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
Trouble maker
Child

2 of 16Pick your answer!

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

3 of 16Pick your answer!

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

4 of 16Pick your answer!

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

5 of 16Pick your answer!

"Ohana" means ______.
family
animal
flower

6 of 16Pick your answer!

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

7 of 16Pick your answer!

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

8 of 16Pick your answer!

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

9 of 16Pick your answer!

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

10 of 16Pick your answer!

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

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?
Love
Dance
Help

13 of 16Pick your answer!

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

14 of 16Pick your answer!

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

15 of 16Pick your answer!

"Hana" means ______.
work
nightclub
handmade

16 of 16Pick your answer!

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