Ka `Ohana Holo`oko`a
The Extended Family

Sources:
Pukui, Mary Kawena & Elbert, Samuel H.,
Hawaiian Dictionary, Revised and Enlarged Edition, University Of Hawai`i Press, Honolulu, 1986.
Kent, Harold Winfield, Treasury of Hawaiian Words, Masonic Public Library of Hawai`i,1986.

Pronunciation Guide

 

KA `ÔLELO HAWAI`I (HAWAIIAN) :

KA `ÔLELO HAOLE
(ENGLISH) :

1.

ka `anakê
[ka ah nah KEH']

ka makuahine

ka makuahine hanauna

aunt


aunty, also, mother
Lit., female parent

aunt

2.

ka `anakala
[kah ah' nah kah' lah]

ka makua kâne

uncle 

uncle
Also, father, male cousin

3.

ke kaikamahine hanauna
[keh kai' kah mah hee' neh hah nau' nah]

niece 

4.

ke keiki hanauna
[keh kei' kee hah nau' nah]

nephew 

5.

ka hoahânau
[kah hoh (w)ah HAH' nau]

cousin
Also means kindred; some blood relation, brother, sister, cousin. Lit., companion at birth. 

 

ka makua kâne

male cousin
Also, uncle, father

 

ke kaikunâne

male cousin or brother of a girl

 

ke kaiku`uwahine

female cousin or sister of a boy

 

ke kaikua`ana
ke kaiku`ana

older cousin or child of the same sex; cousin or child of the same sex of the senior line, whether older or yonger.

6.

ka makuahûnôai wahine
[kah mah koo (w)ah HOO' NOH' (w)ai wah hee' neh]

mother-in-law 

7.

ka makuahûnôai
kâne
[kah mah koo (w)ah HOO' NOH' (w)ai KAH' neh]

father-in- law 

8.

ka hûnôna kâne
[kah HOO' NOH' nah KAH' neh]

son-in-law 

9.

ke kaiko`eke kâne
[keh kai' koh eh' keh KAH' neh]

brother-in-law
Also, male cousin-in-law of a male. 

10.

ke kaiko`eke wahine
[keh kai' koh eh' keh wah hee' neh]

sister-in-law
Also, female cousin-in-law of a female.

11.

ka hoalauna
[kah hoh (w)ah lau' nah] 

neighbor 

12.

ka makamaka
[kah mah' kah mah' kah]

friend

13.

ka hoaloha 
[kah hoh (w)ah loh' hah]

good friend 

14.

ka hoapili 
[kah hoh (w)ah pee' lee]

intimate friend 

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