How Do You Translate Hawaiian Words to English?

How Do You Translate Hawaiian Words to English?

Translate words from Hawaiian to English using a dual language dictionary, such as the Hawaiian Dictionary by Mary Pukui and Samuel Elbert, or the Hawaiian-English / English-Hawaiian Dictionary and Phrasebook by A. Scott Britton. Translate words online with dictionaries at Wehewehe.org and Ulukau.org.

The dictionary by Pukui and Elbert, which is published by the University of Hawaii, is a reference-quality dictionary. The more concise dictionary by Britton contains fewer words and is tailored more to travelers visiting Hawaii.

Wehewehe.org contains several different online dictionaries that allow a user to input words in Hawaiian and receive definitions in Hawaiian or English. The dictionary at Ulukau.org is a searchable digital version of the Pukui and Elbert dictionary.