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Month: April 2021

Hawaiian Pronunciation Guide

Hawaiian Pronunciation Guide

Hawaiian language belongs to the Polynesian language family. The Hawaiian alphabet consists of only 13 letters: 5 vowels and 8 consonants. This Hawaiian Pronunciation Guide is a simplified overview for English speakers with recorded examples kindly provided by a Hawaiian native speaker and language specialist Kamalani Johnson. Our Use of Transcription Words in square brackets [ ] show the pronunciation of Hawaiian words. Such notation is called transcription in linguistics. For the purposes of this article, we use our own…

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50 First Dates Filming Locations (2004)

50 First Dates Filming Locations (2004)

50 First Dates is a 2004 romantic comedy that was filmed in Hawaii. The story takes place on the island of Oahu, so the audience is treated to some truly epic 50 First Dates filming locations. Here, Henry (Adam Sandler), a marine biologist who’s far more terrified of commitment than he is of sharks, meets the beautiful Lucy (Drew Barrymore) at the Hukilau Café – where he finds her eating waffles every single morning. But Lucy suffers from an ‘anterograde…

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