Learning Hawaiian Words: Ke kanaka lawai’a

10 06 2011

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It’s always fun to learn new Hawaiian words and it is important to keep the language alive and remembered:

Ke kanaka lawai’a this means “the person who fishes.” This was one of the major pastimes of early Hawaiians who depended on the oceans for their protein. Fishing was and is still an important part of Hawaiian culture.

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