E komo mai: Welcome. Many stores and businesses have “e komo mai” written on the entrance. A hui hou: Until we meet again.
Mahalo is the Hawaiian word for “thanks”. If you don’t want to respond in English, you can always use the Hawaiian phrase for “you’re welcome” which could be either of the following: ʻAʻole pilikia (No problem), pronounced ah-o-lay pee-lee-kee-ah. Noʻu ka hauʻoli (The pleasure is mine), pronounced no-ooh-kah-how-oh-lee.
Mahalo nui loa, thanks [you] very much. Mahalo ā nui, thanks very much.
Aloha nui loa (“new ee low a”) or “all my love” in Hawaiian.
n. Excreta, dung, feces. See below for many compounds formed with kukae; lepo, dirt, is sometimes a euphemism. Kūkae lio, horse manure; fig., common.
If someone says “Aloha” to you, say it right back. Mahalo means “thank you.” If someone does you a kindness, don’t be shy about saying, “Mahalo,” to them.
Aloha – Hello
In Hawaii, Aloha means more than ‘hello’; it expresses wishes for a positive and respectful life. Use Aloha kakahiaka to say, ‘good morning’, Aloha ‘auinalā for ‘good afternoon’ and Aloha ahiahi for ‘good evening’.
|Happy Anniversary||hauʻoli lā hānau|
|Happy New Year||hauʻoli makahiki hou|
|All my love||Aloha Nui Loa|
|Best wishes||lana ‘iʻo ka manaʻo|
What is a traditional Hawaiian blessing? According to kahina.com, blessings are a sacred tradition in Hawaiian protocol. “The purpose of Blessing Ceremonies is to invite the goodness from the hightest for Aloha, happiness, harmony, health, peace, protection, and abundance.
To send a shaka: make a fist with either hand. Extend the thumb and pinky while keeping the middle fingers curled under. Face your thumb and pinky away from your body and draw an invisible “j” in the air. Give your shaka a shake and you’re communicating Hawaiian-style!
nanea To pass the time in ease, peace, and pleasure; to relax, lounge, repose; absorbed, contented.
Did you know? The word “wahine” came into English in the late 18th century from Maori, the language of a Polynesian people native to New Zealand; it was originally used for a Maori woman, especially a wife. The word is also used for a woman in Hawaiian and Tahitian, though spelled “vahine” in the latter.
uka — Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng ,
n., Inland, upland, towards the mountain, shoreward (if at sea); shore, uplands (often preceded by the particles i, ma- [usually written mauka], or o).
Hawaiian word of the day: “‘olu’olu” — is such a nice Hawaiian word. It means “nice,” “pleasant,” “gracious,” and “please.”
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Area code 808 is a telephone area code in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) for the Hawaiian Islands, comprising the windward and the leeward islands. The code was assigned to Hawaii on August 8, 1957, about two years before statehood on August 21, 1959.
“Howzit” is the most common reply. Sometimes I forget I’m in Hawaii and reply “I’m well how are you?” the other party is usually not expecting that response, and the moment becomes awkward. Also, don’t expect a “Howzit” offered toward a white collar person to be responded too.
huihui — Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng / hui. hui /,
1. vi., Mixed, mingled, united, joined; to pool together, as to buy cooperatively.
Moki means God is good in hawaiian and Deer in Native American.
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