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What is the correct response to Mahalo?

What is the correct response to Mahalo?

Re: What does one say in response to “mahalo?” Aloha from Kaua’i! Just in regular general conversation (99.9% of the time) you just say “you’re welcome”. If you are speaking to a Hawaiian speaker and want to venture into ‘Olelo Hawai’i….you could say “a’ole pilikia” (no trouble) or “he mea iki” (a small thing).

What is the proper response to Aloha?

If someone says “Aloha” to you, say it right back. Mahalo means “thank you.” If someone does you a kindness, don’t be shy about saying, “Mahalo,” to them. Locals will be pleased that you used this word.

What do Hawaiians say when someone dies?

Hawaiian Funeral Sayings “Ku’ia Kahele aka na’au ha’aha’a:” “A humble person walks carefully so as not to hurt others.” “He kehau ho ‘oma ’ema ‘eke aloha:” “Love is like a cleansing dew.”

Why Do Hawaiians touch foreheads?

In short, honi, means to kiss. The gravity of the honi in the Hawaiian culture is often unknown to visitors, which, in my opinion is a shame. It’s a beautiful act of love and respect between two people. During this “kiss”, two people touch foreheads, with noses touching and then inhaling as the same time.

What is a Hawaiian blessing?

What is a traditional Hawaiian blessing? According to, blessings are a sacred tradition in Hawaiian protocol. “The purpose of Blessing Ceremonies is to invite the goodness from the hightest for Aloha, happiness, harmony, health, peace, protection, and abundance.

What do Hawaiians do for funerals?

As a symbol of respect and love for the person who departed, many Hawaiians wear leis to funerals for loved ones. The funeral service area may also be decorated with leis. Photo of the departed person may be draped with leis. The casket itself may also be draped with leis to show respect for the person being honored.

What does Aloha Nui Loa?

Aloha nui loa (“new ee low a”) or “all my love” in Hawaiian.

What does you’re my ohana mean?

extended family
Ohana is a Hawaiian word which refers to a person’s extended family, which can include friends and other important social groups.

What is the appropriate way to respond to’aloha’?

There are a variety of ways but it seems the most appropriate way is to respond with ‘aloha’. You could add on something more situational like ‘aloha oe’ but in greetings aloha works just fine. A simple “Aloha” back or even “Howzit?” (How’s it going?”)

Which is the best example of an Aloha scenario?

This document contains three step-by-step fictional ALOHA example scenarios. You can complete the first two scenarios using only ALOHA. To complete the third scenario, you’ll also need the latest MARPLOT mapping application. If you have questions about ALOHA, you can email the ALOHA Specialist at [email protected].

What kind of fire does Aloha model?

Additionally, if the chemical is flammable, ALOHA also models pool fires, BLEVEs, vapor cloud explosions, jet fires, and flammable gas clouds (where flash fires might occur).