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  Online Hawaiian Dictionary
A dictionary of Hawaiian words, searchable by english or hawaiian.
Hawaiian Dictionary with interpretations for primary Numbers, primary Colors, Days & Months of the Year, Hawaiian information and everyday words.
Professional translation of your documents to and from Hawaiian.
www.worldlingo.com /en/resources/hawaiian_dictionaries.html   (71 words)

  
  Encyclopedia: Hawaiian English
Southern American English is a group of dialects of the English language spoken throughout the Southern region of the United States, from central Kentucky and northern Virginia to the Gulf Coast and from the Atlantic coast to eastern Texas.
Hawaiian English is not to be confused with Hawaiian Pidgin, a dialect that developed among multi-ethnic local residents since the 19th century.
Hawaiian English is the standard of the English language as used in the State of Hawaii, and is — along with the Hawaiian language — an official language of the state.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Hawaiian-English   (1653 words)

  
 Hawaiian language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hawaiian, along with English, is an official language of the State of Hawaiʻi.
Hawaiian is a member of the Austronesian language family, most closely related to Polynesian languages like Marquesan, Tahitian, Sāmoan, Māori, and Rapanui (i.e., the language of Easter Island), as well as to other languages in the Pacific, like Fijian, and more distantly to Indonesian, Malagasy, and the indigenous languages of Taiwan and the Philippines.
Hawaiian syllables may contain zero or one consonants in the onset; unlike many languages, Hawaiian syllables with no onset contrast with syllables beginning with the glottal stop: /alo/ "front, face" contrasts with /ʔalo/ "to dodge, evade".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hawaiian_language   (1097 words)

  
 Hawaiian - Simple English Wikipedia
The Hawai‘ian language, with English, is an official language of the State of Hawai‘i.
Hawai‘ian is a in the Austronesian language family.
Starting around 1900, the number of first-language speakers of Hawaiian went down from 37,000 to 1,000; half of the Hawaiian speakers today are now 70 to 80 years old.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hawaiian   (180 words)

  
 Read about Hawaiian English at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Hawaiian English and learn about Hawaiian English ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Hawaiian English is the standard of the English language as used in the State of Hawaii, and is—along with the
Hawaiian language words and names (including the name of the state) are represented in full Hawaiian phonology, including the 'okina and the kahakō; in spelling.
Hawaiian English is not to be confused with Hawaiian Pidgin, a dialect that developed among multi-ethnic local residents since the
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Hawaiian_English   (193 words)

  
 British English - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The form of English spoken and written in the United Kingdom still has a major cultural influence, in particular on the English used in many Commonwealth countries (including Australia, South Africa, and India), as well as in the European Union.
Although British English is taught and used in the former British colonies of Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia, American English is often taught in Chinese and Japanese schools, and in other schools throughout Asia.
British English with -ize is sometimes known as OED spelling, and may be marked by the registered IANA language tag 'en-GB-oed'.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/British_English   (702 words)

  
 methods
English was thrown into the contact vernacular by the Portuguese who attempted to promote an English education for their children.
On January 16, 1893, the Hawaiian monarchy was overthrown by businessmen with the aid of the U.S. Government.
Thus, Hawaiian Creole English became the native language of the youth of Hawai`i (Sato 262).
www2.hawaii.edu /~shlachte/methods.htm   (1019 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Hawaiian Pidgin Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Hawaiian Pidgin English, also known as Hawaiian Creole English or simply Pidgin, is a creole language based on English that is widely spoken by residents of Hawai‘i;.
Although standard American English is one of the official languages of the State of Hawai‘i, Pidgin is used in everyday conversation, and is often used in radio and television.
Pidgin English originated as a form of pidgin Hawaiian used among whites (especially Portuguese), Hawaiians, and Chinese.
www.ipedia.com /hawaiian_pidgin.html   (687 words)

  
 Hawaiian language, alphabet and pronunciation
Hawaiian is an Austronesian language spoken by about 8,000 people on the Hawaiian islands.
Hawaiian first appeared in writing in the early 19th century in a version of the Latin alphabet developed by missionaries, who started to visit the Hawaiian islands from 1820 onwards.
In 1978 Hawaiian was made an official language of Hawai'i, along with English, and since then there has been a revival of interest in the language.
www.omniglot.com /writing/hawaiian.htm   (365 words)

  
 Hawaiian Pidgin is an English-based language and is not the same as the pidgin spoken in the deep South Pacific Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Hawaiian Pidgin is an English-based language and is not the same as the pidgin spoken in the deep South Pacific Islands
Hawaiian Pidgin is not the same as the pidgin spoken in the deep South Pacific Islands.
Hawaiian Pidgin (Hawaiian Creole English) began with the arrival of people from other countries to work on the plantations.
www.msu.edu /~colem104/paper1.htm   (557 words)

  
 A Bibliographic Survey of Collections of Hawaiian Sayings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
This fifty-year collection was begun in 1910 when she was fifteen years old, a girl whose Hawaiian mother and Caucasian father encouraged her to be bilingual and bicultural, a bridge between Hawaiians and non-Hawaiians.
A predominantly English topical index is followed by those on real and legendary place names, personal names of gods and people, common names (usually in Hawaiian but with English cross-references) of birds, fishes and other aquatic animals, and plants.
Hawaiians applied their old proverbs to the changing culture initiated by the arrival of Westerners, and also developed new sayings that reflected aspects of this alien way of life.
www.deproverbio.com /DPjournal/DP,5,2,99/LUOMALA/HAWAIIAN.html   (2642 words)

  
 In English: Änuenue Hawaiian Language Immersion School, Messages From the Principal
You are invited and encouraged to "live the legacy." We pay tribute to the three graduated classes and their families for pioneering and sacrificing much for the programs and for all Hawaiians.
All subjects or curriculum areas are taught through the medium of the Hawaiian language.
Hawaiian language immersion and Änuenue School is not for everyone.
www.k12.hi.us /~anuenue/po.okumu.html   (599 words)

  
 Hawai`i Creole English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
But the kind of English they spoke on the playground was influenced by the Pidgin English earlier brought to Hawai'i, by the Hawaiian spoken by their parents, and by their own first languages, especially Portuguese.
However, English and Hawaiian are the official languages of the legislature and standardized English is the official medium of instruction in the school system.
This "r-less" feature is also found in the English spoken in Australia, parts of England, and in the northeastern USA (where the early missionaries to Hawai'i came from).
www.une.edu.au /langnet/hce.htm   (1160 words)

  
 A Lesson in Leaning Hawaiian
The first Hawaiian words I met were in the local variety of standard American English, and in Hawaiian English Creole, locally called "Pidgin." For example, in local English, there are two sides to everything geographic.
But because using Hawaiian in Hawai`i is such a powerful act of political identity, everyone notices what other people do, no matter what their own political orientation.
Then we had a prayer in Hawaiian; I knew it was a prayer, because the leader said something in Hawaiian and everybody stood up and bowed their heads.
nflrc.hawaii.edu /NetWorks/NW05   (6053 words)

  
 Hawaiian Language
Hawaiian remains the language of the heart and soul.
Hawaiian is a Polynesian language spoken throughout the inhabited Hawaiian Islands.
In 1978, Hawaiian was re-established as an official language of the State of Hawaii and, in 1990, the federal Government of the United States adopted a policy to recognize the right of Hawaii to preserve, use, and support its indigenous language.
www.alternative-hawaii.com /hacul/language.htm   (602 words)

  
 Honolulu Star-Bulletin News /2005/02/21/
If all of Hawaii's state and county signs were in Hawaiian and English, Daniel Anthony says he would have the opportunity to use the language he grew up with and started to speak in high school.
Those who speak or read Hawaiian are mostly elders who grew up with the language and an increasing number of young people who are learning it as part of an understanding of their native heritage.
English also has introduced a bill requiring that macrons and glottal stops, known in Hawaiian as kahako and 'okina, be used in the spelling of Hawaiian words or terms in state and county documents.
starbulletin.com /2005/02/21/news/story3.html   (637 words)

  
 Hawaiian Medicinal Plants
This has both the original Hawaiian text and an annotated English translation of one of the earliest native Hawaiian accounts of medicinal practices.
In the text, plants are referred to by their Hawaiian names, but the work includes a glossary which correlates the Hawaiian to the botanical names.
Includes a number of tables indicating level of antibacterial activity and correlating the scientific, Hawaiian and English names for the plants and notation concerning type of traditional use and references.
hml.org /WWW/resources/medpla.html   (994 words)

  
 Hawaiian dictionary;: Hawaiian-English, English-Hawaiian by Mary Kawena Pukui, Samuel H Elbert - 0870226622 : PDXBooks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
First, to correct this record, the Hawaiian Dictionary was written by Mary Kawena Pukui and Samuel H. Elbert.
Mary Kawena Pukui was the foremost expert on the Hawaiian language and culture, and this book is her legacy to those of us who love all things Hawaiian.
This is the standard for Hawaiian language studies.
pdxbooks.com /compare/0870226622   (364 words)

  
 Hawaiian English - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Hawaiian English - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Hawaiian English is the standard of the English language as used in the [[State of HawaiiState of Hawai]], and is—along with the Hawaiian language—an official language of the state.
It is mostly the same as American English of the continental United States, except that, as under Hawai state law, Hawaiian language words and names (including the name of the state) are represented in full Hawaiian phonics, including the [[okina]] and the kahakō in spelling.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Hawaiian_English   (217 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Hawaiian Dictionary: Hawaiian-English, English-Hawaiian: Books: Mary Kawena Pukui,Samuel H. Elbert   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Hawaiian Dictionary: Hawaiian-English, English-Hawaiian by Mary Kawena Pukui
First, to correct this record, the Hawaiian Dictionary was written by Mary Kawena Pukui and Samuel H. Elbert.
Mary Kawena Pukui was the foremost expert on the Hawaiian language and culture, and this book is her legacy to those of us who love all things Hawaiian.
www.amazon.com /Hawaiian-Dictionary-Hawaiian-English-Kawena-Pukui/dp/0824807030   (1023 words)

  
 Other Selected NABE News Columns
The Hawaiian public schools struggled with book shortages, salary inequities, and European centered prejudices during a colonial period when Hawai'i was one of a handful of places in the world that had escaped outright foreign control.
Ironically, the forced use of English in the schools did not result in Hawaiian children learning English better than their parents, if that were the goal of the English-only policy, and there is reason to think that it was not.
Efforts by Hawaiian legislators in the 1920s to include Hawaiian as a "foreign" language in Hawai'i schools had no real effect in providing for a future for Hawaiian as a living first language, and even these laws were often left unenforced by the territorial government that was controlled from Washington.
jan.ucc.nau.edu /~jar/OtherNABE.html   (16110 words)

  
 Hawaiian Language Projects
Hale Kuamo'o, the Hawaiian Language Center at the University of Hawai'i at Hilo, is the primary source of translated and original curriculum materials for the Papahana Kaiapuni Hawai'i, the Hawaiian Language Immersion Program.
In the past the display of Hawaiian language characters in program interface elements such as menus, windows, and dialog boxes required a modified version of the Macintosh operating system to be installed.
There are nearly 600 Hawaiian language speakers using Leoki at this time, and it is in use at every Hawaiian language immersion school, Punana Leo preschool, the University of Hawai'i at Hilo and Manoa, Maui and Kaua'i Community Colleges, and several Hawaiian language support and curriculum offices.
lone-eagles.com /keola.htm   (1262 words)

  
 Unit 14: Hawaiian Creole English
Watson-Grego advocates recognizing HCE as an equally viable dialect in the Hawaiian public school system rather than forcing every student to learn Standard English thereby denying their ethnic/regional identities.
She also begins the article by citing alarming statistics regarding Hawaiian public school standardized test scores and overall poor academic performance as compared with the rest of the nation.
Obviously, students whose first language is a "non-standard" dialect of English (such as AAE or HCE) will have a more difficult time with standardized exams that are written by and for speakers of Standard English.
www.ic.arizona.edu /~anth383/unit14.html   (311 words)

  
 Hawaiian Language
We are not native Hawaiian speakers - and we did not grow up on the island with an infusion of daily Pidgin.
Again, we are not native Hawaiian speakers and thus, we may have made mistakes, but hopefully we are fairly close (I'm sure our Hawaiian readers will be more than happy to send us E-mail correcting any mistakes we might have made.
The English clue we show is not meant to be 'proper English' but more over the mid-western English sounds you would use to mimic the word in Hawaiian.
www.instanthawaii.com /cgi-bin/hawaii?Language   (1502 words)

  
 Hawaiian Language and Hawaiian-English Dictionary: A Complete Grammar Study by Henry P. Judd
An introduction to the Hawaiian language, with 83 lessons in grammar and vocabulary.
Mary Atcherly wrote "First Book in Hawaiian," which was authorized by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii and handled by the Hawaiian Board Book Rooms.
It is the hope that such a rich language as Hawaiian, rich in expressions of feeling and emotion and beautiful in phraseology, may be perpetuated by all those who are interested in Hawaiiana and that this work may be helpful in carrying out the ideal of a preserved Hawaiian language.
www.booklineshawaii.com /book/blh/492064.html   (252 words)

  
 Hawaiian Dictionary: Hawaiian-English and English-Hawaiian by Mary Kawena Pukui; Samuel H. Elbert
Hawaiian Dictionary: Hawaiian-English and English-Hawaiian by Mary Kawena Pukui; Samuel H. Elbert
The late Mary K. Pukui devoted her life to the study and preservation of Hawaiian language and culture.
During her career at the Bishop Museum, she translated Hawaiian legends, chants, and archival materials into English.
www.booklineshawaii.com /book/blh/807030.html   (222 words)

  
 Live Aloha! It is a choice you have in every moment.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
It is important for the Hawaiian culture to preserve and continue the use of the Hawaiian language.
We hope this will be a relatively good guide to some commonly used Hawaiian words and the Hawaiian translations of certain English words.
This dictionary is for entertainment purposes and to also encourage the use and intrests in the Hawaiian language.
www.hawaiian.com /dictionary.htm   (151 words)

  
 Your name in Hawaiian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
There are two ways to determine the Hawaiian equivalent of your name.
The first is to determine the meaning of your name and then obtain the Hawaiian word for that meaning.
The second, and the most common, is by the process of transliteration -- that is, to replace the letters in the English name with Hawaiian letters.
www.hawaiianshop.com /Hawaiian_Names.html   (269 words)

  
 Culturally competent care
As a native Hawaiian, Lisa Kaneshiro, PsyD, sees her fellow islanders grapple with more than their share of health problems: high rates of diabetes, obesity, elevated blood pressure and new cases of HIV.
Kaneshiro, drawing on her knowledge of psychology as well as native Hawaiian culture, consults with a team of medical professionals who provide services spanning from alleviating colds to settling anxieties, regardless of the patients' ability to pay.
And with some of her clients, Kaneshiro makes use of her knowledge of Hawaiian pidgin--a mixture of Hawaiian and English spoken by many native islanders.
www.apa.org /monitor/julaug05/care.html   (666 words)

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