Pidgin

Talkin' Pidgin with Palani

Aloha

Greeting for say hi or bye. Also mean love.

Befo'

Time back in da day.

Bolo Head

No mo hair.

Brah

Short for braddah.

Broke Da Mouth

Da bugga taste so good.

Bumbye

Later on

Cockaroach

Steal someting. Like our kitchen equipment!

Da Kine

Can take da place of any kine word in one sentence. Can be verb, adjective, noun or wotevahs.

Gocumbak

Run one quick errand and come back.

Grindz

Yummy food.

Haole

One person not from ova hea. Also can mean person of Caucasion ancestry.

Hapa

When someone stay one race and part one ‘nother race.

Hãpai

Pregnant.

Hemo

Take off.

Hawaiian Time

Three hours later than the actual time specified.

Holoholo

Go out, go cruising.

Kalakoa

Sumting with all kine plenty colors.

Kama'ãina

Person living in Hawai’i for a while.

Kanaka

Hawaiian person.

Kapu

Keep out or no touch.

Kaukau

Food.

Kukae

Da stink stuff.

Li Hing Mui

Seed you eat.

Lolo

Crazy or stupid kine people.

Mahalo

Tanks.

Malasadas

Only from Leonard’s brah! So ono!

Manang

Older Filipino lady.

Manong

Older Filipino guy.

Memba

To tink about da past.

Mo Bettah

One ting stay greater than da oda ting.

Moshi Moshi

How you say hello on da phone.

Nerjous

Nervous when one person stay all worried about sumting.

Niele

Nosey.

No Make

No hassle me.

Obake

Ghosts.

'Ohana

Family.

‘Õkole

Your butt.

‘Ono

Sumting dat taste good or look good.

Pãke

Somebody who’s tight or stingy with their money.

Pau

Finished, done.

Pau Hana

Finish work.

Pilau

Dirty.

Pua Ting

Deprived, pathetic.

Shaka

Sumting good. One hand sign where da hand stay close like one fist, but da thumb and da pinkie stay sticking out.

Shave Ice

Mainland people say snow cone.

Shishi

Pee pee.

Small Kid Time

When I was one little child.

Stink Eye

For give one mean glare.

Suck Um Up

Grandma Shone’s happy hour saying.

Talk Story

Have good conversation.

Tita

One tough wahine.