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Illustrated Hawaiian Dictionary

Illustrated Hawaiian Dictionary

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The new pocket edition is an ideal resource for beginning speakers and students of the Hawaiian language, or anyone interested in Hawaiian language history and culture. Illustrated with line drawings, it includes over 5,000 entries in Hawaiian and English, an additional 2,500 synonyms and related words and phrases, grammar notes, and thousands of example sentences in both Hawaiian and English that illustrate practical and cultural uses of the language.


Kahikahealani Wight has a degree in Hawaiian Studies from the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo where she has taught Hawaiian language. She currently teaches beginning-level Hawaiian language at Kapiʻolani Community College.


“If you don’t have a Hawaiian dictionary start with this one. It is very affordable and will serve you well for a long time. You can graduate to multiple dictionaries later.”

- Maui Weekly



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