Hawaiian Words for Love

Although aloha is often referred to as THE Hawaiian word for love, there are are many Hawaiian words for love, depending on the scenario.  Below, you can hear many of these words and phrases:

ListenHawaiian Phrase English Translation
E kipa maiCome to me
E ku'u alohaMy love
Eia au, eia 'oeHere I am, here you are
Hele mai 'oe i ko maua male 'anaCome to our wedding
Ho'i hou ke alohaLet us fall in love all over again
HokeoTo secretly love
Ia iho ke alohaTo my love
Ka honi mai me ke alohaAnd with love is a kiss
Ke alohaBeloved
Kipona alohaDeep love
Ko aloha makamae e ipoSweetheart you are so precious
Ko`u AlohaMy love
Ku`u LeiMy beloved
Ma'ane'i no ke alohaFor love is here and now
Mahalo e ke akua no keia laThanks be to God for this day
Male 'anaWedding
Male ana e pili mai aloha kauaWe two will cling to love in marriage
Mau loaForever
Mea alohaLoved one
Me ke alohaWith love
Me ke aloha pumehanaWith the warmth of my love
Nau ko`u alohaMy love is yours
Na'u `oeYou're mine
No Kau a KauFor eternity
No keia la, no keia po, a mau loaFrom this day, from this night, forever more
Nou No Ka `I`iniI desire you
O ku'u aloha no 'oeYou are indeed my love
Pa'ipunaheleAn expression of love for a favorite
PilialohaTo be in a bond of love
Aloha au ia 'oeI love you
Aha'aina male Wedding feast
Aloha aku no, aloha mai noI give my love to you, you give your love to me
Aloha kauaMay there be love between us (said to one person)
Aloha kakouMay there be love between us (said to more than one person)
Aloha no au ia 'oeI truly love you
Aloha nui loaAll my love
Aloha pumehanaWarm love, affection
E hoomau maua kealohaMay our love last forever