How Many Of These Hawaiian Terms Can You Translate?

Anyone who knows a little bit about Hawaii knows that they have a language all their own. Do you think you can translate these 12 Hawaiian terms like a true native? Let's find out!
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What does the word "hale" translate to in Hawaiian?
Hello
House
Heart
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The word "kai" in Hawaiian translates to...
Goodbye
Later
Ocean
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What does the term "lanai" translate to in Hawaiian?
Flower
Surf
Porch
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One phrase you'll need to know in Hawaii is "mahalo." What does this term mean?
You're welcome
How are you?
Thank you
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What is a "malihini" in Hawaii?
A child
A newcomer
A local
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If something is "nui" in Hawaii, it is very...
Small
Big
Unimportant
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If something is "ono" in Hawaii, then it is very...
Unappealing
Delicious
Tiny
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Who is a "tutu" in Hawaii?
A grandmother
An aunt
A cousin
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What is a "wahine" in Hawaii?
A dog
A woman
A police offider
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What does thew word "kokua" translate to in Hawaii?
Help
Love
Affection
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In Hawaii, a "kapuna" is...
A respected elder
A surfing newbie
A craftsman
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Question 12/12

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If something is "iki" in Hawaii, then it is very....
Beautiful
Small
Icky
Result
Uh-oh, this quiz revealed that your knowledge on the language of Hawaii is a bit on the harrowing side. While you may know what "aloha" means, you're not quite ready to tackle the rest of the Hawaiian language just yet.

C+, Hawaii Language Harrowing

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This quiz revealed that you're quite wise and well versed when it comes to the language and slang terms of Hawaii. You've always loved expanding your horizons and dipping a toe into new cultures!

B+, Hawaiian Word Wise

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This quiz revealed that you are clearly a Hawaiian word wonder! While everyone knows what "aloha" means, few people outside of Hawaii possess a knowledge as keen as yours. Keep up the good work and never stop exploring cultures outside of your own!

A+, Hawaiian Word Wonder

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1
What does the word "hale" translate to in Hawaiian?
Hello
House
Heart
2
The word "kai" in Hawaiian translates to...
Goodbye
Later
Ocean
3
What does the term "lanai" translate to in Hawaiian?
Flower
Surf
Porch
4
One phrase you'll need to know in Hawaii is "mahalo." What does this term mean?
You're welcome
How are you?
Thank you
5
What is a "malihini" in Hawaii?
A child
A newcomer
A local
6
If something is "nui" in Hawaii, it is very...
Small
Big
Unimportant
7
If something is "ono" in Hawaii, then it is very...
Unappealing
Delicious
Tiny
8
Who is a "tutu" in Hawaii?
A grandmother
An aunt
A cousin
9
What is a "wahine" in Hawaii?
A dog
A woman
A police offider
10
What does thew word "kokua" translate to in Hawaii?
Help
Love
Affection
11
In Hawaii, a "kapuna" is...
A respected elder
A surfing newbie
A craftsman
12
If something is "iki" in Hawaii, then it is very....
Beautiful
Small
Icky