Can You Decipher Hawaii Slang?

You might know Hawaii for it's beaches and luaus but how about their unique slang? Take these 12 questions and find out just well you know about this island state!
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In Hawaii, the word 'howzit' is used.....
To greet someone
To alert them of a zit
To alert them of bugs
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In Hawaii, the word shaka is used to describe....
A universal hand gesture for hello and goodbye
The hip shaking of the hula
Salt and pepper shakers
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In Hawaii the word ohana refers to.....
Sunset
Family
Friends
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The Hawaiian slang term ono would be used to describe a meal that is.....
Terrible
Delicious
So-so
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The Hawaiian slang term malasada is used to describe....
A donut like pastry
A marmalade glaze
A delicious salad
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The slang term 'haole' is used to refer to someone of what race....
White
Asian
Hawaiian
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Akamai is used in Hawaii to describe someone who is....
Stupid
Smart
Hilarious
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In Hawaii, 'hale' is used to describe your....
Car
House
Cell phone
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The Hawaiian word iki is used to describe something that is....
Very large
Kind of gross
Very tiny
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What does maholo mean in Hawaiian?
Please
Thank you
Goodbye
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Question 11/12

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In Hawaiian if you hear someone saying they need to shishi,what do they need to do?
Go to the bathroom
Take a shower
Wash their clothes
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In Hawaii, what is a tutu...
A children's ballet costume
A grandmother
A traditional floral dress
Result
Uh-oh, you hit a bit of a hitch when it came to deciphering the slang of this island state. While you might know a little bit about Hawaii, you're far from being an expert just yet!

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Congratulations, you're a total Hawaiian hero! While you might not be the world's foremost expert on Hawaiian slang, you're well on your way. We think you'll know your stuff better than most in no time flat.

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You are a true Hawaiian ace! No one knows the slang of this island better than you. We get the felling that you've spent a bit of time studying the language of this nation. For that, we commend you!

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1
In Hawaii, the word 'howzit' is used.....
To greet someone
To alert them of a zit
To alert them of bugs
2
In Hawaii, the word shaka is used to describe....
A universal hand gesture for hello and goodbye
The hip shaking of the hula
Salt and pepper shakers
3
In Hawaii the word ohana refers to.....
Sunset
Family
Friends
4
The Hawaiian slang term ono would be used to describe a meal that is.....
Terrible
Delicious
So-so
5
The Hawaiian slang term malasada is used to describe....
A donut like pastry
A marmalade glaze
A delicious salad
6
The slang term 'haole' is used to refer to someone of what race....
White
Asian
Hawaiian
7
Akamai is used in Hawaii to describe someone who is....
Stupid
Smart
Hilarious
8
In Hawaii, 'hale' is used to describe your....
Car
House
Cell phone
9
The Hawaiian word iki is used to describe something that is....
Very large
Kind of gross
Very tiny
10
What does maholo mean in Hawaiian?
Please
Thank you
Goodbye
11
In Hawaiian if you hear someone saying they need to shishi,what do they need to do?
Go to the bathroom
Take a shower
Wash their clothes
12
In Hawaii, what is a tutu...
A children's ballet costume
A grandmother
A traditional floral dress