Hawaiian Alphabet


Author: Lori Phillips

Publisher: Bess Press

ISBN: 9781573062183

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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This book is part of the Island Alphabet Books series, which features languages and childrens' artwork from the U.S.-affiliated Pacific. Each hardcover book contains the complete alphabet for the language, four or five examples for each letter, and a word list with English translations. The series was co-published with Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, a non-profit corporation that works collaboratively with school systems to enhance education across the Pacific.

M_maka Kaiao


Author: ʻAha Pūnana Leo,Kōmike Huaʻōlelo

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824828035

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 383

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"The dictionary opens with a detailed description of how words are created by the Hawaiian Lexicon Committee with Pukui and Elbert's Hawaiian Dictionary serving as the primary written source and native speakers of Hawaiian as the primary spoken resource. The first main section contains more than 6,000 Hawaiian entries (alphabetized according to the Hawaiian alphabet) followed by their English equivalents; the second contains English language entries followed by their Hawaiian translation. Teachers and students in Hawaiian language immersion schools and high school, college, and continuing education language courses, as well as those looking for an introduction to contemporary Hawaiian, will find Mamaka Kaiao a truly invaluable resource."--BOOK JACKET.

Learn Hawaiian at Home


Author: Kahikahealani Wight

Publisher: Bess Press

ISBN: 9781880188217

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 147

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Learn Hawaiian at Home is a user-friendly introduction to one of the most beautiful languages in the world. This durable, economical package includes a book and two audio cassettes, emphasizing the unique approach this program takes by including songs, written passages, and several dialogs for each chapter. Vocabulary, useful phrases, homework, dialogs, self-tests, answer key, and glossaries provide structured, self-paced lessons that are reinforced by guided practice in pronunciation.

Illustrated Hawaiian Dictionary


Author: Kahikāhealani Wight

Publisher: Bess Press

ISBN: 9781573062398

Category: Reference

Page: 448

View: 7288

Illustrated Hawaiian Dictionary is an ideal resource for beginning speakers and students of the Hawaiian language or anyone interested in Hawaiian language, history, and culture. Illustrated with line drawings, it includes over 5,000 entries in Hawaiian and English, an additional 2,500 synonyms and related words and phrases, grammar notes, and thousands of example sentences in both Hawaiian and English that illustrate practical and cultural uses of the language.

Our Fifty States


Author: Janet Hale,Richard Rayburn

Publisher: Teacher Created Resources

ISBN: 1557344701

Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 1091

A collection of reproducible maps of the U.S. and its regions with related activities.

History of the Hawaiian Islands

Embracing Their Antiquities, Mythology, Legends, Discovery by Europeans in the Sixteenth Century, Re-discovery by Cook, with Their Civil, Religious and Political History, from the Earliest Traditionary Period to the Year 1846


Author: James Jackson Jarves

Publisher: N.A


Category: Hawaii

Page: 242

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Hawaiian Historical Legends


Author: William D. Westervelt

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462901352

Category: Social Science

Page: 244

View: 9101

This literary treasure provides one of the earliest glimpses into pre–colonial Hawaaiin culture. This book, one of six written by Dr. Westervelt, is a fascinating compilation of Hawaiian legends and historical tales. The origins of the Hawaiian people, the demi-god Maui's search for immortality for mankind, the coming of Captain Cook, the wars of King Kamehameha, as well as other aspects of Hawaii's incredible history fill its pages. Librarians, students, collectors, and anyone who enjoys reading about ancient Hawaii will delight in Hawaiian Historical Legends. Dr. Westervelt is one of the best-known raconteurs of Hawaiian stories. Hawaiian Historical Legends presents a variety of stories both legendary and historical. The author also considers the question of Polynesian origins and the speculative subject of Spanish visitants. Other titles n this series on Hawaii include: Hawaiian Legends of Ghosts and Ghost Gods, and Hawaiian Legends of Old Honolulu Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes.