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"?
Trouble maker
Foreigner
Child

2 of 16Pick your answer!

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

3 of 16Pick your answer!

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

4 of 16Pick your answer!

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

5 of 16Pick your answer!

"Ohana" means ______.
family
animal
flower

6 of 16Pick your answer!

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

7 of 16Pick your answer!

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

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
mountain
river

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
Help
Dance

13 of 16Pick your answer!

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

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 ______.
work
handmade
nightclub

16 of 16Pick your answer!

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