
käkou
"we" inclusive of three or more
pehea
how? what? how about it?
këlä
that. That one. he, she, it.
That person or thing. The former.