`ŌLELO HAWAI`I HWST 100
ORAL TRADITIONS <ul><li>Oral traditions were of the utmost importance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mea oli </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
KUMULIPO <ul><li>Mele ko`ihonua or genealogical chant </li></ul><ul><li>Over 2100 lines long </li></ul><ul><li>Echoes the ...
HĀLAU/`OHANA <ul><li>Hālau and `ohana helped to preserve the language by maintaining traditions from generation to generat...
HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE TODAY <ul><li>Hawaiian language revitalization movement </li></ul><ul><li>425,000 Native Hawaiians </li>...
KA PĪ`ĀPĀ <ul><li>5 vowels: </li></ul><ul><li>A E I O U </li></ul><ul><li>8 consonants: </li></ul><ul><li>H K L M N P W ʻ ...
ʻOKINA <ul><li>The `okina is a glottal stop. In other words, it cuts or separates vowel sounds. </li></ul><ul><li>ʻ is the...
KAHAKŌ <ul><li>The kahakō (-) elongates the vowel over which it is placed </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to the difference in th...
IMPORTANCE OF  ʻOKINA AND KAHAKŌ <ul><li>Omission or unnecessary inclusion of ʻokina and/or kahakō can drastically change ...
<ul><li>I ka ʻōlelo nō ke ola,  </li></ul><ul><li>I ka ʻōlelo nō ka make </li></ul><ul><li>Life is in speech;  </li></ul><...
 
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  1. 1. `ŌLELO HAWAI`I HWST 100
  2. 2. ORAL TRADITIONS <ul><li>Oral traditions were of the utmost importance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mea oli </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ho`opa`a hula </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kūkālā </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ha`i mo`olelo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Haku mo`olelo </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. KUMULIPO <ul><li>Mele ko`ihonua or genealogical chant </li></ul><ul><li>Over 2100 lines long </li></ul><ul><li>Echoes the complexities and details of the Hawaiian thought process and perspective </li></ul>
  4. 4. HĀLAU/`OHANA <ul><li>Hālau and `ohana helped to preserve the language by maintaining traditions from generation to generation </li></ul>
  5. 5. HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE TODAY <ul><li>Hawaiian language revitalization movement </li></ul><ul><li>425,000 Native Hawaiians </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Of that, approximately 10% claim to speak Hawaiian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Approximately 2% claim to be mānaleo or native speakers </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. KA PĪ`ĀPĀ <ul><li>5 vowels: </li></ul><ul><li>A E I O U </li></ul><ul><li>8 consonants: </li></ul><ul><li>H K L M N P W ʻ </li></ul><ul><li>He Ke La Mu Nu Pi We ʻokina </li></ul>
  7. 7. ʻOKINA <ul><li>The `okina is a glottal stop. In other words, it cuts or separates vowel sounds. </li></ul><ul><li>ʻ is the appropriate mark for the ʻokina (looks like an open-ended quote). ’ (an apostrophe) is not acceptable as it serves a different function. </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to the difference in the following pairs of words: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>hao haʻo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>koe koʻe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>kou koʻu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mai maʻi </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. KAHAKŌ <ul><li>The kahakō (-) elongates the vowel over which it is placed </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to the difference in the following pairs of words: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>uliuli `ulī`ulī </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>maka māka </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>kala kālā </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. IMPORTANCE OF ʻOKINA AND KAHAKŌ <ul><li>Omission or unnecessary inclusion of ʻokina and/or kahakō can drastically change the meaning of a word as in the following examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>pau completed; done; finished </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>paʻu soot </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>paʻū moist; damp </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>pā’ū skirt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>kala a type of fish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>kālā money </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ka lā the sun </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>I ka ʻōlelo nō ke ola, </li></ul><ul><li>I ka ʻōlelo nō ka make </li></ul><ul><li>Life is in speech; </li></ul><ul><li>death is in speech </li></ul>

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