Home » Hawaiian » Page 2

TagHawaiian

Hooponopono

Hooponopono  n.— «Hawaiian groups clashing over what to do with artifacts buried in a Big Island cave failed to reach an agreement after meeting for months under an ancient mediation process. U-S District Judge David Ezra had the groups...

grind

grind
 n.— «“Grind” is Hawaiian for “eat.”» —“Your own private Oahu” by John Flinn San Francisco Chronicle (California) Mar. 21, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

grind

grind  n.— «Even without the nostalgia or the rum drinks, Hawaiian grinds (to borrow a Localism) can be deeply satisfying.» —“A Taste of Hawaii Right Here in Berkeley” by Joe Eaton Berkeley Daily...

grind

grind  n.— «My local Hawaiian grind has a new bakery vendor so the choice for this week is a slice of mocha double tower choc/caramel cake and Hawaiian style Tiramisu.» —“What’d Ya Have For Dinner?” The Junction Aug...

shaka

shaka  n.— «They speak pidgin English by choice and eagerly flash the “shaka sign” (thumb and little finger up) as a symbol of their Hawaiian coolness.» —“The quiet side of Big Island is just one of many...

soul’s leap

soul’s leap  n.— «There are points on each of the main islands that are referred to as “soul’s leaps”—where spirits leave that island after death.» —“Mokumanamana may hold Hawaiian secrets” by Diana...