Hawaiian Dictionary
  • Hawaiian Dictionary
  • Hawaiian Music
  • Printable Luau Party Games
  • Free Printable Luau Party Invitations
  • Hawaiian Party
  • Luau Decorations
  • Luau Party Invitations
  • Luau Party Ideas
  • Luau Party Supplies
  • Tropical Party
  • Luau Party Games
  • Flower Delivery Florists
  • Hawaiian Murphys Law
  • Luau Accessories
  • Luau Banners
  • Luau Party Invitations
  • Luau Paper Goods
  • Luau Party Decorations
  • Luau Ideas and Activities
  • Luau Party Music & Favors
  • Luau Party Supply
  • Luau Word Find
  • Luau Word Scramble
  • Luau Word Search
  • Luau Party Planning
  • History of the Luau
  • Luau Menus
  • Luau Recipes
  • Luau Theme Coloring Pages
  • Free Printable Luau Games
  • Travel Industry Careers
  • Hawaiian Dictionary

    When decorating a room to match a given theme or idea explore not just the horizontal space, but the vertical space as well. Quick tip: To clean walls or messes us something like a magic eraser or baby wipes. Don't forget: the most important thing is to get involved and have fun at your event!
    ahaaina, feast
    aholehole, a species of fish
    ahos, small sticks used in thatching
    Ahu o Kakaalaneo, the name given to the original feather cloak
    ahupuaa, a small division of a country under the care of a head man
    ahuula, a feather cloak
    Ai Kanaka, man eater
    aikane, an intimate friend of the same sex
    Aina-i ka-kaupo-o-Kane (the land in the heart of Kane), the primeval home of mankind
    Aina-wai-akua-a-Kane (the land of the divine water of Kane), the primeval home of mankind
    aipunpuu, chief cook or steward
    akaaka laughter
    aku, a species of fish, the bonito
    akua, a deity
    akule, a species of fish
    ala, a smooth, round stone
    alae, mud-hens
    alaea, red earth, of which the body of the first man was made
    Alehe-ka-la, sun snarer
    alii, chief
    Alii aimoku, sovereign of the land
    aloha, a word betokening greeting or farewell
    Aloha ino oe, eia ihonei paha oe e make ai, he ai mainei Pele, Compassion great to you! Close here, perhaps, is your death; Pele comes devouring
    Aloha oe! Alas for you!
    anahulu, a period of ten days
    Ana puhi, eel’s cave
    Aole! no!
    ao poko, short cloud
    apapani (or apapane), a scarlet bird
    a-pe, a plant having broad leaves of an acrid taste, like kalo, but stronger
    auki, the ki leaf (Dracæna terminalis)
    Aumakua, ancestral shades
    auwai, watercourse
    Auwe ka make! alas, he is dead!
    awa, the name of a plant of a bitter, acrid taste, from which an intoxicating drink is made; also the name of the liquor itself, expressed from the root of the plant
    aweoweo, a species of reddish fish
    Eia o Hana la he aina aupehu; o Hana keia i ka ia iki; ka ia o Kama; ka ia o Lanakila
    Elepaio, a small green bird (Chasiempis sandwichensis)
    ha, the lower stem of leaves when cut from the root
    haawe, back-load
    haka, a medium devoted to the cult of a god
    hala tree (Pandanus odoratissimus)
    halau, shed
    hau, a forest tree—a species of hibiscus; also, the bark of this tree from which ropes are made
    he ekolu ula o ka la, the third brightness of the sun
    hee kupua, wonderful octopus
    heiau, temple
    He Lualoa no Na ’lii, a deep pit for the chiefs
    he mau anahulu, about thirty days
    He po hookahi, a ao ua pau, in one night, and by dawn it is finished
    He waa halau Alii o ka Moku, the royal vessel, the ark
    hiaku, name of a place in the sea beyond the kaiuli, and inside the kohola
    Hi-ka-po-loa, Most Excellent
    Hilo, the first day (of the new moon)
    hilu, a species of fish, spotted with various colors
    hinahina, leaves of a gray or withered appearance
    hinalea, a species of small fish
    hokeo, a fisherman’s gourd
    hoku kaolele, a meteor
    holua, sled
    honu, sea turtle
    hou, a species of fish
    hula, drum
    ieie, the leaves of the ie, a decorative vine
    iiwi, a small red bird
    Ikiki, a summer month—July or August
    i kini akua, spirits, angels
    Ikua, a winter month—December or January
    i kuhaia, the spittle of the gods
    ili hau, the bark of the hau tree from which ropes are made
    ilio, dog
    i mea ole, nothing
    imu, oven
    iwi kuamoo, the backbone
    ka aina i ka haupo a Kane
    ka aina momona a Kane
    kaao, legend-bearer
    ka holua ana o Kahawali, Kahawali’s sliding-place
    kahu, keeper
    kahuna lapaau, medical priest
    Kaiakahinalii, the Flood
    Kai a Kahinalii, Sea of Kahinalaa
    kai-ula-a-Kane, the Red Sea of Kane
    kaiuli, the deep sea
    kai waena, middle post (of a house)
    Kakelekele, hydropathic cure
    kala, a species of fish
    Ka lae o ka ilio, the dog’s forehead
    Kalana-i hau-ola (Kalana with the life-giving dew), the primeval home of mankind
    kalo, the well-known vegetable of Hawaii, a species of Arum esculentum; Colocasia antiquorum
    kamaainas, original inhabitants
    kamani tree, Calophyllum inophyllum
    kanaka, a man; the general name of men, women, and children of all classes, in distinction from animals
    Kanaka-maoli, the people living on the mainland of Kane (Aina kumupuaa a Kane)
    Kane, sunlight, p. 15
    kanekoa, a deity, p. 184. [280]
    Kane-laa-uli, the fallen chief, he who fell on account of the tree, p. 17
    Kanikau, lamentation
    kapa, the cloth beaten from the bark of the paper mulberry, also from the bark of several other trees; hence, cloth of any kind; clothing generally
    Kapapahanaumoku, the island bearing rock or stratum
    kapu, sacred
    kapu-hoano, sacred or holy days
    kapuku, the restoration to life of the dead
    Ka Punahou, the new spring
    Kauakiowao, Mountain Mist
    Kauawaahila, Waahila Rain
    kawelewele, guiding-ropes
    Keakeomilu, the liver of Milu
    keawemanhili, a deity
    Keinohoomanawanui, a sloven, one persistently unclean
    Ke po-lua ahi, the pit of fire, inferno
    Ke ue nei au ia olua, I grieve for you two
    ki, a plant having a saccharine root, the leaves of which are used for wrapping up bundles of food; the leaves are also used as food for cattle and for thatching
    kihei, a mantle worn over the shoulders
    kilu, play, or game
    koa tree, Acacia koa
    ko’a aina aumakua, fishing-station
    ko’a ia, fishing-station
    ko’a lawaia, fishing-station
    koali, same as kowali
    koas, fighting men
    koele, a small division of land; hence, a field planted by the tenants for a landlord; a garden belonging to the chief, but cultivated by his people
    kohola, a reef
    kolea, plover
    kona, a severe storm that comes up from the equator
    konane, a game like checkers
    Konohiki, feudal lord, a head man with others under him
    konohili, wife of a feudal lord
    kou, a large shade tree growing mostly near the sea
    kowali, convolvulus vine, a swing made of these vines
    Ku, Substance
    ku, arose
    kuaha, a stone-paved platform
    Ku-Kaua-Kahi, a triad—the Fundamental Supreme Unity
    kukini, trained runner
    kuko, to wish, to lust
    kukui tree, Aleurites molluccana
    Kulu-ipo, the fallen chief, he who fell on account of the tree
    kumukahi, east wind
    Kumu-uli, the fallen tree, he who fell on account of the tree
    kupa, native born person
    Kupapau o Puupehe, Tomb of Puupehe
    kupua, demigod
    ku-ula, fishing-station
    Lae, cape (of land)
    la-i leaves, dracæna leaves
    lama, a forest tree (Maba sandwicensis) which has very hard wood
    lana, floating
    lanai, arbor
    lau, four hundred
    lauele, a species of turnip
    lawalu, to cook meat on the coals wrapped in ki leaves
    leho, kauri shell
    lehoula, a species of leho of a red color, a red shell-fish
    lehua tree, Metrosideros polymorpha
    leiomano, shark’s tooth weapon
    leis, wreaths
    lelekawa, to jump from the rocks into deep water
    Lelepua, arrow flight
    lepo ula, red earth, of which the body of the first man was made
    limu, sea-moss
    Lo Aikanaka, the last of the man-eating chiefs
    lomilomi, to rub or chafe the body
    Lono, Sound
    lua, killing by breaking the bones
    Lua o Milu, the nether world
    luau, the kalo leaf; boiled herbs; young kalo leaves gathered and cooked for food
    ma, a syllable signifying accompanying, together, etc
    maika, the name of a popular game; also, the stone used for rolling in that game
    mai ka po mia, from the time of night, darkness, chaos
    maile, Alyxia olivaeformis; fine-leaved variety, Maile laulii
    makaha, floodgates
    makahelei, drawn eyes
    makahiki, the name of the first day of the year
    makai, seaward
    Makakehau, Misty Eyes
    malailua, goats without horns, such as were found on Mauna Loa
    malau, a place in the sea where the water is still and quiet; a place where the bait for the aku or bonito is found
    malos, girdles worn by the males
    mana kupua, miraculous power
    manawa ole, in no time; in a short time
    manienie-akiaki, a medicinal grass of the olden time
    manini, a species of fish caught by diving
    mano, dam
    manohae, a ravenous shark
    maoli, a species of banana; the long, dark-colored plantain
    mauka, inland
    Milu, inferno
    Moi, sovereign
    moi, a species of fish of a white color
    moo, a general name for all lizards, a serpent
    Moo-kapu, sacred lands
    nae, the farther side
    na-u, jessamine, gardenia
    noa, pertaining to the lower class of people
    ohelo, a species of small reddish berry; the Hawaiian whortleberry
    ohia, native apple
    ohia hemolele, the sacred apple-tree
    ohiki-makaloa, long-eyed sand-crabs
    ohua, the name given to the young of the manini fish
    Oi-e, Most Excellent
    oio, a species of fish
    oo, digger
    oopu, a species of small fish living in fresh water rivers and ponds
    opae, a small fish; a shrimp; a crab
    opihi-koele, a species of shell-fish
    opihis, shell-fish
    pa, wall
    pa, fish-hook
    pa hi aku, fish-pearl
    pahoa, stone hatchet
    pahoehoe, smooth, shining lava
    pahonua, place of refuge
    pahoola, a remnant, a piece
    paiula, the royal red kapa of old
    pakai, an herb used for food in time of scarcity
    pakui, a house joined to a house above—that is, a tower
    pala, ripe, soft; also, as a noun, a vegetable used as food in time of scarcity
    pale, a director
    pali, precipice
    Pali-uli (the blue mountain), the primeval home of mankind
    palolo, whitish clay, of which the head of the first man was made
    pani, a stoppage, a closing up, that which stops or closes
    papa holua, a flat sled
    pa-u, skirt
    pili, the long, coarse grass used in thatching houses
    po, night, chaos
    poe poi-uhane, spirit catchers
    pohaku-ia, fish stone
    poi, the paste or pudding which was formerly the chief food of the Hawaiians, and still is so to a great extent. It is made of kalo, sweet potatoes, or breadfruit, but mostly of kalo, by baking the above articles in an underground oven, and then peeling or pounding them, adding a little water; it is then left in a mass to ferment; after fermentation, it is again worked over with more water until it has the consistency of thick paste. It is eaten cold with the fingers
    Po-ia-milu, inferno
    Po-kini-kini, inferno
    Po-kua-kini, inferno
    po o akua
    Po-papa-ia-owa, inferno
    Po-pau-ole, inferno
    popolo, a plant sometimes eaten in times of scarcity, also used as a medicine
    pouhana, end post (of a house)
    poumanu, corner post (of a house)
    pou o manu, corner post (of a house)
    pu, head
    puaa, a hog
    puhala, the hala tree
    puhi, eel, sea snake
    puholoholo, to cook (food) by rolling with hot stones in a covered gourd
    puloulou, sign of kapu
    puoa, a burial tower
    Reinga, the leaping place
    Ua, rain
    ua haki ka pule
    ueue, bait
    uhae ia
    uhu, a species of fish about the size of the salmon
    uki, a plant or shrub sometimes used in thatching; a species of grass
    uku, a species of fish
    Ulu kapu a Kane, the breadfruit tabooed for Kane
    uo, a part of the process of feather cloak making
    uwau, a species of bird; a kind of waterfowl
    waa, canoe
    waa halau, see He waa halau Alii o ka Moku
    Wai a Hiku, water of Hiku
    Wai nao, the spittle of the gods
    waoke, banana
    Wawa ka Menehune i Puukapele, ma Kauai, puohu ka manu o ka loko o Kawainui ma Koolaupoko, Oahu, the hum of the voices of the Menehunes at Puukapele, Kauai, startled the birds of the pond of Kawainui, at Koolaupoko, Oahu
    wiliwili tree, Erythrina monosperma

    Hawaiian Dictionary
    Hawaiian Dictionary

    Luau Invitations have taken a whole new role in party planning. They are now one of the most important aspects of the party. This is because you have to first get your guests there. Giving them a sneak peek through the creativeness of your card gets them excited of the party to come.
    Featuring this Free Luau Party Game- Blow Pipe Shooting Game for a Tropical Hawaiian Celebration. Luau Arts and crafts are fun and many children along with adults usually enjoy them. Have some thread, beads, ribbon, color paper, glue, scissors, and tape. You can also have a coloring game for the kids, print some flower sheets and hand the children these flowers and teach them how to color and interact with other children. You will need to have some judges and they will determine which flower is the best one for the night. The best one is the winner.
    Presenting Recipes of Hawaiian Luau Chicken Dishes for a mouthwatering feast.
    In addition to sharing folk tales from Hawaii at a party, here are some more Luau Party Ideas for an amazing event.
    Shopping Cart
    Your shopping cart is empty!

    Luau Party Shop

    Follow Me on Pinterest
    Create Account
    My Account
    View Cart
    Checkout
    Log Out
    View/Share Wish List
    Tell a Friend
    Mobile Site
    Shipping
    FAQ's
    Newsletter
    Contact
    Privacy
    Luau Party Planner
    © 2003 - 2014 All Rights Reserved.