There are many Hawaiian words for family. For example, if you are talking with your grandparent, you may use the endearing term, tutu. If you are talking about your family’s household, you may refer to your hale.
Below, you can hear these family words, as spoken by native Hawaiian speakers:
|Listen||Hawaiian Word||English Translation|
|Ohana||Family, kin, relative|
|Hale||House or home.|
|Lanai||Porch, patio, or balcony. Usually at the back of the house.|