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is a Hawaiian parting expression that means Until We Meet Again. . So long as it's not a forever goodbye, I look forward to seeing you again!. How to speak Hawaiian, Common words and phrases used in Hawaii. Aloha ` oe Farewell to you; Mahalo Thank you; A hui hou - Till we meet again; A hui Until we meet again; Kala mai ia'u - Excuse me; A`ole pilikia You/re welcome / No . A Hui Hou Kākou (Until We Meet Again) The conclusion of brought another goodbye, and this one by far the most difficult and I encourage you to take a moment to read it for yourself if you have never done so.
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The distinctive sound of another stringed import, the horizontally played steel guitar, has also been co-opted into Hawaiian music as though it were invented for just that purpose.
Modern hula performances are usually accompanied by ukuleles, guitars, and other instruments, whereas traditional hula, still practiced today with great attention to a much earlier history, is accompanied only by chanting and percussion.
The most famous symbol of the hula, the grass skirt, is not Hawaiian at all. It was introduced from Micronesia by laborers from the Gilbert Islands in the early 19th century. More traditionally, Hawaiians used their own abundant native materials such as long, shiny, flat ti leaves threaded together in a similar fashion.
The Kona Historical Society has developed great skill in creating interactive locations and programs that capture the most colorful, personal and poignant elements of settlement in these most remote islands on earth. Speaking into each important historical experience, the Society often schedules special events and cultural festivals, easily missed by visitors not tuned in to these opportunities, mostly happening along the south Kona coast.
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Performed on the grounds of the Museum, a touching three-actor play is based on actual accounts of Japanese immigrant laborers brought to the Big Island in the s and s to work the coffee and macadamia nut farms.
It tells a compelling tale of physical hardship, cultural isolation, and eventually the successful integration of Japanese Hawaiians. More Living History projects are in the works! Christine Faye The first sugar cane plant came to the Hawaiian Islands with the Polynesian settlers, but the early technology for making sugar was imported from China.
Over the next years, Hawaii boasted one of the most technologically advanced and efficient sugar industries. Immigrant workers spoke so many languages that plantation owners created a multi-national language, Hawaiian pidgin, that even stumped the Nazis during WW II. Gay and Robinson Tours When sugar was king, there was not sufficient manpower in Hawaii to work the fields and factories, so contract laborers were imported into the Kingdom, beginning with the Chinese as early asand followed by waves of Japanese, Norwegians, Puerto Ricans, Filipinos, Portuguese, Germans, Koreans and Spaniards.
Truly a United Nations gathering of workers until the importation of plantation labor came to an end about ! As more and more diverse groups arrived, new words and phrases had to be developed for people to understand what was required for their jobs and daily life.
Pidgin, a Hawaiian plantation language evolved into such a unique vocabulary that during World War II, the Germans were unable to break the code of the Japanese-American Regimental Battalion because they were speaking Hawaiian plantation pidgin!
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UntilGay and Robinson offered an intriguing educational introduction to years of sugar production on Kauai, the only tour of a working plantation in Hawaii. Gay and Robinson Tours Until Gay and Robinson offered informative Field and Factory Tours that whisked visitors behind the scenes throughout the vast 55, acre property, including intriguing bits of time travel back to when Messers Gay and Robinson launched their enterprise in the early s.
Bottom, base, foundation, basis, main stalk of a tree, trunk, handle, root; hereditary, fundamental. Reason, cause, goal, justification, motive, grounds, purpose, object, why.
Grandparent, ancestor, relative or close friend of the grandparent's generation, grandaunt, granduncle. Starting point, source; growing. Garland, wreath; necklace of flowers, leaves, shells, ivory, feathers, or paper, given as a symbol of affection; beads; any ornament worn around the head or about the neck; to wear a lei; crown. Hawaiian feast, named for the taro tops always served at one. This is not an ancient name, but goes back at least towhen so used by the Pacific Commercial Advertiser newspaper; formerly a feast was pa'ina or 'aha'aina.
Thanks, gratitude; to thank.
Admiration, praise, esteem, regards, respects; to admire, praise, appreciate. On the seaside, towards the sea, in the direction of the sea.
Parent, any relative of the parent's generation, as uncle, aunt, cousin; progenitor; main stalk of a plant; adult; full-grown, mature, older, senior.
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To take care of, tend, attend, care for, preserve, protect, maintain; care, preservation, support, fidelity, loyalty; caretaker, keeper. Stranger, foreigner, newcomer, tourist, guest, company; one unfamiliar with a place or custom; new, unfamiliar, unusual, rare, introduced, of foreign origin; for the first time.
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Inland, upland, towards the mountain, in the direction of the uplands. Song, anthem, or chant of any kind; poem, poetry; to sing, chant. Wave, surf; full of waves; to form waves; wavy, as wood grain.