Hawaiian language resources – Language Links Database

The Hawaiian language – is a Polynesian language that takes its name from Hawaiʻi, the largest island in the tropical North Pacific archipelago where it developed. Hawaiian, along with English, is an official language of the state of Hawaii. King Kamehameha III established the first Hawaiian-language constitution in 1839 and 1840.

More informationWikipedia

Native speakers: 2,000 (1997) to 24,000+ (2006–2008)

Official language in:  Hawaiʻi


Hawaiian Grammar and Pronunciation



  • Ksdl.ksbe.edu - 30 lessoms and workbook
  • ReoCities.com - Alphabet, Pronunciation Guide, Lessons, Grammar
  • Olelo.hawaii.edu - Language Lessons​
  • WikBooks - Language Lessons
  • OleloOnline.com - A website where you can learn Hawaiian language at your own pace. Video lessons are given in plain English language in a “pen and blackboard” format, with accompanying documentation. There are also audio samples for you to listen to and test your comprehension and practice your pronunciation.


Digitized Grammar Books




Hawaiian Vocabulary




Vocabulary-related (and digitized) E-books




Hawaiian Reading Materials



  • Ulukau.org - The Hawaiian Electronic Library
  • Nupepa.org - Digitized Hawaiian language newspapers published between 1834 and 1948
  • Onlinenewspapers.com - Hawaiian Newspapers
  • Google Books - Ka Euanelio: the New Testament in Hawaiian (1828)
  • Baibala.org - Baibala Hemolele: The Hawaiian Bible (1994)
  • Google Books - Ke Kauoha hou: the New Testament in Hawaiian and English (1857)


 Hawaiian Dictionaries




Digitized Dictionaries




Hawaiian Listening and Video Resources



PODCASTS / AUDIOBOOKS



  • Forvo - Over 400 Words Pronounced By Native-Speakers
  • ITunes - iSpeak Hawaiian Podcast. 5 lessons.


TV / VIDEO / MOVIES



  • Wikipedia - A List Of TV Station in Hawaii
  • YouTube - A List Of TV Video Lessons


RADIO




MUSIC




Hawaiian In Other Languages



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