The ultimate escape to paradise, Hawaii’s eight beautiful islands offer an incomparable immersion into some of the world’s most dazzling waters, stunning landscapes, and unique culture. Enrich your Hawaiian experience by becoming a hoaloha (friend) of the island through language. Hawaii’s art, dance, music, and cuisine come to life when you learn the ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian language). Whether you’re learning hula on Kauai, riding a mule through the breathtaking trails of the Kalaupapa Peninsula, or dining at a five-star bistro in Oahu, Hawaii’s oasis awaits you.
No interpretation is created equal. Grammar Notes, color-coding, and features that focus on specific grammatical nuances between target and source language strengthens your understanding of Hawaiian language structure.
Etiquette, body language, gestures — set the mood. Culture Notes provide a backdrop to learning material and let the Hawaiian culture come alive, setting you up to forge deeper connections with Hawaiian culture and make a positive impression.
Critical thinking and memory-building exercises blend new vocabulary into lesson progress, allowing you to pick up on the structure of your target language so you can apply new content that will be presented in various contexts throughout the course.
Didn’t catch that? Hear it again at a conversational speed, hover over for phonetics, or click on the word for an articulated narration. Tone your accent against native speaker audio by activating the voice comparison tool.
Learn Hawaiian language basics, from common phrases all the way to more advanced concepts
Our main language course that contains the core content.