Hawaiian Language

‘Aha Pūnana Leo
Incorporated in 1983 as a private non-profit organization, ‘Aha Pūnana Leo fosters Hawaiian language and culture development in families and communities. Its programs and initiatives service infants, preschool to university-aged students, families, and other individuals and organizations in the community.

Clinton Kanahele Collection
Clinton Kanahele completed 20 interviews with Hawaiian speakers in 1970. This Collection has audio tracks and .PDFs in Hawaiian, with an English translation.

Hale Kuamo‘o / Kualono
Its mission is to provide a choice of Hawaiian or English versions for those interested in learning Hawaiian or more about Hawai‘i's indigenous language.

Hawaiian Language Newspaper Index (HLNI)
Edith K. McKinzie established and coordinates the HLNI Project. Members of her team include recognized language and culture experts. These scholars review articles, notices and advertisements found in early Hawaiian language newspapers and determine appropriate index terms that identify significant topics, proper names and place names.

Hawaiian Language Newspapers
In 1997 UH Mānoa's Hamilton Library began a pilot project to make selected, heavily-used Hawaiian language newspapers available to students throughout the state of Hawaii who have access to the World Wide Web. These historical newspapers were published from the mid-nineteenth through the early twentieth centuries in Hawaii.

Hawaiian Nūpepa Collection
This is a collection of historic Hawaiian language newspapers published between 1834 and 1948. The newspaper images can be retrieved by word, title, or date.This project is built upon the pioneering work of the Māori Niupepa Collection of the University of Waikato in Hamilton, Aotearoa (New Zealand).

Ka Leo Hawai'i Radio Program 1991-2000
The recordings of this radio program consist of interviews with native speakers of Hawaiian Language.

Based on a partnership of Hale Kuamo‘o, Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikōlani, Native Hawaiian Library and Alu Like, this Hawaiian Electronic Library is a compilation of resources available for the use, teaching, and revitalization of the Hawaiian language.