You may have heard the term "Maui No Ka Oi" - it means "Maui is the best" in the Hawaiian language. Here is a little history lesson for you - when visiting the islands, you may hear some of these terms.
Here are a few Hawaiian expressions like Maui no ka oi to learn during your stay!
Aloha kakahiaka – Good morning
Aloha ke akua – God is love
E komo mai – Come in, welcome
Aloha nui loa – Much love, fondest regards
Komo mai e noho – Come in, sit, rest
A hui hou – Goodbye, until we meet again
Malama pono – Take care, be right
Ke Akua pu a hui hou – God bless you and see you later
E pili mau na pomaika’I ia ‘oe – May blessings ever be with you
Ka makani ‘olu ‘olu – Refreshing, perfect wind
Mai ‘ai – Come and eat
Hawaiians are all about sharing, eating and talking story with their friends. I hope you enjoy your time here and learn how to slow down the pace of life. A hui hou!