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 #4

If you haven’t checked out my last 3 post here are the links: Let’s Talk Hawaiian #1 Let’s Talk Hawaiian #2 Let’s Talk Hawaiian #3 Today I’m going to blog the days of the week in Hawaiian. William almost got it down but I’ll give him to the end of this month to ace it….

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…