Quiz: Only Someone From Honolulu Can Define These 16 Words


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

2 of 16Pick your answer!

A "wahine" is a ______.
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 ______.

6 of 16Pick your answer!

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

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 ______.

9 of 16Pick your answer!

"Mauka" means it's towards the ________.

10 of 16Pick your answer!

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

11 of 16Pick your answer!

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

12 of 16Pick your answer!

"Kokua" means what?

13 of 16Pick your answer!

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

14 of 16Pick your answer!

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

15 of 16Pick your answer!

"Hana" means ______.

16 of 16Pick your answer!

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