Passport Hawaiian Language Course for Travelers
This unique Passport course teaches the basics of the Hawaiian language, which is imbued with the rich culture of the islands. The learner is introduced to the language through four thematic lessons touching on the past and present of Hawaiʻi. In the first lesson on People and Society, the learner is introduced to the family structure in traditional Hawaiian society as well as the importance of titles and Hawaiian attitudes towards visitors. The second lesson on the Land teaches key phrases related to the land and weather as well as the unique way directions are given in Hawaiian. In the third lesson on Music and Performance, Hawaiian phrases and grammar are taught through chant and song. Finally, in the fourth lesson on Water, taro farming, canoeing and surfing are discussed as well as the importance of water in general in Hawaiian culture.
Learners have all of the tools they need to get started speaking and understanding Hawaiian in Passport Hawaiian: a grammar guide, a pronunciation guide, and native-speaker audio to accompany all of the Hawaiian words, phrases, and sentences taught in the course.
Learn On Your Own
- One 3-month online subscription to Passport Hawaiian
Learn With A Friend
- Two 3-month online subscriptions to Passport Hawaiian
Passport Hawaiian includes:
An introduction lesson and 4 thematic lessons are packed with useful phrases for travelers, including place names, phrases for talking about yourself and your family, weather, getting around, and making friends. The grammar guide and pronunciation guide give you the tools you need to speak and understand Hawaiian.
Deeper Cultural Understanding
Written by an expert in Hawaiian language and culture, Passport Hawaiian presents the most interesting and essential cultural information so that the traveler can get the most out of their trip.
Games & Puzzles
Engaging games and puzzles to aid retention and recall
Native speaker audio to help perfect your pronunciation
The ability to track your progress, so you can learn at your own pace and measure how far you've come