Let’s Talk Hawaiian #13

This post will have something to do with the month of December!   MERRY CHRISTMAS – MELE KALIKIMAKA I wanted to have this translation early for you guys so you’ll know it before Christmas comes around and so you can use it! A few other words that will help you during this cold winter are:…

Let’s Talk Hawaiian #13

Aloha readers I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!!! Today I’ll be sharing with y’all…yup you guessed it…. HAPPY THANKSGIVING: Hau’oli Lā Ho’omaika’i Hope y’all ate just as much as we did! Check out my last post Thanksgiving 2018. Me ke aloha -SIMPLY SHANA

Let’s Talk Hawaiian #12

Hi all my fast learners!!! So I have a song that my son learned over this summer which he knows very well. BTW he loves singing!!! This song is called Na Mahele O Ke Kino = Parts Of The Body. It goes like: Poʻo, Maka, Ihu, Waha (touch head, eyes, nose, mouth) Pepeiao, Lima, Manamana…

Let’s Talk Hawaiian- #3

Lately I’ve been teaching William some Hawaiian words. If we still lived in O’ahu I would’ve sent him to the same school that I went, but this way he enjoys learning his culture on our own pace. My friend from O’ahu sent us a calendar for Christmas that has the months and days all in…

Let’s Talk Hawaiian- #1

Here’s a short story to introduce this blog post… I’ll never forget my first learning experience with the Hawaiian language: My teacher asked me in front of the whole class ” ‘Ehia ou makahiki? “. I looked around at my classmates thinking, oh gosh can someone help me!. My classmate behind me whispered ” ‘Ekahi…

Hawaiian Language

The background to this blog “Hawaiian Language” idea obviously would be that I speak fluent Hawaiian. Yes, Hawaiian is a language (believe it or not I ran into people that didn’t believe me). I also think that it would a fun way to teach the language of my culture. At a young age, mid of…