WHAT DOES “DA-KINE” REALLY MEAN?
Many say that “da-kine” is a catch-all phrase used to fill in a mental blank when talking, much similar to “um” or whatchamacallit”. While this is mostly true there are a handful of other ways this term is used: WORDS WE SHOULDN’T USE: “Da-Kine” can be used in place of a mean word, or one that could be taken offensively. For example, when a person takes advantage of their own good looks and charm, often getting the best of the opposite sex they may be referred to as “da-kine”. [Fred is out
WHAT DOES OHANA AND HANAI MEAN?
While Honolulu is often considered “Big City”, it is really only one city that consists of most of one island, which is just short of 70 square miles. The rest of Hawaii is made up of a scatter of cozy, tight-knit towns where everyone looks out for one another. Within each town lies an intimate community that grows up together, knows each other’s families, supports each other, and roots for each other. They go to the same schools, have the same circle of friends from kindergarten to graduation, and often grow up with the