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'Olelo Hawai'i or the Hawaiian language is an Eastern Malayo-Polynesian member of the Austronesian language family with approximately 1000 mother-tongue speakers and 8000 people who can speak and understand it. It is the sole native language of the Hawaiian islands and the legal equivalent of English in the State of Hawai`i. The links contained here will provide you with information about the language and pointers to Hawaiian materials for those who speak the language.
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Bilingual website offering news, technology resources, online dictionaries and contact information for related organizations from Hale Kuamoʻo, University of Hawaiʻi Center for Hawaiian Language and Culture.
Descriptions of services, contact information, office locations and branch operating hours. Hawaiian language materials are available for both children and adults.
Find Your Hawaiian Name
Translations between English and Hawaiian given names. Site utility impacted by popup windows.
A brief description of the Hawaiian Language.
Hawaiian Language or `ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi
Brief ethnological summary of Hawaiian.
Hawaiian vocabulary with Japanese language equivalents.
Extensive archive of Hawaiian songs with side-by-side translations into English.
A Lesson in Learning Hawaiian
Recounts one person's experiences while studying Hawaiian language and Hula with commentary on approaches to learning and the politics inherent to choices of vocabulary and pronunciation.
Reading Online - Technology and the Hawaiian Language
Broad overview on technology and Hawaiian language revival.
Ulukau: The Hawaiian Electronic Library
Bilingual library of Hawaiian language materials including online edition of the Pukui and Elbert Hawaiian language dictionary, nineteenth century newspaper archives and the "Baibala Hemolele."
Wired 3.08: How Do You Say Computer in Hawaiian?
"Wired" article on the role of technology in the Hawaiian language revival movement.
Yahoo! Groups: OLELO_HAWAII
Mail group at "Yahoo! Groups" focused on increasing Hawaiian language learning through regular e-mail conversation.
Last update:April 17, 2016 at 19:09:34 UTC