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MELE KALIKIMAKA ME KA HAU’OLI MAKAHIKI HOU!

Mele Kalikimaka & Hau’oli Makahiki Hou! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Here are other English/Hawaiian words that we sometimes use in Hawaii during the Christmas season – enjoy!

  • Angel – Anela
  • Candy – Kanake
  • Christmas Eve – Ahiahi Kalikimaka
  • Christmas Tree – La’au Kalikimaka
  • Elf – Menehune
  • Garland – Lei
  • Gift – Makana
  • God – Akua
  • Holly – Kawa’u
  • Jesus Christ- Iesu Kristo
  • Joy, Happy – Hau’oli
  • Love – Aloha
  • Mistletoe – Kaumahana
  • Ornament – Wehi
  • Peace – Malu
  • Reindeer – Leinekia
  • Santa Claus – Kanakaloka
  • Snow – Hau Kea
  • Snowball – Popohau
  • Snowflake – Hau puehuehu
  • Star – Hoku
  • Wreath – Lei

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