Quiz: Only Someone From Honolulu Can Define These 16 Words

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Are you about that HI life?

A quiz on the most common Hawaiian words that every Honolulu local should be able to recognize, from aloha to haole!

 Sep 22, 2017

1 of 16Pick your answer!

What is a "haole"?
Foreigner
Child
Trouble maker

2 of 16Pick your answer!

A "wahine" is a ______.
woman
cup of water
bird

3 of 16Pick your answer!

"Honu" is what kind of animal?
White seagull
Golden retriever
Green sea turtle

4 of 16Pick your answer!

What is the shaka sign?
A friendly gesture made with the thumb and pinkie
A popular road sign that warns against volcanic eruption
A label put on especially rare meat in grocery stores

5 of 16Pick your answer!

"Ohana" means ______.
family
flower
animal

6 of 16Pick your answer!

When do people say "da kine"?
When they don't know the word for something
When they are greeting someone
When they are giving someone advice

7 of 16Pick your answer!

Why is it polite to say "mahalo"?
It means "welcome"
It means "thank you"
It means "please"

8 of 16Pick your answer!

"Makai" means something is towards the ______.
city
ocean
mainland

9 of 16Pick your answer!

"Mauka" means it's towards the ________.
valley
river
mountain

10 of 16Pick your answer!

What is "vog"?
Volcanic fog
A noodle dish
Sea turtles

11 of 16Pick your answer!

What does it mean to be a "kama'aina"?
You're a tourist
You're a Hawaiian local
You're an American citizen

12 of 16Pick your answer!

"Kokua" means what?
Help
Love
Dance

13 of 16Pick your answer!

What is "poke" made of?
Shells
Assorted fruits
Raw fish

14 of 16Pick your answer!

What is a "lei"?
A simple salad dish
An annual sports tournament
A necklace of flowers

15 of 16Pick your answer!

"Hana" means ______.
nightclub
handmade
work

16 of 16Pick your answer!

"Pau hana" means _________.
"Carefully handmade" or expensive
"After work" or happy hour
"Overage nightclub" or a bar
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