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Challenge: Hawaiian Language Circles, Modern Day Puuhonua

Directions:



1. With a red piece of chalk, draw a circle on a busy sidewalk large enough to fit about five kanaka sitting down.



2. On the outside of the circle following the curve of the circle write: "A Sanctuary: within the circle Hawaiian language only"



3. On the inside of the circle right beneath the Olelo Pelekane following the curve of the circle write: "He Puuhonua: Olelo Hawaii wale no"



4. Sit in the middle of the circle and wait. If someone… Continue

Added by Kainoahemolele on February 20, 2009 at 12:31pm — 2 Comments

When you give a baby an inoa

When you give a baby an inoa, she must learn to say it. If she learns to say it, she introduces herself with it. If she introduces herself, they will wonder. If they wonder, she will tell them. If she tells them, then they, too, will know. E ola mau ka olelo Hawaii.

Added by Kainoahemolele on February 16, 2009 at 10:46pm — No Comments

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