Moʻokūʻauhau (Genealogy) (Part Two)

20 Nov

Aloha mai kākou, Here is part two of the ʻaukiō Moʻokūʻauhau (Genealogy). Here we have additional Hawaiian terms for relatives such as those associated with grandparents and grandchildren. I also have posted here a sample genealogy chart that places a fictional person in red (ʻo wau) and the relationship that she has with all of […]

Nā Pō Mahina – The Moon Phases

20 Nov

Aloha nui mai kākou, I’ve begun looking at a number of great Hawaiian moon phase calendars online that provide descriptions of each moon phase and the productivity in lawaiʻa (fishing) and mahiʻai (farming) so that I begin using this in my own lawaiʻa and mahiʻai practices. I decided to create a chart that at a […]

Moʻokūʻauhau (Genealogy)

19 Nov

Aloha mai kākou! Mahalo for joining me here at the website to learn more ʻōlelo. Today’s ʻaukiō will consist of two parts- both pertaining to moʻokūʻauhau, genealogy. There are quite a number of huaʻōlelo in these two audio segments so take your time with them and practice what you can. As I mentioned in the […]

Hunekuhi (Directionals)

18 Nov

Aloha mai kākou, Here are some hunekuhi for you! These are small words that are used to give a feeling for which “direction” an action is occurring. For example, is a call being made to you? Is a car driving away from you? Are you drinking water down? The direction-type words are what we will […]

Various Huaʻōlelo For The Week!

16 Nov

Aloha mai kākou! I don’t know about you, but when there is a new word that pops up in my life that I don’t know the Hawaiian word for, I’m quick to take out mu little green notebook and jot it down. Then later in the day, or whenever I find the time, I look […]

ʻĀhaʻilono (Reporter)

16 Nov

Aloha mai kākou! Are you looking for some words pertaining to the ʻoihana ʻāhaʻilono (reporter)? Well, you’ve come to the right place! In this audio and post, I’ve compiled a list of words that you can put to use right away if you are in this field of work. Even if you aren’t, you will […]

Kākau ʻŌlelo (Secretary)

16 Nov

Kākau ʻŌlelo (Secretary) ʻAuhea ʻoukou e nā hoa aʻo i ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi! E pili mai i ka ʻaukiō nei a e aʻo hoʻi i nā huaʻōlelo pili i ka ʻoihana Kākau ʻŌlelo me aʻu, ʻo Ahonui. Aloha to those of you learning the Hawaiian language! Come and listen to this audio and learn words […]

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