Pidgin is an creole language predominantly influenced by Hawaiian grammar, and vocabulary from the languages of various cultures that migrated to Hawai`i including English, Japanese and of course, `Olelo Hawai`i. In linguistic research, Pidgin is generally referred to as Hawai`i Creole English or HCE.

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Da Hawai`i Pidgin Bible
Excerpts from a recent translation of the New Testament into Pidgin with a grammar and vocabulary lists.
Hawai`i Creole
General description of Hawai`i Creole English including examples of vocabulary, grammar and phonology.
The Hawaiian Language
Common words and phrases in Hawaiian and Hawaiian Pidgin.
Language Samples from Pidgin Speakers
Phrases in Pidgin and English from speakers who come from the Philippines or whose first language is Japanese.
Native Speaker's Perspective on Hawaiian Pidgin
Native speaker's perspective on the origin and nature of Pidgin, including example phrases.
Pidgin 101
Expressions in Hawaiian Pidgin and English.
Pidgin to da Max - Hawai`i Kine Talk
Humorous guide to Pidgin written by locals for locals and curious visitors.
Pidgin Words and Phrases
Pidgin words and phrases with definitions and explanations of how to use them.
Professahs Say No Let Pidgin Boddah You in School
Honolulu Star-Bulletin article on the role of Pidgin in education including a history of the formation of "Da Pidgin Coup".
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