Hawaiian Word of the Day: Peni

by ʻŌlelo on May 31, 2011
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Peni

Pen

E Russell, he peni kāu?
Eh Russell, you get pen?
Russell, do you have a pen?…

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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Mea Hoʻomanaʻo

by ʻŌlelo on May 30, 2011
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Mea hoʻomanaʻo

Memorial

ʻAno ʻē ka poʻe āpau e makemake ai e poina wale ma ka hopena pule lānui lōʻihi. Hauʻoli Lā Mea Hoʻomanaʻo!
It’s funny how the only thing people want to do on a long, holiday weekend is …

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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kinipōpō

by ʻŌlelo on May 29, 2011
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Kinipōpō

Balls

Nui kaʻu mau kinipōpō. ʻO nā kinipōpō lepo nui.
I’ve got big balls. Dirty big balls.…

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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Hua hāʻule

by ʻŌlelo on May 28, 2011
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Hua hāʻule

Illegitimate child

ʻEhia hua hāʻule a Arnold?
How many illegitimate children did Arnold father?…

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Hawaiian Word of the Day: ʻAihue

by ʻŌlelo on May 27, 2011
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ʻAihue

To steal

He kūoʻo lā? Na wai e ʻaihue i ka mīkini hana sushi i kaupaona ai i hoʻokahi haneli paona?
Seriously? Who steals a 100-pound sushi machine?…

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Book End: Weekend of May 27, 2011

by Alex on May 27, 2011
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It’s time…it’s time…it’s Book End Time! Welcome to this week’s Book End, highlighting the week’s literary and library events here in Hawaii.

As it’s Memorial Day weekend, there really aren’t a lot of events happening this weekend.  In fact, …

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Summer Reading Program 2011

by Alex on May 26, 2011
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It’s almost Memorial Day, which means one thing—Summer is here!

No excuses.  School is out for the kids.  The season finale for Hawaii 5-0 is all pau.  Most other shows on television wrapped up their seasons (with a few exceptions).  …

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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kanauika

by ʻŌlelo on May 26, 2011
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Sandwich

E ka wahine, e hele i ka lumi kuke a e hana i mau kanauika naʻu.
Woman, get in the kitchen and make me some sandwiches.…

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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Mākaʻi

by ʻŌlelo on May 25, 2011
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Police

Wowsers. Maulua ka mahina i hala no ka ʻOihana Mākaʻi ʻo Honolulu.
Wowsers. It’s been a rough month for the Honolulu Police Department.

 

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Hawaiian Word of the Day: ʻĀpala

by ʻŌlelo on May 24, 2011
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ʻĀpala

Apple

Pehea ʻoe e makemake nei i kēnā mau ʻāpala?
How do you like them apples?…

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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Uea kau lole

by ʻŌlelo on May 23, 2011
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Uea kau lole

Wire hanger

Mea mai kuʻu wahi māmā, “ʻAʻohe uea kau lole, ā mau loa!”
Mommie dearest says, “No wire hangers, ever!”…

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