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The iSpeak Hawaiian podcast is for Hawaiians, local businesses including the local broadcast and recording industries and for anyone who is truly interested in the Hawaiian culture and its mother tongue, ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi, the Hawaiian language. ʻŌlelo Ala Nuʻukia (Mission) To use the medium of podcasting to reach a worldwide audience providing a strong introductory foundation into the language, to help boost confidence and self-esteem ultimately fostering cultural pride and identity, to help raise awareness and sensitivity by ensuring proper usage of the language creating economic viability, and to support the building of a critical mass of at least 100,000 speakers, which is key in order for the language to successfully pass from one generation to the next. Hoʻohana ʻia ka ʻōlelo aloha i haku ʻia e Holo H.

The iSpeak Hawaiian podcast is for Hawaiians, local businesses including the local broadcast and recording industries and for anyone who is truly interested in the Hawaiian culture and its mother tongue, ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi, the Hawaiian language. ʻŌlelo Ala Nuʻukia (Mission) To use the medium of podcasting to reach a worldwide audience providing a strong introductory foundation into the language, to help boost confidence and self-esteem ultimately fostering cultural pride and identity, to help raise awareness and sensitivity by ensuring proper usage of the language creating economic viability, and to support the building of a critical mass of at least 100,000 speakers, which is key in order for the language to successfully pass from one generation to the next. Hoʻohana ʻia ka ʻōlelo aloha i haku ʻia e Holo H.
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The iSpeak Hawaiian podcast is for Hawaiians, local businesses including the local broadcast and recording industries and for anyone who is truly interested in the Hawaiian culture and its mother tongue, ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi, the Hawaiian language. ʻŌlelo Ala Nuʻukia (Mission) To use the medium of podcasting to reach a worldwide audience providing a strong introductory foundation into the language, to help boost confidence and self-esteem ultimately fostering cultural pride and identity, to help raise awareness and sensitivity by ensuring proper usage of the language creating economic viability, and to support the building of a critical mass of at least 100,000 speakers, which is key in order for the language to successfully pass from one generation to the next. Hoʻohana ʻia ka ʻōlelo aloha i haku ʻia e Holo H.

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Episodes

LONG STORY SHORT WITH LESLIE WILCOX: Larry Lindsey Kimura

6/15/2016
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Larry Lindsey Kimura of Hawaiʻi Island was just a child when he began to sense that the Hawaiian language his grandmother spoke fluently was on the verge of extinction. Ever since, he has committed his life to the preservation and perpetuation of the language, as a teacher and developer of innovative programs, including Pūnana Leo, the Hawaiian language preschools. Original airdate: 31.Mei.2016

Duration:02:22:59

Mele Kalikimaka 2010!

12/4/2010
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He makana mele nāu. A gift of song for you. PŌ HEMOLELE (O HOLY NIGHT) Pō hemolele ke ʻōlino nei nā hōkū O holy night! The stars are brightly shining, Ka pō i hānau ai ka Hoʻōla It is the night of our dear Saviour's birth. Loa ke ao me nā hewa nā luʻuluʻu Long lay the world in sin and error pining. Ka wā i hōʻea mai a ʻolu ka ʻuhane Till He appeared and the soul felt its worth. Hauʻoli ē nā luhi manaʻolana A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices, Pohā nūhou ka wena o ka lā For yonder...

Duration:00:01:09

A Great Makana Kalikimaka (Christmas Gift)

12/8/2009
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Aloha mai, Here's a great makana Kalikimaka (Christmas Gift): Lei Pūpū O Niʻihau (Niʻihau shell lei). For more info, visit: http://www.niihauheritage.org Aloha, na ʻAlika

Duration:00:01:04

02 iSpeak: Spelling and Pronunciation (continued)

12/6/2009
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Show Notes: An in-depth look into the intricacies of proper spelling and pronunciation of Hawaiian words. Lōʻihi: 16:33 :: Nui: 19 MB :: 00:00 Hoʻolauna (Intro) :: 01:31 Hawaiian Word Survey (columns 2 and 3) :: 14:58 Panina (Closing) :: 15:56 Special announcement This episode is brought to you by the kind donations of the following people: Kim V., Debbie B., Sarah W., Brendan R., Louis M. and George M. Mahalo nui loa! Comments, questions and bandwidth fee donations (via the PayPal Donate...

Duration:00:16:33

Hoʻokūkū Hīmeni

3/12/2008
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Aloha mai, This Poʻalima (Friday, the 14th of Malaki), the annual Hoʻokūkū Hīmeni O Kamehameha will be held on Oʻahu broadcast statewide in HD and streamed live worldwide on the web. This year's theme has to do with, ʻae, pololei, ka hoʻōla ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian language revitalization, which you are a part of), as the haumāna of Kamehameha honor the Hawaiian language by singing the songs of 10 Hawaiian poets of our generation, from noted haku mele, Larry Lindsey "Kauanoe" Kimura and...

Duration:00:00:35

01 iSpeak: Spelling and Pronunciation

7/24/2007
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Show Notes: An in-depth look into the intricacies of proper spelling and pronunciation of Hawaiian words. Lōʻihi: 52:47 :: Nui: 60.4 MB :: 00:60 Hoʻolauna (Intro) :: 01:16 Ka Pīʻāpā ʻŌiwi :: 07:46 4 Easy Steps :: 13:17 Interlude: Jaracanda by gB :: 16:42 Ka Hakalama :: 20:18 Hawaiian Word Survery (column one only) :: 51:00 Panina (Closing) Comments, questions and bandwidth fee donations (via PayPal) are welcome. If you found this episode to be helpful, please write an iTunes review here....

Duration:00:52:47