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  Proper use of Hawaiian Language
The ancient Hawaiians were great natural historians and stewards of their marine resources.
Therefore, a short explanation of the Hawaiian language is in order to clarify spelling, grammar and pronunciation of Hawaiian words.
For example, the letter a in the Hawaiian language has the sound as the letter a in the word "was".
www.coralreefnetwork.com /network/hawaiian.htm   (266 words)

  
  Hawaiian language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hawaiian, along with English, is an official language of the State of Hawai‘i.
Hawaiian language "immersion" schools are now open to children whose families want to introduce Hawaiian language for future generations.
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   (3570 words)

  
 Hawaiian language at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hawaiian is a member of the Austronesian language family, related to Samoan, Maori, Fijian, and other languages spoken throughout Polynesia, and more distantly to some Southeast Asian and Indian Ocean languages.
Hawaiian Pidgin (also known as Hawaiian Creole) is a local form of English with borrowings from Hawaiian and Asian languages (predominantly Japanese, Chinese and Tagalog) introduced by immigrants hired to work at sugar and pineapple plantations.
The Hawaiian alphabet, called ka pī'āpā Hawai'i in Hawaiian, is a variety of the Roman alphabet created in the 19th century and used to write the Hawaiian language.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Hawaiian_language.html   (514 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Hawaiian language Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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Hawai‘ian is a member of the Austronesian language family, related to Sāmoan;, Māori;, Fijian, and other languages spoken throughout Polynesia, and more distantly to some Southeast Asian and Indian Ocean languages.
Hawaiian Pidgin (also known as Hawaiian Creole) is a local form of English with borrowings from Hawaiian and Asian languages (predominantly Japanese and Chinese introduced by immigrants hired to work at sugar and pineapple plantations.
www.ipedia.com /hawaiian_language.html   (530 words)

  
 Hawaiian Language
Hawaiian is a Polynesian language spoken throughout the inhabited Hawaiian Islands.
In the nineteenth century it became a written language and was the language of the Hawaiian government and the people.
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)

  
 Learn Hawaiian Language - Free Conversational Hawaiian Lessons Online - Common Hawaiian Words and Phrases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Phrasebase drastically simplifies the language learning process by prioritizing the various components of learning and focusing your study efforts on the areas of greatest importance.
The key is to immerse yourself in the language and use it as often as possible in order to build up your skills of speaking it and listening to it, understanding and comprehending it...
Hawaiian Language Exchange Pen-Pals - Community of people from around the world interested in teaching you their language and sharing their culture with you.
www.phrasebase.com /learn/hawaiian.php   (1866 words)

  
 HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE IMMERSION SCHOOLS AS VEHICLES FOR CULTURAL INDOCTRINATION AND ETHNIC NATIONALISM
The language immersion classes also have a spiritual and political downside, when they sometimes brainwash the students to believe that Hawaiian language was made illegal, or was suppressed, by haoles trying to force Hawaiians to assimilate.
Hawaiian cultural immersion public charter schools are now established, where the primary purpose is to shape the minds, hearts, and attitudes of children to conform to an ideology of ethnic nationalism.
Hawaiian language is part of the cultural immersion charter schools, but the focus is on cultural and political indoctrination.
angelfire.com /hi2/hawaiiansovereignty/hawlangimmersionnationalism.html   (1669 words)

  
 Hawaiian Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is "a unique language in a unique land on the earth." All of the many other languages spoken here in Hawai`i are immigrant languages which have been brought here by their respective speakers from America, Asia, Europe, and other Pacific island areas.
Hawaiians were a naturally poetic people and their language lent itself to poetic expression.
A language is the vehicle by which a culture is transmitted, and therefore, the latter without the former is incomplete and somewhat pseudo.
www.worldhula.com /hawaiian_language.htm   (361 words)

  
 No Ka ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi
Hawaiian is a Polynesian language spoken on all of the inhabited islands of Hawaiʻi with only minor dialectical differences between them.In the nineteenth century, Hawaiian became a written language.
This hybrid was the result of two language dynamics occuring simultaneously: 1) the attempt suddenly of a public, heretofore accustomed to communicating in Hawaiian, to speak now in English, and 2) the Pidgin Hawaiian that was spoken by immigrants.
In 1978, Hawaiian was re-established as an official language of the state of Hawaiʻi.
www.olelo.hawaii.edu /eng/orgs/hk/aboutoh.html   (265 words)

  
 Hawaiian Pidgin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although English and Hawaiian are the co-official languages of the State of Hawai‘i, Pidgin is used by many locals in everyday conversation and is often used in advertising toward Hawaii residents.
It supplanted the pidgin Hawaiian used on the plantations and elsewhere in Hawai'i.
While most linguists agree that Hawaii Pidgin is a full-fledged language with its own grammar, pronunciation, intonation, and domains of use, it is viewed by some to be "substandard," or as a "corrupted" form of English, or even as broken English.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hawaiian_Pidgin   (1385 words)

  
 Hawaiian language, alphabet and pronunciation
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.
Dozens of Hawaiian language newspapers were published, together with Hawaiian translations of religious works and novels and Hawaiian transcriptions of traditional stories.
After Hawaii was annexed by the USA in 1899, the Hawaiian language was banned from schools and went into rapid decline.
www.omniglot.com /writing/hawaiian.htm   (374 words)

  
 The Fun Of Learning The Hawaiian Language
The Hawaiian language is an Austronesian (or Polynesian) language that is the ancestral tongue of the Hawaiian Islands, which lie in the Pacific Ocean.
The Hawaiian language is the official language of the State of Hawaii.
The Hawaiian language is being taught in public schools on the Islands as a second language alongside English.
www.translationdirectory.com /article824.htm   (692 words)

  
 Hawaiian Language - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Hawaiian Language, language of the Austronesian language family, once the major language spoken in the Hawaiian Islands.
Hawaiian language, speakers of Austronesian languages, speakers of Chinese language, speakers of Hawaiian language, speakers of Japanese language
Following are entries dated 1820 to 1838 from the journals of Christian missionaries, originally from New England, who lived in Hawaii.
encarta.msn.com /Hawaiian_Language.html   (163 words)

  
 Hawaiian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
They might instead refer to themselves as kama`aina, meaning "child of the land", or as locals, especially if they were born (or at least raised) in Hawaii.
Hawaiian Airlines, the 12th largest commercial airline in the United States.
Hawaiian shirt is a colorful shirt originated in Hawai'i
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hawaiian   (186 words)

  
 Eye of Hawaii - a short Hawaiian Language Lesson
Then there is kauna, the hidden meaning inside Hawaiian language, wherein it seems one is speaking about something obvious when one is actually talking about something completely different.
Hawaiian style of cooking where meat is placed in an imu (EE-moo), a fire pit, and buried until done.
Hawaiian dish made from meat, usually pork, and butterfish, rolled up in luau leaf (similar to spinach) and steamed.
www.eyeofhawaii.com /Hawaiian/hawaiian.htm   (457 words)

  
 Learn The Hawaiian Language
The Hawaiian language is an Austronesian (or Polynesian) language that is the ancestral tongue of the Hawaiian Islands, which lie in the Pacific Ocean.
The Hawaiian language is being taught in public schools on the Islands as a second language alongside English.
Though the Hawaiian language is not widely spoken any longer, its concepts remain in the hearts and souls of the people who inhabit the idyllic and ancient oasis, and they relish the opportunity to welcome their visitors in the true spirit of ‘ohana.
www.foreign-languages-school.com /learning-the-hawaiian-language.html   (639 words)

  
 HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE IMMERSION SCHOOLS AS VEHICLES FOR CULTURAL INDOCTRINATION AND ETHNIC NATIONALISM
The language immersion classes also have a spiritual and political downside, when they sometimes brainwash the students to believe that Hawaiian language was made illegal, or was suppressed, by haoles trying to force Hawaiians to assimilate.
Hawaiian cultural immersion public charter schools are now established, where the primary purpose is to shape the minds, hearts, and attitudes of children to conform to an ideology of ethnic nationalism.
Hawaiian language is part of the cultural immersion charter schools, but the focus is on cultural and political indoctrination.
www.angelfire.com /hi2/hawaiiansovereignty/hawlangimmersionnationalism.html   (1669 words)

  
 Keith Haugen on Hawaiian Language
Mahalo a nui loa to Star of the Sea Schools for adding Hawaiian to the curriculum and for allowing me to teach the language to the young ones, and to Hui O Kamalei, where I was able to share the language with the alaka`i and na haumana.
Hawaiian is the principal language spoken on the island of Ni`ihau, and classes in the language are currently flourishing at the Kamehameha Schools and at many public schools, where they are taught by kupuna (elders), as well as at the University of Hawai`i in Manoa and Hilo.
Today Hawaiian words like `ohana (family) and aloha `aina (love of the land) are returning to common recognition among Hawaiians and non-Hawaiians alike, and the Hawaiians are coming to regard their language as a precious heritage.
www.hawaiiansong.com /khl.html   (1727 words)

  
 Leoki: A Powerful Voice of Hawaiian Language Revitalization   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hawaiian was a strictly oral language until the "discovery" of the islands by Europeans in 1778, followed by the arrival of American missionaries in 1820.
Hawaiian language study began to soar at the university level, from 27 enrolled students at the University of Hawai‘i at Mänoa in 1961-1962 to 1,277 in 1992-1993.
Hawaiians have a proud history of taking advantage of a wide range of media, from song to dance to print, to preserve and the life of their language and culture.
www.gse.uci.edu /faculty/markw/leoki.html   (3908 words)

  
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Hawaiian language classes have resumed, with both beginner and advanced level classes.
Collections of the Hawaiian language newspapers were scattered in libraries and archives throughout the state of Hawaii.
Presenting a Hawaiian view of historical events in Hawaii and the world, and a Hawaiian perspective on the native culture, these newspapers are a unique and important source of information.
www.lycos.com /info/hawaiian-language.html?page=2   (352 words)

  
 Teaching Hawaiian Language Using Computer Technology
In 1896, however, the use of Hawaiian as a language of the classroom was banned by law.
Until 1986 when the restriction against Hawaiian as an instructional language in public schools was removed by the legislature, it could only be taught as a "foreign language" and thus the strides made in learning it were limited.
Hawaiian is now frequently heard in gatherings of the Hawaiian community: at birthday parties, concerts, and sporting events to name a few places.
www2.nau.edu /~jar/TIL_14.html   (2103 words)

  
 The Fun of Learning the Hawaiian Language
Though English is spoken by Hawaiians in order to conduct business and for political and educational purposes, the Hawaiian language remains in the souls and memories of all native Hawaiians, and connects them to their heritage.
Hawaiians love to share their interesting history, vibrant culture, and the beautiful poetry of the Hawaiian language with visitors.
Though the Hawaiian language is not widely spoken any longer, its concepts remain in the hearts and souls of the people who inhabit the idyllic and ancient oasis, and they relish the opportunity to welcome their visitors in the true spirit of ‘ohana.
www.ezinearticles.com /?The-Fun-of-Learning-the-Hawaiian-Language&id=117101   (902 words)

  
 Learn Hawaiian Online - Write or Speak in Hawaiian Language Exchange
A language exchange complements other forms of learning such as classroom, cultural immersion and multimedia, because you get to practice all that you have learned with native speakers in a safe and supportive environment.
Language exchange learning is also inexpensive because we provide free tips and conversation lesson plans that allow you to do a language exchange on your own.
Add your profile to the language exchange community and let others contact you to for language exchange learning.
www.mylanguageexchange.com /Learn/Hawaiian.asp   (1003 words)

  
 Alohacyberian of Hawaii - Language Translators -
Hawaiian Pidgin is also known as Hawaiian Creole English, though some consider "Pidgin" to be slang or vernacular and Pidgin is sometimes referred to slangily as "slangs".
Also find foreign language dictionaries and language translators to (some spell it "translaters") translate from any of a number of languages to any of the other many languages and a comprehensive source for 150 languages and their translating dictionaries.
Below are Hawaiian translations using free Hawaiian translators and Hawaiian language dictionaries to translate English to Hawaiian and Hawaiian to English via translator or Hawaiian dictionary.
home.att.net /~keith.martin/zwordz.html   (1939 words)

  
 Hawaiian Language Sketch @ HigherPower.org (Higher Power)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The people responsible for "importing" those languages were also responsible for "exporting" the Hawaiian language into new territory, because there were some adventurous native speakers of Hawaiian who opted to do some exploring of their own by leaving Hawaii and sailing off to "see the world" aboard the wooden ships of the Caucasian explorers.
For examples of use of the ‘okina consider the Hawaiian words Hawai‘i and O‘ahu (simply Hawaii and Oahu in English orthography).
It is not necessary to postulate that the long vowels and diphthongs should be counted as separate single phonemes, because they can be treated as sequences of two vowels.
higherpower.org /encyclopedia/Hawaiian_language   (2190 words)

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