Learn basic Hawaiian with family and friends.

Aloha Mai - Welcome to Basic Hawaiian


PLEASE NOTE: Basic Hawaiian Registration is Temporarily Closed.

We are in the process of redesigning our website, making navigation more user-friendly and adding new features. At this time we are not accepting new registrations.

We will open for new sign ups in 2017, and can't wait to have you join us.

If you have any questions please contact info@basichawaiian.com.

...I never thought I could learn how to talk Hawaiian, but here we are my grandpa, my dad and me learning together. Hiki nō!  Mahalo nui for letting us pilot test Basic Hawaiian!

- Kekoa

Speak Hawaiian in no time!

Our goal is to make learning how to speak Hawaiian easy and fun. As a result Basic Hawaiian is designed to be super flexible allowing you to learn practically anytime and anywhere.

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Practice culture and traditions

As you progress through Basic Hawaiian, you will visit and learn from four Kukui ʻOhana members, who will share with you their special skills and expertise as they relate to Hawaiian culture and traditions.

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Learn with family and friends

Because we know that most Hawaiian language learners prefer to learn in small groups, with and from people we like, we ask each of you to put together your own little learning ʻohana of 2 to 4 learners.

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Go mobile!

With Basic Hawaiian you can learn how to speak Hawaiian anytime, anywhere, providing you and your learning ʻohana have reliable access to a computer with Internet connection, and an iOS device to practice vocabulary.

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