Learn the HAWAIIAN COLORS in ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi
Enjoy this colorful learning video with Keola-of-the-Fishponds and his little bird friend, Kolea, as they explore the Hawaiian Colors in ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi…
THE HAWAIIAN COLORS :
WHITE – KEʻOKEʻO (keh • oh-keh • oh)
BLACK – ʻELEʻELE (eh-leh • eh-leh)
RED – ʻULAʻULA (ooh-lah • ooh-lah)
BLUE – POLŪ (poh-loo)
YELLOW – MELEMELE (meh-leh-meh-leh)
ORANGE – ʻALANI (ah-lah-nee)
PURPLE – PONI (poh-nee)
GREEN – ʻŌMAʻOMAʻO (oh-mah • oh-mah •oh)
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FUN FACT: The Hawaiian term for colors is Nā Waihoʻoluʻu (nah vye-hoh • oh-loo • ooh), which also means “dyes.” Hawaiians dyed their Kapa (kah-pah), cloth made from the fibrous bark of the Wauke (vow-keh) plant, with various berries, leaves, and roots.
PINK >> ʻĀKALA (ah-kah-lah)
MAHALO for the FOLLOW !!!
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