Hawaiian Pidgin

Sh*t People From Hawaii Say

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Popular Youtuber and Hawaii local, Ryan Higa, exemplifies what Hawaiian Creole (known more commonly in Hawaii as 'pidgin') sounds like. Rosina Lippi-Green briefly discusses Hawaiian creole in her article, "Accent, standard language ideology, and discriminatory pretext in the courts," and Ryan demonstrates what locals sound like (albeit in a slightly dramatized manner) when speaking the language.

Posted by Camryn Shiroma on February 15, 2018

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Hawaii Pidgin The Voice of Hawaii

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A short video about the importance of Pidgin in Hawaii, and where it came from.

Posted by Gina Ruggeri on April 26, 2016

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The Daily Pidgin

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Webcast discussing pidgin English, and the varieties therein.

Posted by Mark Beal on March 10, 2016

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Hawaiian Pidgin Recognized As A Language (In Pidgin w/ Subtitles)

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This video is of a man speaking Hawaiian Pidgin English. He establishes that Hawaiian Pidgin English is not the Hawaiian language.

Posted by Elizabeth McCrindle on March 8, 2016

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Multilingualism

Hawaiian Pidgin

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We are learning about Pidgin and Creoles. Here is a wonderful example of Pidgin.

Posted by Tricia Roberson on March 4, 2016

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Sh*t People From Hawaii Say

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Content Notes: Obscenities A humorous introduction to Hawaiian Pidgin by local celebrity Ryan Higa. This video demonstrates Pidgin being used in its social context, giving viewers unfamiliar with it an understanding of its importance in forming identity in the Hawaiian speech community.

Posted by Christy Jo Williams on February 22, 2016

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Hawaiian Pidgin;
Code-switching;
Race,Ethnicity;
Slang

Hawaiian Pidgin: The Voice of Hawaii

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Hawaiian laypeople and scholars give a brief historical and social context to the pidgin used in Hawaii (referred to as just "Pidgin"). They explain that Pidgin, though originating as a very basic form of communication between workers over a hundred years ago, is now the basis of a strong speech community

Posted by Christy Williams on February 22, 2016

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Code-switching;
Race,Ethnicity;
Contact

Pidgin: The Voice of Hawaii

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An excerpt from the documentary Voices of Hawaii, profiling the accent discrimination case of James Kahakua et al. in the late 1980s, where speakers of accented English were denied jobs as broadcasters for the National Weather Service.

Posted by Kara Becker on December 8, 2014

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Hawaiian Pidgin;
Accent;
Stigma

Hawaiian Creole English and cultural content in "Mr. Sun Cho Lee" (Contact Languages in Music)

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This song, first released in 1975 by Keola and Kapono Beamer, reveals stereotypes of the diverse ethnic backgrounds of Hawai'i residents, and contains several features of Hawaiian Creole English (often called "Pidgin" but is really a creole).

Posted by Emma Rennie on September 30, 2014

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Hawaiian Pidgin;
Race,Ethnicity;
Contact

Fo Teach Pidgin o Not Fo Teach Pidgin: Das da Question

A 2013 article profiling linguists' work to introduce educational materials in Hawaiian Creole English.

Posted by Kara Becker on March 20, 2013

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Hawaiian Pidgin;
Education

Hawaiian Pidgin English

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Example of Hawaiian Pidgin English.

Hawaiian Pidgin Preaching

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Short example of a woman preaching in Hawaiian pidgin English.

Posted on August 28, 2012

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Hawaiian Pidgin;
Religion