Learn Hawaiian at Home

Author: Kahikāhealani 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.
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Learn Hawaiian at Home

Author: Kahikahealani Wight

Publisher: Bess PressInc

ISBN: 9781573062459

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 147

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An introduction to Hawaiian language emphasizing the oral/aural approach to language learning. Includes 2 audio CDs offering guided practice in pronunciation as well as stories and songs about the islands of Hawaiʻi.
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Spoken Hawaiian

Author: Samuel H. Elbert

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824859077

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 268

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Illustrated Hawaiian Dictionary

Author: Kahikāhealani Wight

Publisher: Bess Press

ISBN: 9781573062398

Category: Reference

Page: 448

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Serves as a useful resource for beginning speakers and students of the Hawaiian language and for those interested in Hawaiian language, history, and culture. This dictionary contains features that include: over 5,000 entries in Hawaiian and English; an additional 2,500 synonyms and related words and phrases; grammar notes; and more.
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Hawaiian Grammar

Author: Samuel H. Elbert,Mary Kawena Pukui

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824824891

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 193

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Without question, this is the definitive grammar of the Hawaiian language. Indeed it is the first attempt at a comprehensive treatment of the subject since W.D. Alexander published his concise Short Synopsis of the Most Essential Points in Hawaiian Grammar in 1864. This grammar is intended as a companion to the Hawaiian Dictionary, by the same authors. The grammar was written with every student of the Hawaiian language in mind - from the casual interested layperson to the professional linguist and grammarian. Although it was obviously impossible to avoid technical terms, their use was kept to a minimum, and a glossary is included for those who need its help. Each point of grammar is illustrated with examples, many from Hawaiian-language literature.
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E Kama'ilio Hawai'i Kakou

Author: Dorothy M. Kahananui,Alberta Pualani Hopkins

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824802837

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 431

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Let's Speak Hawaiian is a comprehensive Hawaiian language course intended for use at the secondary school and college levels. In this second edition the text continues to answer the need for new methods and materials in language instruction and presents extensive research on the Hawaiian language. It is composed almost entirely of material that has been tested in classroom situations; it employs the aural-oral method and emphasizes the development of conversational skills through dialogues and drills. Hawaiian and English texts are on separate pages to aid in rendering the student's first language inoperative. These methods, together with memorization and drill, will help the student more readily to achieve fluency in Hawaiian, unhampered by English. The text includes directed responses, questions and answers, short narratives, pattern practice, conversations, and material for practice in tenses, sentence expansion, and comparative forms. This new edition also offers more comprehensive illustrations and explanations of word usage and syntax, based on the most recent and most authoritative Hawaiian language definitions.Inquiries concerning tapes to accompany this text should be addressed to: Audio Forum, 96 Broad Street, S. LA-4C, Guilford, Connecticut 06437.
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Introduction to Hawaiian Grammar

Author: W. D. Alexander

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486434322

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 64

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The best available primer in the grammar of the Hawaiian language. Its introduction to the structure and idiosyncrasies of the language offers an opportunity to study the genuine, uncorrupted idiom as spoken by older Hawaiians of a century ago. Employs the standard terms and divisions of European grammars, with clear explanations and numerous examples.
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Ka Lei Ha'Aheo

Beginning Hawaiian

Author: Alberta Pualani Hopkins

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824812591

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 278

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Ka Lei Ha' aheo: Beginning Hawaiian is a culturally oriented Hawaiian language textbook. Its grammar lessons include the relationship between the language and the Hawaiian world view. The book's dialogs are drawn from contemporary Hawaiian family life. Extensive classroom testing was used in developing Ka Lei Ha' aheo. Although it was designed for college use, it is also a handy resource for high schools and individuals, particularly because its companion volume, Ka Lei Ha' aheo: Teacher Guide and Answer Key provides English translations and answers to the exercises. The text's lively appeal is further enhanced with line drawings.
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The Hawaiian Sentence Book

Author: Robert Lokomaika Iokalani Snakenberg

Publisher: Bess Press

ISBN: 9780935848441

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 100

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Expanding on the Hawaiian Word Book (page 18), these lessons build on the vocabulary by introducing grammatical patterns.
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Illustrated Hawaiian Dictionary

Author: Kahikāhealani Wight

Publisher: Bess Press

ISBN: 9781573062398

Category: Reference

Page: 448

View: 4847

Serves as a useful resource for beginning speakers and students of the Hawaiian language and for those interested in Hawaiian language, history, and culture. This dictionary contains features that include: over 5,000 entries in Hawaiian and English; an additional 2,500 synonyms and related words and phrases; grammar notes; and more.
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Unfamiliar Fishes

Author: Sarah Vowell

Publisher: Riverhead Books (Hardcover)

ISBN: 159448564X

Category: History

Page: 238

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An irreverent analysis of late-nineteenth-century imperialism in the United States focuses on the annexation of Hawaii as a defining historical milestone, covering such contributing factors as the missionary overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy and the activities of whaling fleets.
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Lost Kingdom

Hawaii's Last Queen, the Sugar Kings and America's First Imperial Adventure

Author: Julia Flynn Siler

Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

ISBN: 0802194885

Category: History

Page: 480

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Around 200 A.D., intrepid Polynesians arrived at an undisturbed archipelago. For centuries, their descendants lived with little contact from the western world. In 1778, their isolation was shattered with the arrival of Captain Cook. Deftly weaving together a memorable cast of characters, Lost Hawaii brings to life the ensuing clash between a vulnerable Polynesian people and relentlessly expanding capitalist powers. Portraits of royalty and rogues, sugar barons, and missionaries combine into a sweeping tale of the Hawaiian Kingdom’s rise and fall. At the center of the story is Lili‘uokalani, the last queen of Hawai‘i. Born in 1838, she lived through the nearly complete economic transformation of the islands. Lucrative sugar plantations gradually subsumed the majority of the land, owned almost exclusively by white planters, dubbed the “Sugar Kings.” Hawai‘i became a prize in the contest between America, Britain, and France, each seeking to expand their military and commercial influence in the Pacific. The monarchy had become a figurehead, victim to manipulation from the wealthy sugar plantation owners. Lili‘uokalani was determined to enact a constitution to reinstate the monarchy’s power but was outmaneuvered by the U.S. The annexation of Hawai‘i had begun, ushering in a new century of American imperialism.
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Hawaiian Dictionary & Phrasebook

Hawaiian-English, English-Hawaiian

Author: A. Scott Britton

Publisher: Hippocrene Books

ISBN: 9780781811361

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 132

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Hawaii, the fiftieth state, is one of the world's most popular destinations for travel, boasting over 7 million visitors each year. The population is enormously proud of the state's ancestral heritage, a pride reflected in the ubiquity of cultural artefacts and traditions as well as native Hawaiian's status with English as one of the state's two official languages. This unique dictionary and phrasebook offers an excellent introduction to Hawaiian words and phrases, with sections devoted to basic greetings, food and drink, weather, and assorted cultural activities. It is an ideal companion for vacationers and others interested in traditional Hawaiian culture.
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Kika Kila

How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music

Author: John W. Troutman

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 1469627930

Category: Music

Page: 392

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Since the nineteenth century, the distinct tones of k&299;k&257; kila, the Hawaiian steel guitar, have defined the island sound. Here historian and steel guitarist John W. Troutman offers the instrument's definitive history, from its discovery by a young Hawaiian royalist named Joseph Kekuku to its revolutionary influence on American and world music. During the early twentieth century, Hawaiian musicians traveled the globe, from tent shows in the Mississippi Delta, where they shaped the new sounds of country and the blues, to regal theaters and vaudeville stages in New York, Berlin, Kolkata, and beyond. In the process, Hawaiian guitarists recast the role of the guitar in modern life. But as Troutman explains, by the 1970s the instrument's embrace and adoption overseas also worked to challenge its cultural legitimacy in the eyes of a new generation of Hawaiian musicians. As a consequence, the indigenous instrument nearly disappeared in its homeland. Using rich musical and historical sources, including interviews with musicians and their descendants, Troutman provides the complete story of how this Native Hawaiian instrument transformed not only American music but the sounds of modern music throughout the world.
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Eddie Would Go

The Story of Eddie Aikau, Hawaiian Hero and Pioneer of Big Wave Surfing

Author: Stuart Holmes Coleman

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9781429997126

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

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In the 1970s, a decade before bumper stickers and T-shirts bearing the phrase Eddie Would Go began popping up all over the Hawaiian islands and throughout the surfing world, Eddie Aikau was proving what it meant to be a "waterman." As a fearless and gifted surfer, he rode the biggest waves in the world; as the first and most famous Waimea Bay lifeguard on the North Shore, he saved hundreds of lives from its treacherous waters; and as a proud Hawaiian, he sacrificed his life to save the crew aboard the voyaging canoe Hokule'a. Eddie Would Go is the compelling story of Eddie Aikau's legendary life and legacy, a pipeline into the exhilarating world of surfing, and an important chronicle of the Hawaiian Renaissance and the emergence of modern Hawaii.
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High Tide in Hawaii

Author: Mary Pope Osborne

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780375894855

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

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The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Catch the wave! That's what Jack and Annie do when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to a Hawaiian island of long ago. They learn how to surf and have a great time—until strange things start happening. Jack and Annie soon discover the cause: A tidal wave is headed their way! Can they help save their new friends in time? Did you know that there’s a Magic Tree House book for every kid? Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures Have more fun with Jack and Annie at MagicTreeHouse.com!
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The Hawaiian Word Book

Over 50 Most Commonly Used Hawaiian Words and More

Author: Jade Mapuana Riley

Publisher: Mutual Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781566476348

Category: Reference

Page: 63

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