Quiz: Only A True Hawaiiian Can Ace This Honolulu Slang Test


Welcome to the Aloha State, howzit?

A quiz about the various slang words used in the state of Hawaii, including "howzit," "borinkee," and more.

 Sep 26, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

Similar to "casual Fridays" in the office, Hawaiians have _____ Fridays

2 of 15Pick your answer!

Who is an auntie?
a distant cousin you meet for the first time
a woman who is of your parents’ generation or older
a younger sister you really dislike

3 of 15Pick your answer!

If you say: "Eh, brah, you wanna go surf?" then you're addressing a
male friend
older woman

4 of 15Pick your answer!

"Bumbai," short for by and by, means
otherwise, or else

5 of 15Pick your answer!

"This shaved ice broke da mouth, brah!" means that the dessert is
extremely delicious
just ok
the worst thing ever

6 of 15Pick your answer!

If a friend is being "chang" and refusing to go out to eat, they're being
passive aggressive
too picky
overly frugal

7 of 15Pick your answer!

Hawaiians refer to "Hawaii shirts" as ______ shirts

8 of 15Pick your answer!

That story always gives me _______ (goosebumps)!
bad breath
chicken skin

9 of 15Pick your answer!

To "grind" is to
fix the lights
weed the lawn

10 of 15Pick your answer!

One popular Hawaiian greeting is "howzit," which means
how's it going?
excuse me
who are you?

11 of 15Pick your answer!

A popular expression of farewell is
‘k den

12 of 15Pick your answer!

You would say "like beef?" if you want to
start a fight
cook a meal
go out to eat

13 of 15Pick your answer!

A stupid person is a

14 of 15Pick your answer!

"Rajah dat" means
got it
no way

15 of 15Pick your answer!

You'd probably wear ______, or slippahs to the beach
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