Review of Expressions Learned – Disc 2 through Disc 7

The following is a review of expressions from the vocabulary lists that we went over in each island. No Hawaiʻi mai – From Hawaiʻi I kēia manawa, e huakaʻi ana kākou – At this time, let us all take a tripI kekahi manawa, e makemake ana nā keiki – At times, the children will want…

Using “i” for Destination

How to indicate a destination of travel using “i” to. Now that we have learned how to say things like: We are going to travel; We went for a ride; You are going to surf and so on. Letʻs learn how to add a destination for the direction of travel. We will use the marker…

Introducing Plural Article “Nā”

Now let’s try some more of this type of sentence, using some more of the vocabulary words from this lesson. As well as using “ka” and “ke” for “the” -which is the singular form- we will also use “nā”, which is the plural form. Listen several times until you become comfortable saying these phrases, and…

Quiz For Lānaʻi Island

In this section, you will have a chance to test your comprehension of the stories from each section of this program. If you have heard the stories enough to start memorizing pieces, then you should have an easy time with this quiz; just listen for the response that sounds “correct” to your ear. There will…

Quiz for the Oʻahu Island

In this section, you will have a chance to test your comprehension of the stories from each section of this program. If you have heard the stories enough to start memorizing pieces, then you should have an easy time with this quiz; just listen for the response that sounds “correct” to your ear. There will…

Quiz for the Maui Island

In this section, you will have a chance to test your comprehension of the stories from each section of this program. If you have heard the stories enough to start memorizing pieces, then you should have an easy time with this quiz; just listen for the response that sounds “correct” to your ear. There will…

Quiz for Hawaʻi Island

In this section, you will have a chance to test your comprehension of the stories from each section of this program. If you have heard the stories enough to start memorizing pieces, then you should have an easy time with this quiz; just listen for the response that sounds “correct” to your ear. There will…

Moving Parts of a Sentence Around

It is possible to move pieces of some sentences around, since each piece acts as its own individual unit (called a “poke” in Hawaiian), in somewhat the same way that childrens’ building blocks can be put together in many different ways. Listen and Repeat! Hoʻomākaukau! E hele ana au i ke kahua mokulele i ka…

Days and Months

The calendar system of the Hawaiian people before contact with the western world was quite different from the system we are used to. But it was not long before the western system had been adopted by the Hawaiians, and that is the system we will learn a little about today. The original system has not…