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

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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
crazy
wacky
casual

2 of 15Pick your answer!

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

4 of 15Pick your answer!

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

5 of 15Pick your answer!

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

6 of 15Pick your answer!

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

7 of 15Pick your answer!

Hawaiians refer to "Hawaii shirts" as ______ shirts
petal
flower
aloha

8 of 15Pick your answer!

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

9 of 15Pick your answer!

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

10 of 15Pick your answer!

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

11 of 15Pick your answer!

A popular expression of farewell is
k
‘k den
ya

12 of 15Pick your answer!

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

13 of 15Pick your answer!

A stupid person is a
duck
ya
lolo

14 of 15Pick your answer!

"Rajah dat" means
got it
no way
nevermind

15 of 15Pick your answer!

You'd probably wear ______, or slippahs to the beach
heels
flip-flops
sneakers
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