- 1 How do you respond to Mahalo?
- 2 Is there a Hawaiian word for you’re welcome?
- 3 How do you respond to Mahalo Nui Loa?
- 4 How do you respond to aloha?
- 5 What does Aloha Nui Loa?
- 6 What does Komo Mai?
- 7 What is a Hawaiian blessing?
- 8 What do Hawaiians say when someone dies?
- 9 What is Aloha Mai Kakou?
- 10 What is the meaning of Nui?
- 11 How do locals pronounce Hawaii?
- 12 Is it rude to say aloha if you’re not Hawaiian?
- 13 What does 808 mean in Hawaii?
How do you respond to Mahalo?
If someone says mahalo how do you respond? Mahalo is the Hawaiian word for “ thanks”. If you don’t want to respond in English, you can always use the Hawaiian phrase for “you’re welcome” which could be either of the following: ʻAʻole pilikia (No problem), pronounced ah-o-lay pee-lee-kee-ah.
Is there a Hawaiian word for you’re welcome?
‘ A’ ole palikir – You’re welcome/ No problem.
How do you respond to Mahalo Nui Loa?
Just in regular general conversation (99.9% of the time) you just say “you’re welcome”. If you are speaking to a Hawaiian speaker and want to venture into ‘Olelo Hawai’i.you could say “a’ole pilikia” (no trouble) or “he mea iki” (a small thing).
How do you respond to aloha?
If someone says “ Aloha ” to you, say it right back. Mahalo means “thank you.” If someone does you a kindness, don’t be shy about saying, “Mahalo,” to them. Locals will be pleased that you used this word.
What does Aloha Nui Loa?
Aloha nui loa (“new ee low a”) or “all my love ” in Hawaiian.
What does Komo Mai?
E kipa mai / E komo mai – Two phrases meaning welcome.
What is a Hawaiian blessing?
The blessing, based on traditional Hawaiian belief of kapu*, is used to remove something disturbing that has arisen or has been called down upon a place. Things such as negative energy or curses. The notion is to cleanse or heal the space so that the new occupants can start afresh.
What do Hawaiians say when someone dies?
Hawaiian Funeral Sayings ” Ku’ia Kahele aka na’au ha’aha’a:” “A humble person walks carefully so as not to hurt others.” “He kehau ho ‘oma ’ema ‘eke aloha:” “Love is like a cleansing dew.” “A hui hou:” “Until we meet again.”
What is Aloha Mai Kakou?
Greetings between all of us. All of us greet each other. Hello from me and all of you. ( We are all included in this greeting process) Aloha mai kākou.
What is the meaning of Nui?
plentiful, great, lots.
How do locals pronounce Hawaii?
So if you want to pronounce Hawai’i like a native Hawaiian, say: ha-VAI-ee —and don’t forget that glottal stop before the last i. (More on the V/W question in a moment!) And if you want to learn a little more about the history of the language that belongs to your new home, read on!
Is it rude to say aloha if you’re not Hawaiian?
as much other Hawaiian as I can understand! It would be disrespectful not to say “aloha ” back and “mahalo” if it is appropriate to do so. The way to say “aloha” is also sometimes misused by people at lu’aus (emcees, etc.)
What does 808 mean in Hawaii?
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Area code 808 is a telephone area code in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) for the Hawaiian Islands, comprising the windward and the leeward islands. The code was assigned to Hawaii on August 8, 1957, about two years before statehood on August 21, 1959.