- 1 How do you respond to Mahalo?
- 2 Is there a Hawaiian word for you’re welcome?
- 3 How do you respond to Aloha?
- 4 What does Komo Mai?
- 5 What does Aloha Nui Loa?
- 6 What is a Hawaiian blessing?
- 7 How do locals pronounce Hawaii?
- 8 What is Aloha Kakou?
- 9 Is it rude to say Aloha if you’re not Hawaiian?
- 10 What does 808 mean in Hawaii?
- 11 What does Mahala mean in Hawaiian?
- 12 How do you say aloha Kakahiaka?
- 13 What does HULO mean in Hawaiian?
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 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 Komo Mai?
E kipa mai / E komo mai – Two phrases meaning welcome.
What does Aloha Nui Loa?
Aloha nui loa (“new ee low a”) or “all my love ” in Hawaiian.
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.
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!
What is Aloha Kakou?
Greetings, hello, good- bye, affection, love. Aloha kakou. Aloha to all (including speaker)
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.
What does Mahala mean in Hawaiian?
Sidenote: According to Wikipedia, Mahalo is a Hawaiian word meaning thanks, gratitiude, admirtaion, praise, esteem, regards and respects.
How do you say aloha Kakahiaka?
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- Aloha (and its variations)
- Aloha kakahiaka: Pronounced a-lo-ha kah-kah-hee-yah-kah.
- Aloha awakea: Pronounced a-loh-ha av-ah-kay-ah.
- Aloha ‘auinalā: Pronounced a-loh-ha ah-wee-na-lah.
What does HULO mean in Hawaiian?
nvs. Esteemed, choice, precious; esteemed older relative, as of parents or grandparents’ generations.