Ta'ape: The Bluestripe Snapper, an introduced species with yellow and blue stripes along body. Useful Hawaiian Words and Phrases Aloha: The most common expression in the islands. Kay den, I no show you mine. Ho, brah, Pua wen spok me in da cah wid Charlene an geev me stink eye. Pupu: hors d'oeuvres Wahine: a female, a woman, a wife. Ono: Delicious; delightful or the best; groovy. Huli Huli: To flip over and over; rotiserrie, also barbecue, like in Huli Huli chicken.
Know that articles and verbs get replaced with slang. A very big, very local Hawaiian. Ho, get choke mangoes dis yeah, brah! Many homes in Hawaii have an Ohana Cottage which could also be known as a guest house. Ono ono means absolutely delicious. The first waves of immigration where the Chinese, Japanese and Portuguese who needed to communicate with Haole english speaking bosses and Hawaiian locals. Easy foa say, hahd foa do.
Give the workers your courtesy. Following are common meanings to some widely used Hawaiian Words: Aa: rough, crumbling lava. Very popular ingredient in Poke, a Hawaiian salsa. Hauoli la hanau: Happy Birthday. I thought Charlene stay momona, but she come hapai no can. Mahalo nui loa: thank you very much. Poi: A glutinous paste made from pounding taro root.
Grind too much, dass why you come so momona. Malihini: A newcomer, tenderfoot or recent arrival. I like foa go, but no can. Mahalo: Thanks or Thank You! It can mean hello and goodbye, welcome or farewell. Kahuna - H - Hawaiian holy man or pro or master. Would you like to fight with me? Bumbye: When we get around to it; after a little while.
Means: If I can get to it I will. In pidgin can also mean several other things. Holoholo - H - Venture out or travel for adventure and fun. Komo mai: Please come in; enter; welcome. Wahine: A young woman or girl; female; wife. In the past the word for feast was paina. At this time primarily limited to dining cuisine and Jawaiian music which is a cross between reggae and Hawaiian styles.
We see several Honu on almost every dive here at Shaka Divers! Kapa: also called tapa, a cloth made of beaten bark. It is characterized by the hand and body motions portraying the meanings of the lyrics in a visual form, such as swishing hand motions indicating the swimming of fish. Ipu: the bottle gourd used as a receptacle, dance rattle and drum. . Brah: All the bros in Hawaii are Brahs ; brothers; pals. It was also home to the 4th Marine Division that fought in many infamous battles including Iwo Jima! Kahuna: a priest, doctor, or other trained person of old Hawaii, endowed with special professional skills that often included the gift of prophecy or other supernatural powers.
Hula: the dance of Hawaii. There are only 13 letters in the Hawaiian alphabet: A, E, H, I K, L, M, N, O, P, U and W. There are also 14 recognized vowel combinations dipthongs which are pronounced together. Alii: a Hawaiian chief, Hawaiian royalty. Baby names that sound like Akamai include English , English , English , , , , , African and Indian , Japanese , Japanese , Japanese , , Japanese , Japanese , , , , , , and. They reach about 12 inches and are usually found in large schools of several hundred fish or more. Eh, haole boy, you like beef? Lei: a garland of flowers.
Local Style: Anything typical of the way people do things in Hawaii; laid back; relaxed. Planny: A lot, plenty; plentiful, choke. Mana: the spiritual power that the Hawaiians believed to inhabit all things and creatures. Ala: a road, path, or trail. Purplish in color and kind of sour tasting, it is a staple that can be found at all authentic Luaus. Haole - H - Not Hawaiian, foreigner, especially white or caucasian. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.
Characterized by vibrant colors, a black band on the side and base of the tail and fluorescent blue lips. Roi: The Peacock Grouper, an introduced species found on many reefs in Hawaii. Now Junior stay all bus up. Hele: to go, come, walk. Below are the definitions for the most common ones you'll hear or read here during your visit in order to get you through your visit without looking like a total Malihini! Dancers wear native attire, Leis , grass skirts and even Coconut Bras!. Eh, who wen cockaroach all da manapua? Akua: god, goddess, spirit, ghost, devil, image, idol, corpse; divine, supernatural, godly.