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Available on the Ka‘iwakīloumoku website, this episode of the Mānaleo television program from 2003 features Hailama Farden, Kupuna Kanoelani McGuire and Mele Pang.

Kūkahekahe: Sharing Hawaiian language online resources

Feb. 8, 2022

Aloha mai e nā hoa ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi! From news outlets reporting in ‘ōlelo Hawaiʻi to social media, podcasts and more, recent years have seen the growth of ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi in significant ways. In celebration of Mahina ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i – Hawaiian Language Month –  this Kūkahekahe highlights some resources for ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi learners and speakers!

One of the first places you can visit is the Mahina ‘Ōlelo Hawaiʻi website. This dashboard shares information about events happening during this special month celebrating the Hawaiian language!

Check it out here: http://mahinaolelohawaii.org

LIBRARIES AND DATABASES

Ulukau
Ulukau The Electronic Hawaiian Library has just celebrated its 20th year!  This digital library has long provided access to PDF and web-based copies of books and more in English and ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi.

Find it here: https://ulukau.org/

Papakilo Database
Papakilo is sponsored by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and is a database with many different resources in ʻōlelo, including nūpepa ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi. Papakilo allows you to clip articles and easily create pdfs of resources too!

Check it out here: https://www.papakilodatabase.com/main/main.php

NEWS, FEATURES AND OPINION

Kauakūkalahale (Honolulu Star-Advertiser)
Kauakūkalahale is a weekly column written in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi by kumu at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. This Hawaiian language column has been appearing in several Hawaiʻi newspapers for decades, and now can be found in the Honolulu Star Advertiser.

Find it here: https://www.staradvertiser.com/category/editorial/kauakukalahale/

Ka Ulana Pilina (Civil Beat) 
Ka Ulana Pilina is a new feature on Civil Beat, where selected news stories are translated into ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi!

Check it out here: https://www.civilbeat.org/projects/ka-ulana-pilina/

ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi (Flux Magazine)
Flux Magazine has partnered with Google to launch a Hawaiian language section, dedicated to telling stories written and edited in its digital column ma ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi.

Check it out here: Flux magazine https://fluxhawaii.com/section/olelo-hawaii/

VIDEO

ʻŌiwi TV
ʻŌiwi hosts programming ma ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi, including the full series of Kulāiwi, a language learning television program from the 1990s hosted by our very own ʻEkela Kaniaupio Crozier.  https://oiwi.tv/category/language/

Kaʻiwakīloumoku
The Kaʻiwakīloumoku website hosts videos from the Mānaleo television program, which aired from 1996 to the early 2000s  featuring interviews with native speakers from across Hawaiʻi.

Check it out here: https://kaiwakiloumoku.ksbe.edu/manaleo

LANGUAGE LEARNING

E Hoʻopili Mai
Our own KS Kapālama kumu ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi, Jonah Kahanuola Solatorio makes learning ʻōlelo fun and community-driven through social media.

Check it out on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/ehoopilimai/?hl=en or Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/ehoopilimai/

Ka ʻAlala
Maluhia States shares lessons and interviews in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi for learners and fluent speakers through podcasts and videos.

Check out his podcasts here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ka-alala/id1493089497 or his Youtube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmVxjNGNNZ9wYRi6iBBspmg

GAME

Hulihua
Wordle has grown to be a much loved and addictive game to play on your phone! University of Hawaiʻi Maui College professor Dr. Keola Donaghy created an online version of Wordle called Hulihua.

Play it here: https://hulihua.net/


Papakilo is a database with many different resources in ʻōlelo, including nūpepa ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi. Papakilo allows you to clip articles and easily create pdfs of resources too!


University of Hawaiʻi Maui College professor Dr. Keola Donaghy created an online version of the popular game Wordle called Hulihua.



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