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.

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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

 Hawaiian Dictionaries

Digitized Dictionaries

Hawaiian Listening and Video Resources


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




Hawaiian In Other Languages

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