- 1 What does Komo Mai?
- 2 How do you respond to Mahalo?
- 3 What is Aloha Mai Kakou?
- 4 What is a Hawaiian blessing?
- 5 What does Mahala mean in Hawaiian?
- 6 What does a hui hou?
- 7 What do you say after Aloha?
- 8 Do Hawaiians like tourists?
- 9 What is Malama?
- 10 What does Maika mean in Hawaiian?
- 11 How do you say hoe in Hawaiian?
What does Komo Mai?
E kipa mai / E komo mai – Two phrases meaning welcome.
How do you respond to Mahalo?
If someone says mahalo how do you respond? Mahalo is the Hawaiian word for “thanks”. If you don’t want to respond in English, you can always use the Hawaiian phrase for “you’re welcome” which could be either of the following: ʻAʻole pilikia (No problem), pronounced ah-o-lay pee-lee-kee-ah.
What is Aloha Mai Kakou?
Greetings between all of us. All of us greet each other. Hello from me and all of you. ( We are all included in this greeting process) Aloha mai kākou.
What is a Hawaiian blessing?
A Hawaiian Kahu* is called upon to give the blessing. The blessing, based on traditional Hawaiian belief of kapu*, is used to remove something disturbing that has arisen or has been called down upon a place. Things such as negative energy or curses.
What does Mahala mean in Hawaiian?
“Mahalo” is a Hawaiian word meaning thanks, gratitude, admiration, praise, esteem, regards, or respects. According to the Pukui and Elbert Hawaiian Dictionary, it is derived from the Proto-Polynesian *masalo.
What does a hui hou?
4. A hui hou – Until we meet again.
What do you say after Aloha?
If someone says “Aloha” to you, say it right back. Mahalo means “thank you.” If someone does you a kindness, don’t be shy about saying, “Mahalo,” to them.
Do Hawaiians like tourists?
So respect is important and it goes both ways. Locals need to respect tourists who have made a choice to spent their hard earned money to be here and who add important dollars to our economy. Tourists must respect both Hawaiian culture and our local ways of life.
What is Malama?
The Hawaiian word mālama means to “ take care,” and aina means land. So take care of the land. But malama is not just for the land; it’s for the people. People are precious, and each deserves our care.
What does Maika mean in Hawaiian?
Maika`i (“ my- ee-kah’ee” or “good”) ola! Good Life in Hawaiian: Maika’i Ola.
How do you say hoe in Hawaiian?
HOE = pronounced ho aee. Paddle! And off you go.