hawaiian characters
link to mobile version of the site link to ulukau site link to change interface language link to view ulukau help page link to view dictionary help page insert glottal stop insert hawaiian u insert hawaiian o insert hawaiian i insert hawaiian e insert hawaiian a
[Hawaiian Dictionary(Hwn to Eng)]

1. nvs. Year, age; annual, yearly (sometimes written MH.) See kūlana. ʻEhia ou makahiki? How old are you? Hōʻike makahiki, annual report. Hōʻike no ʻelua makahiki, biennial report. Kēlā ma kēia lua makahiki, every two years, biennial. I ka makahiki, in the year; yearly. Nui nā makahiki, many years; old, aged. (PEP mata(f,s)iti.)

2. n. Ancient festival beginning about the middle of October and lasting about four months, with sports and religious festivities and taboo on war; this is now replaced by Aloha Week.

Look up any word by double-clicking on it.
All dictionaries on this site are individually searchable, cover-to-cover, here.
Hawaiian Dictionary (Pukui/Elbert dictionary) Copyright © 2003 by University of Hawaiʻi Press,
Māmaka Kaiao Copyright © 2003 by ʻAha Pūnana Leo and Hale Kuamoʻo,
Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pukui/Elbert/Mookini) Copyright © 1974, 2004 by University of Hawaiʻi Press,
and Hawaiʻi Place Names (John R.K. Clark) Copyright © 2002, 2004 by University of Hawaiʻi Press,
which are solely responsible for this product.
Computer Issues | More information