Translation of Hawaiian in Spanish:

Hawaiian

hawaiano, adj.

Pronunciation /həˈwʌɪən//həˈwaɪən/

adjective

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    hawaiano
    • Attempts have been made to revitalize the Hawaiian language through educational programs at the university and the elementary school levels.
    • They viewed the re-establishment of the Hawaiian language in school as one step toward Hawaiians regaining the rights and privileges their people lost through colonization.
    • The Hawaiian language, considered a crucial aspect of cultural identity, has been the object of renewed attention.
    • The strong commitment Kaiapuni teachers have to preserving the Hawaiian culture and language is reflected in the ways their roles as teachers extend into other domains of their lives.
    • The Coconut Marketplace is home to more than 70 shops in which you'll find precious Hawaiian mementos, fine artwork, antiques, jewelry, craft items, and so much more.
    • The ukulele, the Hawaiian gift that enlivened vaudeville halls across North America and Europe in the early 20th century, has two exemplars in a glass case, next to a paragraph of dry information.
    • Similarly, the Hawaiian roll, with spicy tuna and pineapple wrapped in cucumber, contrasts the heat of the tuna with the sweetness of the pineapple.
    • The Kaiapuni program was established in 1987 as an attempt to revitalize the Hawaiian language after it was banned in Hawaii for nearly a century.
    • The hang-loose gesture of surf culture - a raised fist with the pinky and thumb out - is in fact the Hawaiian shaka gesture, communicating the spirit of aloha, or love and civility.
    • Cruise ships can visit the four main Hawaiian islands - Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island of Hawaii - in one seven - to 10-day trip.
    • Prohibition of hula dancing provoked a ‘discursive insurrection’ against colonial law in the form of traditional stories of the dance in Hawaiian language newspapers.
    • These days, children learn hula at an early age, along with Hawaiian language and culture and related skills like collecting forest materials for leis.
    • Immediately after their arrival in 1820, the missionaries studied the Hawaiian language, analyzed it, and in 1826 established its orthography.
    • Staff will be dressing in shorts, Hawaiian shirts, bikinis, flower garlands and grass skirts, and there will be hula-hooping, hula dancing and limbo competitions in aid of the Marie Curie Cancer Care Unit.
    • In fact, the majority of the resorts are located on Waikiki which was made popular in the 1800s by Hawaiian royalty who frequented the area for its beautiful beaches.
    • Six-man canoes remain outrigger racing's cultural anchor - an aspect of Hawaiian tradition that is refreshingly unsullied by tourism or kitschy commercialization.
    • The island of Molokai offers a traveler's dream - traditional Hawaiian culture, a top-drawer ecotourism resort, a gorgeous shoreline plunging to a superblue sea.
    • The British loss has been often overlooked because of the havoc wreaked on the American Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbour, on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, three days earlier.
    • I delight in growing plants from all over the world and can't see anything wrong with siting an Asian camellia next to a Hawaiian hibiscus - their shape, colours and form complement each other nicely.
    • But now many of these Hawaiian reefs are becoming too overcrowded for the surfers who pioneered them, and those who are able may charter a yacht with a few friends and head off to little-known offshore reefs away from the masses.

noun

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    hawaiano masculine
    hawaiana feminine
    • But they were carriers of an ethic that viewed Hawaiians as ignorant children living in a fallen Eden, a view easily reinterpreted as reason for colonialism.
    • Initially the sugar planters hired native Hawaiians to work as contract laborers on the plantations.
    • Though tourism booms in Hawaii, for example, aboriginal Hawaiians rank among the poorest and sickest inhabitants on the island.
    • In the 1970s, Hawaiians revived their traditional culture, and the state recognized Hawaiian as an official language.
    • Though Hawaiians dragged long, kelp-braided nets across the lagoons and deeper waters of their island homes, all knew better than to keep the jeweled Kole.
    • Cousteau and his crew of 22 are already in the islands, exploring the mid-ocean ecosystem that native Hawaiians view as their ancestral home.
    • The painting raises another question: how can native Hawaiians preserve ancient traditions within the calabash of ideas and cultures that is contemporary Hawaii?
    • While we now know that the Hawaiians and Polynesians had large double-hulled boats, for the western world this idea was brand new.
    • The possibility that the Hawaiian Islands become younger to the southeast was suspected by the ancient Hawaiians, long before any scientific studies were done.
    • Along this fertile watershed, now part of Limahuli Garden, early Hawaiians grew crops, such as taro, that they'd brought with them in their canoes from Polynesia.
    • For Europeans, the possibility of traveling so far was quite radical, much like current views of space travel, and for Hawaiians it was a quantum leap beyond dugout canoes.
    • But living in this beautiful island paradise hasn't sheltered Hawaiians from a serious fight being waged on the mainland - the battle against obesity.
    • Annexed by America in 1898 and granted statehood in 1959, Hawaiians have watched for decades as rich outsiders have swooped in and incinerated cultures.
    • Arch would not be around today if the native Hawaiians had not kept the mana (spiritual power) energy alive.
    • Compared to Hawaiians of European and Asian ancestry, native Hawaiians have continued to bear the brunt of the archipelago's health problems.
    • Laupahoehoe Point became a ceremonial centre of great importance to native Hawaiians as well as the only canoe landing place along 50 miles of rugged coast.
    • There has been a failure, in older histories, to recognize Hawaiians as active decision-makers in Hawaiian history.
    • Passed down through generations, the kumulipo provided early Hawaiians with an explanation, in mythic terms, of the origin, beauty, and bounty of the land.
    • We were interested in the ways that Kaiapuni teachers' identities as educators and as Hawaiians were transformed by their participation in the immersion program.
    • The more traditional forms have resurged since the late 1960s, when native Hawaiians began rediscovering their historical culture.